Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro will be inaugurated on 1 January. He associates himself with the military dictatorship that ruled between 1964 and 1985, a regime of death squads and torture.
Ten years ago Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip. It left 1,400 people dead and left Gazans with a broken infrastructure that makes life a misery, writes Nick Clark
Millions of people face a miserable Christmas because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. Around 1.1 million currently claim UC, many with dependent children.
Journalists and politicians like politics to be a game for a few specialists, with ordinary people spectators at best. But we have the power to throw them into crisis
A series of strikes by shipyard workers in Birkenhead has won widespread support—and has the potential to push back bosses’ job cuts
A renewed wave of rebellion is taking place worldwide to take on the threat of catastrophic climate change
Leading Leave and Remain supporters have found an issue that unites them—drawing up new ways to control immigration.