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.
Theresa May is in trouble over her decision to invite US president Donald Trump to Britain. Even the speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, lambasted Trump this week.
Donald Trump is not just “business as usual”. He represents something more overtly and aggressively racist, sexist and undemocratic than most politicians.
The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.
As millions marched against him over the weekend, Donald Trump and his coterie of jackals have reminded the world why he is so despised.
After five years in office hammering workers, the Labour-type Socialist Party in France looks set to pick an outspoken opponent of its own policies as presidential candidate.
Theresa May’s programme for Brexit is steeped in toxic nationalism and xenophobia.
Eight men have been revealed to be worth as much as the poorest 50% of the world.
In her latest attempt to appear in control, prime minister Theresa May has unveiled her vision of the “shared society”.
Israeli ambassador Mark Regev (Pic: International Maritime Organisation)
It’s no surprise that 2017 begins with attacks on migrant workers. But it’s disappointing that so many come from members of the Labour Party.
The right wing media has got into a frenzy over foreign aid. Britain spends 0.7 percent of its gross national income on foreign aid—that’s far too much for the likes of the Daily Mail newspaper.
One thing will be certain in 2017—the Tories will continue to tear one another apart over Brexit.
The government is to ban the fascist group National Action this week. It will be the first fascist group to be proscribed as a terrorist organisation.
Racists have seized on a new report on segregation in Britain.
In tough times, it’s important to celebrate when our side wins. In Italy, Austria and the US, ordinary people recorded heartening victories this week.