The Tories’ weak climate plans offered Labour the perfect opportunity to propose a bold green agenda – but instead we got another sign that the party is shying away from tackling the urgent crises of our time.
By proposing increases in defence spending alongside a pay freeze for workers, the Tories have exposed the lie that governments can’t invest – and revealed their own priorities: war before well-being.
Last night local parties across Britain – from Edinburgh to Newcastle, Bolton, Bristol and Liverpool – passed motions opposing Keir Starmer’s decision to deny Jeremy Corbyn the Labour whip in the broadest rebellion against his leadership to date.
The government’s latest PPE scandal shows what outsourcing is really about – far from increasing efficiency, it is a machine for corruption which turns public services into cash cows for the well-connected.
Western economies were suffering anaemic growth even before the Covid-19 slowdown, and they won’t recover with a vaccine alone – we need bold government intervention to avoid another lost decade.
On this week’s show, Grace Blakeley is joined by Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to discuss how the government’s response to the Covid-19 crisis has punished the North.
Today we have launched ‘The Cause,’ a new weekly bulletin from Tribune covering the labour movement and socialist politics. Read the first instalment here.
80% of Pfizer vaccine stocks have been bought by countries representing just 14% of the world’s population. The power of Big Pharma and the wealth of the developed world threatens the global fight against Covid-19.
Between the Covid-19 pandemic, a deep recession and a worsening climate crisis, there are plenty of clouds on the horizon – but the Green New Deal offers a future worth fighting for.
After going on rent strike and tearing down fences on campus, students at the University of Manchester have begun an occupation. Their aim: to confront a university sector which sees them as little more than cash cows.
A recently republished book edited by E. P. Thompson chronicles the story of British socialist volunteers who travelled to post-war Yugoslavia to assist in the construction of a railroad from Šamac to Sarajevo.
Tribune is launching a series of podcasts – kick start your week with the sound of socialism.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how crucial workers are to the economy, but also how weak their protections are at work – only one policy can level the playing field: sectoral collective bargaining.
Ten years ago today, students occupied the headquarters of the Conservative Party at Millbank Tower. It was a seminal moment in the resistance to austerity – and in shaping a generation of radicals.
Nigel Farage’s new anti-lockdown party aims to capitalise on the economic hardship facing millions due to the government’s Covid-19 failures. The Left must speak to these concerns – or risk him gaining ground.
The 1970s saw seismic changes in Britain’s cities, as new ideas about class, crime and public space reshaped the built environment – and bred both resignation and resistance in its council estates.