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The big powers' UN squabble reveals their phoney tears for syria

27 September 2016
The US, Britain and Russia squabbled at the United Nations on Monday about who was to blame for the latest atrocities in Syria.

British bombs helped end ceasefire in syria

20 September 2016
The shaky ceasefire in Syria has collapsed after just a week. British forces played their role in continuing the suffering of people in Syria.

MPs slam David Cameron’s Libya intervention ‘failure’

20 September 2016
David Cameron’s imperialist war on Libya in 2011 is to blame for the chaos in the country today, writes Alistair Farrow

US and Russia to pause for Eid—then start bombing rebel groups in Syria again

13 September 2016
Top US and Russian officials have announced a new ceasefire deal in Syria.

A Very British Deterrent - Trident exposes our rulers' contempt for democracy

07 September 2016
A BBC documentary uses previously secret documents to tell the story of Britain's nuclear “deterrent” from the end of the Second World War.

We should drop the Nato warmongers’ alliance

23 August 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn struck fear into Britain’s rulers when he said he would avoid war if a Nato ally was attacked.

Bomb slaughters Kurds as the Turkish state clamps down

23 August 2016
Kurdish people in Turkey are under assault by Isis and the Turkish state in the aftermath of the failed coup, argues Charlie Kimber

Why Frantz Fanon’s call to rise against racism still resonates today

14 August 2016
Frantz Fanon was a giant of the fight against colonialism. Chris Newlove hails a revival of his ideas—and argues for taking them further, not letting academia tone them down

Moazzam Begg’s ‘confessions’ tell the story of an Islamophobic age

12 August 2016
Moazzam Begg knows what it’s like to exist under the War on Terror. In new documentary The Confession he recounts a life that can inspire resistance to racism and repression, writes Talat Ahmed

Theresa May’s first war as bombs drop on Libya

02 August 2016
Politicians have learned nothing from the Chilcot report.

Airstrikes have killed hundreds of Syrians

26 July 2016
Western bombs killed hundreds of Syrian civilians last week—and looming major offensives could see many more deaths.

China crisis - could island strife lead to world war?

26 July 2016
A recent dispute over islands in the South China Sea is a sign of how imperialist tensions between the US and China could set the region ablaze, writes Dave Sewell

Anti-war movement was right on Iraq

05 July 2016
The Chilcot report into the Iraq war was set to be published this Wednesday. It is expected to expose the lies the West used to wage war on Iraq in 2003. But millions of people at the time saw through the lies and joined one of the biggest movements Britain has ever seen. Judith Orr tells the story

Slaughter at the Somme—100 years on

28 June 2016
One of the most horrific battles of the First World War began 100 years ago this week. Michael Bradley looks back at the causes of the carnage

Anti-war newspaper is blocked from reporting as Chilcot report on Iraq is published

28 June 2016
Socialist Worker has been blocked from reporting from the publication of the Chilcot report into the Iraq war.

Michael Moore is taking aim through rose-tinted glasses

21 June 2016
US radical director Michael Moore’s film Where to Invade Next? makes some serious points, but badly idealises European society, writes Simon Shaw

Ombudsman slams cops over Loughinisland murders in Northern Ireland

14 June 2016
Police informants were involved in planning and executing a sectarian attack in which six people were shot dead in a bar in Northern Ireland as they watched a World Cup match in 1994. 

Muhammad Ali—the life of a people's champion

07 June 2016
Muhammad Ali captivated the world when he became world heavyweight boxing champion in 1964. He mixed extraordinary grace and speed in the ring with a larger than life personality outside it.

Syrian refugees speak out - 'We are continuing the tradition of the Syrian revolution'

31 May 2016
Syrian refugees face repression and danger but they are fighting back. Two refugees told Socialist Worker that facing up to the counter-revolution in Syria showed them how to resist

Is the European Union a force to stop wars?

17 May 2016
Dave Sewell begins a series on issues raised by the European Union referendum, which will take place on Thursday 23 June

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