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Interview with Steve Hedley, senior assistant general secretary of the RMT

Socialist Appeal met with Steve Hedley, the senior assistant general secretary of the RMT union to discuss a range of issues: from the attacks facing rail workers to the need for nationalisation of the railways; and from the future of the Venezuelan Revolution to the question of the union's relationship to the Labour Party.

No food, no home, no play: the misery of the summer holidays for children in poverty

Children are going hungry, have no clean clothes, no room to play and are being evicted from their homes on an increasingly regular basis according to a recent report by the charity Buttle UK. As a result, for families and children living in poverty, the summer holidays have become a time of extreme stress and struggle.

Terrorist attack in Barcelona: imperialism fuels Islamic fanaticism – socialism or barbarism!

The International Marxist Tendency strongly condemn the criminal terrorist attack carried out by ISIS activists in Barcelona. An attack which, up to now, has left thirteen dead and over a hundred injured. We express our solidarity with the victims and their families in these moments of suffering and pain.

10 years after the financial crash: A new crisis looms

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the start of the 2007 financial crash, all the warning signs point towards the onset of a new stage in the world crisis of capitalism. For the working class, meanwhile, the crisis never ended - it has been a decade of attacks and austerity. A socialist alternative is needed to this chaos and misery.

Defend the Venezuelan Revolution against imperialism!

Donald Trump, in regards to the current situation in Venezuela, has stated that he is "not going to rule out a military option". With such comments, Trump is speaking on behalf of the imperialist US establishment. We publish here a statement by Hands Off Venezuela USA, calling for solidarity with the Venezuelan masses.

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