This is a translation of an article originally published in Spanish on the website comunistascuba.org.
Six months into Joe Biden’s presidency, I would say attitudes towards him have gone through three phases—relief, surprise, and increasingly, disappointment.
Capitalist financial trickery has hit new lows with the development of NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens”
Boris Johnson ironically announced on “freedom day” that vaccine passports will soon be required in England.
Israel is very proud of its tech industry. So it can’t pretend it has nothing to do with the use of Israeli hacking software.
Food has become deeply politicised. There is growing anger at a food system that badly impacts our health and the environment.
Some think that appealing rightwards is the way to win over working class people. Simon Basketter says ‘left populism’ is a dead end
Vile hypocrisy. That’s the only possible verdict as the Tories and sections of the right wing press claimed to be anti-racists this week
The assassination last week of Haitian president Jovenel Moise has led to calls for US troops to be deployed to the nation. It would be a terrible response
Are we heading, as some commentators claim, for another “Roaring Twenties”, like the economic boom that followed the terrible flu pandemic of 1918-19?
With many campaigns turning to militant direct action, Nick Clark argues that the tactic is more effective within a mass movement.
Remember when the left was against nationalism and flags?
The Tories are ramming home a multi-pronged assault on basic rights.
“Donald Rumsfeld never loses.” James Mann in his book about George W Bush’s war cabinet, The Rise of the Vulcans, calls this “an old bit of folk wisdom that has been quietly passed around among Republicans for decades”.
With the last US troops set to leave Afghanistan, Socialist Worker looks at how president Joe Biden is dealing with their defeat
Boris Johnson would like to take credit for Matt Hancock’s resignation as health secretary.
EU citizens and refugees are feeling the sharp impact of the Tories’ racist immigration clampdown. This Wednesday was the deadline for EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, which protects rights such as employment and healthcare in Britain.
Zheng Zeguang, the Chinese ambassador to Britain, recently tweeted a picture of him visiting Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate, London.
The new series of Love Island is launching. Sophie Squire investigates why certain body types are marketed to us, and the pressure to buy into them
Who could have stopped the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017? According to the official inquiry, it was two low paid teenage stewards. Sir John Saunders, chair of the public inquiry into the bombing, said there were “serious shortcomings” and missed opportunities to prevent the attack.