Donald Trump ordered an airstrike on a Syrian airbase last week and already the establishment is praising the president's "leadership" writes Alex Callinicos
The world has moved closer towards a deadly military catastrophe in the last week. It’s an utterly chilling prospect.
Sexist drivel: After a meeting between Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon and Tory prime minister Theresa May all the odious Daily Mail newspaper columnist Sarah Vine could talk about was their legs—for several paragraphs.
The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union has begun. However we voted in the referendum last June, we now have to work together to beat back the right and seize the opportunities available.
The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.
Most ordinary people are genuinely horrified by what happened—but much of the media’s reaction is disgustingly hypocritical
The SNP can’t be relied on to launch a second independence referendum, let alone win it
There will be attempts to use the shock and pain of the killings to divide working people, justify more wars and whip up Islamophobia.
As details of the life of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood emerge, so is a veiled and poisonous type of Islamophobia
A repressive government is holding a biased referendum to increase its powers to silence opposition further—and the Tories are backing them all the way.
Experience tells us that this will be a testing time for the community. The media is in a frenzy.
Much of the media was quick to declare Khalid Masood, who attacked people on Westminster bridge last Wednesday, an Islamist.
Two court rulings have trapped a woman in a “desperately unhappy” marriage after refusing to let her divorce her husband.
Rebels are often condemned in their lifetime and praised in death. Former Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader Martin McGuiness managed to receive the praise while still alive.
Elections can be bought. While voters are no longer bought beer in rotten boroughs, the spending at elections is eye watering.
So much has changed inside the Labour Party, and yet so little.
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond has shown that the Tories are for turning.
What’s the truth about the changes in national insurance contributions (NICs) for self-employed people?
The Labour Party is trying to face two ways over Scottish independence—and the result will be disastrous.
Alex Callinicos writes on globalisation and how we can learn from struggles and victories around the world such as in China