Priti Patel has agreed to extradite Julian Assange to the United States.
Boris Johnson's government suffered two significant by-election defeats on 23 June.
UCU members at 33 further education (FE) colleges are taking part in a ballot for industrial action.
Editorial July-August 2022, No. 395
By a CWU rep IT IS a sign of the times that workers across the three main sectors organised by the Communications Workers Union—Royal Mail, Post Office and British Telecom—could be striking together. This would be a first for the CWU. Post Office workers led the way earlier this summer, with 1,500 workers taking two […]
By Millie Collins AFTER 12 YEARS of cuts to wages, pensions and public services, one in five—14.5 million—people live in poverty, including more than four million children. While the richest households saved money during the pandemic, the poorest fell further into debt with no cushion to soften the rising prices today. Research published by the […]
By Dave Stockton THE VICTORY of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez in the elections for president and vice president in Colombia was greeted with rejoicing on the streets. This is another success for the so-called ‘new Pink Tide’, adding to a list which now includes Andrés Manuel López Obrador, ‘AMLO’, in Mexico, Alberto Fernandez in […]
By Shehzad Arshad SINCE SHAHBAZ Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League replaced Imran Khan as Pakistan’s Prime Minister, the political crisis wracking the country has deepened. Nevertheless Sharif’s new government seems to have won the struggle within the ruling class for now and is looking relatively stable. Unsurprisingly its first attack is on the workers […]
The 1972 dock strike has important lessons for today as we enter a new period of industrial struggle
The arbitrary denial of rights to asylum seekers who arrive by irregular routes threatens the principle of universal democratic and human rights