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Thousands have joined Labour hoping it can transform society. A new edition of The Labour Party—a Marxist History says the nature of the party shapes how it acts. Authors Donny Gluckstein and Charlie Kimber explain how their book can help activists in the struggle for change
Anti-racists humiliated racist Ukip leader Gerard Batten in Wigan on Tuesday night.
Jeremy Corbyn has made a fresh demand for a general election, in a speech today that sought to unite Leave and Remain voters against Theresa May’s austerity and racism.
Four women workers won a high court challenge to the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) scheme on Friday.
Politicians, bosses and the press are panicking about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. It’s driven by fears that leaving the European Union (EU) will hit firms’ profits.
100 years ago the sale of alcohol was banned in the US. It’s a story of profit-thirsty booze barons, ruling class paranoia and fermenting anger among workers, writes Alistair Farrow
Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday demanding a general election, an end to the Tory government and an end to austerity.
Protesters across the US defied president Donald Trump’s attempt to force politicians to push through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.
Workers and the poor are staying away from work, demonstrating and fighting the police
Striking homecare workers in Birmingham are taking their fight against the Labour-run council to the city’s residents.
Further education lecturers across Scotland were set to strike on Wednesday this week over pay.
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire and their supporters took part in the first monthly Silent Walk of 2019 on Monday evening.
Workers at Meadow Foods are fighting over pay.
Students and lecturers at three universities are organising to drive racism and bigotry off their campuses.
An indicative ballot of NEU union members for action over pay and school funding was due to end on Friday this week
Notorious racist landlord Fergus Wilson is throwing hundreds of people onto the street.
Every year the arms trade holds a fancy dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London
Hundreds of bus drivers in north east England are preparing to stage another blistering strike against poverty pay.
Civil service workers were set to gather this week for a series of rallies and briefings on their PCS union’s campaign against low pay.
Supporters of the Reinstate Karen Reissmann campaign were set to hold a public meeting in Manchester this Saturday.
The Tories are in crisis and they have no easy way out
One of the highlights of last Saturday’s People’s Assembly demonstration was to hear our friend Otis Bolamu address the rally
Repression is failing to stem the movement in France—and the protests are once again growing bigger, writes Charlie Kimber
A confidence vote in the Greek government shows the scale of Syriza’s crisis, says Nick Clark
Up to 200 million workers in India joined a two-day general strike last week.
From October, when Christmas apparently begins, capitalists spend a fortune creating a bubble of unreality—worries can wait, cheese and Baileys have no calories.
A thin ray of light shone through the Brexit tangle last week. Two government defeats in the House of Commons marked the moment when Theresa May definitively lost control of the parliamentary process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).
A strong cast of actors fill the shoes of Laurel, Hardy and the people around them in John S Baird’s account of the duo’s twilight years, writes?Pat Carmody
The latest series of HBO’s True Detective rests on a strong performance by Mahershala Ali.
The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.
Carillion, a former giant firm in construction, outsourcing and privatisation, went bust one year ago. It was one of the go-to firms to get rid of public services, first with New Labour and now with the Tories.
We have a Tory government that takes any opportunity to make racist policies.
Tory MP Sir Henry Bellingham, a former Africa minister, is paid £30,000 a year to chair Clifton Africa.