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The IMF - a brutal loan shark for capital

Christine Lagarde, IMF, free market, economics Pakistan’s government has raised gas prices by 200 percent less than a year after it was elected promising to “eradicate poverty”.

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees

Miguel Roldan, firefighter, refugees, anti-racism, migration, European Union Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

Refugees in Glasgow fled war - now Serco wants to dump them on the street

Serco, refugees, asylum seekers, Glasgow, Scotland, protest, demonstration Over 300 asylum seekers face being turned out onto the streets of Glasgow by multinational giant Serco. Alistair Farrow spoke to the tenants and activists on the frontline of resisting the evictions

Sick system of capitalism shows vital signs of wrecking our health for profit

housing, Southwark, Camberwell, council, poverty Author Lee Humber spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about his new book on the rise in health inequality and how societies affect wellbeing

Is a green future possible?

Extinction Rebellion, climate, environment, protest, demonstration, London As the global movement to save the planet grows deeper, Martin Empson spoke to Sarah Bates about a new book on what caused climate chaos—and how we can stop it

‘Our stories have to be heard’—victims and witnesses speak out after police violence

‘Our stories have to be heard’—victims and witnesses speak out after police violence Cops are routinely risking people’s lives—and the incidents caught on film are just the tip of the iceberg

Inside the protests rocking Hong Kong

Hong Kong socialist Lam Chi Leung says the retreats by the government have not ended the protests sweeping the country and Sadie Robinson looks at the background to the revolt

New York state housing campaigners win big victory

Glyn Robbins reports from New York, where tenants and campaigners have scored a victory against the landlords

Remember Stonewall was a riot

The Stonewall Riots started a movement for gay liberation. Attacks on LGBT+ people show that five decades later we still need its militancy, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Britain’s legacy of brutality in Palestine

Israeli attacks on Palestinians today rightly horrify millions of people. But the Zionist state has learned many of its repressive techniques from Britain, writes Nick Clark

Stopping climate chaos - an activist’s guide to changing the world

A new handbook by Extinction Rebellion reveals the terrifying future we could face as a result of climate chaos—but it also offers ideas and hope to transform society, says Sarah Bates

Grenfell—two years without justice

The fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 should have been a defining moment that led to fundamental changes. But, writes Alistair Farrow, two years on there has been a series of cover-ups, diversions and lies

Sudan—a revolt on the brink

The uprising in Sudan has reached a pivotal moment. Attempts to crush it could either drown it in blood—or push to struggle for deeper-reaching change

Europe—the struggle against the right

Socialists from across Europe on the success of the right—and the tasks for the left

The politics of the D-Day landings

As the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings sees politicians commemorate the events Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the horrific reality of the Second World War

Fight for Green New Deal—but don’t stop there

Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at a new series of demands making waves in the environmental movement

Can growth be good?

Growth is central to capitalism, but the expansion of production can be organised to protect people and the planet if it is coupled with radical change, argues Simon Basketter

Resisting Trump’s war on women

The United States is a dangerous place to be a woman. An onslaught of laws has chipped away at abortion rights since Donald Trump’s inauguration as president two and a half years ago.

Battleground North West—the fight to stop Nazi Tommy Robinson

Nazi Tommy Robinson is waging a war to become North West England’s next MEP. Tomáš Tengely-Evans reports on the campaign to stop him

South African elections show need for struggle

The ruling ANC did badly in South Africa’s elections this week. Charlie Kimber says building up resistance is the way forward

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