04 November 2018
A revolution in Germany that erupted 100 years ago this month rocked Europe’s rulers and put a socialist world on the agenda. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the revolt showed the power of workers to liberate themselves—and to end bloody war.
24 April 2018
KAthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)lived through some of the most turbulent years of the 20th century. They were years of great hope and terrible tragedy.
11 December 2017
The revolution of 1917 showed another world is possible, what that world could look like—and how we can make it happen
02 October 2017
The October uprising had broad support from workers—unlike the parliamentary efforts to hold it back
22 August 2017
Ideas can change fast in a revolution, as ordinary people start to take control of their own lives and the world around them
10 February 2017
Anne Alexander looks at Tickling Giants, a documentary film about Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef who refused to be a mouthpiece for the counter-revolution, just one of many award-winning films at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London next month
07 February 2017
The Mensheviks were revolutionaries, but ended up siding with forces opposed to the Russian Revolution. How did this happen?
07 February 2017
Revolts repeatedly break out, but they don’t always win. The Bolshevik party in Russia showed how socialist organisation plays a critical role in driving revolutions forward to victory
03 January 2017
John Berger, who died on Monday at the age of 90, was the most important writer on art in the last 60 years or more.
13 December 2016
The 1917 Russian Revolution was a flaring beacon of hope for working and oppressed people across the globe.
23 August 2016
Reforming capitalism is not the same as socialism, argues Sadie Robinson. Another society is possible—but can only come about through a revolution by working class people
16 August 2016
Tom Watson’s dossier on “Trotsky entryists” into the Labour Party has been used as an attack on the whole left.
16 August 2016
Reading about art and culture from the frontline of Syria’s revolution was enough to get Faizah Shaheen, a Muslim woman from Leeds, held under the Terrorism Act last month.
19 July 2016
For our rulers, ordinary people are best seen and not heard. They want us to accept politics as a spectator sport, and to take as little part in it as possible.
28 June 2016
Antony Hamilton’s new book A Rebel’s Guide to Malcolm X holds vital lessons for all revolutionaries, Nadia Sayed and Naima Omar told Alistair Farrow
31 May 2016
Hundreds have been debating the way forward for the left at a series of rallies organised by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP). Alistair Farrow listened to the debate in Birmingham
24 May 2016
Some 110 people attended a Socialist Workers Party rally in Sheffield last week. It asked, “Is socialism possible?”
26 April 2016
In 1916 socialists arguing against war were a minority, but change was coming. Alistair Farrow looks at how it started
08 March 2016
Five years ago Syrians rose up against the regime. Socialist Worker explains how the revolution’s defeat led to horror, and Razan Ghazzawi looks back at its hopeful beginnings
23 February 2016
The war on Syria is just one of the 42 conflicts raging across the globe. Amid the quagmire of the US and Russia’s shifting imperialist alliances, the conflict could rapidly escalate.