War on Terror
21 March 2017
This genre-straddling US blockbuster hones in on racism—casual and overt, writes Ken Olende. Also: reviews of Man Down and The Salesman
14 March 2017
The Ministry of Defence and MI6 are insisting that claims made by people tortured must be heard behind closed doors.
21 February 2017
Also: More troops will deepen the crisis in Afghanistan
07 February 2017
An investigation by US armed forces magazine Military Times has suggested official statistics of bombing raids are incomplete.
13 December 2016
Activists slammed the Tories’ “Prevent” strategy at an Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) event last Saturday.
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
07 July 2016
The meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair in April 2002 has been described as a turning point the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.
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
10 May 2016
The security services use tried and tested propaganda and snooping to divide and terrorise, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
30 March 2016
The bombings in Belgium were horrific but repression helped the far right
08 March 2016
The British, US and French governments are risking a new ground war in Libya.
18 February 2016
That the US state wants to clamp down on civil liberties is not surprising. That global multinationals are opposing them may be.
16 February 2016
The agony of Syria’s people has not been ended by the deal for a partial ceasefire agreed last week by the major imperialist powers. It was falling apart even before it was implemented.
26 January 2016
Our rulers often push racism to aid their war drives, while telling us they are defending women. Sadie Robinson demolishes their lies—and says liberation can only come from below
26 January 2016
Hassan Mahamdallie spoke to Saba Shiraz about his play, The Crows Plucked Your Sinews, on Somali history and the war on terror
19 January 2016
Director Peter Sattler’s film Camp X-Ray stars Kristen Stewart as US army private Amy Cole and Peyman Moaadi as Guantanamo Bay detainee Ali.
12 January 2016
The Tories have sent 1,000 British troops to Libya to defend oil fields threatened by the advance of Isis-supporting forces.
05 January 2016
Britain’s military intervention in Syria has been exposed as a farce. Westminster’s warmongers argued that it was essential.
15 December 2015
The last British resident to be freed from Guantanamo Bay, Shaker Aamer, has described his torture in the camp, writes Judith Orr
08 December 2015
For regional and global powers, the war on Isis has become the justification for military intervention in Syria. Yet Isis emerged in the shadow of the US occupation of Iraq.