The Polish‑German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg warned that capitalism gives us a choice between “socialism or barbarism”. We need to choose—and fight for—socialism.
The coronavirus crisis is a profit-laden paradise for some pharmaceutical firms.
Boris Johnson’s promise this week of a “new deal” marked the latest dishonest move in a decade of Tory austerity.
The Tories are using the appalling stabbing of three people in Reading to push racism and repression.
Right wingers are trying to create a backlash against the fantastic Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.
Boris Johnson has announced a new government commission to look into racism in Britain.
Right wing newspapers have attacked the Black Lives Matter movement on the grounds that revolutionary socialists are involved in it.
‘No. The prime minister would not agree that this is a racist country,” said Boris Johnson’s spokesperson on Monday.
When politicians start fretting about “mob rule” and “law and order” it’s often a racist dog whistle. But it’s also about fear of the power of ordinary people.
Millions of parents faced an agonising choice this week of whether to send their children back to school. The Tories wanted primary school children in reception, year 1 and year 6 to start returning from Monday of this week.
The United States has erupted into historic scenes of resistance in the last week. It has transformed the political landscape as huge protests—often led by young, black people—have risen up against the violence and hatred suffered at the hands of the racist police force.
Dominic Cummings and many of his newfound critics in the mainstream media have far more in common than they like to pretend.
The fallout from the Dominic Cummings scandal has sent a shockwave through British politics. It comes at a pivotal moment in the coronavirus pandemic in Britain.
After almost five years, someone has finally been convicted for the horrific murder of Palestinian toddler Ali Dawabsheh. But his murderers have still got what they wanted.
The vote for the racist Immigration Bill underlines the need for a movement that defends all migrants. MPs supported the Tories’ proposed legislation by 351 to 252 votes on Monday night.
People crowding onto public transport this week were mocked as sheep with a death-wish by some on social media.
It is possible to refuse to go back to work. Teachers in the NEU union have said it clearest. They’ve laid out five tests that have to be met before they can agree it’s safe to open schools.
People at the top like to claim we’re “all in it together”—that we must make sacrifices to get through the coronavirus crisis. But the only people making sacrifices are those at the bottom
The Tories have spent the past month telling us, “Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives.” They may as well adopt a new mantra now—“Get back to work, protect the economy, save the bosses.”
When the working class is faced with global crises, an internationalist response is needed. The coronavirus outbreak is clearly one such crisis.