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Press regulation would only protect rich and powerful


The Tories and press barons got their way last week.

Labour left must not give in to right over immigration


Promising to control levels of migration is a well trodden path for Labour. It’s not one the left should follow, writes Alistair Farrow

Tories won’t be toppled unless we push harder


Crisis after crisis piles on top of Theresa May. For all the moaning of right wing Labour MPs, the Tories lost the local elections in England last week.

Young need real change, not a one-off payment


A think-tank called this week for a one-off payment of £10,000 to be paid to UK citizens when they turn 25 years old.

Don’t dress Marxists up as liberals, Mason


It’s an interesting sign of the troubles with which capitalism is struggling that the coverage of Karl Marx’s bicentenary has been pretty respectful.

Israel's stunt to stoke war


In a strange and dramatic speech on Monday, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed Iran’s evil plan.

Use Windrush fury to turn tide over racism


Theresa May and her cabinet of millionaires face a huge political crisis. We have to make sure that this moment becomes a turning point in the battle against the government and against all forms of racism.

Windrush scandal shows how ‘Britishness’ stinks


The Windrush scandal has revealed a stinking, festering hypocrisy at the heart of “Britishness”.

Get ready to protest if Trump comes to Britain


Bigoted US president Donald Trump has been “pencilled” in to come to Britain on 14 July, according to the Daily Mail newspaper’s “sources”.

Vote Labour on 3 May—but organise action too


Local elections across much of England on 3 May are a chance to deliver a verdict on Theresa May’s regime of racism, austerity and war.

Marx’s insights help us fight against oppression today


One of the greatest myths about the revolutionary Karl Marx is that he had nothing to say about why some people are oppressed.

Koreas are pawns in a much bigger game


Is Donald Trump about to have a “Nixon in China” moment? The signs are that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may actually deliver a diplomatic success instead of descending into a disastrous war between the two countries.

The Cold War rhetoric is inflated—but there are real risks


There have been claims on both sides that the Syrian crisis marks the most serious confrontation between Washington and Moscow since the Cuban missile crisis

March—and then strike


The Trade Union Congress demonstration in London on 12 May could be a real boost to the resistance against Theresa May’s rotten government.

Fight for the rights of all migrants to stay


The treatment of “Windrush generation” migrants has exposed Britain’s immigration system has been exposed as a racist, bungling bureaucracy.

Scottish National Party’s shift to Kiwi capitalism is a sharp turn to the right


The Scottish National Party (SNP) is poised for a sharp turn to the right.

As Tories attack migrants - put them in a hostile environment, not refugees


Theresa May is fulfilling her 2013 promise to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

Our rulers’ sickening hypocrisy over Syria


The bluster and grandstanding of Western leaders over horrific deaths in Syria gets ever more hypocritical, ghoulish—and dangerous.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi—a dictator for the west


With Sisi in charge Egypt once more has a dictator that the West and Israel can do business with.

Press wages war on Grenfell survivors to help the Tories


The media wants to undermine stories of Grenfell survivors. It’s part of a push to let the guilty off the hook, writes Alistair Farrow

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