Just as the government says there’s no money for more than a 1 percent pay rise for NHS workers, it unveils a 40 percent increase in nuclear warheads. Its plan for war and waste, called the defence and foreign policy review, was unveiled on Tuesday.
The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.
The latest royal scandal is being heralded as the biggest crisis the parasitical family has faced.
Boris Johnson keeps getting away with it. He’s been through scandal after scandal, and crisis after crisis, and still sits securely in Downing Street.
A third of Britain’s top companies produce carbon dioxide emissions at a rate that is accelerating global warming and adding to the climate crisis.
What’s the point of a Labour Party that won’t even back the meagre tax rises on the rich planned by a Tory government?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement next Wednesday will lay out the plan for who pays for the crisis—and he’ll be pushing to make sure it’s ordinary people.
At least 30,000 more people will have died from Covid-19 because of the end of lockdown measures—and that’s if everything goes better than expected.
Boris Johnson called the delivery of 15 million vaccines since December an “extraordinary feat”.It is an achievement—but it’s not his.
In the middle of a pandemic the Tories have decided to launch further attacks on the left and anti-racists, while also claiming they want to protect free speech.
Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.
In the last two years people have risen up repeatedly to challenge brutal regimes and inequality across the world. Such revolts have raised starkly the question of how to achieve real change.
Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.
The Tories want us to think that a full and safe return to workplaces and schools is just around the corner. It's a lie.
Labour’s leaders see their party members as an embarrassment—and now want to be able to block them from standing as candidates in elections.
Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.
A BBC Panorama programme this week shone a light on deaths in police custody. Just days before it was broadcast, Mohamud Hassan died after being held by police in Cardiff, south Wales.
It’s not a new phenomenon that the Tories are lurching from crisis to crisis. But the government’s latest debacles over key elements of their coronavirus strategy has left them weak.
The people at the top are actively punishing those who draw attention to the scale of the emergency
Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.