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George HW Bush - a killer and a crook

04 December 2018
The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.

Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine

04 December 2018
Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.

Disaster in Yemen shows brutality of imperialism

27 November 2018
Despite massacres, disease, impending famine and tens of thousands of deaths, the US “can’t support” even a limited ceasefire in the war on Yemen

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship

27 November 2018
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

British-backed war on Yemen kills 85,000 children

21 November 2018
Some 85,000 children in Yemen under the age of five have are thought to have died of hunger or disease in the last three years

Israel rains bombs on Gaza in new clampdown

13 November 2018
Israel’s leader Binyamin Netanyahu threatens a new war amid fresh attacks on Gaza, says Nick Clark

One hundred years on - remember that revolutions ended the First World War

06 November 2018
This week marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The bloody conflict caused appalling suffering and loss of life.

Shift in solidarity movement as Palestine activists call for a single state

06 November 2018
A definite shift has taken place in the Palestine solidarity movement. Not so long ago people who call for a one state solution in Palestine were a clear minority.

Ten dead in latest wave of Israel’s slaughter

30 October 2018
Over 100 airstrikes blighted Gaza in just one night, but Palestinians are still resisting, says Nick Clark

Murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows up a brutal regime

28 October 2018
Arabian activist Ameen Nemer tells Socialist Worker how a journalist’s murder will shine a light on the regime’s brutality

Khashoggi killing lifts lid on a murky world

23 October 2018
W ith every new detail that emerges, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi seems as desperate as it was gruesome.

Massacre at the Mexico Olympics

21 October 2018
Fifty years ago this month the Mexican state launched a brutal crackdown on protesting students. The result was carnage but not the end of resistance

Clash between Turkey and Saudi Arabia gives Donald Trump a headache

16 October 2018
We’ve seen again how hard it has become to manage the Middle East in the interests of Western imperialism. The players this time are the US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

International round-up - arrests in Zimbabwe and Palestinian death toll rises

16 October 2018
Trade unionists in Zimbabwe, southern Africa, faced repression last week.

Israeli state murders children during Great March of Return protests in Gaza

02 October 2018
Israel killed seven Palestinians—including a 12 year old boy—during protests in Gaza last Friday.

October 1968 - when Derry dared to revolt against British imperialism

02 October 2018
Fifty years ago this week an attack on a Derry civil rights march led to one of the biggest revolts against British rule in Northern Ireland. Simon Basketter tells the story

Remembering Derry 1968 - ‘This is not a riot. It is an outburst of rage’

02 October 2018
The week after the Derry events Socialist Worker ran a front page story by Eamonn McCann. We reproduce an abridged version below

Toxic water protests in Basra turn into rage at corruption and sectarianism

11 September 2018
Protests erupted in Iraqi city Basra last week. People stormed and burned government offices in anger at toxic water supplies, power cuts and corruption.

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians

11 September 2018
The Oslo Accords signed 25 years ago helped Israel tighten its grip on Palestine. They enshrined the two-state solution that has been since exposed as a sham, writes Nick Clark

Idlib attack deepens bloody Syria war

04 September 2018
The Syrian regime was gearing up for its final assault on rebels this week—beginning one of its final acts in its long and bloody counter-revolution.

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