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.
05 January 2016
Five years ago this month protests in Tunisia triggered revolutions, crucially in Egypt. Sameh Naguib spoke to Judith Orr about the events—and the lessons for socialists
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
17 February 2015
Four years after the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, how do the Arab revolutions stand?
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
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
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.
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