06 April 2020
Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces
02 April 2020
The effects will be even more harrowing if the virus spreads through the vast pools of extreme poverty in the Global South.
30 March 2020
Workers have suffered repression and evictions to try and stop the spread of the virus, but there has also been fightback in the form of strikes.
24 March 2020
If coronavirus rips through countries ravaged by imperialism, it would spell catastrophe for millions.
20 March 2020
Sixty years ago this week the small township of Sharpeville in South Africa hit the headlines around the world. In 1985 Socialist Worker’s Alan Gibson looked at what happened.
10 September 2019
Women say that the government does not keep them safe from rape and assault, and are demanding urgent action from the authorities
30 June 2019
On 19 June, 290 members of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa at Lanxess Chrome Mine commenced an underground sit-in strike. The strike was against sexual harassment and in solidarity with dismissed co-workers.