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A ‘people’s vote’ is a bad alternative for Labour


Jeremy Corbyn is inching towards backing a second referendum over Brexit

No care from fat cats


Thousands of elderly and vulnerable adults face an uncertain Christmas as their care provider rushes to sell off its council contracts.

Disaster in Yemen shows brutality of imperialism


Despite massacres, disease, impending famine and tens of thousands of deaths, the US “can’t support” even a limited ceasefire in the war on Yemen

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out


Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen


Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Join the socialists and fight a racist system


Capitalism produces racism and uses it to keep us divided and distracted from the real relations in society.

Hypocrisy over Grenfell after effigy burning


Every politician and pundit was publicly sickened by the disgusting video of people burning an effigy of Grenfell Tower on bonfire night.

One hundred years on - remember that revolutions ended the First World War


This week marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The bloody conflict caused appalling suffering and loss of life.

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.

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