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Keir Starmer drives people away from Labour

Keir Starmer drives people away from Labour There was more evidence this week that Keir Starmer is both alienating and repulsing sections of people who previously supported Labour.

The Tories ramp up racism

The Tories ramp up racism The Tories are ­intensifying their racist attacks.

Keir Starmer woos union tops

Keir Starmer woos union tops Union conference season is in full swing, so Labour leader Keir Starmer is schmoozing the bureaucrats

Show the red card to Johnson’s racism

Show the red card to Johnson’s racism Football fans booing England players taking the knee last week is an issue that goes further than sport. It shows how racism is structured and used by the elite.

Resistance gives hope of break from Tory ‘normal’

Resistance gives hope of break from Tory ‘normal’ Everyone wants to get back to normal. But what does that mean? For most people it means being able to go about daily life without restrictions and without fear of picking up and passing on the virus.

Tories push racist myths to divide—open borders for all

Tories push racist myths to divide—open borders for all The deadline for European Union citizens to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) on 31 June is drawing steadily nearer.

Daniel Morgan murder report censored


Daniel Morgan was killed with an axe in 1987. Socialist Worker has long argued that the murder and its cover-up lies at the heart of the phone hacking scandal and much more. The police admitted to corruption in the first of the investigations into the murder.

BLM and Palestine—united in struggle


One year ago the police murder of George Floyd sparked waves of anger and resistance around the world.

Report finds links between class and Covid exposure


A new Office for National Statistics report this week underlined how class has largely determined how much you were exposed to Covid-19.

Britain plays vital role in Israel’s crimes


Britain is complicit in Israel’s murder of Palestinians—and that’s not just because of arms sales.

Lockdown eases, but virus hasn’t gone away


Boris Johnson has confirmed that the latest planned easing of coronavirus restrictions in England will go ahead.

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire


Three quarters of people in Britain want bosses’ outrageous fire and rehire tactics scrapped. A poll conducted by Survation on behalf of the GMB union discovered that 76 percent of people believe the practice should be outlawed.

DUP haters gonna hate


The 100th anniversary of the sectarian state in Northern Ireland was marked by the announcement that Edwin Poots and Jeffrey Donaldson are bidding to lead the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Boris Johnson’s crimes deserve full reckoning


“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.

Capitalism means money for war, not health


People starve, there’s not enough cash for health or education, for action on climate chaos or to create jobs—but there’s always money for war.

Israel’s apartheid crimes exposed


Human Rights Watch is the latest major organisation to accuse Israel of apartheid. In a detailed report released on Tuesday the mainstream and widely respected NGO said Israel is guilty of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians.

Millions face Covid-19 jobs crisis


Nearly 500,000 young workers have lost their jobs since January 2020

Who should socialists vote for on 6 May?


For revolutionaries, although elections matter, the battle on the streets and in the workplaces is always more important

After British Gas sackings, unions must shift now


This week saw the final sacking of British Gas workers who had refused a 15 percent pay cut and other assaults.

Capitalism allows global Covid-19 cases to soar


Global coronavirus cases have escalated over the past seven weeks and deaths have risen for the past three weeks. More than 136 million people have been infected, and almost three million have died.

Keir Starmer drives people away from Labour


There was more evidence this week that Keir Starmer is both alienating and repulsing sections of people who previously supported Labour.

The Tories ramp up racism


The Tories are ­intensifying their racist attacks.

Keir Starmer woos union tops


Union conference season is in full swing, so Labour leader Keir Starmer is schmoozing the bureaucrats

Show the red card to Johnson’s racism


Football fans booing England players taking the knee last week is an issue that goes further than sport. It shows how racism is structured and used by the elite.

Resistance gives hope of break from Tory ‘normal’


Everyone wants to get back to normal. But what does that mean? For most people it means being able to go about daily life without restrictions and without fear of picking up and passing on the virus.

Tories push racist myths to divide—open borders for all


The deadline for European Union citizens to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) on 31 June is drawing steadily nearer.

Daniel Morgan murder report censored


Daniel Morgan was killed with an axe in 1987. Socialist Worker has long argued that the murder and its cover-up lies at the heart of the phone hacking scandal and much more. The police admitted to corruption in the first of the investigations into the murder.

BLM and Palestine—united in struggle


One year ago the police murder of George Floyd sparked waves of anger and resistance around the world.

Report finds links between class and Covid exposure


A new Office for National Statistics report this week underlined how class has largely determined how much you were exposed to Covid-19.

Britain plays vital role in Israel’s crimes


Britain is complicit in Israel’s murder of Palestinians—and that’s not just because of arms sales.

Lockdown eases, but virus hasn’t gone away


Boris Johnson has confirmed that the latest planned easing of coronavirus restrictions in England will go ahead.

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire


Three quarters of people in Britain want bosses’ outrageous fire and rehire tactics scrapped. A poll conducted by Survation on behalf of the GMB union discovered that 76 percent of people believe the practice should be outlawed.

DUP haters gonna hate


The 100th anniversary of the sectarian state in Northern Ireland was marked by the announcement that Edwin Poots and Jeffrey Donaldson are bidding to lead the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Boris Johnson’s crimes deserve full reckoning


“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.

Capitalism means money for war, not health


People starve, there’s not enough cash for health or education, for action on climate chaos or to create jobs—but there’s always money for war.

Israel’s apartheid crimes exposed


Human Rights Watch is the latest major organisation to accuse Israel of apartheid. In a detailed report released on Tuesday the mainstream and widely respected NGO said Israel is guilty of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians.

Millions face Covid-19 jobs crisis


Nearly 500,000 young workers have lost their jobs since January 2020

Who should socialists vote for on 6 May?


For revolutionaries, although elections matter, the battle on the streets and in the workplaces is always more important

After British Gas sackings, unions must shift now


This week saw the final sacking of British Gas workers who had refused a 15 percent pay cut and other assaults.

Capitalism allows global Covid-19 cases to soar


Global coronavirus cases have escalated over the past seven weeks and deaths have risen for the past three weeks. More than 136 million people have been infected, and almost three million have died.

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