Don’t box Corbyn in over Brexit

Encouraging Labour to block Brexit is tantamount to writing off the opportunity of a Corbyn-led socialist government. No wonder the Blairites are so keen, writes Michael Calderbank


Why ‘remain and reform’ is the only progressive position

Soft Brexit means preserving the pre-referendum status quo with no possibility of contributing to change, writes Mary Kaldor

40 years after the Alma Ata Declaration, let’s remember that healthcare is a global right

Matthew Bramall recounts the radical goals of the Alma Ata declaration on global health - and how they were undermined by neoliberalism and structural adjustment policies.

A world for the many, not the few

"The very notion of ‘charity’ erases a global history of slavery and oppression". Asad Rehman applauds Labour’s ambition to overhaul neo-colonial development policy

Grenfell Tower and the long crisis of social housing

Council housing arose from the duty of the state to house its people. Grenfell Tower epitomises decades of dereliction of that duty. An excerpt from 'Municipal Dreams' by John Boughton.


New battlegrounds in the class war

Joe Hayns talks to Kim Moody about how global capital is reshaping the terrain of class struggle - and how workers are adapting.

The Windrush Scandal proves the government can’t be trusted to renegotiate our border policies

The treatment of the Windrush Generation revealed the racism and bureaucratic incompetence at the heart of the government's migration system. Marjorie H Morgan writes that they can't be trusted with post-Brexit border policies.

Roadmap for radicals

Mel Evans and Kevin Smith interview US-based organiser and author Jonathan Smucker, whose new book Hegemony How-To offers a practical guide to political struggle for a generation that is still ambivalent about questions of power, leadership and strategy

‘Do not resign, the mandem need you’: The story of #grime4corbyn

In April 2017, Theresa May called a snap general election to destroy a crisis-hit Labour Party. The grime scene had other ideas. An extract from 'Inner City Pressure' by Dan Hancox


Does Israel have a ‘right to self-defence’ against Gaza?

Israel claims to be acting in self-defence when its army shoots down Gazan protesters. Norman G. Finkelstein and Jamie Stern-Weiner debunk that myth.

Spain’s new laws turn peaceful protesters into terrorists

Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte report that Spanish central government has introduced new police powers to crack down on radical movements in Catalonia.

The UK government is denying Northern Irish women their fundamental rights

Kellie O’Dowd from Alliance for Choice writes that the government could intervene to extend reproductive rights to Northern Ireland. It is just choosing not to.

War criminal Erdoğan gears up for a power-grab

Europe rolls out the welcome mat for the Turkish leader, while Kurds are ethnically cleansed, write Patrick Huff, Amber Huff and Salima Tasdemir