News & Analysis

Leeds cost-of-living protest gives a voice to growing resistance

By Rebecca Anderson The 1st October Enough is Enough day of action in Leeds began at 10am when a thousand people joined the picket line at the train station, spilling […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  02 October 2022

Mini-budget: This was what Brexit was really about

By Peter Main At first sight, Kwasi Kwarteng’s “mini-budget” looks like nothing more than pandering to the Tory members who voted for Liz Truss. Anyone who seriously thinks that forcing […]

Peter Main  ·  29 September 2022

Obituary: Mikhail Gorbachev, 1932–2022

In death, as in life, the role and significance of Mikhail Gorbachev, who died on August 30 and was buried on September 3, remains disputed.

Peter Main  ·  13 September 2022

‘Which side are you on?’ Labour has a crisis of leadership

Labour’s lead has narrowed to just four points.

R Banks  ·  13 September 2022

Elizabeth Windsor (1926–2022)

HOUR AFTER hour of obsequious commentary, constant updating on the progress of the coffin towards London, an uninterrupted procession of has-beens and would-be’s underlining their own importance by recalling their […]

Peter Main  ·  13 September 2022

‘Touch one, touch all’: The murder of Chris Kaba

By Jeremy Dewar TWO TO three thousand people turned out in central London on Saturday 10 September to protest the killing of Chris Kaba by the police the previous Monday. […]

KD Tait  ·  13 September 2022

Left maintains NEC seats – despite Momentum

Four of the five candidates of the Centre Left Grassroots Alliance were elected to the NEC.

Peter Main  ·  12 September 2022

Liz Truss PM: Fight fire with fire

With an ‘electorate’ of 160,000 geriatric Tory party members, 0.3% of the population chose the country’s leader.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  05 September 2022

Economy: The worst is yet to come

Assumptions that damage to the UK economy was inevitable have now been backed up with concrete evidence.

Peter Main  ·  15 July 2022

Stop Julian Assange extradition

Priti Patel has agreed to extradite Julian Assange to the United States.

R Banks  ·  13 July 2022

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