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Trump—horseman of imperialist apocalypse

Trump—horseman of imperialist apocalypse Two deeply unpleasant men are facing off over North Korea’s nuclear weapons. The world feels closer to the possibility of nuclear war than at any time for half a century.

LETTERS - Let's sink Tories' Trident lies like Dalyell took on Thatcher

LETTERS - Lets sink Tories Trident lies like Dalyell took on Thatcher Former Labour MP Tam Dalyell, who died last week, should be remembered as a principled opponent of the lies used to justify wars.

Messy climbdown sees Labour move to keep Trident renewal

Messy climbdown sees Labour move to keep Trident renewal The Labour Party conference saw Corbyn-supporting shadow defence minister Clive Lewis back a policy of supporting Trident nuclear weapons and praise the Nato military alliance

Was patriotic reformer Clement Attlee on the Labour Party’s left or right?

Was patriotic reformer Clement Attlee on the Labour Party’s left or right? A new biography celebrates the worst in Labour leader Clement Attlee—but it also exposes how Attlee’s contradictions are rooted in the party, writes Nick Clark

A Very British Deterrent - Trident exposes our rulers' contempt for democracy

A Very British Deterrent - Trident exposes our rulers contempt for democracy A BBC documentary uses previously secret documents to tell the story of Britain's nuclear “deterrent” from the end of the Second World War.

Labour MPs' votes for Trident let the Tories off the hook

Labour MPs votes for Trident let the Tories off the hook Labour MPs lined up with the Tories to attack their own leader in parliament on Monday. It showed the lengths to which they will go to oust left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Unite union backs Trident renewal as delegates denounce Len McCluskey's 'fudge'

12 July 2016
The powerful Unite union will call on Labour MPs to vote with the Tories to back the renewal of the Trident nuclear missile system next week.

Do we have to make warships to save jobs?

10 May 2016
As hundreds of jobs building navy frigates in Glasgow could go, and union leaders argue for renewing Trident nukes, what's the alternative to making weapons of war?

Threat to Clyde shipyard jobs as Tories accused of 'betrayal'

26 April 2016
Up to 800 shipyard jobs on Glasgow’s River Clyde could be axed by BAE Systems.

GALLERY - CND demonstration against Trident 27 February 2016

02 March 2016
CND demonstration against Trident 27 February 2016

Mass demo says Trident has got to go

01 March 2016
Tens of thousands of people marched against Trident in London last Saturday in the biggest demonstration against nuclear weapons in a generation.

Tens of thousands join CND Stop Trident demo in London - now let’s build on it

27 February 2016
Socialist Worker's reports throughout the day from the CND demonstration against Trident in London

GMB council of war helps Labour right rally against Jeremy Corbyn over Trident

26 February 2016
Over 50 GMB union delegates from the defence industry gathered in Newcastle yesterday, Thursday, to discuss Trident renewal.

Topple the system to disarm Trident warheads

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.

Trident—the jobs destroyer

23 February 2016
Thousands will march this Saturday to oppose the renewal of Trident. But Tories and some union leaders and Labour MPs say scrapping nukes means scrapping jobs too. Dave Sewell insists they’re wrong

As tensions pull Labour left group in two directions - is Jeremy Corbyn losing momentum?

26 January 2016
Momentum, the network set up to organise Jeremy Corbyn supporters, holds its first national meeting on 6 February.

Who is ‘not credible’—the union leaders or Corbyn?

19 January 2016
Jeremy Corbyn angered and scared the Tories last weekend when he called for the legalisation of solidarity strikes, unilateral nuclear disarmament and a deal with Argentina over the Falklands.

Trash Trident: six deadly nuclear myths...and how to defuse them

18 January 2016
The government plans to put the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear submarine programme to the vote later this year. It wants to spend more than £160 billion on four Scottish-based submarines whose only purpose is to threaten the whole of humanity.

Corbyn must stand firm on Trident nukes

12 January 2016
Does the Labour Party support spending tens of billions of pounds on new nuclear weapons that threaten the future of the earth?

Labour right go on attack over Trident

10 November 2015
The row inside the Labour Party over Trident nuclear weapons continued after the head of the army criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-nuclear position.

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