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No to Troubles amnesty

No to Troubles amnesty A protest was held at Free Derry Corner last Saturday over British government plans to bring in a Troubles “amnesty”.

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos The G7 Summit this week in Cornwall will see the world’s most powerful leaders discuss a response to the environmental emergency. Sophie Squire explores the leaders’ response to the climate crisis that is threatening all our futures

Israel continues to terrorise Palestine

Israel continues to terrorise Palestine As Palestinians face severe repression, the threat of a fightback still scares the Israeli leaders. Nick Clark looks at the scale of the crackdown and explains the Israeli political crisis

Britain plays vital role in Israel’s crimes

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.

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire

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.

Britain’s crimes in Northern Ireland covered up

Britain’s crimes in Northern Ireland covered up The government’s plan to announce a bar on prosecutions of soldiers who killed in Northern Ireland was due on the same day as the inquest report into the Ballymurphy massacre. That saw British soldiers kill ten people in 1971.

US says it will leave Afghanistan—a bitter defeat for warmongers

15 April 2021
But despite the promises, president Joe Biden will still try to keep control in the region

Hartlepool–Labour in trouble

10 April 2021
In years gone by the Labour Party could take the votes in the north east of England for granted. But, reports Nick Clark, next month’s Hartlepool by-election could show just how out of touch the party now is with its former heartlands

Government’s Sewell report denies systematic racism

06 April 2021
“If the report had been intended to help address racism in Britain, it must surely be written off as a disaster.”

LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’

02 April 2021
​​​​​​​The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.

Key issues in the fight against the police bill

29 March 2021
With protests growing around Britain, Isabel Ringrose looks at what’s at stake—and what we can do

Working class people will gain nothing from ‘patriotism’

06 February 2021
In a recent party broadcast, Labour Party leader Keir Starmer appeared beside a Union Jack. Nick Clark examines why Labour hopes to gain from nationalism—and why it’s wrong

Stock market booms as economy suffers

19 January 2021
The most bizarre single feature of capitalism is probably the stock market. It seems to have the ability to defy mere economic reality.

The Troublemaker—Tories criminalise Travellers who have no place to go

18 January 2021
Travellers will bear the brunt of a new discriminatory law from the Tories.

Sylvia Pankhurst - a rebel in the fight for votes

21 September 2020
Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst is well known as a fighter for votes for women. But a new book describes how struggles turned her into a revolutionary

The Communist Party of Great Britain—a party that began as radical

26 July 2020
The Communist Party of Great Britain was founded 100 years ago to fight for revolutionary change. Ken Olende looks at its roots and the debates that took place as it was formed

Millions in Britain in poverty—and virus will make it worse

01 July 2020
Over a million and a half more people in Britain live in deep poverty today compared to 20 years ago

Gandhi, violence and victory – which tactics can win real change?

28 September 2019
Mohandas Gandhi’s legacy continues to inspire activists today. Socialist Worker looks back at the tactics of the mass movement that kicked the British Empire out of India

20 September global climate strikes—as they happen

20 September 2019
Workers and students are taking action against catastrophic climate change today. We're reporting on all the protests and rallies across Britain and internationally. Come back often for regular updates.

Paul Mason’s ‘popular front’ of failures is not the way to beat the right

19 August 2019
Journalist Paul Mason has called on Labour to support a ‘Popular Front’ to stop the far right. It proved a disaster in the 1930s—and he should know it, writes Nick Clark

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