April 2019


Labour must set its sights on climate justice

30 April 2019 The declaration of a climate emergency must be followed up by ambitious and concrete action, writes Jake Woodier

A safe haven in the beautiful game?

30 April 2019 Refugees using football as a way to build communities of resistance, report Eline Yara Jeanné and Beeke Katarina Melcher.

A Green New Deal must deliver global justice

29 April 2019 To tackle climate change, we must target the international inequalities at the root of the crisis. By Asad Rehman

Why we need renters’ unions

25 April 2019 People power can help fix the mess of the housing market, writes Jacob Stringer from London Renters Union

The deadly border politics of Ventimiglia

24 April 2019 As Macron and Salvini tussle over the French/Italian border Zad El Bacha and Oliver Eagleton report on the migrants organising on the frontlines

Chav Solidarity

24 April 2019 Ewa Jasiewicz reviews the new book by D Hunter

Don’t listen to Tony Blair – his policies helped empower the far right

23 April 2019 His failed integration strategies are part of the problem, not part of the solution, writes Ashish Ghadiali

Women’s museums give voice to silenced histories

22 April 2019 They can be a force for change, explains Rachel Thain-Gray

Gaza is a children’s prison

17 April 2019 There are one million children living in Gaza, trapped and under fire. By Omar Aziz

Is the UK prepared for a Super China and its global New Silk Road?

17 April 2019 China's industrial strategy poses new challenges for the UK, writes Dorothy Guerrero

Activists are taking on the UK’s largest carbon culprit

16 April 2019 Drax power station is the largest power station and largest single emitter of carbon dioxide. By Frances Howe

A state of terror

16 April 2019 The Nicaraguan state has led a brutal crackdown on anti-government protests. Activist Sara Henríquez speaks to Red Pepper about how feminists have been at the forefront of the resistance.

Governments fixate on STEM education – so why won’t they listen to scientists on climate change?

12 April 2019 Governments could do well to learn from school students, writes 17-year-old Climate Striker Cate Davies

Ultra-Low Emission Zone charges are a matter of social justice

11 April 2019 Luke Murphy reports on the new initiative to tackle inner-city pollution

‘Facebook Coin’: The media giant is trying its hand at banking

11 April 2019 Facebook’s cryptocurrency initiative furthers an agenda of neoliberal financialization, writes Josh Gabert-Doyon

West Papua – the world’s forgotten injustice

8 April 2019 Alex Sobel writes on the ongoing military occupation and its gross human rights abuses.

Mind the age gap

8 April 2019 Since the financial crisis, a huge generational divide has opened up in politics, displacing class as predictor of voting behaviour. But Keir Milburn, author of Generation Left, argues that a left politics of the commons is well placed to bridge this divide.

Narendra Makanji: activist who forced open the door for BAME people in politics

7 April 2019 Seema Chandwani pays tribute to Narendra Makanji

No deportation is justified

4 April 2019 We must fight to end to the inhumanity of detention, writes Remi Joseph-Salisbury

Anti-migrant politics weakens the workers’ movement

3 April 2019 On both the left and the right, people pit migrants' rights against workers' rights. That attitude only serves the interests of the powerful, writes Amardeep Dhillon.

Women and the Modi raj

3 April 2019 Gargi Bhattacharya examines the sexist reality behind the ‘pro-women’ rhetoric of India’s ruling party

Poor and marginalised people bear the brunt of climate change

2 April 2019 Tackling environmental collapse is a matter of class, racial and gender justice, writes Jori Hamilton

Let’s harness the power of political education

1 April 2019 We need political education to build a confident, fighting movement writes Isaac Kneebone-Hopkins, an organiser for Bristol Transformed.