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.
Forces supporting Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad had taken control of up to a third of east Aleppo at the start of this week. The area has been under siege since 2014 and the situation for people there is dire.
Theresa May’s Tory government wants to “have its cake and eat it” in Brexit negotiations—but that’s not going to happen.
In turbulent times, all the Tories are sure of is that they will keep attacking us.
US president-elect Donald Trump is putting together a vicious team of reactionaries around him (see page 17). He has also started outlining some of his policies, pretending that they will help US workers.
The Tories are ramping up their plans to break up and privatise the NHS.
After the disastrous election of Donald Trump in the US, black people, migrants, LGBT+ people and Muslims fear an increase in racism and attacks. Women’s rights could be weakened.
Politics in 2016 have apparently been bad enough to trigger a “Brexistential crisis”
Labour can fight—to defend migrants and the NHS, for affordable housing and a £10 an hour living wage.
Theresa May’s ministers this week scuppered some of their predecessors’ key policies.
In a welcome judgement, an employment tribunal has ruled in favour of two Uber taxi drivers.