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The real link between racism and class


The Report of the Sewell Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities may look a mess. But it’s a calculated political hit. It aims to erase the concept of institutional racism.

Why are Travellers, Roma and Gypsies oppressed?


While the Tories are ramming through a police bill that will make life harder for Travellers, Roma and Gypsies, Labour are scapegoating them ahead of local elections.

Tories risk lives for profit


A major easing of lockdown restrictions took place in England this week. People can now meet with others from different households outdoors. Outdoor sports restarted and the “stay at home” rule was lifted.

A year of Keir Starmer, a year of surrender


Keir Starmer has spent his first year as Labour Party leader refusing to oppose the Tories—but he has shown us what he stands for.

Suez crisis driven by pursuit of profit


The Ever Given container ship was refloated on Monday. But the temporary closure of the Suez Canal showed a lot about world trade.

Jerusalem Declaration helps fight right’s attempts to silence Palestinians


The Jerusalem Declaration respects the right of Palestinians and their supporters to criticise Israel and Zionism

Unite to smash the system of the real thugs


There is a minority group of thugs in Britain that spread violence and misery. It consists of the Tories and the police.

Secret lobbyists for rich


Top politicians have conspired to help firms drain cash from government Covid-19 loan schemes—and tried to keep it secret.

EU risks lives to cut the risk of losing money


The European Commission exploits every crisis to increase its own powers. It seized control of the vaccine procurement programme but bungled it.

Tories find cash for war


Just as the government says there’s no money for more than a 1 percent pay rise for NHS workers, it unveils a 40 percent increase in nuclear warheads. Its plan for war and waste, called the defence and foreign policy review, was unveiled on Tuesday.

Protests have power to disrupt their system


The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.

Lula returns as crisis deepens in Brazil


Brazil suffers from a double affliction. With 270,000 Covid‑19 deaths it is second only to the US—although per head mortality is higher in Britain and other European countries.

The Royal reign must end


The latest royal scandal is being heralded as the biggest crisis the parasitical family has faced.

How have the Tories survived all this?


Boris Johnson keeps getting away with it. He’s been through scandal after scandal, and crisis after crisis, and still sits securely in Downing Street.

Debt is rising but the rich won’t be paying


Everyone is talking about debt. This is mainly because of the enormous amounts governments are borrowing to cover extra spending in responding to the pandemic.

Firms cause climate chaos


A third of Britain’s top companies produce carbon dioxide emissions at a rate that is accelerating global warming and adding to the climate crisis.

Fight the bosses that Labour Party backs


What’s the point of a Labour Party that won’t even back the meagre tax rises on the rich planned by a Tory government?

Facebook v Australia was a terrible match


The Australian government argued that Facebook made money from the news stories shared on its platform. So it proposed a law that would force Facebook to pay the Australian publishers who create them.

The Egyptian Revolution—the revolutionary party and the battle for change


At key moments in any revolution, the working class faces important choices. Is it time to consolidate gains that have been won or to push forward to conquer new heights?

Union leaders’ compromises leave workers behind


Organised workers have the power to tackle the bosses. Nick Clark explains why union leaders often fear strikes.

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