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US still lying about Afghan air strike that killed ten

US still lying about Afghan air strike that killed ten The US military lied about the ­murderous drone strike that killed ten people in the last days of its retreat from Afghanistan.

Thousands say no to arms fairs in Liverpool and London

Thousands say no to arms fairs in Liverpool and London Anger against the 'jamborees of death' confronts the weapons merchants

Activists take on merchants of death at east London’s DSEI arms fair

Activists take on merchants of death at east London’s DSEI arms fair Anti-war activists are staging protests and direct action outside a major arms fair in Newham, east London.

Europe’s imperialism is still reliant on US

Europe’s imperialism is still reliant on US The Western ruling classes’ response to the entirely predictable Taliban victory in Afghanistan is astonishing—combining arrogance, self-deception, and panic.

Anti-racists outnumber fascists in Croydon protests

Anti-racists outnumber fascists in Croydon protests Trade unionists and anti-fascists rallied in south London to say ‘Afghan refugees are welcome’ and to oppose racism, reports Michael Holland

Twenty years of the West’s bloody war on terror

Twenty years of the West’s bloody war on terror Socialist Worker looks at the destruction wrought by two decades of wars, lifts the lid on the torture that accompanied it, and addresses the Islamophobia that was used to justify it all

Oppose rulers’ conventions bathed in blood

03 September 2021
It’s arms fair season. Over the next couple of months top politicians, generals, weapons makers and dealers will gather at three major conventions across Britain.

Same lies to justify killings in Afghanistan two decades on

31 August 2021
All the lies used to justify the terror the West inflicted on Afghanistan 20 years ago played out over its airstrike on children last week.

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan

31 August 2021
The United States military left Afghanistan as it arrived—by killing children.

Bush’s thirst for Afghanistan war—as told in his own words

31 August 2021
Featuring interviews with George Bush and his closest advisers, this BBC documentary reveals how they thirsted for war—and why

Cruel Tory asylum system awaits Afghan refugees

31 August 2021
The situation for Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban and arriving in Britain is becoming ever more critical.

What is IS-K and what is its relationship with the Taliban?

31 August 2021
The horrific attack on Kabul airport last week was claimed by a local branch of Islamic State called IS-K.

Dangerous wounded beasts—the failures of imperialism

29 August 2021
Nick Clark looks at the US's and Britain's huge defeats in Afghanistan

Feminism, bombs and liberation

28 August 2021
Lies are being spun that most Afghan women’s lives improved under the US occupation. Judy Cox explores the reality for Afghan women after 20 years of war

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation

24 August 2021
Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees

24 August 2021
The right is spinning arguments against refugees coming to Britain. They claim there’s “no room” or “not enough money” to take them all in.

Warmongers used racism then and now, say Muslim campaigners

24 August 2021
Life for many Muslims changed for the worse when Britain invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago

Five crucial questions about end of Afghanistan occupation

24 August 2021
Imperialists are desperately trying to justify their 20 year Afghanistan occupation. Socialist Worker answers the crucial questions

Blair claims war on Muslims is strategically vital for West

23 August 2021
Something of an echo of the establishment panic of the late 1960s is reverberating around the seats of power in Britain and the US.

The filthy lies about Afghan refugees that the Tories will take from Australia

22 August 2021
Twenty years ago a rescue at sea by the Tampa ship was employed by the right wing Australian government to demonise Afghan refugees

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