Fifty years ago this week an attack on a Derry civil rights march led to one of the biggest revolts against British rule in Northern Ireland. Simon Basketter tells the story
The week after the Derry events Socialist Worker ran a front page story by Eamonn McCann. We reproduce an abridged version below
A new inquiry is set to look at the decades of secrecy shrouding the use of contaminated blood in Britain. Thousands died as a result of being given blood that experts knew was infected with Hepatitis C. Sadie Robinson spoke to those fighting for justice
A tsunami early warning system that could have saved many lives in Indonesia had not been introduced because of lack of money.
The Co-op seems to have joined the race to the bottom on workers’ rights.
The Unison union members in north London are taking the fight for higher pay to outsourcing giant NSL.
A group of anti-deportation activists face lengthy jail terms—including the possibility of life behind bars—as they go on trial on Monday.
Outsourcing has been rife at Barnet council in north London. A new report shows how corruption developed in privatised services, reports Sarah Bates
Chants of “Tory scum, get out of Brum” rang out in Birmingham on Saturday as around 1,200 people joined a march ahead of the Tory party conference.
Shocking new statistics have revealed the scale of institutional racism within the health service.
Preston Crown Court saw dramatic scenes as three anti-fracking activists were given lengthy jail sentences on Wednesday.
A baying crowd of Nazis gathered outside the Old Bailey in central London to greet their fuhrer Tommy Robinson on Thursday.
A strike on the Piccadilly line saw hundreds of workers shut down a main transport route in London.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked “greed is good” capitalism and promised radical economic change on Wednesday.
Delegates to Labour Party conference sent a resounding message of solidarity to Palestinians on Tuesday.
Workers at a south London pub are on their second day of a wildcat strike in a battle over zero hours contracts.
UCU union members in 110 Universities and 147 colleges are being balloted over pay in England and Wales. The ballot was launched three weeks ago and closes on 19 October.
The deaths of 224 people in east Africa were caused by unscrupulous ferry operators and extreme poverty, argues Charlie Kimber
The battle against the far right continued last weekend as
Everyone was anxious about something or other at the Labour right’s conference rally in Liverpool on Monday night.