Five years after Rana Plaza, Bangladeshi garment workers are fighting for justice and dignity at work

The Rana Plaza collapse claimed over a thousand lives - and showed management contempt for the safety of workers. Marienna Pope-Weidemann reports on the struggle for better conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.


HSBC: Put your money where your mouth is on human rights

Time to up the heat on HSBC, writes Marienna Pope-Weidemann, as War on Want call on the bank to stop arming Israel.

Chartism for the 21st Century: Why trade unions are backing an overhaul of Westminster

Nancy Platts argues for a radical reshaping of our voting system.

Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia

Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello interview local activists and business people determined to kick the mining industry out of their town.

Turning citizens into migrants

People from across the political spectrum have trouble categorising BAME people as full citizens, writes Gurminder K Bhambra


Migration status doesn’t matter – no one should be denied healthcare.

Members of the Windrush generation have been excluded from NHS treatment. This the fully intended consequence government's 'hostile environment' policy, writes Dr Joanna Dobbin.

Why Europe needs Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party can lead the way for a new left politics in Europe, writes Luke Cooper

Don’t believe the hype: Biomass is an environmental disaster

As the biomass industry scales up, Frances Howe warns of the dangers of relying on a volatile, destructive industry to solve our energy problems.

What’s left? Italian movements after the triumph of the Five Star Movement

The new populist party captured public anger against austerity and corrupt elites more successfully than the radical left, writes Lorenzo Zamponi. So where next for the left as Pasokification takes hold?


Believing in ourselves

Holly Rigby speaks to Hilary Wainwright about her latest book, A New Politics from the Left, and its application for flourishing new social movements.

‘Now is the time of monsters’: The future at a crossroads in Rojava

Patrick Huff, Amber Huff and Salima Tasdemir reflect on the future of the revolution in Rojava after the fall of Afrin.

‘Reforming has done nothing. That’s why I’m an anarchist.’ An interview with Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah speaks to Anu Shukla about poetry, policing, the ongoing fight against racism.

We must resist attempts to silence the left on Palestine

Some people falsely smear all critiques of Israel as antisemitic, writes Paul Keleman. We cannot let this bad-faith manoeuvring hinder our pursuit of justice for the Palestinian people.