14 January 2020
Hundreds of people are being driven into homelessness by errors in housing benefits appeals and overpayments.
14 January 2020
The Children’s Commissioner has warned that social care is “in crisis” after new figures showed the number of children in care has reached a ten-year high.
26 November 2019
While Boris Johnson speaks of a “one nation” Britain, at least five homeless people have died in the last few weeks.
17 November 2019
A decade of Tory rule has slashed key services, savaged spending and driven more people into poverty. And if they aren’t kicked out, life for working class people is set to get worse, report Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans
12 November 2019
There is rising anger across Yorkshire and the Midlands at authorities’ failure to protect people from flooding.
10 November 2019
For at least some days during the election campaign the pictures will be strikers with placards, not politicians behind podiums.
05 November 2019
The reality of rising debt and falling wages under Tory austerity was laid bare in new research from the TUC union federation released on Tuesday.
29 October 2019
Boris Johnson was floundering and spinning his way towards a general election as Socialist Worker went to press.
22 October 2019
The number of serious revolts erupting across the globe is growing. Many protests sparked by a specific issue quickly turn into more general challenges to the system.
29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.
18 September 2019
Inquests into the deaths of three pensioners in East Sussex have uncovered failings linked to a pressure on resources.
08 September 2019
With the Tories reeling, it's time for workers' struggle
03 September 2019
The Tories’ pledges aren’t about helping ordinary people
23 July 2019
Boris Johnson was elected Tory leader on Tuesday, and immediately faced multiple crises.
08 July 2019
Greece’s once-radical left wing party Syriza was booted out of government in elections on Sunday—after four years of enforcing austerity and racism.
18 June 2019
The Tories have conveniently discovered their social conscience as the party leadership election hots up.
04 June 2019
Research out this week is another damning indictment of how austerity measures have cut short the lives of thousands of poor people in Britain
28 May 2019
The government is ruthlessly tough on any suspicion of benefit “fiddling”. But it encourages the incomparably greater tax scams of the powerful.
24 May 2019
Severe hardship is “systematic” in Britain according to a report by the United Nations—and the nasty party is to blame. Nick Clark looks at its findings
09 April 2019
Pressures faced by NHS workers dominated the Unison union’s health conference in Bournemouth this week.