13 April 2018
Donald Trump and his hangers on Theresa May and French president Emmanuel Macron have paused attacking Syria—for now.
31 December 2017
The Tories are considering using “volunteers” to guard Britain’s borders and keep out those deemed illegal
12 December 2017
Bassam and her husband have travelled from war in Kurdistan seeking safety in Britain. She is six months pregnant. But Tory Britain has shut the door on them.
21 November 2017
Robert Mugabe has died. Here is his political obituary we wrote in 2017 when he was removed from office.
13 August 2017
Seventy years ago this week the British Empire left India after decades of brutal rule
23 July 2017
The establishment claims the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) at Dunkirk was an example of people pulling together in the national interest.
18 July 2017
How much bang for your buck do you think you’d get for a £100 million fighter jet?
30 May 2017
We are told regularly that, unlike dictatorships, ‘the people’ govern Britain. But, says Dave Sewell, it’s the unelected rich and powerful that really have their hands on the wheel
14 March 2017
The Ministry of Defence and MI6 are insisting that claims made by people tortured must be heard behind closed doors.
25 October 2016
Britain invaded Egypt sixty years ago—a brutal response to the resistance against its decaying empire. The result was humiliation. Historian John Newsinger tells the story
26 July 2016
Western bombs killed hundreds of Syrian civilians last week—and looming major offensives could see many more deaths.
19 July 2016
Charlie Kimber looks at the Independent Labour Party (ILP), one of the founding organisations of the Labour Party
19 July 2016
Thousands of people protested across Britain in recent weeks to insist that “Black Lives Matter”. Called in response to a series of police killings in the US, the protests have struck a chord with many young people angry at racism in Britain too. Black activists in London told Socialist Worker about why they are marching—and how to win
22 March 2016
Sylvia Pankhurst, the militant anti-war socialist and suffragette, was in Newcastle when she first heard news of the Easter Rising in Dublin in April 1916.
22 March 2016
Refugees arriving in Greece are being rounded up into detention centres under a new deal backed by Tory David Cameron.
04 February 2016
A terrorist convicted of killing of two men in Northern Ireland was a former member of the British army’s Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), the government has admitted.
02 February 2016
At the height of the First World War a rebellion was staged in Britain’s oldest colony. Simon Basketter looks at how Irish rebels took over Dublin 100 years ago
26 January 2016
Extraordinary new revelations this week show that a notorious bombing by Irish Republicans was planned and overseen by a British agent.
15 December 2015
The last British resident to be freed from Guantanamo Bay, Shaker Aamer, has described his torture in the camp, writes Judith Orr
15 September 2015
David Cameron stands in a long tradition of British politicians turning away refugees. Sadie Robinson takes on their myths