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Don’t let the vote to leave the European Union be written off as backward

EU, Brexit, Remainers, protest, demonstration The campaign for a “People’s Vote” on Brexit is based on liberal snobbery toward workers, says Sadie Robinson

Trump’s imperialist deal with North Korea won’t bring peace

Trump’s imperialist deal with North Korea won’t bring peace Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un patted themselves on the back after signing a “peace deal” on Tuesday.

Don’t be complacent about fascist threat

Tommy Robinson, anti-fascism, protest, demonstration, London, Nazis, fascism Nobody should now be in any doubt about the threat from the far right in Britain.

What’s the answer to grim strike stats?

UCU, education, universities, strikes, pensions, USS, march, demonstration, London The strike figures for 2017, released last week, make depressing reading.

It's time to burst the bubble of capitalism

Its time to burst the bubble of capitalism A panic over shortages of carbon dioxide (CO2) is a very good example of the defects of capitalism.

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders

cage, detention, children, US, Trump Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

As Tories split over spliffs - we say legalise cannabis


Former Conservative leader William Hague is the latest high profile Tory to call for cannabis law reform.

Italy’s racist government rejects refugees


When 629 people were rescued from drowning they might have expected to be treated with some humanity.

One year on - the Grenfell Tower fire is a symbol of a world built for the rich


The fire at Grenfell Tower is a symbol of decades of attacks on working class people.

Exploit Tory Brexit split


Theresa May is taking a gamble next week which, if it fails, could sink her.

Reject Trump’s bigotry, not just his trade deals


Tory prime minister Theresa May was “deeply disappointed” at her friend Donald Trump this week.

Italy’s crisis shows how the EU and bosses rule


Italy in the last few days has shown the reality of capitalist power and its lack of concern for democracy.

Mamoudou Gassama case shows the price of citizenship


Good news came recently to all undocumented migrants living in fear of the French state. All they have to do to gain citizenship is save a child’s life.

Livingstone case shows it’s risky for Corbyn to appease the right


Every time the Labour right have confronted Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters in open combat they’ve been defeated, usually humiliatingly. But they’ve just been allowed to score a major victory

Regional rivalries lie behind Trump shifts


Why is Donald Trump destabilising the Middle East? For that’s what he’s doing by moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran.

Get out of Afghanistan


At least 400 extra British troops could soon be sent to Afghanistan.

Media bias over Israeli state hits a new low


The murder of Palestinians on Monday had a perpetrator, a criminal actor. It was Israel whose snipers fired into the crowds.

Cultural boycott is a way to expose Israel


The Israeli government has poured millions of pounds into promoting musicians and artists as the liberal face of Israel, explicitly to replace stories of its occupation of Palestine.

Israel - the imperialist outpost in the Middle East


This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or catastrophe. This is how Palestinians describe the expulsion of 850,000 Palestinians from their homes by Israeli forces in 1948.

Press regulation would only protect rich and powerful


The Tories and press barons got their way last week.

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