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We deserve better than Tory austerity

The reality of rising debt and falling wages under Tory austerity was laid bare in new research from the TUC union federation released on Tuesday.

The left in Chile has abandoned struggle

The uprising in Chile continues, and it is raising fundamental questions about neoliberalism and even capitalism

Jakarta—a horrifying vision of climate catastrophe

Tens of millions of ordinary people face life in a polluted, flooded, sinking city, reports Sarah Bates

General election is chance to smash Brexit deadlock

For more than two years official politics has been consumed by a seemingly endless Brexit crisis and Westminster game-playing.

Avenge their deaths

We have to make the Tories pay for the thousands of people who have been killed by their rule.

Cuban lessons for Latin America’s left

Latin America has returned to the headlines with the explosive revolts in Chile and Ecuador. They show how neoliberalism continues to evoke massive popular resistance

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union

A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).

Global revolt shows we have had enough

The number of serious revolts erupting across the globe is growing. Many protests sparked by a specific issue quickly turn into more general challenges to the system.

What actually makes a ­person middle class?

Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that being middle class isn’t about your lifestyle, accent, or whether you do a manual job

Johnson faces a crisis—but he isn’t finished

He may have lost a battle last Saturday, but he hasn’t lost the war

Stand with Catalonia after new wave of repression

Massive protests erupted across Catalonia this week after a Spanish court sentenced nine pro-independence Catalan leaders to vicious prison terms.

Celebrate the climate movement - and join it

The International Rebellion has brought together tens of thousands of people across the globe to demand climate justice.

Imperialists betray the Kurds—again

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have denounced Donald Trump’s decision to pull back American troops blocking a Turkish invasion of northern Syria as a “betrayal”. Of course they’re right.

Treat drug use as a health issue, not a criminal one

Sadie Robinson looks at a new programme to give heroin users diamorphine which aims to help people escape addiction

The cops aren’t on our side

Police actions against Extinction Rebellion (XR) show their job is to ensure business as usual under capitalism.

Climate rebellion must beware of false friends

False friends are clustering around the climate movement. They know that millions of people across the world support climate action to avert catastrophe. Instead of denying the need for it, they pose as sympathetic but “reasonable”.

‘National unity’ is only for the bosses

Amid the stew of Brexit speculation, there are more calls for a “national unity” government.

What can we do about rising sea levels?

Sea levels are rising faster than ever before with catastrophic consequences for human survival and animal and marine life.

Break up the British state

The crisis in official politics has made the break-up of the British state a living debate again.

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.

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