The Tories are casting about for someone to blame for rising coronavirus cases. Their current favourite scapegoat is young people.
A year ago Brexit dominated the headlines to the point of utter tedium. Now, of course, it’s the Covid-19 pandemic, which is too deadly to tolerate boredom. But Brexit is mounting a comeback, with a vengeance.
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.
As millions of people fear for their jobs, bankers and bosses celebrated a bonanza on the stock market.
There is a scramble going on to grab the gas reserves in the north eastern Mediterranean. Competition over energy is interwoven with the growing struggle for dominance in a Middle East thrown into chaos
Even some of the Labour right are starting to get fed up with their party leader Keir Starmer.
The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.
Students have taught all of us a lesson in class war. Protest gets results.
The government has not conquered coronavirus, and its failed policies are increasing the risk of a deadly second wave.
For decades Arab rulers’ betrayals have allowed Israel to grab more Palestinian land under the guise of a “peace process”.
Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.
Britain is in the middle of a horrific jobs slaughter—some 730,000 jobs have already gone since March.
A vicious battle is being fought inside the Labour Party over a dizzyingly complex series of leaks, rumours and court cases.
As Seth Rogen talks about Israel’s lies, Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the myths around the foundation of the state
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.
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.
The Tories are looking to any avenue to solve the crisis in adult social care—without taxing the rich.
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.
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.