International Women’s Day was developed as a celebration of working-class women and their contribution to the struggle against capitalism.
International Women’s Day has radical roots, but its contemporary incarnation has been co-opted by corporate elites – it’s time to put the women workers who keep our society running back at its heart.
Around the world, women – more likely to be in insecure and underpaid jobs – are facing the worst of the Covid fallout. It’s a reminder that the fight for women’s liberation is a fight for workers’ rights.
Women now make up the majority of union members in Britain and increasingly lead labour struggles across the world – but their unions too rarely reflect them. It’s time for that to change.
After clapping for NHS staff and calling them heroes, the government is proposing to give nurses a pay increase of just £3.50 per week – it’s time for a real reward that would end hardship in our health service.
In this week’s episode, Grace talks to journalist and author Sarah Jaffe about Joe Biden’s first weeks, Covid and climate crisis in the US, and how the pandemic is changing the world of work.
Today we have launched ‘The Cause,’ a new weekly bulletin from Tribune covering the labour movement and socialist politics. Read the first instalment here.
In 2019, a social housing project in Norwich won the Stirling Prize, the most prestigious award in British architecture. It’s a reminder of what public investment in housing can achieve – and why we need more of it.
For the past year, Labour’s leadership has distanced itself from the party’s popular economic policies – only to see them picked up by a cynical Tory government with no intention of bringing them to reality.
In today’s Budget, Rishi Sunak spoke about a Green Industrial Revolution – but his weak proposals are just another attempt to claim credit for a good idea he’s too afraid to pursue.
A striking British Gas engineer writes for Tribune about the fight against ‘fire and rehire,’ how the company has tried to squeeze its workers on the picket line – and why solidarity was the best form of defence.
Tribune is launching a series of podcasts – kick start your week with the sound of socialism.
In the 20th century, leftists used their positions of municipal power in Paris to build some of Europe’s most ambitious social housing projects – housing that was not only beautiful, but affordable and secure.
The Miners’ Strike – which began on this week in 1984 – was one of the biggest disputes in British history. But it wasn’t just a fight over jobs, it was a battle for and by communities which Thatcher set out to destroy.
Mental health is often framed in individual terms with individual solutions – but rising levels of depression, anxiety and stress across society make it clear that we need political answers.
Universal Credit claims have doubled since the pandemic – and a £20 increase is nowhere near enough. Six million people are now stuck in a bureaucratic maze of five-week waits, low payments and benefit sanctions.