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Break up the British state


The crisis in official politics has made the break-up of the British state a living debate again.

Build the climate movement to win a better world


The climate rebellion is entering a crucial new chapter. Thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists plan to take over parts of central London as part of the International Rebellion.

Labour Party conference showed how leaders lag behind membership’s radicalism


One takeaway from last week’s Labour Party conference is that the members are further ahead than the leadership and the trade unions.

Climate denial is tip of iceberg at United Nations summit


When Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders at the United Nations (UN), she spoke for millions who are angry at their inaction on climate change.

Millions left without suitable homes in Tory housing crisis


Millions are in housing need while hundreds of thousands of homes lie empty.

New book Bad News for Labour busts antisemitism claims


A book on Labour, the media and antisemitism is both rigorous and accessible

No more wars over oil


Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

Climate action shows how to take control


The global climate strike this Friday has shown how trade unions can revive.

Class isn’t just oppression—it’s the power to fight back


Union leaders agreed to define class as a form of discrimination. But it’s not just another oppression, argues Sadie Robinson

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy


John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

Friday 20 September - our chance to transform the struggle over climate change


Climate actions planned for this week could open the door for a new phase of a climate justice movement.

Politics is about a lot more than parliament


The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.

We need mass action over severe climate threat


Earth is careering towards climate change so severe that there will be an “irrefutable toll on human life”.

BBC misses the real lessons of Hitler’s seizure of power


The series ignores how bosses handed the Nazis power—and the force that could have stopped them, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Why it is dangerous to prop up the centre


Britain has recently overtaken Italy for the prize of having the most shambolic political system in an advanced capitalist country. But there are now attempts at parallel solutions to both countries’ governmental crises.

Tory funding promises are for the rich


The Tories’ pledges aren’t about helping ordinary people

A radical Labour can win a general election


We should welcome a general election as an opportunity to drive out Johnson and the Tories

Fight for a genuinely democratic society


On many of the demonstrations against Boris Johnson there are placards calling to “defend democracy”.

Get fired up for 20 September strikes


In just three weeks, people could walk out of their workplaces worldwide to join the strike for the climate

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers


The latest “cross party” bid to stop no-deal Brexit would be a gift to Tory right wingers, the far right and big business.

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