Will the beat go on?
1 November 2020
Gerry Hart reports on lockdown, gentrification and the face of Newcastle's live music
The radical potential of the Corbyn project
20 September 2019
Even worse than failing to win office would be winning it while unprepared for the realities of government. Christine Berry considers what Labour needs to do to avoid the fate of Syriza in Greece
The whitewashing of austerity Britain
26 March 2019
Women of colour are radical agents for social change but are too often erased from
the public profile of anti-cuts activism, write Akwugo Emejulu and Leah Bassel.
On our own terms
1 October 2015
Emma Hughes spoke to Andy Greene from Disabled People Against Cuts
‘Don’t mourn, organise’ – OK, but how?
9 May 2015
The left must re-think its strategy and methods of organisation after the election, writes Michael Calderbank – not just throw ourselves back into the same schemes that aren't working
Who cares? Life as a care worker
1 June 2014
Cuts and privatisation are taking their toll on undervalued home care workers and the people they care for. Ann McGauran reports
We could have won!
4 July 2013
Mike Marqusee looks back at the rate-capping revolt of the 1980s, and how close it came to victory
The People’s Assembly: making a movement?
28 May 2013
The People’s Assembly will bring together thousands of anti-cuts campaigners and trade unionists in June. Red Pepper asks Owen Jones what the assembly might add to existing anti‑cuts initiatives
Workfare: a policy on the brink
14 February 2013
Warren Clark explains how the success of the campaign against workfare has put the policy’s future in doubt
Co-operating with cuts in Lambeth
12 February 2013
Isabelle Koksal reports on how Lambeth’s ‘co-operative council’ is riding roughshod over co-operative principles in its drive for sell-offs and cuts in local services
Labour and the cuts: beyond the ‘dented shield’
31 January 2013
The scale of coalition cuts means the very future of local public services is in jeopardy. Michael Calderbank asks whether Labour councillors can do more than offer verbal protest and practical acquiescence
Care in crisis
3 December 2012
Lorna Stephenson reports on how cuts are hitting elderly care – and what the newly privatised sector looks like
May elections – TUSC: Opposing all the cuts
8 April 2012
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing candidates for the London assembly and elsewhere in the local elections on 3 May. Red Pepper spoke to Nick Wrack, a member of the TUSC national committee and number two on its slate of candidates in London
13 September 2011
Anne-Marie O’Reilly presents a roundtable discussion of grassroots community organisers
Big Society brings little aid
22 May 2011
Jon Robins investigates what the cuts will mean for the vital advice that Citizens Advice Bureaux provide
After the flash bulb
22 May 2011
Student article competition winner Kit Withnail calls for others to stand with the movement
14 April 2011
Ken Ferguson asks how the Scottish left can respond to anger at the Westminster cuts consensus
Local government fighting back?
18 February 2011
Bob Colenutt on the reaction of local government to the cuts, and the influence of the May council elections.
Big Society? Big deal
10 February 2011
Richard Goulding investigates the reality behind the 'Big Society' rhetoric