23 March 2021
The European Commission exploits every crisis to increase its own powers. It seized control of the vaccine procurement programme but bungled it.
01 March 2021
Reports have found that large numbers of migrants are leaving Britain. It’s all caused by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic—and a punishing immigration system, argues Sam Ord
16 February 2021
Is world history going into reverse? The great historian Fernand Braudel argued that the modern capitalist world economy always has had a city at its centre, starting in the later Middle Ages with Venice.
05 February 2021
Italy's rulers want to install a technocrat to push through measures they cannot impose by normal means
02 February 2021
Farcical aspects aside, the row over the European Union’s vaccine supplies reveals the inability of the present system to manage the Covid-19 pandemic.
01 February 2021
Alexei Navalny supporters are on the streets but have no more to offer working people than Vladimir Putin
24 December 2020
It’s impossible at this stage to give a proper analysis of the new Brexit deal. But here are five articles that give the background.
14 December 2020
The chaotic Tory handling of Brexit limps on towards further potential disasters
14 December 2020
Whether or not there is a trade deal between Britain and the European Union, we will experience a hard Brexit, with a fair degree of economic disruption. Such an outcome was not inevitable
07 December 2020
A body that patrols the EU’s external borders has been accused of unlawfully turning migrants away and sending them back to Turkey.
07 December 2020
The Tories and Boris Johnson desperately continued their faltering attempts to broker a Brexit trade deal this week.
16 November 2020
More than 110 refugees died in the space of three days in the Mediterranean Sea last week
26 October 2020
Rough sleepers in Britain who have come from other countries face deportation under new immigration laws. These will be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.
17 September 2020
'Everybody is tired. We want other countries to come and help us,' a refugee tells Socialist Worker
14 September 2020
International law helps to regulate the relations between capitalist states. It plays an increasingly important role in providing a framework for the activities of transnational corporation
13 September 2020
Thousands of stranded refugees demonstrated on the Greek island of Lesvos after the camp they were kept in burned down this week. They were met by riot police with teargas
11 September 2020
Left Out is a book for people who think Keir Starmer is doing a good job. But it also holds some valuable lessons for genuine socialists—and hard truths about the Labour Party.
09 September 2020
A huge fire has destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, where tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty are trapped
07 September 2020
A year ago Brexit dominated the headlines to the point of utter tedium. Now, of course, it’s the Covid-19 pandemic, which is too deadly to tolerate boredom. But Brexit is mounting a comeback, with a vengeance.
25 May 2020
Alexander Hamilton, one of the brilliant group of “founding fathers” of the United States and its first finance minister, was once remembered mainly because he was killed in a duel by vice president Aaron Burr in 1804.