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Get ready to protest against the Israeli prime minister's talks with Theresa May

03 February 2017
Protesters are getting ready for a visit to Britain by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday.

Chopper close shave shows why offshore workers' fight for safety is needed

10 January 2017
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes

The US and Israel split over how to keep up the racist occupation

03 January 2017
The fake two-state solution used to co-opt Palestinian organisations is wearing thin, argues Nick Clark

Doing Israel’s dirty work is taking its toll on Fatah

06 December 2016
Displays of unity thinly mask a profound crisis in the party that runs the Palestinian Authority, writes Nick Clark

Workers across public sector in Greece walk out against Syriza government's austerity

29 November 2016
Public sector workers struck across Greece against austerity measures on Thursday of last week.

Searching for the roots of Reggae’s liberatory sound

15 November 2016
Roots, Reggae and Rebellion, presented by the politically-charged rapper and poet Akala, is a journey through the rise of the movement.

Right wing report accuses the left of antisemitism

18 October 2016
A parliamentary report into antisemitism argues that 75 percent of antisemitic abuse and attacks are perpetrated by the far right.

Shimon Peres—war criminal and confidence trickster

30 September 2016
Shimon Peres was a war criminal that is lauded as a peacemaker.

Anger at lack of change sets back ANC in South African elections

09 August 2016
Also: Olympic protest in Rio, hunger strike in Israeli jails and BDS clampdown

The people of Fallujah in Iraq fear the city's ‘liberators’

21 June 2016
Thousands of people are fleeing the Iraqi city of Fallujah despite claims by the Iraqi government to have liberated it from Isis last Friday.

LETTERS: Redbridge teachers stand up for Leanne Mohamad

14 June 2016
One month ago Leanne Mohamad, a girl from Wanstead High School in east London, won the Redbridge Speak Out challenge with her speech Birds Not Bombs.

Protest against the mass jailings in Egypt

17 May 2016
Over 150 activists seized during the crackdown on the protest movement against Egypt’s sale of its Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia have been given long jail sentences and heavy fines.

Israel bombards Gaza Strip

10 May 2016
Israeli warplanes attacked Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with airstrikes between Wednesday and Saturday of last week. They killed one Palestinian woman and injured several more people.

Livingstone, Labour and the fight against racism

29 April 2016
Tomáš Tengely-Evans and John Rose look at the response to accusations of antisemitism in the Labour Party

Is the left to blame for antisemitism ?

26 April 2016
The ruling class is desperate to undermine Jeremy Corbyn and the broader left. Nick Clark looks at the real agenda of right wingers who have accused anti-racists of antisemitism

Drawing on resistance in occupied Palestine

19 April 2016
Since last October Israeli forces have killed more than 200 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Socialist Worker cartoonist Tim Sanders visited the occupied territories earlier this month to document life there. These are his drawings

Israel is a terror state

30 March 2016
Shocking video footage showing an Israeli soldier execute Abed al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay wounded in the middle of a road went viral last week.

International news round-up

22 March 2016
Protests against Donald Trump in the US elections continue, as does Israel's brutal repression and violence against the Palestinians

West Bank teachers’ strike fuels a deep crisis for Palestinian Authority

15 March 2016
A month-long teachers’ strike in the West Bank has exposed growing dissatisfaction among Palestinians with the governing Palestinian Authority (PA).

Defend the boycott of Israel

16 February 2016
Low-ranking Tory minister Matthew Hancock was set to announce plans this week making it harder for councils and other public bodies to boycott Israeli products.

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