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Build the climate movement to win a better world

The climate rebellion is entering a crucial new chapter. Thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists plan to take over parts of central London as part of the International Rebellion.

Labour Party conference showed how leaders lag behind membership’s radicalism

One takeaway from last week’s Labour Party conference is that the members are further ahead than the leadership and the trade unions.

Climate denial is tip of iceberg at United Nations summit

When Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders at the United Nations (UN), she spoke for millions who are angry at their inaction on climate change.

Millions left without suitable homes in Tory housing crisis

Millions are in housing need while hundreds of thousands of homes lie empty.

New book Bad News for Labour busts antisemitism claims

A book on Labour, the media and antisemitism is both rigorous and accessible

No more wars over oil

Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

Climate action shows how to take control

The global climate strike this Friday has shown how trade unions can revive.

Class isn’t just oppression—it’s the power to fight back

Union leaders agreed to define class as a form of discrimination. But it’s not just another oppression, argues Sadie Robinson

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

Friday 20 September - our chance to transform the struggle over climate change

Climate actions planned for this week could open the door for a new phase of a climate justice movement.

Politics is about a lot more than parliament

The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.

We need mass action over severe climate threat

Earth is careering towards climate change so severe that there will be an “irrefutable toll on human life”.

BBC misses the real lessons of Hitler’s seizure of power

The series ignores how bosses handed the Nazis power—and the force that could have stopped them, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Why it is dangerous to prop up the centre

Britain has recently overtaken Italy for the prize of having the most shambolic political system in an advanced capitalist country. But there are now attempts at parallel solutions to both countries’ governmental crises.

Tory funding promises are for the rich

The Tories’ pledges aren’t about helping ordinary people

A radical Labour can win a general election

We should welcome a general election as an opportunity to drive out Johnson and the Tories

Fight for a genuinely democratic society

On many of the demonstrations against Boris Johnson there are placards calling to “defend democracy”.

Get fired up for 20 September strikes

In just three weeks, people could walk out of their workplaces worldwide to join the strike for the climate

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers

The latest “cross party” bid to stop no-deal Brexit would be a gift to Tory right wingers, the far right and big business.

Why the world isn’t populists v centrists

World leaders are supposed to present a united face at the annual G7 summit of powerful countries. But for the second year running, Donald Trump made sure their rivalries were on show for all to see.

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