International law is written for capital, providing the basis for neoliberal globalisation and the exploitation of the Global South – the Left can’t afford to be its uncritical champion.
While countries across Europe extend their furlough schemes into next year, Britain is winding its support down just as lockdown returns. It is a recipe for economic disaster.
In the University of Stirling, harsh penalties handed out to students who occupied in support of striking staff sends a clear message – resistance to the neoliberal university will not be tolerated.
Next week will see a Trades Union Congress like no other. Amid a global pandemic and a wave of redundancies, the labour movement must adapt – or risk further historic decline.
The eviction ban in England and Wales ends in two weeks. With thousands already in rent arrears, the Left has to be ready to fight for those who face losing their homes.
This week, Grace is joined by Jacobin writer Meagan Day to discuss the aftermath of the Bernie campaign, the US presidential election and where the country’s Left goes next.
Today we have launched ‘The Cause,’ a new weekly bulletin from Tribune covering the labour movement and socialist politics. Read the first instalment here.
For years, right-wingers have argued that healthcare privatisation is the path to greater efficiency. But the track and trace scandal shows what it really means – huge payouts for dysfunctional services.
A new report shows overwhelming public support for taxing wealth and tackling inequality – but suggests that the way we make the argument will be decisive in building a successful campaign.
From Covid-19 outbreaks to terrible working conditions, disastrous impacts on the planet and animal cruelty, industrial meat production reveals the destructive nature of modern capitalism.
A decade of swingeing cuts to the Health and Safety Executive’s budget left it unable to properly secure workplaces in normal times – now, its inspectors are tasked with protecting us from Covid-19.
Tribune is launching a series of podcasts – kick start your week with the sound of socialism.
92% of land in England is off-limits to the general public. A new book explores what we are missing through a series of illegal trespasses that make the case for the right to roam.
For decades, the distinction between work and leisure time has been fading away. We can’t afford a return to that old ‘normal’ – after Covid-19, we must fight for a future where workers control their lives.
There is beauty in Britain, but there is far more misery. That is not a natural or inevitable state of affairs – but a consequence of our miserable ruling class and their ruthless commitment to capitalism.
In the 19th and 20th centuries, Britain’s growing co-operative movement provided an alternative to capitalist business practices – and made its mark on cities and towns with ambitious building projects.