May 2019


Brexit’s drug problem

30 May 2019 For all the talk of free-trade, why is ‘Global Britain’ still behind on drug law reform? By Kojo Koram

What happens if a university fails?

29 May 2019 David Ridley reflects on the Augar Review

Britain’s BAME community will fall through the cracks due to Brexit

29 May 2019 Brexit will exacerbate poverty, austerity and social tensions - all of which hit BAME people the hardest. By Bethany Morris.

Can you see me?

28 May 2019 Amanda Haziz-Ginsberg says that legislation against ‘modern slavery’ is a double-edged sword

Free trade can seriously damage your health

27 May 2019 These practises open the door to Big Pharma companies and disastrous private health companies, writes T.J. Coles

We need to decolonise museums

23 May 2019 Decolonising the museum is a pathway to decolonising society. We must start by providing more honest accounts of our past, says Subhadra Das

You can’t kill the spirit

22 May 2019 A new book tells the story of the women who set up a pit camp to defend Houghton Main colliery against closure in 1992. It has been written by participants from Houghton and Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures: Caroline, Flis, Debbie and Marilyn

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

Life behind bars at Yarl’s Wood

21 May 2019 ‘Voke’, a refugee from sexual violence in West Africa, describes her incarceration at the Yarl’s Wood detention centre

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