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The Cotton Famine

09 January 2018
This new pamphlet tells the story of how textile workers in Lancashire came to support the abolition of slavery in the US.

Iran in revolt - Iranian socialists on what sparked the protests and why they matter

05 January 2018
Nick Clark spoke to two Iranian socialists, Nima Soltanzadeh and Massoud, about what lies behind the recent protests—and what they mean for the struggle

Victory as anti-Trump inauguration protesters walk free

22 December 2017
Six people arrested during protests on Donald Trump’s inauguration day have been acquitted of rioting and destruction of property.

UN votes down US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

21 December 2017
The US has failed to defeat a United Nations (UN) vote condemning Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote was held last night at the request of Arab states.

Trump visit to Britain will be announced ‘soon’ as he showers money on the rich

20 December 2017
Prepare for mass protest, workplace action, student walkouts and occupations.

Don't let the corporations and the government censor the internet

17 December 2017
Government authorities in both the US and Britain are moving to restrict access to the internet, and it will be oppositional voices that lose out.

‘This is no time to retreat’ - an interview with Kim Moody

12 December 2017
Do workers still have power to fight the bosses—and if so, how can they use it? Author Kim Moody spoke to Charlie Kimber about his new book on the potential for resistance

Rich cheer Trump as he hands them a trillion in tax cuts

05 December 2017
Tax cuts worth £1.1 trillion were passed in the US Senate last Saturday—and the rich cheered

FBI inquiry into Russian involvement in US election piles pressure onto Donald Trump

31 October 2017
The pressure on racist, sexist US president Donald Trump was growing as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Lies unravel about US military raid in Niger

25 October 2017
The lies peddled by the United States political and military elite about the deaths of soldiers in West Africa are falling apart - as Socialist Worker predicted

Behind Trump's contempt for Myeshia Johnson lies a story of US imperialism

24 October 2017
The death of US Sergeant La David Johnson in Niger has exposed the callousness of Donald Trump towards those he orders into battle.

Trump’s Muslim ban is foiled again

24 October 2017
Protesters in the US celebrated a victory as injunctions delayed the implementation of president Donald Trump’s third travel ban on Wednesday of last week.

US repression and plunder lies behind the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico

30 September 2017
Two hurricanes have torn apart Puerto Rico. Some 15,000 people have had their homes destroyed or are living in shelters with little food or water.

Capitalism's nuclear fallout

26 September 2017
We can’t rely on another Henry Kissinger stopping a drunk US president pressing the button, writes Simon Basketter. Removing the nuclear threat requires changing the system

Anger in Missouri after verdict ‘lets cop get away with murder’

18 September 2017
Cop walks free despite evidence that suggests he planted a gun—leading thousands to join angry protests, reports Mark Longden in St Louis

Nato hypocrites are feeding the drive to war

12 September 2017
The conflict is a consequence of the US decision, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to expand Nato

Donald Trump’s showdown with North Korea risks disaster

04 September 2017
Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous

‘Cops care more about property than people,’ say Houston activists after Storm Harvey

01 September 2017
Tens of thousands of people in Texas are in shelters facing an uncertain future

Chemical leaks threaten poorest suburbs in Houston's danger zones

31 August 2017
In the shadow of some of the world’s biggest oil refineries, Storm Harvey’s floodwaters brought dangerous toxins to poor black and Hispanic communities.

Trump pardons sheriff who ran racist ‘concentration camp’

29 August 2017
Trump used the cover of Storm Harvey to pardon Joe Arpaio, the racist former Arizona sheriff.

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