Last year’s Black Lives Matter protests produced a tenuous alliance between street radicals and multinational corporations. The defeat of Donald Trump marks the end of that road – but not of the cause.
Many on the Left celebrated the suspension of Donald Trump’s Twitter account – but behind the decision lies a nexus of unaccountable power that threatens socialists as much as it does the far-right.
To mark Black History Month, we speak to Diane Abbott about the 10th anniversary of her Labour leadership campaign – the first time a Black MP had stood for party leadership in Britain.
Reforming the Last Night of the Proms was never a left-wing demand – but by elevating the controversy, the Tories can consolidate their base, disguise their failures and advance their reform agenda for the BBC.
Rosie Duffield’s campaign against laughing gas is the latest example of a Labour Party which plans to ignore evidence-based policy and subcontract out its politics to the tabloid press.
Late ’90s and early 2000s reality TV in the UK was shaped by its interaction with a Blairite political project which demonised the working-class and cast social problems as individual failings.
Priti Patel’s plans to fast-track cases against Black Lives Matter protestors will deepen racial injustices in Britain’s courts – but Keir Starmer’s record during the London riots implicates Labour just as much.
This morning, Keir Starmer argued that Colston’s statue was removed in the wrong way. But tearing it down and dumping it in the harbour which facilitated his slave fortune was not just right – it was poetic justice.
Labour has long been a coalition between Bethnal Green and Bolsover – it’s vital that attempts to regain lost ground in the North and Midlands don’t come at the expense of black and brown working-class people.