22 September 2015
The decision to stop severely ill Michael O’Sullivan’s benefits led directly to his death, a coroner has ruled.
21 July 2015
How did 49 people die after cuts or changes to their disability benefits?
12 May 2015
Around 200 people rallied in central Manchester last Saturday in solidarity with homeless people and supporters camped out in the town square.
05 May 2015
Short news stories from the past week including deaths due to cuts to be investigated, Britain 24th in State of the World's Mothers report, and two deaths in custody.
23 September 2014
People in Detroit face a desperate situation as creditors circle—but their fury has also pushed some to resist, reports Judith Orr
19 August 2014
The government’s aim to look at how policy affects the family is pure hypocrisy, writes Sadie Robinson
22 July 2014
Millions of pounds have been poured into the Commonwealth Games, opening in Glasgow’s East End this week.
But whoever wins, it certainly won’t be ordinary people in the area, write Charlotte Ahmed and Raymie Kiernan
13 May 2014
Shareholders at Centrica—the firm that owns British Gas—were met by a barrage of protests on Monday of this week.
08 April 2014
There have been few demands in the independence debate for far-reaching wealth redistribution. Class divisions are being overlooked in competing claims to “Scottishness” and other supposedly national characteristics.
08 April 2014
Supporting Scottish independence doesn’t mean falling for nationalist myths. Raymie Kiernan looks at a new book that busts Salmond’s claims about class
25 February 2014
The government tried to bury its own report into soaring food bank use last week, after holding it up for more than seven months.
26 November 2013
Tory Chancellor George Osborne did a U-turn on payday loans companies last Monday.
19 November 2013
People in the Philippines are still struggling to survive a week after typhoon Haiyan hit.
12 November 2013
Why have so many people died after typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines?
12 November 2013
Rescue workers were fighting to get to outlying regions of the Philippines hit by typhoon Haiyan as Socialist Worker went to press. In the worst-hit city of Tacloban more than 10,000 people are thought to have died.
10 September 2013
This week Tory chancellor George Osborne proclaimed the British economy is in "recovery". However, the grim reality for many in Tory Britain is unemployment, low pay, pensioner poverty, and an ever?growing class divide.
03 September 2013
Millionaire celebrity Jamie Oliver has taken it upon himself to tell poor people how to eat. But the real problem isn’t the decisions that people in poverty make. It’s the poverty.
27 August 2013
Charities slam benefit tests | LGBT people face bigotry at work | Child poverty worse than 1960s
13 August 2013
Thousands of people in 40 local authorities had their income slashed on Monday of this week in the final phase of the Tories’ benefit cap.
11 June 2013
New research shows people from poor areas of Britain die earlier than those from rich areas