The minister for universities, Jo Johnson, is on the warpath for freedom of speech, he claims.
There’s a lot of hurt among Durham teaching assistants (TAs) after the latest pay deal was accepted.
I’ve been sickened, but not surprised, by the recent exposure of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s horrific treatment of women in the film industry.
Boris Johnson’s latest comments on Libya have rightly provoked anger.
Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.
The news that a large section of the England Women’s football team have rallied around manager Mark Sampson after allegations of racism is no surprise.
Freedom of movement gives migrants and workers from Britain the right to travel and work across the European Union (EU).
The far right poses a serious threat, from the KKK and Nazis in Charlottesville to the racists at the core of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).
The issue of a “white, Christian child” who was fostered by a Muslim carer has been used to increase Islamophobia and racism.
In Geneva, Switzerland, last week, the United Nations (UN) disability committee told Britain’s government that its cuts have led to “human catastrophe”.
The Tories’ attack on unemployed and low paid workers is stepping up a gear with the further rolling out of Universal Credit in October.
Care workers should be paid the minimum wage for sleep-in shifts (Socialist Worker, 2 August) but we’re still waiting for our back pay.
Five years ago on 16 August South African police shot dead 34 striking miners at the Lonmin Corporation’s Marikana mine.
Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.
The Taylor review called bogus self-employment into the public eye. I have experienced this in the railway and construction industry.
Raymie Kiernan’s piece on the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) was timely (Socialist Worker, 5 July). As Raymie says, the FLA is trying to learn lessons from the English Defence League’s (EDL) implosion.
The Mediterranean Sea continues to be a graveyard for refugees fleeing war, torture, famine and poverty.
Socialist Worker is absolutely right to highlight the scandal of fire station closures and the reduction of firefighter numbers in London.
I was attacked in the Daily Mail newspaper last week, along with others on the left, for protesting over the Grenfell Tower fire.
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has refused to observe the cultural boycott of Israel and will play a gig in Tel Aviv in July.