International Women’s Day has radical roots, but its contemporary incarnation has been co-opted by corporate elites – it’s time to put the women workers who keep our society running back at its heart.
The Labour leadership’s attempt to brand a corporation tax rise as ‘austerity’ is politically inane, economically backwards and a gift to the Tories. But they won’t mind – the only real aim is to signal that Corbynism is over.
In this week’s episode, Grace talks to journalist and author Sarah Jaffe about Joe Biden’s first weeks, Covid and climate crisis in the US, and how the pandemic is changing the world of work.
Keir Starmer’s speech today was an opportunity to present a bold alternative to growing inequality under the Tories – it failed spectacularly.
On this week’s A World to Win, Grace is joined by academic Moses Khisa to discuss the recent elections in Uganda, the country’s slide towards authoritarianism and its failed efforts at neoliberal reforms.
Bill Gates is splashed on magazine covers across the world this week with his plan to solve climate change. But his new book ignores the fact that the same system which made him rich is the one killing the planet.
In this week’s episode, Grace is joined by activist and author Ellen Clifford to discuss the impact of successive governments’ human rights violations, a decade of austerity, and the pandemic on the lives of disabled people in Britain.
A huge proportion of the UK’s Covid deaths have been disabled people — but devastating cuts to health services and local government funds put the community at risk years before the virus hit.
This week, Grace speaks to Stansted 15 activist Ben Smoke about the hostile environment, the power of direct action, and the steady degradation of human rights in Britain.
The Reddit-fuelled GameStop short squeeze isn’t a threat to capitalism, because the rich can’t be beaten at their own game – but it does show the power of collective action to expose corrupt systems.
In this week’s A World to Win, Grace speaks to former Labour Chair Ian Lavery MP and former MP Laura Smith about the party, the impact of Brexit, and the future of the Left after the pandemic.
One in five people have gone further into debt during Covid-19, while the richest use their assets to insulate themselves against losses – the end result is economic inequality on steroids.
Decades of neoliberal policies have reshaped our world – but perhaps their deepest impact has been to corrode the bonds which underpinned society: replacing the collective with the individual.
In this week’s special episode of A World to Win, Grace is joined by Max Shanly and Sam Gindin to reflect on the life of Marxist thinker and writer Leo Panitch.
Joe Biden’s inauguration has been heralded as a victory for environmentalists – but his presidency will prove definitively that there are no moderate solutions to the climate crisis. A Green New Deal is our only hope.
In this week’s A World to Win, Grace speaks to Marxist historian Vijay Prashad about India’s mass strikes, the rise of the far right, and the persistence of imperial power in the global economy.
The US Capitol riot was just the latest sign of a political system in deep crisis – and the only long-term solution is a break with the culture war and a return to class struggle.
In the latest episode of A World to Win, Grace speaks to Jacobin publisher Bhaskar Sunkara about the far-right mob which stormed the Capitol building this week – and what it all means for the future of the US Left.
A new study shows that the top 1% in Britain are £800 billion richer than previously believed. It’s not an accident – the super-rich regularly conceal their wealth, meaning inequality is much worse than we think.
As we head into 2021, Grace Blakeley reflects on the first months of A World to Win podcast – and remembers some of the show’s highlights along the way.