Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.
The Tories want us to think that a full and safe return to workplaces and schools is just around the corner. It's a lie.
Farcical aspects aside, the row over the European Union’s vaccine supplies reveals the inability of the present system to manage the Covid-19 pandemic.
Labour’s leaders see their party members as an embarrassment—and now want to be able to block them from standing as candidates in elections.
Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.
French president Emmanuel Macron said last week that France would offer “no repentance or apologies” for the colonisation of Algeria or the eight-year war it waged against Algerian independence, in which perhaps a million people died.
After masses of ordinary Egyptian people had seen off the cops and burned down police stations, the army appeared on the streets.
The most bizarre single feature of capitalism is probably the stock market. It seems to have the ability to defy mere economic reality.
A BBC Panorama programme this week shone a light on deaths in police custody. Just days before it was broadcast, Mohamud Hassan died after being held by police in Cardiff, south Wales.
It’s not a new phenomenon that the Tories are lurching from crisis to crisis. But the government’s latest debacles over key elements of their coronavirus strategy has left them weak.
US writer and activist Mike Davis spoke at a Socialist Workers Party meeting this week on what the US crisis means for those at the top of society—and for the left
India’s highest court has decided to suspend temporarily the implementation of new farming laws that led to a huge, weeks-long protest movement.
The people at the top are actively punishing those who draw attention to the scale of the emergency
Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.
A court decision earlier this month blocking WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange from being extradited to the United States is a blow to imperialism.
The latest lockdown legislation brings in worrying assaults on protest rights
The mobilisation in Washington DC by far right protesters on Wednesday should be a spur to working class struggle
A court decision on Monday blocked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.
Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.
For many of us—especially those lucky enough not to have caught Covid-19—the past year has been as if our lives have been put on hold.