In ever-growing numbers, British Jews are opposing the government’s attempts to weaponise their grief for authoritarian ends by calling for a ceasefire — and protesting to end the mass murder of the Palestinian people.
The government’s authoritarian anti-protest laws aren’t only targeting peaceful political demonstrations – they’re being used to target journalists reporting on them, too.
As 2022 draws to a close, Tribune looks back at ten landmark trade union victories – showing how organised workers are fighting back against greed and exploitation.
The Tories presided over a campaign of cuts since linked to the deaths of 330,000 people. They’re in no position to demonise workers now striking to save the public services those cuts brought to their knees.
Matt Hancock thinks his stint surviving in the jungle is a ‘good metaphor’ for politics. He’s right – but only because his risk of meeting serious harm in I’m a Celebrity is about as high as his risk of facing serious consequences for his Covid crimes.
This year’s pathetic 2% pay offer for civil servants came hot on the heels of a decade of ‘pay restraint’. It’s not a one-off from the government, it’s a pattern – and industrial action is the only way to change it.
Food inflation has hit 14.6% – its highest level in four decades. As millions more turn to foodbanks to survive, the right to food is fast becoming the frontline of the cost of living crisis.
By threatening the biggest real-terms cut to benefits ever made in a single year, the Tories are making it clear they don’t care about ‘making work pay’ – they care about punishing the poor.
The Tories are reportedly considering slashing benefits to fund their bankers’ budget. It’s sickening proof of just how deep their cruelty runs.
Polyflor workers in Manchester were set to strike last week for a fair pay offer from a company that posted record profits last year. Then management suspended all their shifts – and they don’t yet know when they’re going back.
London bus drivers were some of the worst hit by the pandemic, and as thanks, many are now being slapped with a real-terms pay cut – so alongside tube and train staff, 1,600 are striking this weekend to demand something better.
In June 2017, a catastrophic fire in Grenfell Tower killed seventy-two people and should have changed housing standards for good. Instead, the establishment has failed victims — and resisted all efforts at change.
Last night saw Mick Lynch, Zarah Sultana, Dave Ward and others address thousands of people at the Enough is Enough campaign launch in London. We spoke to attendees and speakers about how the moment to fight has arrived.
After the longest pay freeze in history, the establishment is warning of dire consequences if workers get wage rises – but the real disaster is rising profits for the rich as the rest suffer.
Today’s BT Openreach strike is the first national telecoms strike in decades and the first national call centre strike in Britain’s history – it pits 40,000 underpaid workers against one of the most profitable corporations in the country.
Despite their criticisms today, the British media backed Boris Johnson to the hilt when he was the alternative to Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist politics – and they would do it again in a second.
On this day in 1984, Mike Jackson helped establish Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, a solidarity group to aid the miners in their fight. Four decades later, Mike speaks to Tribune about the power of organising and solidarity.
The government has created a crisis for working people. But the Tory MPs rebelling against Boris Johnson haven’t suddenly discovered their moral compasses – they’re rats fleeing a sinking ship.
An unknown number of women were deceived into relationships with undercover police as part of the Spycops Scandal. One, Donna McLean, speaks to Tribune about the discovery, the anger, and the ongoing struggle for justice.
The attack on Roe v. Wade in the United States is only the latest battle waged by powerful reactionaries against abortion rights – and we must be prepared to fight them in Britain too.