While BP’s obscene profits double, people across the country are unable to make ends meet in the face of skyrocketing energy costs. It’s a cost of living crisis for us – it’s a cash cow for them.
Rishi Sunak has donated more than £100,000 to his former private school in the name of widening access through bursaries – while his Universal Credit cut last autumn forced 400,000 children into poverty.
This month, workers who were outsourced to Serco won a spectacular victory ensuring 1,800 staff would be brought in-house on NHS contracts – a blow to the outsourcing agenda across the economy.
Commentators often present prejudice as a working-class problem, but a new report shows that Islamophobic views are far more common among elites – who have the power to make racism structural.
Stagnant wages, rising prices and out of control energy bills are seeing millions struggle to afford the bare necessities in one of the richest countries on Earth.
Clause 9 of the Nationality and Borders Bill enables the government to strip people of their British citizenship with no warning – with ethnic minorities at a far higher risk.
As the pandemic exposed the crisis in Britain’s care system, trade unionists and socialist politicians in the North West are uniting to bring social care into municipal ownership, raise wages, and unionise the sector.
Ten years ago, a series of EDL marches hit the communities of Luton – and made clear the consequences of a media and political class that capitulates to the far right.
Without proper consultation, Pizza Express has brought in a policy that tops up kitchen pay by reducing tips to waiting staff – leaving many workers hundreds of pounds down each month.
The Society of Editors’ claim that the British press isn’t racist was rightly mocked – but it’s only one small indicator of the deep denial that exists about the role our media plays in demonising the oppressed.