“When the first reports of serious disorders in Catalonia were reaching Madrid, the English ambassador wrote home that he saw ‘nothing in the business that is hard to settle’.”
The government’s consultation regarding a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal ended on Tuesday.
We have to fight together against Islamophobia, antisemitism and racism. But we also need to confront the capitalist system that produces racism.
The Brexit negotiations will probably stay stuck after this week’s meeting of the European Council.
Public services are at breaking point after seven years of Tory austerity.
Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.
“When one joins the civil guard, one declares civil war,” wrote the novelist Ramon Sender in 1936, the year his native Spain disintegrated into war.
The Spanish state has responded to the Catalan independence referendum with violence.
Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.
Jeremy Corbyn was probably right to claim that Labour has become the “political mainstream” under his left wing leadership.
In a high point of his speech to Labour conference last month, Jeremy Corbyn affirmed his solidarity with the Palestinian people.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that cyclists are irresponsible, reckless and potentially deadly if you believe the mainstream press and politicians.
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.
After decades of right wing ideas dominating political debate in Britain, the left feels more confident.
Theresa May’s woes deepened after she returned from giving a speech about Brexit in Italy last week. The Sunday Times claimed her “loyal” chancellor Philip Hammond had planned to give her the boot after the Tories’ disastrous general election performance.
After seven years of brutal attacks on public services there are almost one million fewer public sector jobs.
Theresa May is desperately trying to gloss over the latest row engulfing the Tories.
Several thousand people joined the pro-independence Hope Over Fear rally in Glasgow last Saturday.
On 14 September 1867 Karl Marx’s Capital, Volume I, was published in Hamburg.
We need a wider social movement to truly transform society