Trench warfare between French and German troops during the First World War

Capitalism's world war and the battle against it

The First World War, which began 100 years ago, proved to be a decisive turning point for humankind--and for its socialist movement.

Forzados a un viaje peligroso

Es una imputación a la política del gobierno estadounidense que miles de jóvenes y niños inmigrantes sean tratados como criminales e indeseables.

Israel and counterrevolution

The slaughter being carried out in Gaza by the Israeli military is connected to the counterrevolution sweeping the Arab world.

Crimes committed in our name

As Jews of conscience, we do not condone the apartheid regime of Israel, nor the occupation of Palestine.

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Still seeking justice for Rodney

The state of Texas has set an execution date for an innocent man, but Rodney Reed's family and supporters are on the march.

The NFL silence about violence

With its non-punishment of Ray Rice, the NFL is sending a message that the worth of women is at best negligible.


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Socialist Worker has collected our articles about Marxism and the Marxist tradition on one page. Take a look to learn more about the ideas of revolutionary socialism.


Made victims twice over

Sending youth refugees back to the countries they're fleeing ignores the causes of their migration--in particular, U.S. policies.

Casualties in a civil war

Wreckage of the Malaysian Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine

Both the U.S. and Russia are guilty of fueling the violence in Ukraine that set the stage for the downing of a passenger plane.

Racism fuels Israel's war

Israel must relentlessly dehumanize Palestinians in order to justify its horrific actions towards them.

Israel's terrorist rampage

The already bloody Israeli onslaught against Gaza is intensifying, causing hundreds of deaths and driving tens of thousands from their homes.

This is avoiding casualties?

Israeli officials say they're making "huge efforts" to avoid civilian deaths, so the death toll must be Hamas' fault.

A flood of Palestine solidarity

The scenes of devastation from Gaza are moving more people to speak out--from street protests to statements of solidarity and conscience.

Talk tough...and back down

The American Federation of Teachers convention was full of militant rhetoric to cover union leaders' continued concessions.

Workers swing for the fences

At San Francisco's baseball stadium, concession workers organized by UNITE HERE Local 2 have ratified a new contract.

Roots of a rank-and-file revolt

Members of the IAM rejected a contract recommended by union leaders, leading to a 1966 strike

Half a century ago, labor activist Stan Weir identified the sources of militancy and radicalism among rank-and-file unionists.

Standing up to the NYPD

In May 2013, two leaders of the fight against police violence in New York City talked with SW about the challenges of the struggle.

The master of terror

In May 2002, following the barbaric assault on Jenin in the West Bank, Eric Ruder documented Israel's history of terror.

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El terror sobre Palestina

Una sostenida ola de violencia por parte de Israel intensifica las tensiones en Cisjordania, Gaza, e Israel mismo.

Israel doesn't speak for us

As Jews of conscience, we unequivocally condemn Israel's ongoing massacre against the Palestinian people of Gaza.

The toll of Fortress America

The demand for "strong borders," coming from Republicans and Democrats alike, means more suffering--not just for immigrants, but all workers.

Talking about abortion

Let's act like having an abortion is a perfectly acceptable option to consider. Let's act like women do have a choice.

Israel's crumbling media war

Glimpses of the real plight of Palestinians are finally making their way into the mainstream media, even in the U.S.

Lives stolen as they played

The four Bakr children were killed in an Israeli strike on one of the precious few places in Gaza a child can roam freely.

How Baldwin saw Palestine

Twenty years before September 11, author James Baldwin ripped apart the apologies for U.S. imperialism and Israel's wars.

Murdered by the NYPD

New York police were captured on video in the act of killing Eric Garner

New York City cops killed Eric Garner in broad daylight--and now people across the city and beyond are reacting with grief and anger.

Sixty years and still segregated

Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, racial inequities still need to be addressed directly.

Renouncing my citizenship

It's a moral abomination to emulate Nazi tactics in the name of the Jewish people and their alleged security.

How we got safer staffing

Emergency room nurses and staff won improved staffing levels when they stood together and refused overtime.

The violence of the oppressors

Israel's oppression of Palestinians--and the resistance against it--has many echoes with the situation facing African Americans.

Defending our clinics in Boston

For some women, the right to an abortion is becoming meaningless because they're prevented from actually gaining access.

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