Society

Israel & the illusion of national unity

Alex Rutherford explains the tensions between the different factions of Zionism and how these affect Israel’s war aims

Alex Rutherford  ·  12 January 2024

Starmer doubles down on support for Israel’s war

When Israel attacked Gaza following Hamas’ 7 October attack, Keir Starmer was quick to declare Labour’s ‘unconditional’ support for Israel’s ‘right to defend itself’.

George Banks  ·  21 November 2023

How can we spread the boycott campaign?

And what is the role of BDS in the Palestine movement?

Andy Yorke  ·  13 November 2023

After officer charged with Chris Kaba’s murder, Police demand impunity

Suella Braverman and Rishi Sunak have rushed to reassure the police.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  13 October 2023

Concrete Crisis Raacs Greater Manchester

The hospitals affected are two of seven hospital buildings across the north west dubbed ‘the worst region in the country’ for roofs built with collapse-prone concrete

Workers Power  ·  28 September 2023

Refugee prison hulk plumbs new depths of mistreatment

The government wants to ‘house’ asylum seekers on the 220-bed accommodation barge.

Millie Collins  ·  16 September 2023

Rap lyrics ‘evidence of bad character’ in racist prosecutions

Courts use participation in rap music used as evidence of ‘bad character’.

Rob Schofield  ·  15 September 2023

The problem with ‘Just Stop Oil’

4 July 2023 was the hottest day since records began, since then wildfires and extreme heat has scorched several countries around the world.

Alex Rutherford  ·  27 July 2023

Abortion laws still criminalising women’s healthcare

‘Every child a wanted child; every mother a willing mother’

Workers Power  ·  13 July 2023

Appeal Court grants stay of execution for Rwanda refugees

THE TORIES’ plan to deport migrants who arrive on small boats to Rwanda has been ruled illegal by the Court of Appeal. First announced in April 2022, the government has already given Rwanda £140 million, without managing to deport a single refugee under the scheme. The latest appeal was brought by the United Nations refugee […]

Workers Power  ·  10 July 2023

Dirty money, dirty water

A shocking new study involving 30 water treatment works has estimated that 11bn litres of untreated sewage were discharged in 2020.

George Banks  ·  04 June 2023

Resist the Tories’ assault on our democratic rights!

In a climate of heightened police repression Alex Rutherford discusses the way forward for militants and activists.

Alex Rutherford  ·  03 June 2023

Defend Trans people

By R Banks and Millie Collins ON 11 FEBRUARY, 16 year old Brianna Ghey was brutally murdered, stabbed to death in Warrington Park by two 15 year olds. Brianna was transgender and had become a prominent representative of the young trans community on TikTok.  Police took four days to declare that the murder ‘might’ be […]

Rob Schofield  ·  09 March 2023

Rapist police off our streets!

By Jeremy Dewar THE METROPOLITAN Police is infested with violent misogynists. This isn’t rhetorical exaggeration. It’s a fact. Twelve serving Met officers have been convicted of sexual offences against women since the murder of Sarah Everard in March 2021, one every two months. Met Commissioner Mark Rowley admits this is only the tip of the […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  07 February 2023

The Public Order Bill is an attack on the right to protest

The Bill has passed the House of Commons.

George Banks  ·  17 December 2022

Democratic local assemblies needed to unite cost of living campaigns

By R. Banks and Alex Rutherford The growing cost of living crisis and increasing public alarm at what it will mean pose the urgent need for a united front between all those affected by inflation. It needs to bring together union members and those who want to join a fighting union; the unemployed and underemployed; […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  10 September 2022

The Rank and File’s Next Step

A communist strategy for building a united industrial, social and political fightback.

Workers Power  ·  16 June 2022

Make the rich pay for pensions and benefits linked to inflation

By R. Banks IN A desperate effort to distract the public’s attention from the ongoing Partygate scandal, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a package of measures to help those ‘hit hard’ by the cost of living crisis, partially funded by a windfall tax on energy profits. While scandal was the impetus for the announcement, desperate […]

George Banks  ·  31 May 2022

Teaching the British Empire

The Tories are desperate to put a positive spin on the teaching of the British Empire

Jeremy Dewar  ·  20 March 2022

Colston 4 acquitted – now kill the bill

The PCSC Bill must be defeated.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  09 February 2022

Health and Care Bill means NHS privatisation

Day of action on 26 Feb.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  09 February 2022

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