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Textile workers in Bangladesh don’t wannabe exploited


The Spice Girls have come under fire this week for commissioning T-shirts that are made by women earning just 35p an hour.

Media bias is business as usual


Diane Abbott’s disgraceful treatment on the BBC’s Question Time programme shone a light on media bias.

Jeremy Corbyn can break the impasse over Brexit if he backs free movement


After the crushing House of Commons defeat for her deal with the European Union (EU), Theresa May has been going through the motions of talking to opposition parties.

The Carillion collapse and capital


Carillion, a former giant firm in construction, outsourcing and privatisation, went bust one year ago. It was one of the go-to firms to get rid of public services, first with New Labour and now with the Tories.

US school strikes are the best way to fight Trump


The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.

Struggle can break paralysis on Brexit


A thin ray of light shone through the Brexit tangle last week. Two government defeats in the House of Commons marked the moment when Theresa May definitively lost control of the parliamentary process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).

Big food business sells veganism to mask its crimes


From October, when Christmas apparently begins, capitalists spend a fortune creating a bubble of unreality—worries can wait, cheese and Baileys have no calories.

Fight for the soul of the yellow vests


The liberal centre is disintegrating—and a battle is raging about whether the left or right gains.

Defend our right to protest outside parliament


Nazis harassing people around parliament has led to calls for more curbs on protests in the area.

Grenfell fire showed how the system fails ordinary people


The past year has seen all the people and organisations responsible for the Grenfell Tower fire disgracefully attempt to pass the buck.

Israeli elections promise a campaign of repression and racism


During the past decade Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has overseen two major wars on Gaza. But he's denounced for being 'soft'.

We can win on Palestine


It is possible to stand up for the right to criticise Israel—as a victory for a Palestine solidarity activist last month showed.

Turn the tide on Tories and racists in 2019


These are urgent times. Political and economic crises are accelerating, and racists and fascists are seeking to grow amid the chaos.

Turkey gains from isolationist Donald Trump


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.

Our united front can beat Nazi Tommy Robinson


The anti-racist and anti-fascist unity last Sunday was the best display of what it will take to stop the Nazis

Liberals can’t solve a ruling class crisis


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”.

Are the Kippers floundering, or will their racist party survive?


Leading figures are leaving Ukip over its links with Nazis. But the racist party can’t be written off yet, argues Sadie Robinson

Riots rock our rulers


Riots in France pushed the government to retreat on a fuel tax rise

A ‘people’s vote’ is a bad alternative for Labour


Jeremy Corbyn is inching towards backing a second referendum over Brexit

George HW Bush - a killer and a crook


The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.

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