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No job, no jab rules puts us all at risk

No job, no jab rules puts us all at risk Across the world, governments are ramping up class war by forcing people out of work if they haven’t been vaccinated against Covid. Socialist Worker says the new rules don’t protect people—they divert anger away from a ruling class that failed to protect people from the pandemic

Biden ramps up new arms race with China

Biden ramps up new arms race with China Aukus is the agreement by the United States and Britain to supply Australia with the technology to build eight nuclear submarines.

The filthy lies about Afghan refugees that the Tories will take from Australia

The filthy lies about Afghan refugees that the Tories will take from Australia Twenty years ago a rescue at sea by the Tampa ship was employed by the right wing Australian government to demonise Afghan refugees

International round up: Israel elections demonise Palestinians

International round up: Israel elections demonise Palestinians Israel held its fourth election in two years as Socialist Worker went to press. The election was called after a coalition government led by warmonger Binyamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz collapsed.

The establishment quakes following police violence

The establishment quakes following police violence The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Facebook v Australia was a terrible match

Facebook v Australia was a terrible match The Australian government argued that Facebook made money from the news stories shared on its platform. So it proposed a law that would force Facebook to pay the Australian publishers who create them.

Climate crisis to blame for wildfires destroying ‘paradise’ in Australia

09 December 2020
Devastating wildfires are ripping through one of the most precious and irreplaceable parts of the natural world.

Cummings’ PR mates keep getting lucrative contracts

07 September 2020
A lobbying and PR firm co-founded by an ally of Dominic Cummings has been given two government contracts without competitive tenders during the pandemic.

Governments’ failures mean coronavirus accelerates across the world

02 August 2020
The World Health Organisation recorded the highest daily number of new cases globally on Saturday. 

Global spread of coronavirus is a warning of the threat from reckless Tory policies

25 July 2020
Coronavirus continues to sweep across the globe, with underfunded and understaffed health services struggling to provide care. 

Response to Covid-19 outbreak in Victoria treats ordinary people as ‘expendable’

19 July 2020
The Australian state of Victoria recorded 363 new coronavirus cases on Saturday amid growing anger at how the authorities are failing to protect people.

Support for refugee activists in Australia

28 April 2020
Activists in Australia are resisting attacks on their right to protest

Letters - Remember the dead but keep up fight for the living

24 April 2020
In the midst of a global  pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.

New emergency laws used to target solidarity with refugees

12 April 2020
Police in Melbourne, Australia, fined and harassed activists using powers granted to deal with coronavirus

Cook’s tour drenched in blood

07 April 2020
British explorer James Cook arrived on the east coast of Australia 250 years ago. His incursion was part of a horrific imperialist expansion, writes Charlie Kimber

How the rich and powerful let Australia burn

12 January 2020
The Australian wildfires show the terrifying reality of catastrophic climate change

Climate catastrophe is spreading fire and floods

07 January 2020
The climate catastrophe wreaked havoc across the world this week

‘Hell on earth’ as fires sweep Australia

03 January 2020
The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos

A warning from Sydney

10 December 2019
Sydney was choking in smoke as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Students get prepared for the next global climate strike

19 November 2019
Students across the world are busy using the last few days before the next climate strike to hammer home the urgency of ecological catastrophe

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