Our response to Covid-19

Our response to the coronavirus

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The politics of Covid-19: Time to requisition empty homes

The government’s actions to try and house rough sleepers are inadequate. The acquisition of empty homes for the homeless is a viable short and long-term solution, argues Adam Peggs

Five Ways to say Fck Boris

Review – Now We Have Your Attention: The New Politics of the People by Jack Shenker

Tim Schneider reviews Jack Shenker's latest book on 'iniquity and insurrection' in British society

Black Friday demonstration against Deliveroo in Berlin in 2018. Photo by Leonhard Lenz

The politics of Covid-19: Gig work in the coronavirus crisis

How long are we willing to turn a blind eye to the vulnerabilities of essential workers on the bottom of the employment hierarchy, asks the Fairwork Foundation

The politics of Covid-19: urgent calls to end immigration detention

Hundreds of lives are at risk as the government resists calls to release people held in immigration detention. Annahita Moradi reports


The politics of Covid-19: government contempt for disabled people

In the first in a series of frontline responses to Covid-19, Jamie Hale explains the challenges facing disabled people - and their demands of the British government. Published in partnership with The World Transformed

Leading from the back

With voting underway, Simon Hedges shares his thoughts on Labour's leadership election

US Socialism: Indigenous Community Wealth Building

Community wealth building can help to tap into the culture and resources of marginalised communities, says Stephanie Gutierrez.

International Women's Day rally at Leeds University during the 2018 USS Pension Strikes by Alarichall

Feminism in the precarious academy

As the University and Colleges Union strike enters its final week, Ruth Pearce discusses the importance of building alliances and fighting back


Labour’s Way Forward: The Only Way is (Bottom) Up

A democratic revolution within Labour must be matched by building participatory economic alternatives at a local grassroots level, writes Glenn Jenkins

US Election 2020: America’s Rising Progressive Tide

Robert L Borosage examines the future prospects of an energised US left, from Bernie Sanders and AOC to grassroots organisations across America

Spring culture preview

Siobhan McGuirk picks out culture highlights for February - May 2020

XR: the case for deliberative democracy

Climate Assembly UK begins this weekend. It's a good start, says Alex Bradbury, but does not meet XR's third demand for a Government-commissioned Citizens’ Assembly