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The social media bosses are not on our side

The social media bosses are not on our side With Donald Trump banned from social media Sarah Bates asks what are the implications of such measures for the left

Mike Davis—‘Put forward radical demands and match the mood for socialism’

Mike Davis—‘Put forward radical demands and match the mood for socialism’ US writer and activist Mike Davis spoke at a Socialist Workers Party meeting this week on what the US crisis means for those at the top of society—and for the left

Fascism is more than a racist movement

Fascism is more than a racist movement A sinister collection of Trump supporters, far right conspiracy theorists and outright fascists were in the crowd that broke in the US Capitol building. There is no doubt Nazis were at the core.

Trump has mobilised a dangerous far right movement—it won’t be beaten by the Democrats, the state or the ‘centre ground’

Trump has mobilised a dangerous far right movement—it won’t be beaten by the Democrats, the state or the ‘centre ground’ The mobilisation in Washington DC by far right protesters on Wednesday should be a spur to working class struggle

Trump resorts to threats in bid to cling onto power

Trump resorts to threats in bid to cling onto power US president Donald Trump is still refusing to concede defeat in last November’s election. 

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

More Jerusalem settlements planned

16 November 2020
 Israel has announced plans to build over 1,000 new settlement buildings in occupied East Jerusalem. It wants to break up Palestinian life in the city.

Joe Biden’s cabinet will be a boost for the bosses

16 November 2020
The message from the early appointments to Joe Biden’s new cabinet is that it will be a collection of pro-business warmongers.

Voices from the US—‘I’m cheering, but we need to put pressure on’

09 November 2020
In the wake of the Joe Biden's election win, activists and trade unionists in the US spoke to Socialist Worker about what the election means - and what the tasks are for activists now.

Joe Biden win has galvanised us... now the key is to build struggle

09 November 2020
A win for Joe Biden has meant that liberals and progressive groups were galvanised.

Celebrations at Trump’s defeat, but Biden is not the answer

08 November 2020
People in the US and other parts of the world have protested against him from the moment he won four years ago. Now, he is on his way out.

The left in Britain and the US after two earthquakes

06 November 2020
Win or lose, Donald Trump has upended the politics of the United States.

Class struggle is the only alternative to an unfair system

04 November 2020
The US political system is rotten and offers nothing to ordinary people. This is the main conclusion from this week’s election.

Trump’s Republicans at odds with big business

04 November 2020
Amid all the uncertainties of this week’s US presidential election, one thing’s for sure. The Republican Party’s relationship with its social base is cracking apart

Joe Biden refused to tap into the power that can win change

04 November 2020
Inspiring mass ­movements of struggle and resistance have sprung up repeatedly under Donald Trump’s reign.

Joe Biden’s failures let Trump try to grab victory

04 November 2020
Racist, warmonger Donald Trump declared victory in the US presidential election—while results were still coming in—as Socialist Worker went to press on Wednesday

‘We’re learning that our power is stronger together‘ —Activists in the US speak out

03 November 2020
As millions of people submit their votes in the US presidential election, Socialist Worker spoke to activists about the election and how to win real change

Joe Biden can’t contain the deep bitterness that exists in the US

26 October 2020
It was one of Bill Clinton’s advisers who coined the slogan, “It’s the Economy Stupid!” But this has been Donald Trump’s recipe for getting re-elected.

US election—an American horror story

26 October 2020
As people brace themselves for the latest election night episode of the American horror story, we all hope for Trump’s exorcism from the White House. But, argues Sophie Squire, the real alternative lies with the mass movements, not Joe Biden, the Democrats and the neoliberal centre

The Troublemaker—For Serco test failures the profits are still world-beating

20 October 2020
Outsourcing firm Serco has announced its profits are set to soar after being paid to operate NHS Test and Trace in England.

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