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Fight capitalism to smash racist system


Right wingers are trying to create a backlash against the fantastic Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Rising up against racism terrifies our rulers


Boris Johnson has announced a new government commission to look into racism in Britain. 

We’re proud to be revolutionary


Right wing newspapers have attacked the Black Lives Matter movement on the grounds that revolutionary socialists are involved in it.

This uprising has won gains—keep fighting


The great Black Lives Matter uprising is far from over. But already it has made history.

Use US funding debates to push for an end to the police


Demands to ‘defund the police’ are opening a wider argument

When war criminals fall out— Trump vs the generals


For retired US Marine general James Mattis to publicly condemn the US president as a threat to the constitution is unprecedented. 

Boris Johnson’s Britain is racist


‘No. The prime minister would not agree that this is a racist country,” said Boris Johnson’s spokesperson on Monday.

Only our collective power can end oppression


When politicians start fretting about “mob rule” and “law and order” it’s often a racist dog whistle. But it’s also about fear of the power of ordinary people.

The revolt runs deep—take it to its most radical conclusions


The power is in the streets. It’s not enough to write to your congressman or circulate a petition anymore

Trump opens a rift with US ruling class


Many in the US ruling class may be beginning to wonder whether Trump is worth the trouble

Workers bring more than just numbers to protests


Organised workers make up a unique group with the power to paralyse the system, says Sarah Bates

It is right to protest at school openings


Millions of parents faced an agonising choice this week of whether to send their children back to school. The Tories wanted primary school children in reception, year 1 and year 6 to start returning from Monday of this week.

US revolt against a racist system must spread


The United States has erupted into historic scenes of resistance in the last week. It has transformed the political landscape as huge protests—often led by young, black people—have risen up against the violence and hatred suffered at the hands of the racist police force.

The Spectator—a sordid establishment journal


The Spectator magazine claims it invented the usage of “the establishment” in 1955 to mean the networks of power that run society

Trump banks on racial polarisation


The protests against the killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police are swelling into an uprising of national proportions.

Renewables are a must but can’t be run for profits


Cleve Hill, Britain’s biggest solar panel project, was given the go-ahead to start construction by the government last week. 

Racism and revolution in the United States


Why 'black faces in high places' has failed to bring change, and what's the alternative

Expose smug media hypocrisy


Dominic Cummings and many of his newfound critics in the mainstream media have far more in common than they like to pretend. 

Elite liars push for an unsafe return to work


The fallout from the Dominic Cummings scandal has sent a shockwave through British politics. It comes at a pivotal moment in the coronavirus pandemic in Britain. 

Is EU singing from Hamilton songbook?


Alexander Hamilton, one of the brilliant group of “founding fathers” of the United States and its first finance minister, was once remembered mainly because he was killed in a duel by vice president Aaron Burr in 1804.

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