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Join protest in solidarity with people in Palestine

18 March 2019
The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has called actions on 30 March to build an 11 May national demonstration. Socialist Worker spoke to its director Ben Jamal

‘Israel is for Jewish people alone,’ says its prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu

12 March 2019
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu confirmed last week that Israel—the state founded on Palestinian land—doesn’t belong to its Palestinian citizens

Is opposing the Israeli state antisemitic?

09 March 2019
As Labour faces accusations of antisemitism, Nick Clark explains why the Israeli state is a racist endeavour and why solidarity with Palestine is crucial

UN slams Israel over Gaza protests

05 March 2019
Israel may have committed war crimes in its efforts to crush Palestinian protests in the Gaza Strip

Has Jeremy Corbyn been sunk by the claims he is antisemitic?

05 March 2019
Every capitulation to attacks by the media and the right simply feeds the frenzy for more lies.

Foxtrot film doesn’t dance to the Israeli state’s rhythm

05 March 2019
It was funded and then boycotted by the Israeli government, but Nick Clark argues that it reduces the occupation of Palestine to a story-telling device

‘I stood up to Blairite Ian Austin over Palestine and won’

03 March 2019
Dudley activist Paul Jonson was suspended from work over a Facebook post where he said Israel was a “racist endeavour”. He had joined a lobby of local MP Ian Austin. An unapologetic campaign won his reinstatement.

Labour leadership caves in to antisemitism smears against MP Chris Williamson

27 February 2019
The Labour Party has capitulated to intense pressure from the right and suspended MP Chris Williamson for standing up to smears against the left.

The right wing Labour split to attack Jeremy Corbyn and Palestine

26 February 2019
Right wing Labour MPs are using accusations of antisemitism up ramp up the pressure on Jeremy Corbyn.

No concessions to breakaway MPs and slurs about antisemitism

22 February 2019
The resignation of two more Labour MPs this week are designed to pile further pressure on Jeremy Corbyn.

Arab rulers risk revolt by betraying Palestine

17 February 2019
A summit last week exposed rulers’ disdain for Palestinians—but solidarity could block their plans

Labour left buckles in face of right’s antisemitism smears

12 February 2019
The row inside Liverpool Labour Party shows the right aren’t going to back down from using accusations of antisemitism to silence the left and criticism of Israel, writes Nick Clark

Israel erects new racist border wall around Gaza

05 February 2019
Israel has begun building a new giant fence around the Gaza Strip to make escape for Palestinians even more difficult.

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019

03 February 2019
It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

International round up: Trump's shutdown and Palestinian killed by Israelis

28 January 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump has temporarily backed down from his attempt to use a federal shutdown to force through £5 billion funding for his infamous border wall.

Israeli elections promise a campaign of repression and racism

04 January 2019
During the past decade Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has overseen two major wars on Gaza. But he's denounced for being 'soft'.

We can win on Palestine

01 January 2019
It is possible to stand up for the right to criticise Israel—as a victory for a Palestine solidarity activist last month showed.

Palestine activist Paul Jonson reinstated after antisemitism claim is rejected

20 December 2018
A council worker suspended from his job for criticising Israel has been reinstated.

Cast Lead—Murder in Palestine

11 December 2018
Ten years ago Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip. It left 1,400 people dead and left Gazans with a broken infrastructure that makes life a misery, writes Nick Clark

Pressure on Israeli prime minister Netanyahu could move him to right

11 December 2018
A combination of imperialism, racism and political manoeuvring could push Israel’s government towards launching a fresh wave of violence in the Middle East.

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