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Trident—the jobs destroyer

23 February 2016
Thousands will march this Saturday to oppose the renewal of Trident. But Tories and some union leaders and Labour MPs say scrapping nukes means scrapping jobs too. Dave Sewell insists they’re wrong

Trash Trident: six deadly nuclear myths...and how to defuse them

18 January 2016
The government plans to put the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear submarine programme to the vote later this year. It wants to spend more than £160 billion on four Scottish-based submarines whose only purpose is to threaten the whole of humanity.

Corbyn must stand firm on Trident nukes

12 January 2016
Does the Labour Party support spending tens of billions of pounds on new nuclear weapons that threaten the future of the earth?

Labour right go on attack over Trident

10 November 2015
The row inside the Labour Party over Trident nuclear weapons continued after the head of the army criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-nuclear position.

Labour vote against Trident nukes in Scotland

03 November 2015
Delegates at the Scottish Labour Party conference last weekend voted to campaign to scrap Trident nuclear weapons.

Denis Healey 1917-2015

06 October 2015
Denis Healey, an old Labour right winger, called himself socialist. But his real legacy is dumping principles for power, says Simon Basketter

Labour - a party founded on conflict

29 September 2015
Divisions between the left and right within the Labour Party are big news. They flow from a compromise that lies at the heart of the party, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Industrial roundup

25 August 2015
Organising to stand up to Ukip racists | Protesters to target Sotheby’s auction | Demo called to stop threat of eviction | Workers prepare for a nuclear strike | Luggage scanners walk off the job | More walkouts at Indesit UK Ltd

The nuclear bomb took capitalist logic to its obscene conclusion

04 August 2015
Seventy years after the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Simon Basketter argues there was no need

Sailor warns of Trident 'disaster'

19 May 2015
A Royal Navy sailor has warned that the Trident missile system is a “disaster waiting to happen”.

Anti-nuclear protesters surround Ministry of Defence

27 January 2015
Up to 2,000 people marched through London last Saturday against the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons.

Don’t ignore Trident

20 January 2015
Britain’s MPs had the chance to scrap the country’s most barbaric weapons of mass destruction this week. And to their shame most Labour MPs failed to even show their faces.

Reports round-up

16 December 2014
Benefit cap; teenage homelessness; nuclear power plant failures; and court to rule on midwives and abortion case

Protesters march on Faslane base

02 December 2014
Over 1,400 people marched on the Faslane nuclear submarine base, situated on the Clyde, last Sunday. It was the largest Scrap Trident demonstration in Scotland since the mass protest which greeted the G8 in 2005.

No to nuclear nonsense

04 November 2014
Leaked photos have revealed a decaying nuclear waste dump at Sellafield in Cumbria.

'Peace scarf' ties Berkshire atom plants in a knot

12 August 2014
More than 1,000 peace activists protested against the nuclear arms industry last Saturday in Berkshire. 

News in brief

22 April 2014
Tories want to slash poor fund | Radioactive waste could contaminate Cumbria’s coast | No requirement to build “affordable” housing in new garden cities | Companies could “frack” for shale gas under private land more easily

Protest marks the Fukushima disaster

18 March 2014
More than 100 protesters marked the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster in Japan with a march in London against nuclear power last Saturday.

We don't need nuclear power

29 October 2013
We are told that Britain faces an energy crisis unless we build new nuclear power plants. Energy researcher Gerry Wolff told Socialist Worker that the crisis is fake—we don’t need nuclear

Warning - new nuclear power plan is the Tories' toxic trick

22 October 2013
The Tories’ new deal for a consortium of giant companies to build a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset is one we’ll pay for dearly—three times.

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