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Protests have power to disrupt their system


The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.

Lula returns as crisis deepens in Brazil


Brazil suffers from a double affliction. With 270,000 Covid‑19 deaths it is second only to the US—although per head mortality is higher in Britain and other European countries.

The Royal reign must end


The latest royal scandal is being heralded as the biggest crisis the parasitical family has faced.

How have the Tories survived all this?


Boris Johnson keeps getting away with it. He’s been through scandal after scandal, and crisis after crisis, and still sits securely in Downing Street.

Debt is rising but the rich won’t be paying


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.

Firms cause climate chaos


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.

Fight the bosses that Labour Party backs


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?

Facebook v Australia was a terrible match


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.

The Egyptian Revolution—the revolutionary party and the battle for change


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?

Union leaders’ compromises leave workers behind


Organised workers have the power to tackle the bosses. Nick Clark explains why union leaders often fear strikes.

Tories plan a budget for the bosses


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.

The Tories put lives at risk to boost economy


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.

Public system boosts jabs


Boris Johnson called the delivery of 15 million vaccines since December an “extraordinary feat”.It is an achievement—but it’s not his.

‘Free speech’ campaign is designed to aid the right


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 the City losing its financial domination?


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.

Why Britain assists the crimes of Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia continues to wage a brutal, yet profitable war in Yemen. Nick Clark explains the role of western imperialism

Border curbs and Covid—don’t let the racists divide us


Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.

Myanmar—how can resistance win change?


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.

Myanmar is fought over by imperialists


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.

Rulers’ ‘democracy’ a lie


Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.

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