Michael Foot was born on this day in 1913. A giant of Labour Party politics, the attempts to diminish his legacy after his death only reveal the extent to which his socialism threatened the British establishment.
The government’s National Food Strategy was an opportunity to tackle hunger in Britain – but instead it shows that the Tories prefer millions living in food poverty to any kind of fundamental change.
Ten years ago today, a far-right terrorist killed 77 people in Norway. The deputy leader of the country’s Labour Youth, targeted in the violence, writes about the far-right’s growing threat – and our duty to fight it.
Last week, research showed that a million children of key workers live in poverty – the paltry 3% pay rise offered to NHS staff shows how little the government plans to do about it.
On this day in 2005, police shot and killed Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell station – their attempt at a cover-up revealed the rot at the heart of Britain’s security establishment.
This week, Grace speaks to former Labour leader and current Shadow Secretary for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Ed Miliband about fighting inequality and climate crisis, and his new book, Go Big: How to Fix Our World.
Today we have launched ‘The Cause,’ a new weekly bulletin from Tribune covering the labour movement and socialist politics. Read the first instalment here.
Most people have suffered through the pandemic, but the world’s richest have seen their wealth rise by a combined $5 trillion. No one needs to hoard that kind of money – it’s time to tax it for a fairer world.
Last month, a key witness against Julian Assange admitted that his testimony was false. It’s further proof that this case has little to do with justice – but is a persecution designed to silence critical journalists.
A new report exposes how privatised buses have cost people jobs and benefits, cut them off from schools and healthcare, and deepened isolation – it’s time to end the scandal and bring them into public ownership.
This week marks the start of the summer holidays for kids across England and Wales. For too many, that means six weeks without enough food – a problem this government could solve, if it wanted to.
Tribune is launching a series of podcasts – kick start your week with the sound of socialism.
Socialist writer Dawn Foster passed away last week at the age of 33. She was a champion of the working class in a hostile media environment – and deeply committed to the fight for a better world.
The Tories have labelled today ‘Freedom Day,’ perpetuating the myth of their commitment to liberty – but their attacks on civil liberties and the means to live a decent life show how little they care about freedom.
The government claims its amnesty in Northern Ireland ‘draws a line’ under the Troubles, but in reality it is a barrier to justice for victims’ families – and an attack on the principles of reconciliation.
The renewed crises caused by mutating strains of Covid-19 are teaching the West an important lesson – the virus won’t stop at the shores of wealthy countries, and our response can’t either.