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More prisons won't help stop crime


Boris Johnson said his billion pound boost for prisons would stop them becoming “factories for making bad people worse”.

‘National government’ wouldn’t protect us


Lots of people are rightly appalled that Boris Johnson is our prime minister.

Economic slowdown shows up the weakness of the system


Britain’s economy contracted for the first time in seven years during the second quarter of 2019.

Can rewilding prevent more environmental chaos?


Sarah Bates examines whether rewilding can help stop the coming climate catastrophe

Crisis in Israel flows from the occupation


Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is facing a crisis. In just under six weeks, the racist warmonger will stand in his second general election in a year.

Tories cry Wolff over EU


Harland and Wolff, the Northern Ireland shipyard, is facing closure. The remaining workforce are fighting bravely to defend their jobs 

Violence in society is driven by our rulers


Horrific shootings in the US last weekend showed where our rulers’ racism can lead.

Step up the fracking fight


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reiterated his call for an end to fracking when he visited Lancashire’s Preston New Road anti-fracking protest camp on Tuesday.

Fight for workers’ action against Boris Johnson


Union leaders greeted Boris Johnson’s first week as prime minister by pleading with him to improve workers’ rights. Which is weak even by their standards.

Pound zig-zags are due to Europe crisis


The pound rose on the foreign exchange markets last week after Boris Johnson became the new prime minister. Alex Callinicos looks at why.

A Tory cabinet diverse in its bigotry


Does it matter that Boris Johnson’s newly appointed cabinet is said to be more ethnically diverse than any of its predecessors?

Boris Johnson is set to fail as he mimics May’s Brexit plan


Brexit will be Boris Johnson’s first and unavoidable test.

Reports of child abuse are shaped by media hypocrisy


Peter Bornshin suffered sexual abuse while in the care of social services in the early 1980s. He was tormented by his experiences at the Grafton Close Children’s Home, west London.

The deep roots of the neoliberal crisis


The crisis of the neoliberal order accelerates by the week.

Defend LGBT+ Education


LGBT+ education is under attack. That was the message from a BBC Panorama programme this week.

Don't mourn, organise against Boris Johnson


 The main party of British capitalism is gripped by its most serious crisis in almost a century

Spy cop who was used against the Stephen Lawrence family


The third police spy who targeted those fighting for justice for Stephen Lawrence has been named.

Israel tries to hide its bloody, racist past


Israel is desperate to hide its bloody, racist history. Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed last week that Israel’s defence ministry has been quietly hiding, removing and censoring documents for more than a decade.

We must resist the rule of racist Tory toffs


Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to be the most racist, bigoted friend of the rich.

How the West is stealing millions from people in Libya


Simon Basketter looks at what the news that Britain is receiving cash from frozen assets shows about imperialism

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