Britain’s response to inflation proves the choices that shore up economic calm for the elite only prolong crisis for the rest of us.
Germany has blocked billions of pounds of green investment at home and across the EU because of a ‘debt brake’ that makes budget deficits unlawful — proving that ‘fiscal discipline’ is a climate catastrophe.
Rachel Reeves has declared she will make Labour the party of economic stability. But after a decade of rising inequality and falling living standards, what we need is transformation, not more of the same.
American billionaires are suing the Honduran government for blocking the creation of a libertarian city-state in the country. If they win, it will be a devastating victory for corporate colonialism over democracy.
David Cameron’s surprise comeback is being heralded as a return to a sensible, respectable conservatism. In reality, the former prime minister is a murky opportunist who seeks only to bolster his own personal wealth and power.
If you want to understand why nothing in Britain works anymore, look no further than the free market economics that have put the country on a path to national decline.
Britain’s working-class movement has a moral duty to stand in solidarity with Palestinians facing destruction in Gaza — and that includes disrupting everything that enables Israel’s state terror.
Since the 2008 crisis, global capitalism has been propped up by cheap borrowing, but higher interest rates mean that era is now over — and workers are set to pay the price.
Desperately divided and unable to offer any solutions to the crises Britain faces, Conservative Party Conference was about enabling conspiracy theories, stoking culture wars and demonising benefit claimants.
Rishi Sunak’s reckless climate surrender is a cynical attempt to ignite a culture war — and he’s willing to let our planet burn in order to get there.
Real estate CEO Tim Gurner sparked outrage this week after calling for a rise in unemployment to put workers in their place. We should be grateful for his comments — they reveal what the ruling class really thinks.
It’s simple: Starmer in 10 Downing Street can end child hunger, fix public services and give workers a pay rise. Ruling out these ambitions by refusing to tax wealth is a conscious political choice.
As heat records were being broken and wildfires raged, energy companies announced record profits – a direct result of the greed of fossil fuel giants who lied about their role in creating the climate crisis.
A Tory government might not have any moral qualms about pushing children into poverty. But if Labour can’t bring itself to oppose such an abhorrent policy, it doesn’t deserve power.
Labour may win the next election by convincing the establishment that the economy is safe in their hands. But they won’t solve any of the crises the country is facing by imitating Tory spending plans – they might even make things worse.
The NHS has always had wealthy enemies, but now they have a clear plan to bring it down: starve public healthcare of funding and let private provision grow in its place.
Authoritarianism is on the rise despite the liberal prediction that the spread of free markets would result in more democracy – that’s because capitalism will always defend social hierarchies against the threat of economic equality.
Rachel Reeves claims a Labour government would embrace ‘Bidenomics’ – but her commitment to austerity and hostility to striking workers makes clear the party is even less willing to challenge elite interests than its US counterpart.
Keir Starmer claims ‘difficult choices’ have forced him to abandon his progressive economic agenda – but it’s yet another sign that Labour plans to do little to threaten the establishment.
Wealthy landlords are set to take advantage of falling property prices and high interest rates by snatching up even more of Britain’s housing stock — unless tenants organise a fightback.