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Rebel against police powers


After a week of the “Impossible Rebellion” organised by Extinction Rebellion (XR), the police stepped up their repression to crush the climate protests.

Same lies to justify killings in Afghanistan two decades on


All the lies used to justify the terror the West inflicted on Afghanistan 20 years ago played out over its airstrike on children last week.

Ignoring Covid won’t work


Covid-19 related deaths in Britain stand at a shocking average of 100 each day according to official data. That’s a rise of 54 percent in a week.

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees


The right is spinning arguments against refugees coming to Britain. They claim there’s “no room” or “not enough money” to take them all in.

Massacres were the true face of Afghan war


US president Joe Biden broke open a decades‑long lie on Monday. Seeking to justify his policies, he said the brutal war on Afghanistan was never about “nation-building”.

Labour’s war guilt


Not two weeks ago, Labour’s leader Keir Starmer said his party should be “very proud” of its right wing governments’ “achievements” under Tony Blair.

Profit, not people, is destroying the climate


Climate chaos flows from the capitalist system that subordinates humanity and the rest of nature to the demands of profit-making

China used as cover-up for climate crimes


For the West, blaming the climate crisis on China will provide a scapegoat for the havoc they’ve wreaked

Easing travel rules puts profit before health


Following immense pressure from travel industry tycoons, Britain’s international travel restrictions will be eased.

Flood and heatwaves—a vision of catastrophe


Scorching temperatures one week and flash flooding the next show that the climate crisis is well and truly here

New police powers will mean more bullying cops


After pushing their racist borders and nationality bill, the Tories have moved on to increasing state repression

No to vaccine passports


Boris Johnson ironically announced on “freedom day” that vaccine passports will soon be required in England.

The Israeli state sells spyware to boost power


Israel is very proud of its tech industry. So it can’t pretend it has nothing to do with the use of Israeli hacking software.

Smash Tory racists—and their nationalism


Vile hypocrisy. That’s the only possible verdict as the Tories and sections of the right wing press claimed to be anti-racists this week

The US can’t help Haiti


The assassination last week of Haitian president Jovenel Moise has led to calls for US troops to be deployed to the nation. It would be a terrible response

Flagging up a problem


Remember when the left was against nationalism and flags?

Now ramp up the fight against Tory repression


The Tories are ramming home a multi-pronged assault on basic rights.

Divisions at top should open door for struggle


Boris Johnson would like to take credit for Matt Hancock’s resignation as health secretary.

Resist racist Tory rules


EU citizens and refugees are feeling the sharp impact of the Tories’ racist immigration clampdown. This Wednesday was the deadline for EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, which protects rights such as employment and healthcare in Britain.

Bomb inquiry falls short


Who could have stopped the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017? According to the official inquiry, it was two low paid teenage stewards. Sir John Saunders, chair of the public inquiry into the bombing, said there were “serious shortcomings” and missed opportunities to prevent the attack.

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