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Firms cause climate chaos

Firms cause climate chaos 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.

Fight the bosses that Labour Party backs

Fight the bosses that Labour Party backs 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?

Tories plan a budget for the bosses

Tories plan a budget for the bosses 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.

The Tories put lives at risk to boost economy

The Tories put lives at risk to boost economy 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.

Public system boosts jabs

Public system boosts jabs Boris Johnson called the delivery of 15 million vaccines since December an “extraordinary feat”.It is an achievement—but it’s not his.

‘Free speech’ campaign is designed to aid the right

‘Free speech’ campaign is designed to aid the right 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.

Border curbs and Covid—don’t let the racists divide us


Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.

Myanmar—how can resistance win change?


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.

Rulers’ ‘democracy’ a lie


Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.

Vaccines don’t mean it’s the end of the virus


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 is embarrassing, not left wing ideas


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.

Jobs slaughter shows up the chaos of capitalism


Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.

End cops’ racist system


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.

Turn rage against the Tories into action


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.

A climate of punishment


The people at the top are actively punishing those who draw attention to the scale of the emergency

Get angry at profiteers, not ordinary people


Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.

Free Julian Assange


A court decision on Monday blocked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.

Only workers’ action can stop the horror


Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.

2020—it’s been a year of horror and hope


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. 

Starmer's no anti-racist


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.

Firms cause climate chaos


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.

Fight the bosses that Labour Party backs


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?

Tories plan a budget for the bosses


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.

The Tories put lives at risk to boost economy


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.

Public system boosts jabs


Boris Johnson called the delivery of 15 million vaccines since December an “extraordinary feat”.It is an achievement—but it’s not his.

‘Free speech’ campaign is designed to aid the right


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.

Border curbs and Covid—don’t let the racists divide us


Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.

Myanmar—how can resistance win change?


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.

Rulers’ ‘democracy’ a lie


Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.

Vaccines don’t mean it’s the end of the virus


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 is embarrassing, not left wing ideas


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.

Jobs slaughter shows up the chaos of capitalism


Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.

End cops’ racist system


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.

Turn rage against the Tories into action


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.

A climate of punishment


The people at the top are actively punishing those who draw attention to the scale of the emergency

Get angry at profiteers, not ordinary people


Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.

Free Julian Assange


A court decision on Monday blocked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.

Only workers’ action can stop the horror


Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.

2020—it’s been a year of horror and hope


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. 

Starmer's no anti-racist


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.

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