05 December 2017
China could be on the road to consolidating its rise into a world capitalist superpower. Dave Sewell looks at what its Belt and Road Initiative means for globalisation—and imperialism
21 November 2017
Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.
18 November 2017
Politicians and commentators seem to think anything that goes wrong can be blamed on Russian spybots on Twitter. But the truth is scarier still, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans
14 November 2017
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.
08 November 2017
Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.
17 October 2017
US president Donald Trump is edging closer to conflict with Iran as the two states jostle for control in Syria.
03 October 2017
Palestinian resistance group Hamas could give up control of the government in the Gaza Strip after ten years under siege by Israel.
26 September 2017
A new ten-part documentary sets itself up as the definitive account of the Vietnam War. It brings out new voices and footage, but obscures the truth
15 September 2017
Members of Workers' Solidarity, Socialist Worker's sister newspaper in South Korea, spoke about what's behind the nuclear tensions—and how the South Korean working class movement is responding
12 September 2017
The conflict is a consequence of the US decision, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to expand Nato
04 September 2017
Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous
29 August 2017
Residents of Hokkaido, Japan, were woken up early on Tuesday morning by sirens, loudspeaker announcements and phone alerts telling them to seek cover immediately.
29 August 2017
An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.
26 August 2017
After sixteen years of occupation the US is preparing to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Nick Clark argues it could be the graveyard of empire
26 August 2017
The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.
20 August 2017
Bloody history shows why and how we need to keep imperialist hands off Venezuela
15 August 2017
US president Donald Trump has warned that the US military is “locked and loaded” with “military solutions fully in place” in a confrontation with North Korea.
13 August 2017
Seventy years ago this week the British Empire left India after decades of brutal rule
06 August 2017
Warmonger in chief Donald Trump is ramping up tensions in Asia with fresh sanctions against the North Korean dictatorship.
01 August 2017
If you keep crying “Wolf!” don’t be surprised when the real beast enters the room.