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Revolution


Rival powers struggle for influence in Syria

08 December 2015
For regional and global powers, the war on Isis has become the justification for military intervention in Syria. Yet Isis emerged in the shadow of the US occupation of Iraq.

Join the struggle to topple their system

08 December 2015
The ruling class loves a war. They pretend that we all have a “national interest” against an outside enemy and distract us from the attacks they are raining down on us.

How do our ideas change?

22 September 2015
It’s a common argument that socialists must accept some right wing ideas to get elected and make a difference. But Nick Clark argues that ideas can change through struggle

What is class in the 21st century?

11 August 2015
Apparent changes to the way we work can make it seem as if the working class no longer exists. But Joseph Choonara argues that we still have the potential to change the world

Postcapitalism - Will the system die a natural death?

04 August 2015
Journalist Paul Mason's new book claims that a “post-capitalist” world can emerge without the need for a workers’ revolution—but his arguments don’t stack up, argues Dave Sewell

1925-27: A fight for freedom in China

14 July 2015
A revolutionary upsurge shook China from 1925 to 1927, showing that even in a poor country workers can challenge capitalism and imperialism, writes Sadie Robinson

Who has power in society?

07 July 2015
As the global ruling class continues its clampdown on Greece, Tomáš Tengely-Evans asks where real power lies—and argues that workers can change the world

Conflict and war in Syria

02 June 2015
Judith Orr spoke to Syrian socialist Joseph Daher about the resistance, the regime, the West and rise of Isis after more than four years of conflict in the country

The Emperor's New Clothes cuts through the lies to show an alternative

21 April 2015
The Emperor’s New Clothes starring Russell Brand is a refreshing antidote to the election’s consensus of austerity and racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Social and economic contradictions mean the Arab revolutions will erupt once again

17 February 2015
Four years after the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, how do the Arab revolutions stand? 

How to beat the regime in Egypt

02 December 2014
A leading member of the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists spoke to Judith Orr about the impact of the counter revolution—and the prospects for new struggles

Revolutions of 1989: 'there was lots of shock and not much therapy'

04 November 2014
Socialist Worker spoke to Jane Hardy, a socialist activist and writer specialising in global political economy. Her book, Poland’s New Capitalism (2009) was translated into Polish and has been read by the new left there.

Revolutions of 1989: how the old regime was torn down

04 November 2014
Revolt swept across Eastern Europe 25 years ago, toppling the Berlin Wall and the Stalinists who built it. The real socialists were cheering, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

An evening in Russell Brand’s disorganised revolution

28 October 2014
Raymie Kiernan was in the audience at the Ritzy in south London, one of 200 cinemas that got a live feed of Russell Brand’s discussion on revolution last week

As Russell Brand calls for revolution - we say another world is possible

21 October 2014
More and more people are demanding a better world, and it’s the working class who have the power to fundamentally change the system, writes Sadie Robinson

Only workers can end our rulers’ barbaric world of war

05 August 2014
The news has been dominated by the outbreak of the First World War and Israel’s assault on Gaza.

Syria - the regime makes people suffer in rebel held areas

22 July 2014
Ghayath Naisse, a Syrian socialist in the Revolutionary Left Current, compares life in government and rebel held zones

Lessons to learn in Egypt

22 July 2014
Leading member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt, Sameh Naguib, analyses the scale of the revolution’s retreat and the balance of power with its enemies

Revolution, not 'peace process' talks, can win freedom for Palestine

15 July 2014
Millions of people across the globe are rightly furious at Israel’s latest attacks on Gaza. They want to see an end to the killing.

Tiananmen Square: Another China is possible

15 April 2014
The protests in Tiananmen Square that began 25 years ago this week showed the possibility of real socialism emerging in China, writes Dave Sewell

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