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Cast Lead—Murder in Palestine

Cast Lead—Murder in Palestine Ten years ago Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip. It left 1,400 people dead and left Gazans with a broken infrastructure that makes life a misery, writes Nick Clark

Universal Suffering—people at the sharp end of the Tories’ war on benefits speak out

Universal Suffering—people at the sharp end of the Tories’ war on benefits speak out Millions of people face a miserable Christmas because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. Around 1.1 million currently claim UC, many with dependent children.

How we can take control

How we can take control Journalists and politicians like politics to be a game for a few specialists, with ordinary people spectators at best. But we have the power to throw them into crisis

Cammell Laird shipyard strike has bosses reeling

Cammell Laird shipyard strike has bosses reeling A series of strikes by shipyard workers in Birkenhead has won widespread support—and has the potential to push back bosses’ job cuts

As anger at climate change boils over - how can we save the planet?

Extinction Rebellion, climate change, planet, protest, demonstration, London A renewed wave of rebellion is taking place worldwide to take on the threat of catastrophic climate change

Don't give in on the rights of migrants

Dont give in on the rights of migrants Leading Leave and Remain supporters have found an issue that unites them—drawing up new ways to control immigration.

Can Labour tame the state?


How should a Corbyn government deal with enemies that have deep roots in the establishment, asks Nick Clark

The new rise of the right


From Hungary, to Italy, to Brazil, to the US, racists and fascists are growing. Charlie Kimber looks at what’s behind this terrifying growth—and how we can stop it

How we can push back against racism


Thousands of people will march in London on 17 November against the rise of racism and fascism. Activists spoke to Socialist Worker about the renewed threat from the right—and what needs to be done to fight it

Days of hope - the 1918 German Revolution


A revolution in Germany that erupted 100 years ago this month rocked Europe’s rulers and put a socialist world on the agenda. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the revolt showed the power of workers to liberate themselves—and to end bloody war.

Has Brazil fallen to fascism?


Far right Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to workers and the oppressed. But the potential power of those who oppose him means it’s possible to stop his project, argues Alistair Farrow

The brutal history of Peterloo


As director Mike Leigh’s film tells the story of the Peterloo massacre, Simon Basketter argues the events show how the ruling class reacts when its position is threatened

The women that make Glasgow are striking back


Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

‘Together we can take on racism and the right,’ say activists at 1,400-strong conference


Anti-racists from across Europe vowed to step up the fight against the far right and racism at the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference in central London last Saturday.

Massacre at the Mexico Olympics


Fifty years ago this month the Mexican state launched a brutal crackdown on protesting students. The result was carnage but not the end of resistance

‘Benefits regime pushed me to the edge’


The Tories’ rollout of Universal Credit has driven thousands of working class people into hunger, homelessness and debt—and some to death. People living through the war on benefits told Sadie Robinson why it should be scrapped

Rise of the far right in Brazil


Brazilian socialist Valerio Arcary spoke to Socialist Worker about the dangerous advance of Jair Bolsonaro

State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism


Tories and others claim that they can undermine the far right by being more racist. But as Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains, conceding to the fascists’ ideas just boosts them

Calling time on the bullying bosses


McDonald’s, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays strikers on their fight and how they organised

October 1968 - when Derry dared to revolt against British imperialism


Fifty years ago this week an attack on a Derry civil rights march led to one of the biggest revolts against British rule in Northern Ireland. Simon Basketter tells the story

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