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Israel supporters are on a new offensive


The Witchhunt smearing anti-Zionists as antisemites has moved on to new targets

Trade unions—act, don’t just talk


Heart Unions Week—the TUC union federation’s annual publicity campaign—this year focuses on challenging sexual harassment at work.

Build the resistance to Tories’ rancid racism


Anti-racists and socialists have repeatedly said that Boris Johnson will use racism in order to shore up his rule and divide opposition. His 81-seat majority in parliament makes it easier for the Tories to force through more attacks.

Drive for profit benefits the spread of disease


Environmental changes mean more risk of viruses being passed from animals to humans says Yuri Prasad

What comes next for the left after Corbyn?


Activists gathered in London last week to debate why Labour lost last year’s general election, and where now for the left after the end of Corbynism

The left must move on from Brexit splits


“I have taken great care not to deride, bewail, or execrate human actions, but to understand them, ” the great philosopher Baruch Spinoza wrote in the Introduction to his Political Treatise, unfinished when he died in 1677.

Be scared—into action


Fear and anger are powerful emotions.

Build resistance after Tory climate cop outs


Boris Johnson has unveiled the Tories’ “strategy” in hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop 26 climate talks in November.

Do not value migrants just for their ‘productivity’


We mustn’t let business interests dominate arguments against the Tories’ vicious immigration bill, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Get Trump’s hands off Palestine


“We will make history,” said Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu ahead of an announcement by Donald Trump on Tuesday. One way or another, that’s almost certainly true.

Tories’ assembly of inaction on climate change


Around 150 people have begun the process of kick-starting Britain’s first “climate assembly”.

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war


China and the United States have agreed to a truce in the trade war they have been waging for the past two years. What is supposed to be “phase one” of a larger trade deal was signed in Washington last week.

Rhetoric from the rich masks a rotten system


Billionaire bosses, politicians and celebrities descended on Davos in Switzerland this week for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF).

Corbyn’s peer pressure


Boris Johnson’s wheeze to spaff a fortune up a wall moving the House of Lords to York was met with derision—even from the Lords.

Rules pushed by Labour right hit Palestine solidarity


Nick Clark looks at how the most recent antisemitism smears are playing out in the Labour leadership election

Can Boris Johnson get an EU trade deal done?


Now Boris Johnson really has to “get Brexit done”. Formally leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 January is one thing. Settling the real relationship between Britain and what will remain its biggest market is quite another.

Labour hopefuls unite to betray Palestinians


awitchhunt in the Labour Party is about to begin in earnest on a mass scale.

Rebel against Prevent


The state is so worried about Extinction Rebellion (XR) it has included the direct action group in its Prevent strategy.

Why Donald Trump can’t win in Iran


It’s clear who the losers were in the confrontation between the United States and Iran.

Betrayed by sexist system


The sexist treatment carried out by the police and justice systems toward women alleging rape was highlighted in a recent horrifying case in Cyprus

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