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The system risks lives


The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.

Resist Trump’s racism and warmongering


 President Donald Trump’s warmongering, racism and sexism seemingly know no bounds

Brexit talks show up tensions for Tories


AS negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union move towards a climax, the policy positions of the Tories and Labour register the balance of forces within each party

Guns, mass killings and a society soaked in violence


The horrific Parkland school shooting has raised questions about gun laws—and wider US society

The lesson of the KFC cock up


A supply-chain cock up at KFC fast food stores left bosses in a flap

Corbyn spy smears show our rulers’ fear


Right wing papers think they’ve caught Jeremy Corbyn red handed.

Syrian tragedy risks bigger imperialist clash


Syria is undoubtedly the most dangerous place in the world at the moment.

There’s more to the Irish language row than racism


A row over the Irish language has shone a light on the conflict that lies at the heart of Stormont

Bosses drive us to death


DPD driver Don Lane’s death shows the human cost of bosses’ decisions.

The Middle East is on the brink of a major imperial clash


Israel took the Middle East one step closer to a major war last weekend

Coalition deal opens the door to the German right


Germany under chancellor Angela Merkel was meant to be the bastion of the neoliberal centre in Europe.

Take stock on pensions


Global stock market gyrations this week should send a warning to millions of workers about their pensions

Don’t let the Tories criminalise dissent


Politicians and commentators have made sure they were seen to celebrate the Suffragettes and others who fought for the vote.

Theresa May’s visit to China shows the pressure she faces


No one is likely to write an opera about Theresa May’s visit to China the way John Adams did about president Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing in 1972. Her stay in China was completely obscured by media stories about Tory divisions over Brexit.

PIP high court judgement shows the benefits of fighting


The Tories have been forced to make a major U-turn on benefits.

The battle for trust and truth in an era of fake news


Pundits blame social media for damaging trust in the news. Nick Clark looks at the real truth and lies behind fake news

Take on Donald Trump’s presidents club


Sexist-in-chief Donald Trump has said “I’ll be there” for a state visit to Britain in October. He reneged on his promise to visit earlier this month amid fears of huge protests.

Theresa May will stumble on unless we topple her


How long can the Tories survive?

We can push back sexism


A Fawcett Society report this week laid bare the scale of sexual harassment in Britain.

Imperialism won’t end Kurdish agony


In a Middle East tormented by the domination of Western imperialism, the Kurdish people have been among the greatest victims.

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