Much of the media has framed the populist right as a backlash against neoliberalism – but they share common roots in the project to defend social hierarchies against the threat of equality.
Four years have passed since the Grenfell Tower fire killed 72 residents, but the handling of the pandemic proves that those in power have not changed – they still consider poor and marginalised people’s lives expendable.
Last month’s huge protests against Israel’s assault on Gaza proved that solidarity with Palestine is not only morally vital, but massively popular – but the Labour Party’s leadership refuses to listen.
GB News, which launches today, will be Britain’s most openly reactionary broadcaster – but it is just one part of a much broader effort to drag our media rightwards, most notably by placing political pressure on the BBC.
At every stage from pregnancy, Finland’s welfare state is set up to support those who choose to have a family – and stands in contrast with marketised societies which make that choice increasingly impractical.
Grace talks to writer and activist Hadas Thier, author of ‘A People’s Guide to Capitalism,’ about the key tenets of Marxist thought and what they tell us about the ongoing crisis of the world’s economic system.
Today we have launched ‘The Cause,’ a new weekly bulletin from Tribune covering the labour movement and socialist politics. Read the first instalment here.
Right-wingers defend capitalism as a system necessitated by human nature, but the market emerged out of specific historic conditions – it isn’t hardwired into our species.
After more than four years of worker organising, Spain is the first EU country to legally recognise delivery riders as the employees of digital platforms – the next step is stamping out bogus self-employment entirely.
Dublin is sold as a modern city that is home to the world’s most dynamic industries – but for its residents, daily life is scarred by one of Europe’s worst housing crises and rampant workplace precarity.
The G7’s agreement to set a 15% global minimum corporate tax rate shows that states can act to rein in the power of the world’s wealthy – if politicians aren’t beholden to their interests.
Tribune is launching a series of podcasts – kick start your week with the sound of socialism.
After 1917, modernist architects in the multicultural south of the Russian Federation attempted to build a new society with bold design – but today, their buildings are being dismantled along with the Soviet past.
In 20th century Yugoslavia, football played a decisive role in politics – arising from the workers’ movement, recruiting for the struggle against fascism and even helping to build a socialist state.
The Gates Foundation claims to have fought for access to medicine during the pandemic, but its defence of intellectual property rights has had the opposite impact – and exposed the limits of philanthrocapitalism.
While the Tories claim that NHS privatisation is over, healthcare profiteers Virgin are embedding themselves in local structures – another sign that the erosion of our public system is continuing at pace.