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Challenge the system to fight for black lives


The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.

Exams U-turn shows that action can beat the Tories


Students have taught all of us a lesson in class war. Protest gets results.

Workplace outbreaks underline continued risk posed by Covid-19


The government has not conquered coronavirus, and its failed policies are increasing the risk of a deadly second wave.

Betrayal of Palestine will aid Israel and US


For decades Arab rulers’ betrayals have allowed Israel to grab more Palestinian land under the guise of a “peace process”.

End an unfair exam system


Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.  

A jobs massacre has begun—time to fight


Britain is in the middle of a horrific jobs slaughter—some 730,000 jobs have already gone since March. 

Battles and infighting inside Labour reflect the party’s limits


 A vicious battle is being fought inside the Labour Party over a dizzyingly complex series of leaks, rumours and court cases.

Israeli state is worried about questioning of its history 


As Seth Rogen talks about Israel’s lies, Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the myths around the foundation of the state

NHS protests point the way to win change


The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.

We can still fight Israel


 

What are the roots of antisemitism?


Antisemitism belongs to the right. That’s a simple and straightforward fact. But it’s an important argument in the face of attempts to cast the whole of left wing politics as tarnished with antisemitism.

Make rich pay for care


The Tories are looking to any avenue to solve the crisis in adult social care—without taxing the rich.

Tories won’t tackle racism—they’ll fuel it


The government’s lie that it’s “committed to tackling racism” has been exposed once again. The Metropolitan Police has increased its use of stop and search powers. 

Fight the claim that the left is antisemitic 


The renewed assault on the left is bigger than Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party. Disgraceful accusations of antisemitism are flung almost indiscriminately at the whole of the left.

Tories’ pitiful ‘green’ plan is completely inadequate


The government’s latest ‘green’ economic recovery plan is a cover for policies that benefit polluting big businesses writes Nick Clark

Hypocrisy from the top over China's oppressed Uyghur minority


British politicians have suddenly discovered they’re passionate defenders of human rights again.

Fight for more than the Tories’ puny pay deal


Don’t listen to the noise coming from the Treasury, the Tories are doing their best to hammer workers into the ground. 

Huawei ban is about West’s tech control


The Tories last week announced the removal of Chinese technology firm Huawei from Britain’s new 5G network

Unmasking Tory chaos


The government has announced that wearing face masks in shops will be compulsory in England from 24 July.

Don’t look to Starmer to resist the Tories


Here’s a forensic look at some of the big moments of Keir Starmer’s first 100 days as Labour leader.

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