Most ordinary people are genuinely horrified by what happened—but much of the media’s reaction is disgustingly hypocritical
The SNP can’t be relied on to launch a second independence referendum, let alone win it
There will be attempts to use the shock and pain of the killings to divide working people, justify more wars and whip up Islamophobia.
Much of the media was quick to declare Khalid Masood, who attacked people on Westminster bridge last Wednesday, an Islamist.
Two court rulings have trapped a woman in a “desperately unhappy” marriage after refusing to let her divorce her husband.
Rebels are often condemned in their lifetime and praised in death. Former Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader Martin McGuiness managed to receive the praise while still alive.
So much has changed inside the Labour Party, and yet so little.
The Labour Party is trying to face two ways over Scottish independence—and the result will be disastrous.
Racist lies dominate much of mainstream politics. But wide sections of the population are repulsed by the lurch to the right of those at the top.
The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War.
A left electoral challenge to Labour at the moment would be a barrier to building broader resistance to the Tories
The Daily Mail newspaper launched an attack on abortion rights this week. Its front page on Monday raged against Marie Stopes charity doctors for approving abortions “for women they have never even met”.
In the first ten weeks of 2017, more than 400,000 people across Britain have joined demonstrations against US president Donald Trump, racism and attacks on the health service.
If you’re on the left it can feel like there isn’t much to be cheerful about. But it isn’t true that everything is going one way.
Workers’ rights were rolled back this week as rules in the Trade Union Act 2016 came into force.
The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.
There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.
Defending freedom of movement and migrant workers’ rights is a key dividing line in British politics.
The Oroville dam in California is a grotesque metaphor for US capitalism. The dam—the largest in the US—is ready to burst.
No one should doubt the brutality of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s regime.