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Global menace of the far right can be beaten


A fascist gunned down 11 Jewish people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, in the US, last week.

Scrap Universal Credit


Tory chancellor Philip Hammond threw more money at the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit in this week’s budget. MPs’ fears of unrest because of the impact of UC forced his hand.

Khashoggi killing lifts lid on a murky world


W ith every new detail that emerges, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi seems as desperate as it was gruesome.

Abortion rights - defend a woman’s right to choose


Parliament was set to debate abortion law in Northern Ireland as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Be wise to the spies’ lies


New revelations this week have underlined the extent of the British state’s spying operation in socialist organisations.

Build a mass movement to beat the far right


the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference this Saturday takes place against the background of the growing threat of the far right.

Hancock's half-cocked response to crisis in mental health


Tory health secretary Matt Hancock offered warm words in the run-up to World Mental Health Day on Wednesday.

We need system change to save the planet


If the disaster that climate scientists warned of this week is to be avoided, there needs to be radical action.

The rich are the real looters in Indonesia


People in flood-hit towns and cities in Indonesia have resorted to taking supplies from shops without paying.

Don’t give in to myths about asylum seekers


A Tory deal has banned asylum seekers from being housed in the north east of England following far right protests.

Andrew Murray is right - the spooks and the state are trying to undermine Corbyn


Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson tried to belittle claims that the spooks were out to undermine Jeremy Corbyn as a “bit John le Carre”.

After John McDonnell’s pledges - how do we get real workers’ democracy?


Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has enraged the Tories and the right wing press by announcing plans to nationalise the water industry, rail and other utilities.

Brexit didn’t drive Jaguar cuts


One thousand Jaguar car workers in the West Midlands are to be put on a three-day week

Survey shows we have to fight for our anti-racist ideas


Despite the racist onslaught from the politicians and the press, a majority of people think immigration has had an overall positive impact on Britain

Health is a class issue


Women in Britain die earlier than women living in most other European countries, according to Public Health England (PHE).

EU border force Frontex - now with guns to use on migrants


When the Syrian regime begins its latest bloody assault on its own people, politicians in Europe will be ready to feign sorrow for the victims.

Unions must lead action against the Tories


There is a glaring gap between the scale of the Tory crisis and the level of resistance from unions.

Corbyn’s retreat shows Labour’s limitations


Jeremy Corbyn has spent his political life campaigning against oppression, imperialism and racism. His first act after being elected Labour leader in September 2015 was to join a protest in solidarity with refugees.

Don’t dismiss Zionism


Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of antisemitism for saying a group of Zionists—people who support Israel’s founding ideology—didn’t understand “English irony”.

All onto the streets to push back the far right


If you are angry, worried and outraged by the rise of racism and fascism, it’s time for action.

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