From October, when Christmas apparently begins, capitalists spend a fortune creating a bubble of unreality—worries can wait, cheese and Baileys have no calories.
The liberal centre is disintegrating—and a battle is raging about whether the left or right gains.
Nazis harassing people around parliament has led to calls for more curbs on protests in the area.
The past year has seen all the people and organisations responsible for the Grenfell Tower fire disgracefully attempt to pass the buck.
During the past decade Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has overseen two major wars on Gaza. But he's denounced for being 'soft'.
It is possible to stand up for the right to criticise Israel—as a victory for a Palestine solidarity activist last month showed.
These are urgent times. Political and economic crises are accelerating, and racists and fascists are seeking to grow amid the chaos.
Just before Christmas Donald Trump took an important step towards controlling his own administration. By announcing the withdrawal of US troops in Syria he provoked the resignation of his defence secretary Jim Mattis.
The anti-racist and anti-fascist unity last Sunday was the best display of what it will take to stop the Nazis
Pundits rightly mock Theresa May’s promise to deliver “strong and stable” leadership amid the Brexit chaos. Yet she’s not the only European ruler facing a crisis. Germany and France are far from “strong and stable”.
Leading figures are leaving Ukip over its links with Nazis. But the racist party can’t be written off yet, argues Sadie Robinson
Riots in France pushed the government to retreat on a fuel tax rise
Jeremy Corbyn is inching towards backing a second referendum over Brexit
The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.
It’s no surprise that people of African decent face shocking levels of harassment in the EU, writes Alistair Farrow
Thousands of elderly and vulnerable adults face an uncertain Christmas as their care provider rushes to sell off its council contracts.
Despite massacres, disease, impending famine and tens of thousands of deaths, the US “can’t support” even a limited ceasefire in the war on Yemen
Nick Clark says a series of recent offers made by politicians to businesses show up who really holds power in society
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics
A carbon free economy will mean a fundamental reorganisation of society