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People Power—Fighting for Peace exhibit shows strength of anti war movement

People Power—Fighting for Peace exhibit shows strength of anti war movement Exhibition at the Imperial War Museum showcases the anti war movement through the decades.

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways Also: Benefit cuts kill in Kentish Town | Nominate Ian Allinson in Unite | Peace activists target fighter jets | Nuclear bosses attack pensions | No justice over Marikana | Picturehouse strike vote | EHRC layoffs | Fracking protests | Housing campaigns

LETTERS - Let's sink Tories' Trident lies like Dalyell took on Thatcher

LETTERS - Lets sink Tories Trident lies like Dalyell took on Thatcher Former Labour MP Tam Dalyell, who died last week, should be remembered as a principled opponent of the lies used to justify wars.

Nuclear cover-up misfires for Theresa May

Nuclear cover-up misfires for Theresa May Was Theresa May’s first act as prime minister last year to cover up a nuclear missile gone haywire? 

Will rivalry and repression start a nuclear war over Kashmir?

Will rivalry and repression start a nuclear war over Kashmir? Protesters shot, a base bombed and fighting talk at the top bring old tensions between India and Pakistan back to boiling point

Union backing for Hinkley Point could cost the earth

Union backing for Hinkley Point could cost the earth The decision to build a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset is a disaster for safety, the environment and workers’ living standards.

A Very British Deterrent - Trident exposes our rulers' contempt for democracy

07 September 2016
A BBC documentary uses previously secret documents to tell the story of Britain's nuclear “deterrent” from the end of the Second World War.

Theresa May delays Hinkley Point nuclear deal as Tory splits fail to heal

02 August 2016
A last-minute U-turn on a major infrastructure deal last week dashed any hopes that prime minister Theresa May’s coronation would halt the turmoil in the Tory Party.

Labour MPs' votes for Trident let the Tories off the hook

19 July 2016
Labour MPs lined up with the Tories to attack their own leader in parliament on Monday. It showed the lengths to which they will go to oust left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Plans for new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point head towards meltdown

26 April 2016
An anonymous letter from managers at French energy firm EDF brought the Tories’ plans for a new nuclear plant even further into question last week.

Tens of thousands join CND Stop Trident demo in London - now let’s build on it

27 February 2016
Socialist Worker's reports throughout the day from the CND demonstration against Trident in London

Trident—the jobs destroyer

23 February 2016
Thousands will march this Saturday to oppose the renewal of Trident. But Tories and some union leaders and Labour MPs say scrapping nukes means scrapping jobs too. Dave Sewell insists they’re wrong

Trash Trident: six deadly nuclear myths...and how to defuse them

18 January 2016
The government plans to put the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear submarine programme to the vote later this year. It wants to spend more than £160 billion on four Scottish-based submarines whose only purpose is to threaten the whole of humanity.

Corbyn must stand firm on Trident nukes

12 January 2016
Does the Labour Party support spending tens of billions of pounds on new nuclear weapons that threaten the future of the earth?

Labour right go on attack over Trident

10 November 2015
The row inside the Labour Party over Trident nuclear weapons continued after the head of the army criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-nuclear position.

Labour vote against Trident nukes in Scotland

03 November 2015
Delegates at the Scottish Labour Party conference last weekend voted to campaign to scrap Trident nuclear weapons.

Denis Healey 1917-2015

06 October 2015
Denis Healey, an old Labour right winger, called himself socialist. But his real legacy is dumping principles for power, says Simon Basketter

Labour - a party founded on conflict

29 September 2015
Divisions between the left and right within the Labour Party are big news. They flow from a compromise that lies at the heart of the party, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Industrial roundup

25 August 2015
Organising to stand up to Ukip racists | Protesters to target Sotheby’s auction | Demo called to stop threat of eviction | Workers prepare for a nuclear strike | Luggage scanners walk off the job | More walkouts at Indesit UK Ltd

The nuclear bomb took capitalist logic to its obscene conclusion

04 August 2015
Seventy years after the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Simon Basketter argues there was no need

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