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Daniel Morgan murder report censored


Daniel Morgan was killed with an axe in 1987. Socialist Worker has long argued that the murder and its cover-up lies at the heart of the phone hacking scandal and much more. The police admitted to corruption in the first of the investigations into the murder.

BLM and Palestine—united in struggle


One year ago the police murder of George Floyd sparked waves of anger and resistance around the world.

Report finds links between class and Covid exposure


A new Office for National Statistics report this week underlined how class has largely determined how much you were exposed to Covid-19.

Britain plays vital role in Israel’s crimes


Britain is complicit in Israel’s murder of Palestinians—and that’s not just because of arms sales.

Lockdown eases, but virus hasn’t gone away


Boris Johnson has confirmed that the latest planned easing of coronavirus restrictions in England will go ahead.

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire


Three quarters of people in Britain want bosses’ outrageous fire and rehire tactics scrapped. A poll conducted by Survation on behalf of the GMB union discovered that 76 percent of people believe the practice should be outlawed.

DUP haters gonna hate


The 100th anniversary of the sectarian state in Northern Ireland was marked by the announcement that Edwin Poots and Jeffrey Donaldson are bidding to lead the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Boris Johnson’s crimes deserve full reckoning


“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.

Capitalism means money for war, not health


People starve, there’s not enough cash for health or education, for action on climate chaos or to create jobs—but there’s always money for war.

Israel’s apartheid crimes exposed


Human Rights Watch is the latest major organisation to accuse Israel of apartheid. In a detailed report released on Tuesday the mainstream and widely respected NGO said Israel is guilty of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians.

Millions face Covid-19 jobs crisis


Nearly 500,000 young workers have lost their jobs since January 2020

Who should socialists vote for on 6 May?


For revolutionaries, although elections matter, the battle on the streets and in the workplaces is always more important

After British Gas sackings, unions must shift now


This week saw the final sacking of British Gas workers who had refused a 15 percent pay cut and other assaults.

Capitalism allows global Covid-19 cases to soar


Global coronavirus cases have escalated over the past seven weeks and deaths have risen for the past three weeks. More than 136 million people have been infected, and almost three million have died.

Racist police system killed George Floyd—not just one bad cop


Chauvin could be sacrificed in an effort to save the institution of the police as a whole. He has to be found guilty, but that won’t change the nature of the cops

Ditching profit is the only safe way out of lockdowns


Any loosening of the Covid-19 restrictions will feel like a relief to millions of people. But that can’t hide the sickening truth that by lifting more measures next week the Tories are again prepared to gamble with our lives

Tories risk lives for profit


A major easing of lockdown restrictions took place in England this week. People can now meet with others from different households outdoors. Outdoor sports restarted and the “stay at home” rule was lifted.

A year of Keir Starmer, a year of surrender


Keir Starmer has spent his first year as Labour Party leader refusing to oppose the Tories—but he has shown us what he stands for.

Unite to smash the system of the real thugs


There is a minority group of thugs in Britain that spread violence and misery. It consists of the Tories and the police.

Secret lobbyists for rich


Top politicians have conspired to help firms drain cash from government Covid-19 loan schemes—and tried to keep it secret.

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