What lies behind the surge in groups such as QAnon? Social media has played its role in amplifying their dangerous theories, but they are feeding on real and growing social tensions, writes Richard Donnelly.
With the first operational power plant only a decade away, can nuclear fusion live up to its promise of green power?
Central to neoliberal ideology is selling off public services, welfare and utilities to the private sector. The result has been disastrous for users. Jan Neilsen and Alan Gibson introduce our special report.
By forcing students back to college, the government and university authorities have abandoned them to an ill thought out strategy of ‘herd immunity’, and the consequences are a wildfire of infections, writes Carlo Morelli.
In the first of a two-part series, written before the tragic death of four refugees who drown crossing the English Channel in October, a Calais-based refugee activist writes about the conditions in the camps in northern France, and the plight of those attempting to come to Britain.
Stand Up To Racism Conference Germany, Austria, Nigeria and the US, came together in a 2,000-strong online Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) conference in October. The event featured a series of forums on how to build on the momentum of the recent protests. Three priorities were identified. The first focused on Covid-19. A disproportionate number...
When the masses of Paris overthrew the French aristocracy the ideals of their revolution were adopted by the slaves of France’s wealthiest colony. Raj Perera tells the story of the successful Haitian Revolution.
The government announced a new initiative to tackle obesity, but it is limited, poorly resourced and fails to acknowledge that the stress of living under capitalism is a major cause of the condition, argues Rhoda Thomas.