05 November 2018
A mass strike at Glasgow City Council last month exposed how women workers are still fighting for equality. Sarah Bates looks at how councils have got away with this for so long
03 November 2018
Women will receive thousands of pounds less a year in retirement – on top of facing a longer wait before they can claim their state pension.
01 November 2018
Workers at Google staged walkouts across the world from 11.10am on Thursday in protest at how the firm handles allegations of sexual misconduct.
26 October 2018
Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.
23 October 2018
Parliament was set to debate abortion law in Northern Ireland as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
07 October 2018
The left should give no ground to argument that Asian men are more likely to be child abusers, argues Sadie Robinson
02 October 2018
Action in solidarity with victims shows that people want to fight oppression, says Alistair Farrow
04 September 2018
Some 96 cops were punished for sexual harassment in the last three years—but most kept their jobs.
18 August 2018
In 1976 a group of women workers struck for equal pay—and won. The 21-week walkout became the longest successful strike for equal pay in Britain. But many people have never heard of it.
14 August 2018
A new study shows how the fertility industry charges inflated prices for egg freezing treatment—and manipulates success rates, reports Sarah Bates
17 July 2018
Former Tory minister Andrew Griffiths was desperately clinging on as an MP at the start of this week, despite growing calls for him to resign.
11 June 2018
Pressure is growing on politicians for reform of draconian abortion law in Northern Ireland, reports Sarah Bates
05 June 2018
Activists protested outside parliament on Tuesday.
04 June 2018
Why isn’t Northern Ireland in Ireland?
26 May 2018
The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.
22 May 2018
Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.
06 March 2018
Plus, food and capitalism, voting rights and sexism in the media
06 March 2018
Tens of thousands of women workers in Britain’s universities will be striking on International Women’s Day (IWD) this Thursday. It’s a very good way to mark a day that was set up to celebrate the struggle of working women.
27 February 2018
Plus British Socialism: The Grand Tour and WOW festival
06 February 2018
Politicians and commentators have made sure they were seen to celebrate the Suffragettes and others who fought for the vote.