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Palestine activists take direct action against Israeli war machine

19 May 2021
Palestine Action said, 'Activists have taken direct action in response to Elbit’s funneling of arms to the Israeli occupation force, which is using them to commit war crimes in Gaza'.

Strike call in Palestine is a new challenge to Israeli state

18 May 2021
Palestinian campaigns and organisations have called for a general strike across all of Palestine to take place on Tuesday.

It’s right to resist—Israel’s bloody assault is not ‘self-defence’

16 May 2021
Israel’s latest assault has exposed it as a racist, violent state. Palestinians who resist are challenging that oppression. People who say ‘both sides’ must end violence are really siding with the oppressor

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

15 May 2021
Chants of “Israel is a terror state” filled central London on Saturday as 100,000 angry protesters marched in solidarity with Palestinians fighting Israel’s military might.

Palestinian revolt sweeps through the West Bank

15 May 2021
The Palestinian revolt spread across the West Bank on Friday, while Israel sent troops to crack down in protests inside its own borders.

History of Lydd and Ramle, cities at the heart of Palestinian revolt

13 May 2021
Palestinians in Lydd and Ramle have faced decades of racist violence designed to drive them out and keep them a minority. It's the background to what is happening today.

Join protests for Palestine

13 May 2021
Protests on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for #SaveSheikhJarrah #StopBombingGaza #FreePalestine. Socialist Worker urges all its readers to support them.

Protests spread across Israel and terrify state’s rulers

12 May 2021
Palestinians have risen up in towns and cities across the Israeli state.

After 50 years, Ballymurphy massacre victims declared ‘entirely innocent’

11 May 2021
John McKerr's daughter Anne Ferguson said, “I wondered, with the length of time that had passed, whether it was all going to be worth it. In the end, it is.

Resistance to Sheikh Jarrah evictions exposes Israeli state’s racism

10 May 2021
An explosion of resistance against attempts to force Palestinians out of Jerusalem has exposed Israel’s racism and brutality.

Northern Ireland—the impact of imperialism and sectarianism today

09 May 2021
Continuing division in Northern Ireland is a product of how the peace process was conducted by those at the top, writes Simon Basketter

Fear of resistance sees Palestine election pulled

07 May 2021
Caught in a three-way ­stand-off with a jailed ­resistance fighter and an exiled chief torturer, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas dived for cover.

Neoliberalism is alive and useful to rulers

04 May 2021
Is neoliberalism over? This is what many of its defenders are beginning to fear. Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, recently lamented, “The left is winning the economic battle of ideas.”

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

04 May 2021
The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

Israeli apartheid unmasked

03 May 2021
An explosive report has laid bare the horror of Israel’s apartheid state. It also underlines that the state relies on the continued repression of Palestinians, writes Nick Clark. And to change that we need a movement of resistance

Vaccine disparity—is imperialism in workers’ interests?

02 May 2021
As India’s health system collapses under a new wave of Covid-19, Socialist Worker examines whether Western workers are gaining from the way imperialism operates

The European Union paid and trained the military thugs in Myanmar

28 April 2021
The EU provided more than £35 million to the Myanmar police between 2016 and 2021

Major report says Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid

27 April 2021
Human Rights Watch is the latest major organisation to provide damning evidence of Israel's apartheid policies

How French imperialism propped up slain ruler in Chad

25 April 2021
Dictator Idriss Deby, killed last week, helped France cling on to its colonial legacy in Africa, writes Charlie Kimber

Sport and the system—whose game are we playing?

23 April 2021
Sport offers relief and a sense of collective identity denied to us by capitalism—but bosses also use it to make profits and divide us. Sam Ord explores the contradictions

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