This year has seen the horrors that flow from the capitalism system, but it’s also seen mass resistance. Coronavirus dominated the year, exposing and accelerating all the failings that already existed.
Don’t let anyone tell you Keir Starmer is an anti-racist. When a caller to his radio phone-in show confronted him with a racist conspiracy theory, he appeared to understand.
Capitalism has found an untapped market—speculating on water. For the first time in history, bankers and bosses will be able to bet on future water prices on Wall Street.
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Black Lives Matter (BLM) made great advances in the struggle against racism, and what it means to be an anti-racist.
They just want to get profits flowing at all costs
The problem isn’t one or two nasty bosses—it’s a system that fails the vast majority
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on Wednesday was set to assault every sector of workers. Leaks suggested he would not only curb pay for millions of public sector workers but also attack some of the lowest paid.
The Tories are driving ordinary people to risk their lives so bosses can keep chasing profits. Boris Johnson has unveiled the new tier system set to be in place when England exits national lockdown next week.
It’s been a year since what is believed to have been the first coronavirus infection in Wuhan, China, on 17 November 2019. Now there are finally real hopes for a vaccine.
The Tories are in trouble. Their lockdown is unlikely to significantly cut coronavirus cases as it leaves key areas of transmission, such as schools, open.
Covid-19 isn’t over, but news of a seemingly successful vaccine trial has prompted a flurry of hope that an end may be in sight. But control by private firms will be disastrous.
The US political system is rotten and offers nothing to ordinary people. This is the main conclusion from this week’s election.
The Tories’ refusal to give free school meals to children in the holidays has seen an outpouring of support for poor children from ordinary people.
Coronavirus has “thrived on” systematic racism—and more black people will “unnecessarily die” unless there’s urgent action.
The murder and beheading of teacher Samuel Paty in France last week was appalling. It must not be used to deepen Islamophobia and racism.
The Tory government is wrecking working class people’s futures, and gambling with their lives.
Unemployment is soaring and average pay is falling. Millions of Britain’s poorest households could see their incomes cut by £20 a week from April, when a temporary rise in Universal Credit is due to expire.
Coronavirus has highlighted deep class divisions across British society. But for the mainstream press in England, the divide is between the North and South.
The Tories have repeatedly tried to scapegoat ordinary people to avoid responsibility for their own mishandling of the pandemic.
Gary Haggarty, a member of the pro-British paramilitary organisation the Ulster Volunteer Force in Northern Ireland, worked as a paid agent of Special Branch cops.