Police officers evade prosecution for domestic violence

Only 43 of 800 accused officers have been prosecuted.

Alex Rutherford  ·  11 July 2021

Scandal or business as usual?

By Joy Macready 25 March 2015 Whose customers include drug barons, arms dealers, dictators, terrorists and blood diamond dealers? Why, a bank of course. Leaked documents from an ex-employee show that HSBC made huge profits for years through handling secret accounts for criminal, even murderous (but always wealthy) customers. HSBC may be the one in […]

Workers Power  ·  25 March 2015

Police spy on Stephen Lawrence family

By Andy Yorke Revelations about police spying on the family of the murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence have backed the Tory-led coalition government into a corner, forcing Home Secretary Theresa May to agree to a public inquiry, admitting that the “full truth has yet to emerge”. Stephen was murdered by a racist gang in 1993 […]

Workers Power  ·  15 March 2014

Bring racist police to justice

The recent police killings of Mark Duggan and Anthony Grainger expose the racism rife in the police force. Conditioned to see young, black men as drug dealers and gangsters, in both cases the police shot dead an unarmed man.

Workers Power  ·  12 May 2012

Who are the real thieves?

Jeremy Dewar points to the hypocrisy surrounding the moral outrage prompted by the riots

Workers Power  ·  31 August 2011

Hackgate, power elites and the limits of the “corruption” critique

How does the radical left capitalise on the Murdoch Empire crisis? In a thought provoking article on the OpenDemocracy website Guy Aitchison argues that we need to move beyond the language of corruption and develop democratic movements with a critique of the whole system. Read it here.

Workers Power  ·  20 July 2011

Phone hacking: These resignation statements are meaningless

The ever-growing cast of the responsible but unaccountable is emblematic of the systemic corruption that has been laid bare, writes Gary Younge at

Workers Power  ·  20 July 2011

News International: How deep does the rot go?

Rebekah Brooks has fallen from power as the ongoing saga at News International, and across the political scene continues, writes Rachel Brooks 

Workers Power  ·  15 July 2011

Murdoch Empire phone hacking scandal exposes corruption at the heart of the system

  The News of the World, flagship paper for the Murdoch Empire, is up to its neck in corruption and illegal phone hacking which goes right to the heart of the state, writes Simon Hardy A small hand grenade has gone off at the centre of British politics. A complex web that connects the media […]

Workers Power  ·  07 July 2011

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