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Who says?

20 March 2012
‘In this particular case it is desirable that your face is exposed, so I’m going to invite you to stand down’

The real game at the Olympics is profit

13 March 2012
ATOS, IT partner IT services will be provided by Atos, which is particularly proud of being a sponsor of the Paralympic games.

John Keane captures Blair’s lies and Iraq’s horrors on canvas

04 February 2012
John Keane is best known as a war artist. In 1991 he was the Imperial War Museum’s official artist during the Gulf War. His criticism of the horrors of war—and particularly of the US’s conduct—outraged the political and military establishment.

Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists on the football stadium massacre

03 February 2012
In defence of the Ultras: their message and our response What message was the crime committed against the Ahly Ultras—that killed more than 75 martyrs—meant to deliver? Was it to punish the forces and groups that 
participated in the revolution and that still continue to oppose the SCAF The ruling army council? This crime occurred on the anniversary of the "Battle of the Camel"—was it meant to confirm that those responsible for that battle still have their influence and power and can commit new crimes?

From the 1998 archive: Police let Lawrence killers get away with murder—Scum of the Earth

06 January 2012
Here we reproduce an archive Socialist Worker article from the 1998 Macpherson Inquiry which probed the police's failure to solve Stephen's murder. Police attacked a demonstration outside the inquiry as Stephen's killers came to give evidence

Out of the Ashes : David Lammy's riot analysis sides with the system

13 December 2011
Time, it would seem, changes everything. Looking back to the Tottenham riots of 1985, David Lammy’s memories of its causes are as articulate as they are angry.

Scrooge Cameron’s festive message: "Merry crisis"

13 December 2011
It’s that time of year again—a magical season of charity and gift giving. And may I take this opportunity to thank you for all my wonderful gifts. I was particularly fond of my £64,000 designer kitchen, not to mention my £550,000 pension pot.

Role of Revolutionary Socialists

22 November 2011
The Revolutionary Socialists are one of the key radical organisations working on the ground in Egypt. We are particularly active in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and Monsura.

Werritty's spooky business

18 October 2011
Adam Werritty gets cash to travel the world from a number of donors. Liam Fox has had a particular interest in Sri Lanka. He has been involved with the Sri Lankan Development Fund, which was wound up in 1999.

Was riot reporting part of the problem?

23 August 2011
Tony Evans, a sports writer for the Times newspaper, told a National Union of Journalists meeting last week "It has been a particularly grim period for journalism. I found it staggering, the way the news presenters were editorialising.

Quotes of the week

16 August 2011
‘A particular form of black culture, the violent, destructive, nihilistic, gangster culture associated with Jamaican gangs and American rap music’

Maternity crisis causes deaths

26 July 2011
The growing crisis in maternity care is costing lives, with women in London particularly at risk.

Workers of Egypt: Strike! Occupy! Bring the revolution to victory!

16 July 2011
Demonstrations, protests and occupations played a key role in igniting and continuing our revolution. On their own, these tactics will not bring victory in the battle. You have the power to win this fight and finish off the regime, not only by participating in the demonstrations, but by organising strikes in the workplaces, companies and factories and supporting the occupations in the squares on Fridays.

Marxism: a place to organise resistance

05 July 2011
Marxism 2011 was not a talking shop, but a springboard to further action. Participants debated how we step up the fight against the Tories.

HIV charities’ funds cut

31 May 2011
Tory cuts are destroying a host of charities that provide vital sexual health work and support, particularly those playing a pivotal role relating to HIV and Aids.

After 5 May elections: Organise to bring down the coalition

06 May 2011
<a href=>Download article as leaflet</a> 123kb PDF


19 April 2011

We marched in our hundreds of thousands… now it’s time to strike together

27 March 2011
<a href="graphics/2011/keep/tucdemo.pdf">Download article as a leaflet</a> 246kb PDF

People of Bury Park united to resist any attacks

08 February 2011
The defiance shown by the people of Bury Park on Saturday was inspiring. The EDL has particularly targeted this multi-racial area.

Egypt: Christian and Muslim unity rooted in revolutionary traditions

04 February 2011
The UK media is full of horrific stories about the violence of the Egyptian revolution. Over the past few days this has been focused on violence against foreigners, particularly journalists.

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