Sarah Bates looks at how the Tory promise of new deregulated ‘freeports’ will benefit big business, not workers
The coronavirus has raised sharp political issues in South Korea, says Jang Ho-jong
When the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, CIA officer Milton Bearden warned it could “end up on the ash heap of Afghan history”.
The Grenfell Inquiry is helping the guilty to escape. It resumed on Monday after staff of companies and organisations involved in work on the tower were assured that their evidence would not be used to prosecute them.
The Brazilian Marxist Ruy Mauro Marini coined the concept of “sub-imperialism” back in the 1960s. The concept applies perfectly to Turkey under president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The establishment spent decades turning “a blind eye” to allegations of child sexual abuse.
The conviction of Harvey Weinstein for rape and sexual harassment ought to be a spur for a war against sexism everywhere.
Why is the Labour Party leadership election so depressing? Clearly it has something to do with the line-up. In all probability it will come down to the choice between Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, and Rebecca Long-Bailey, the candidate of the left.
The suicide of Caroline Flack has opened up debate about the media, reality TV and mental distress. But jumping to simplistic explanations or solutions will not help vulnerable people, says Sarah Bates
Faced with a vicious Tory government, we need to step up the fightback outside parliament urgently.
Andrew Sabisky always dreamed it was his destiny that one day he would work at 10 Downing Street. And that day was last Monday.
It is still too early to say how serious an epidemic Covid?19—as the latest coronavirus outbreak is now known—will prove to be.
Left wingers who claim that being ‘woke’ about oppression is a turn off for working class people propagate poisonous nonsense, says Simon Basketter
The Witchhunt smearing anti-Zionists as antisemites has moved on to new targets
Heart Unions Week—the TUC union federation’s annual publicity campaign—this year focuses on challenging sexual harassment at work.
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.
Environmental changes mean more risk of viruses being passed from animals to humans says Yuri Prasad
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
“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.
Fear and anger are powerful emotions.