Millions of people face a miserable Christmas because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. Around 1.1 million currently claim UC, many with dependent children.
Journalists and politicians like politics to be a game for a few specialists, with ordinary people spectators at best. But we have the power to throw them into crisis
A series of strikes by shipyard workers in Birkenhead has won widespread support—and has the potential to push back bosses’ job cuts
A renewed wave of rebellion is taking place worldwide to take on the threat of catastrophic climate change
Leading Leave and Remain supporters have found an issue that unites them—drawing up new ways to control immigration.
How should a Corbyn government deal with enemies that have deep roots in the establishment, asks Nick Clark
From Hungary, to Italy, to Brazil, to the US, racists and fascists are growing. Charlie Kimber looks at what’s behind this terrifying growth—and how we can stop it