Anti-racist solidarity is the cornerstone of our freedoms

23 December 2017 Governments are manufacturing a new 'enemy within', write Yasser Louati and Malia Bouattia

A master-work of graphic satire

22 December 2017 American Jewish cartoonist Eli Valley’s comic commentary on America, the US Jewish diaspora and Israel is nothing if not near the knuckle, Richard Kuper writes

Bitcoin and the bandits: how Wall Street captured the Occupy of money

21 December 2017 The online currency started as an alternative to the failed financial system – but as a huge bubble inflates and bankers board the bandwagon, Tom Walker argues bitcoin has drowned in greed

Is it time for a tax on robots?

20 December 2017 Oliver Lemon explores what a 'robot tax' could look like, and whether it's an idea whose time has come.

On track to what? Colonialism, climate change and COP23

19 December 2017 Nic Beuret, Anja Kanngieser, and Leon Sealey-Huggins explore the effects of the COP23 negotiations on the global south.

People power in the driverless city

18 December 2017 We need to make sure that the benefits of driverless transport are shared by all, writes Alex May

Surveillance, arrests and fear-mongering: The crackdown on Catalonia

15 December 2017 Raphael Tsavkko Garcia recounts the wholesale government assault on civil freedoms in Catalonia, sparked by the independence campaign.

How climate change skepticism was fuelled by big oil companies

14 December 2017 We've known about the devastating implications of climate change for decades now. Louis Mendee investigates the history of corporations in denying these urgent political realities.

Why is the Labour Party dragging its heels on nuclear disarmament?

13 December 2017 Corbyn just won a prize for peace activism - so why is the Labour Party still committed to renewing trident? Lily Sheehan investigates.

The trouble with being both anti-austerity and pro-EU

12 December 2017 Connor Devine writes that whilst Brexit might be a car crash, we can't just side with an institution responsible for enforcing austerity.

Meet the frontline activists facing down the global mining industry

11 December 2017 Activists are defending land, life and water from the global mining industry. Tatiana Garavito, Sebastian Ordoñez and Hannibal Rhoades investigate.

Transition or succession? Zimbabwe’s future looks uncertain

8 December 2017 The fall of Mugabe doesn't necessarily spell freedom for the people of Zimbabwe, writes Farai Maguwu

The Great Housing Swindle

7 December 2017 Michael Coates reviews a new film revealing the shocking state of housing inequality in the UK.

Transphobia is the latest weapon in a raging culture war

5 December 2017 The vicious media campaign against trans people is part bigotry, part strategy, writes Roz Kaveney

New report shows shocking rise in poverty levels

5 December 2017 Jon Trickett MP reports on 'Dickensian' levels of poverty and hardship felt across the UK.

‘No borders’ politics needs no defending. It’s common sense.

4 December 2017 Natasha King busts some myths around the No Borders debate

Don’t let Corbyn’s opponents sneak onto the Labour NEC

2 December 2017 Labour’s powerful governing body is being targeted by forces that still want to strangle Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, writes Alex Nunns

Where did it all go wrong, Morrissey?

2 December 2017 He was once a radical icon, but now he's a mouthpiece for racism and nationalism. Time to get off stage, writes Michael Calderbank

This isn’t the end of austerity – it’s a new age of cruelty economics

1 December 2017 Consensus seems to have shifted, but austerity is far from over. The chancellor has committed us to yet more years of misery while the rich get richer, writes Richard Seymour.

Stop romanticising the royal family

29 November 2017 Frustrated at the idea of another royal wedding? You're not alone. Joana Ramiro argues we should stop idealising a fundamentally undemocratic institution.

Don’t blame it on the bots

28 November 2017 Liberal elites are using Russian interference to minimise their own political failures, writes Matt Turner

The West owes Zimbabwe a future.

27 November 2017 Nick Dearden from Global Justice Now argues that after years of colonial domination and dodgy trade deals, the UK must make amends and support Zimbabwe in this uncertain time.

The far right in Poland: This is what neoliberalism looks like

27 November 2017 Last month's mass far right demonstration can be linked to a toxic mix of government tolerance of fascism and neoliberalism on steroids. Ewa Jasiewicz investigates.

Strength in Unity: Why Pan Africanism matters today

24 November 2017 Drawing connections between events as disparate as the ‘social murder’ of Grenfell and recent mudslides in Sierra Leone, Remi Joseph-Salisbury points to the enduring relevance of Pan African thought for anti-racist struggle today.

It’s time for a four day working week

22 November 2017 We work ourselves into the ground for little economic benefit. It's high time to for a change, writes Aidan Harper.

Protecting growth at all costs means lining the pockets of the wealthy

21 November 2017 Deregulation and tax loopholes are justified by saying that they 'protect growth'. But really, they just protect the wealthy, writes James Fox

Wealth inequality isn’t inevitable – it’s a political choice.

21 November 2017 Inequality is often treated as a law of nature - but really, it's the result of conscious political choices. It's time to choose equality, writes the IPPR's Carys Roberts.

Who killed Agent Kingfisher?

20 November 2017 Tom Palmer, aka Agent Kingfisher, was the 'messiah' of London's squatting scene until his death last year. But who was responsible for his fate? MI5, late capitalism or simply a drug overdose? Matt Broomfield investigates.

Blocking migrants’ access to the NHS is a way of privatising it

18 November 2017 'Docs Not Cops' write that we must resist attempts to make our NHS any less universal

Climate change in the global south drives people to suicide

17 November 2017 Louis Mendee explains the real human costs of climate change for the global south.

We need to overhaul our economy to meet the challenges of the 2020s

16 November 2017 From climate change to automation to demographic shifts, Mathew Lawrence explains the challenges our economy will face in the coming decade.

Abortion is still illegal in this country

15 November 2017 Fifty years after the Abortion Act, women are still dying from being denied basic services, write activists from Feminist Fightback

We need to change the narrative around social housing

13 November 2017 We need to tackle the patronising ideology that lets Tory think-tanks sneer at social tenants, writes Emma Dent Coad

Acid Corbynism is a gateway drug

10 November 2017 Acid Corbynism allows people to imagine a future beyond the paltry offerings of capitalism, writes Keir Milburn

The beautiful game under siege: women’s football in the West Bank

9 November 2017 'We wanted to use a shared love of the beautiful game to stand in solidarity with those living under occupation', writes Kate Hadley

The UK has been supporting Israeli war crimes for years.

8 November 2017 Priti Patel's shady deals are business as usual. Enough is enough, writes Eleanor Penny

Labour Party laws are being used to quash dissent

8 November 2017 Richard Kuper writes that Labour's authorities are more concerned with suppressing pro-Palestine activism than with actually tackling antisemitism

If Theresa May won’t get rid of Boris Johnson, we must.

8 November 2017 Boris Johnson is a local disaster and a national embarrassment. He must go, writes James Clouting

‘Paradise Papers’ tax dodgers should be behind bars for the world’s biggest robbery

7 November 2017 The global elite have been stealing from society on an unprecedented scale, writes Tom Walker

When the rich stash their money offshore, we pay the price.

6 November 2017 Richard Murphy says that the appropriate political will and understanding of tax can put an end to offshore avoidance and evasion

Corbyn is a moderniser – Blairites are the dinosaurs.

6 November 2017 Richard Seymour explores how Corbyn shifted the political centre - against all the odds.

#Balfour100: 100 years of British complicity in Israel’s oppression of Palestinians

3 November 2017 One hundred years ago, the Balfour Declaration laid the groundwork for Israel's takeover of Palestine. We must face up to our responsibility, writes Ryvka Barnard.

The first Brexit documentary shows a Britain at war with itself

3 November 2017 Ethan Race reviews Timothy Kelly's hard-hitting documentary 'Brexitannia'

Catalan independence is not just ‘nationalism’ – it’s a rebellion against nationalism

2 November 2017 Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte argue that Catalonia's independence movement is driven by solidarity – and resistance to far-right Spanish nationalists

Tabloids do not represent the working class

2 November 2017 The tabloid press claims to be an authentic voice of the working class - but it's run by and for the elites, writes Matt Thompson

Defend democracy – don’t repay your debts.

1 November 2017 Our dependence on debt means that banks wield ever-greater power over our lives, writes Daniel Edelstyn.

Burning witches and banning abortions made capitalism possible

31 October 2017 Our economic system depends on a long and bloody history of controlling women's bodies, writes Eleanor Penny.

We’re risking prison to stop air pollution killing Londoners

31 October 2017 We need drastic action on air pollution now, writes Roger Hallam

Theresa May’s ‘hostile environment’ for migrants endangers victims of trafficking.

30 October 2017 Theresa May claims to be tackling 'modern slavery' - but her immigration policies put vulnerable people further at risk, writes Zoe Gardner.

If Labour wants to save the NHS, it needs to cut out Big Pharma

27 October 2017 The NHS is being used as a cash cow by a profit-hungry pharmaceutical industry, writes Nick Dearden

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