Votes that aren’t “meaningful”. Votes on the already defeated policies of a government without a majority. And votes blocked by parliamentary conventions from over 400 years ago.
Bad news has been hitting the British car industry since the start of the year. In January Jaguar Land Rover announced 4,500 redundancies, mostly in Britain.
Amid the stifling narrowness of official politics in Britain, there are some very welcome signs of change this week.
Donald Trump is again holding ordinary people in the US to ransom in a bid to get billions in funding for his brutal border wall with Mexico.
In the past few weeks discussion of the obscure economic school is Modern Monetory Theory has gone viral
Politicians, the media and TV personalities are gunning for Jeremy Corbyn.
Every death from a knife, gun or other assault is a tragedy. But it’s not true, as the Daily Express newspaper claimed on Tuesday, that there are “war zones on our streets”.
Nick Clark suffers the inaccuracies and smears in a new book about Jeremy Corbyn
The formation of The Independent Group (TIG) by breakaway Labour and Tory MPs is a sign of the extent to which the two-party system is buckling under the pressures of Brexit.
Some of the longest-suffering victims of Britain’s colonial past managed to embarrass its rulers in front of the world
Cracks in establishment politics are turning into chasms
Recently the Gucci luxury fashion brand produced a jumper which, when pulled over the wearer’s lower head, looks like blackface.
Antisemitic conspiracy theories have nothing to do with the politics of Jeremy Corbyn, with his history of anti-racist and anti-imperialist campaigning, let alone that of the Marxist left
A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.
The threat to the jobs of 3,500 Honda workers in Swindon shows bosses’ contempt for workers.
Finally, all the rumours of a new centre party have given birth to—a mouse
A summit last week exposed rulers’ disdain for Palestinians—but solidarity could block their plans
Two reports this week spelled out the scale of the threat posed by climate change. They follow decades of similar warnings.
High profile cases have pushed internet regulation up the political agenda, but Simon Basketter says it isn’t the answer
Colin Barker, following Erik Olin Wright and Jeremy Hardy, is the latest outstanding socialist whom we have lost these past few days.