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Capitalism means money for war, not health

Capitalism means money for war, not health People starve, there’s not enough cash for health or education, for action on climate chaos or to create jobs—but there’s always money for war.

Israel’s apartheid crimes exposed

Israel’s apartheid crimes exposed Human Rights Watch is the latest major organisation to accuse Israel of apartheid. In a detailed report released on Tuesday the mainstream and widely respected NGO said Israel is guilty of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians.

War and a deadly system—why conflict is central to capitalism

War and a deadly system—why conflict is central to capitalism US president Joe Biden plans to keep using force to promote US imperialism, despite Middle East defeats. Nick Clark says it’s the way capitalism works that creates constant conflicts

Tories find cash for war

Tories find cash for war Just as the government says there’s no money for more than a 1 percent pay rise for NHS workers, it unveils a 40 percent increase in nuclear warheads. Its plan for war and waste, called the defence and foreign policy review, was unveiled on Tuesday.

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid The Tory society at the University of Bristol recently organised a meeting entitled, A Unique Military Alliance—Israel and the UK.

Iranians take to the streets after a week of war threats

Iranians take to the streets after a week of war threats Protests burst out in Iran last Saturday after the regime admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane.

Protesters say no to war with Iran

11 January 2020
Thousands of people marched in central London, and hundreds protested in other towns and cities

Protesters tell racist bigot Donald Trump he’s not welcome in Britain

03 December 2019
Some 2,000 protesters took to the streets on Tuesday in London to demonstrate against Donald Trump's visit and the Nato warmongers' summit

LETTERS - Keep up fight to stop arms trade’s festival of violence

10 September 2019
The week of protests against the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair has been well organised.

Big protests oppose airstrikes in Syria

16 April 2018
Hundreds of people protested outside parliament and across Britain this evening after Theresa May attempted to justify bombing Syria.

British soldier’s death in Syria shows how West lies over its interventions

03 April 2018
A British SAS soldier was killed in Syria last week—despite a vote in parliament against British army intervention there.

Nato hypocrites are feeding the drive to war

12 September 2017
The conflict is a consequence of the US decision, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to expand Nato

Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP

13 June 2017
Hundreds of people descended on Parliament Square demanding that Theresa May resigns

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

04 April 2017
Exhibition at the Imperial War Museum showcases the anti war movement through the decades.

When we wrecked rulers’ state visits

17 February 2017
Before Trump, there was Bush. When Tony Blair rolled out the red carpet for his hated mate in the White House, mass protests ruined their royal tea party

Chilcot - Blair's 'UN route' was discussed in April 2002 - and it was the pathway to war

07 July 2016
The meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair in April 2002 has been described as a turning point the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.

Iraq Poem by Alan Gibbons

07 July 2016
Author and campaigner Alan Gibbons sent Socialist Worker this poem yesterday, in the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report.

Anti-war newspaper is blocked from reporting as Chilcot report on Iraq is published

28 June 2016
Socialist Worker has been blocked from reporting from the publication of the Chilcot report into the Iraq war.

Russia's proxy war twists the knife in Syria

09 February 2016
At a meeting in Manchester last week I heard a Syrian refugee describe his plight and that of his family. It was heartbreaking. Essentially the same story could be told of millions, and their number increases daily.

Waging war in the name of women

26 January 2016
Our rulers often push racism to aid their war drives, while telling us they are defending women. Sadie Robinson demolishes their lies—and says liberation can only come from below

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