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Stand with Catalonia after new wave of repression

Stand with Catalonia after new wave of repression Massive protests erupted across Catalonia this week after a Spanish court sentenced nine pro-independence Catalan leaders to vicious prison terms.

1919 race riots in Britain—a legacy of empire

1919 race riots in Britain—a legacy of empire One hundred years ago Britain was gripped by huge workers’ struggles but also horrific race riots. Ken Olende looks at how the racist violence was unleashed—and how some of the left organised against it

Turkish socialists condemn invasion of Syria and attacks on refugees

Turkish socialists condemn invasion of Syria and attacks on refugees The Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party (Dsip) in Turkey calls for peace and support for refugees

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria Donald Trump gave the go-ahead for a Turkish invasion of northern Syria on Monday in another betrayal of the Kurdish people.

‘We want to change the regime,’ say Iraqi protesters despite repression

‘We want to change the regime,’ say Iraqi protesters despite repression Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the capital Baghdad and other cities.

The Troublemaker - Demo for right of soldiers to shoot Irish people in the back

01 October 2019
A few thousand people took to London streets last weekend to support the right of British people to shoot Irish people in the back.

Gandhi, violence and victory – which tactics can win real change?

28 September 2019
Mohandas Gandhi’s legacy continues to inspire activists today. Socialist Worker looks back at the tactics of the mass movement that kicked the British Empire out of India

1949 — Mao & the Chinese revolution

24 September 2019
Seventy years ago revolution in China threw off the rule of landlords and struck a blow to Western imperialism. But it wasn’t a socialist revolution, and its aims were not to put people in power, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

17 September 2019
John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

The British arms firms dealing in death

03 September 2019
Arms deals, generals and government officials will gather at the DSEI arms dealers’ conference in east London this week

British arms found in Yemen show up links between Tories and Saudi Arabia

20 August 2019
More evidence of Britain’s role in Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen was uncovered this week.

Riot police lash out in Zimbabwe

20 August 2019
Riot police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, fired tear gas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters last Friday.

Protests in London as India declares its control of Kashmir

15 August 2019
The Indian government has held a special ceremony to announce that it is in control of the disputed area of Kashmir.

Israeli cops fire tear gas at Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem

13 August 2019
Israeli police attacked tens of thousands Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem last Sunday on Eid

Kashmiris take to the streets over Modi’s racist crackdown

12 August 2019
The Indian government’s crackdown in Kashmir, on the border between India and Pakistan, is leading to resistance on the streets.

Britain’s Irish war - fifty years after troops went into Derry

12 August 2019
On 14 August 1969 Harold Wilson, then Labour prime minister, deployed British troops to the streets of Northern Ireland.

Game of battleships ramps up in the Gulf

30 July 2019
A second British warship arrived off the coast of Iran on Monday

Say no to war against Iran

22 July 2019
The US and Britain escalated their threats of a new war in the Middle East last week, after Iran retaliated against their attempts to bully it into submission

Exclusive - the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian refused to publish

17 July 2019
Socialist Worker exclusively publishes the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian newspaper has refused to.

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