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.
Two reports this week spelled out the scale of the threat posed by climate change. They follow decades of similar warnings.
There’s a paralysis and sense of unreality in British politics
Working class people everywhere have been hit hard by Tory cuts.
Labour had a chance to stop a major racist Tory attack on migrants this week. It failed
The Spice Girls have come under fire this week for commissioning T-shirts that are made by women earning just 35p an hour.
Diane Abbott’s disgraceful treatment on the BBC’s Question Time programme shone a light on media bias.
Carillion, a former giant firm in construction, outsourcing and privatisation, went bust one year ago. It was one of the go-to firms to get rid of public services, first with New Labour and now with the Tories.
The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.
The liberal centre is disintegrating—and a battle is raging about whether the left or right gains.
Nazis harassing people around parliament has led to calls for more curbs on protests in the area.