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
Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.
Brexit has become, as numerous commentators have pointed out, a historic crisis of the British state
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.
Capitalism produces racism and uses it to keep us divided and distracted from the real relations in society.
Donald Trump has been blundering around Europe again, picking fights as he goes. But the relationship that really matters is between the US and China.
Immigration laws are the backdrop to increasing attacks on migrants and refugees, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Every politician and pundit was publicly sickened by the disgusting video of people burning an effigy of Grenfell Tower on bonfire night.