Local elections will take place in 248 English councils on Thursday of next week.
Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been a stunning success. Its action has helped to expose the urgency of the threat posed by climate change—and insisted that tackling it cannot be postponed.
Ordinary people have responded in a huge variety of ways to the political and economic crisis ravaging the system.
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) revolt this week is inspiring. Crucially, like the school students’ climate strikes, it has seen a move from words to action.
Theresa May’s appeal to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to resolve her Brexit crisis has infuriated many Tories.
Aeroplane firm Boeing admitted last week that its faulty planes are to blame for deadly crashes.
Over a quarter of audits carried out by the major accountancy firms don’t meet the standards of the accountancy regulator.
Business as usual has broken down in politics.
MPs want firms to cut bosses’ bonuses—because they fear the payouts will turn people against capitalism.
This year has seen the birth of a militant new climate movement on the streets.
Tory Britain is ruining lives. MPs have been forced to launch an inquiry into how the rollout of Universal Credit (UC) has pushed some women to work as prostitutes.
Votes that aren’t “meaningful”. Votes on the already defeated policies of a government without a majority. And votes blocked by parliamentary conventions from over 400 years ago.
Amid the stifling narrowness of official politics in Britain, there are some very welcome signs of change this week.
Donald Trump is again holding ordinary people in the US to ransom in a bid to get billions in funding for his brutal border wall with Mexico.
Politicians, the media and TV personalities are gunning for Jeremy Corbyn.
Every death from a knife, gun or other assault is a tragedy. But it’s not true, as the Daily Express newspaper claimed on Tuesday, that there are “war zones on our streets”.
Some of the longest-suffering victims of Britain’s colonial past managed to embarrass its rulers in front of the world
Cracks in establishment politics are turning into chasms
A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.
The threat to the jobs of 3,500 Honda workers in Swindon shows bosses’ contempt for workers.