Everyone is talking about debt. This is mainly because of the enormous amounts governments are borrowing to cover extra spending in responding to the pandemic.
A third of Britain’s top companies produce carbon dioxide emissions at a rate that is accelerating global warming and adding to the climate crisis.
What’s the point of a Labour Party that won’t even back the meagre tax rises on the rich planned by a Tory government?
The Australian government argued that Facebook made money from the news stories shared on its platform. So it proposed a law that would force Facebook to pay the Australian publishers who create them.
At key moments in any revolution, the working class faces important choices. Is it time to consolidate gains that have been won or to push forward to conquer new heights?
Organised workers have the power to tackle the bosses. Nick Clark explains why union leaders often fear strikes.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement next Wednesday will lay out the plan for who pays for the crisis—and he’ll be pushing to make sure it’s ordinary people.
At least 30,000 more people will have died from Covid-19 because of the end of lockdown measures—and that’s if everything goes better than expected.
Boris Johnson called the delivery of 15 million vaccines since December an “extraordinary feat”.It is an achievement—but it’s not his.
In the middle of a pandemic the Tories have decided to launch further attacks on the left and anti-racists, while also claiming they want to protect free speech.
Is world history going into reverse? The great historian Fernand Braudel argued that the modern capitalist world economy always has had a city at its centre, starting in the later Middle Ages with Venice.
Saudi Arabia continues to wage a brutal, yet profitable war in Yemen. Nick Clark explains the role of western imperialism
Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.
In the last two years people have risen up repeatedly to challenge brutal regimes and inequality across the world. Such revolts have raised starkly the question of how to achieve real change.
The neoliberal imperialists who have returned to office in Washington with Joe Biden are finding the world has become more complicated since they left with Barack Obama four years ago.
Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.
The Tories want us to think that a full and safe return to workplaces and schools is just around the corner. It's a lie.
Farcical aspects aside, the row over the European Union’s vaccine supplies reveals the inability of the present system to manage the Covid-19 pandemic.
Labour’s leaders see their party members as an embarrassment—and now want to be able to block them from standing as candidates in elections.
Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.