“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.
Is neoliberalism over? This is what many of its defenders are beginning to fear. Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, recently lamented, “The left is winning the economic battle of ideas.”
Repression led to uprising and armed struggle, explains Simon Basketter
The Scottish elections could pose a major threat to Boris Johnson’s government.
People starve, there’s not enough cash for health or education, for action on climate chaos or to create jobs—but there’s always money for war.
Human Rights Watch is the latest major organisation to accuse Israel of apartheid. In a detailed report released on Tuesday the mainstream and widely respected NGO said Israel is guilty of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians.
The most interesting thing about the Tory sleaze scandal is not the Boris Johnson vs Dominic Cummings grudge match, enjoyable though that is. Everyone knows these are two thoroughly unscrupulous and unpleasant individuals.
Throughout its existence, Northern Ireland has been a political slum characterised by repression, sectarianism and poverty.
Nearly 500,000 young workers have lost their jobs since January 2020
JOE BIDEN, a veteran Democratic Party politician, was generally seen as the continuity candidate when he ran successfully for the presidency of the United States. “Continuity” here means with the previous Democratic administrations of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
For revolutionaries, although elections matter, the battle on the streets and in the workplaces is always more important
Simon Basketter looks at why Britain split Ireland up during its battle for independence
This week saw the final sacking of British Gas workers who had refused a 15 percent pay cut and other assaults.
Global coronavirus cases have escalated over the past seven weeks and deaths have risen for the past three weeks. More than 136 million people have been infected, and almost three million have died.
The Tory government’s Police and Crime Bill is a very nasty attack on civil liberties. But it’s not an aberration.
Dr Kambiz Boomla says the vaccine is safe—but commercial interests are not
Chauvin could be sacrificed in an effort to save the institution of the police as a whole. He has to be found guilty, but that won’t change the nature of the cops
Any loosening of the Covid-19 restrictions will feel like a relief to millions of people. But that can’t hide the sickening truth that by lifting more measures next week the Tories are again prepared to gamble with our lives
The Report of the Sewell Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities may look a mess. But it’s a calculated political hit. It aims to erase the concept of institutional racism.
While the Tories are ramming through a police bill that will make life harder for Travellers, Roma and Gypsies, Labour are scapegoating them ahead of local elections.