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As Tories and the press panic about a ‘law and order breakdown’ - fear cops, not crime

police, anti-racism, Peckham, south London, protest, demonstration After Tory scaremongering and promises of a ‘crackdown’ on crime, Sadie Robinson looks at the truth behind the fear—and why we don’t need more cops

Paul Mason’s ‘popular front’ of failures is not the way to beat the right

Paul Mason Journalist Paul Mason has called on Labour to support a ‘Popular Front’ to stop the far right. It proved a disaster in the 1930s—and he should know it, writes Nick Clark

Britain’s Irish war - fifty years after troops went into Derry

Derry, troops, imperialism, soldiers, guns On 14 August 1969 Harold Wilson, then Labour prime minister, deployed British troops to the streets of Northern Ireland.

Frontex—Fortress Europe’s racist border force

Frontex—Fortress Europe’s racist border force As the European Union pours tens of millions of pounds into keeping refugees out, uncovered hidden documents reveal the violence it metes out at its borders. Tomáš Tengely-Evans says border force Frontex is the true, ugly face of the EU

Can Marxism help save the planet?

Can Marxism help save the planet? Alistair Farrow explains how the revolutionaries Marx and Engels looked at humans’ interaction with the natural world

Wuthering Fights—striking for the NHS in Bronte country

Wuthering Fights—striking for the NHS in Bronte country A strike by hundreds of the lowest paid NHS workers in West Yorkshire has become a flashpoint in the fight to stop privatisation.

The real story of Peterloo


The Peterloo massacre exposed our rulers’ brutality. But a new history also shows how the workers’ movement was militant and inclusive from its birth, writes Judy Cox

Warsaw 44 – An uprising betrayed


Tens of thousands of people in Warsaw rose up against Nazi rule 75 years ago this month. The heroic action was abandoned by the Allies writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

As the Tories talk air pollution - who’s really flying us to disaster?


New ‘green’ plans from the Tories won’t tackle airline pollution. They are aimed at making ordinary people pay for climate change, writes Sarah Bates, yet it’s the rich that pollute the most

Love Island—how our bodies are sold to us


Capitalism robs us of our individuality and then attempts to sell a pale imitation of it back to us in a sick bid to profit off the insecurities class society produces, writes Sarah Bates

Resisting the US’s racist president


As Donald Trump dramatically escalates his dangerous racist rhetoric and his vicious assaults on migrants, activists in the US spoke about what they’re doing to resist

How Moon landings projected US power


Were moon landings a giant leap forward for humanity, or the culmination of a growing Cold War? Gabby Thorpe boldly goes in search of the legacy of the space race

‘Our stories have to be heard’—victims and witnesses speak out after police violence


Cops are routinely risking people’s lives—and the incidents caught on film are just the tip of the iceberg

The IMF - a brutal loan shark for capital


Pakistan’s government has raised gas prices by 200 percent less than a year after it was elected promising to “eradicate poverty”.

Sick system of capitalism shows vital signs of wrecking our health for profit


Author Lee Humber spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about his new book on the rise in health inequality and how societies affect wellbeing

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees


Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

Refugees in Glasgow fled war - now Serco wants to dump them on the street


Over 300 asylum seekers face being turned out onto the streets of Glasgow by multinational giant Serco. Alistair Farrow spoke to the tenants and activists on the frontline of resisting the evictions

Is a green future possible?


As the global movement to save the planet grows deeper, Martin Empson spoke to Sarah Bates about a new book on what caused climate chaos—and how we can stop it

Inside the protests rocking Hong Kong


Hong Kong socialist Lam Chi Leung says the retreats by the government have not ended the protests sweeping the country and Sadie Robinson looks at the background to the revolt

New York state housing campaigners win big victory


Glyn Robbins reports from New York, where tenants and campaigners have scored a victory against the landlords

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