Mayday for Britain

The prime minister is digging in despite her inability to govern, writes Nick Dearden. Where next for the left?


The Red Pepper guide to Brexit

From trade to migration, from Labour's hopes to Theresa May's despair, we bring you the best coverage to cut through the chaos and confusion.

The rise of the student worker

The student population today is unrecognisable from that of a generation or more ago, writes Matt Myers. And it is central to any socialist project for the future.

Brazil shows us how capitalism stamps out democracy

With the rise of Bolsonaro and big corporations cannibalising the countryside, Brazil is living proof of Thomas Piketty’s assertion that capitalist accumulation in the 21st century is not compatible with democracy. By Sue Branford

Confronting extinction

What next for the Extinction Rebellion movement? Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik writes that we need to shake up the economic and political systems driving the climate crisis.


Brazil’s road to neo-fascism

Pedro Rocha de Oliveira considers the context of Jair Bolsonaro’s rise to power in Brazil

Review: Witches, Witch-Hunting and Women

Witches, Witch-Hunting and Women by Silvia Federici, reviewed by Jessica White

From borders to prisons: the politics of abolition

An abolitionist politics seeks to end the violence of the state in systems like prison and immigration detention, and build towards a world without them, write Ru Kaur and Ali Tamlit


Christmas with the gilets jaunes

The 'yellow vests' revolt in France has targeted centrist president Macron, but left wing opinion has been divided over its unclear politics. Paul Cudenec reports from the protests – and finds a community spirit that bears little resemblance to the media's depictions

Critical tradition: Tribune then and now

As the relaunched Tribune prepares its second issue, Hilary Wainwright assesses the history of the paper and the left Labour MPs who rallied around it – and the lessons it offers today’s Labour left

Welcome to the crowd

Six Silberman writes on the new horizons of digital platform labour

Housing cooperatives are more than an economic no-brainer. They offer our a communities a better future.

They give us the opportunity to put power in the people's hands, writes Joe Barson.