Falling wages and spiralling prices mean energy bills are soon likely to eat up a sixth of the average salary. Tinkering around the edges of this crisis isn’t enough: we need public ownership, and we need it now.
Scottish trade unionist and Labour Party founder Keir Hardie was born on this day in 1856. Today, as the country faces down new crises, Hardie’s vision of a united labour movement fighting for change is as vital as ever.
For children across the country, six weeks off school means six weeks of not having enough to eat – and this year, even the food banks are running out of food. It’s time the perpetual crisis of summer hunger was stopped.
As climate change intensifies, droughts like the present one hitting Britain are only going to become more common – and we can’t afford profiteering water companies leaking 2.4 billion litres of water every day.
With transport costs spiralling and decimated services unreliable, low-paid workers too often feel afraid leaving jobs late at night. It should be up to the boss to make sure staff get home safe.
This week, Grace speaks to Adrienne Buller about what green capitalism is and whether it is possible for the market to address the climate crisis.
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 the last 70 years the US has embarked on an intentional effort to forget the Korean War and obscure its role in the brutality. But for people on the peninsula, the war never really ended – and neither has the American empire.
Amid the struggles of the the 1970s, radical filmmaking group cinema action brought the fight for working-class liberation to screens in trade union halls and work canteens across the country.
As the Enough is Enough campaign reaches 250,000 supporters, Tribune editor Ronan Burtenshaw explains why this publication helped to bring it into being.
Faced with demands for wage rises amid a cost of living crisis, Britain’s economic establishment has set out to protect the wealthy – by driving up unemployment and starting a recession.
Tribune is launching a series of podcasts – kick start your week with the sound of socialism.
Sick of the problems rife in hospitality, staff at the iconic queer venue Dalston Superstore formed a union. Their victories are already proving what organising can achieve in a sector with far too little union presence.
As Gazans endure yet another brutal assault by Israeli occupation forces, the writing of Mahmoud Darwish – who died on this day in 2008 – still signals the power of literature to sustain dignity and encourage resistance.
Despite claiming to be a ‘regulator’, Ofgem’s main job is to protect the profits of private energy companies – even when their prices are driving millions of working-class people towards poverty.
Last week’s report into celebrity jet use made clear just how casually the rich spew carbon into the atmosphere. We should get their private planes out of the skies for good.