May 2019


Copper mining in a climate emergency

21 May 2019 Sebastian Ordoñez Muñoz reports on the red metal mining at the heart of a new wave of colonial expansion in Latin America

Scientists against the machine

17 May 2019 Jane Shallice examines the history of radical research at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science

Austerity starves our culture

16 May 2019 Museums – and museum workers – have been hit hard by austerity policies and cuts. Clara Paillard outlines some of the key battlegrounds and considers what an alternative cultural policy might look like

Locking people up won’t help combat sexual violence

15 May 2019 We need look beyond individual punishment to tackle a crisis which pervades the fabric of our society, argues Ann Russo

200 years from the Peterloo Massacre, we need a new movement for real democracy

15 May 2019 Jon Narcross reflects on the legacy of the mass gathering for political representation, which was brutally shut down by the military and police.

Organising the ‘unorganisable’

14 May 2019 A cleaners’ campaign flies in the face of traditional impressions of trade unionism, writes Lydia Hughes

An open letter to Extinction Rebellion

3 May 2019 "The fight for climate justice is the fight of our lives, and we need to do it right." By grassroots collective Wretched of The Earth.

Rethinking ownership is key to solving the climate crisis

1 May 2019 Mathew Lawrence writes that we need to overhaul the private, profit-driven ownership models wrecking the climate and the economy