Cleaners who kept London trains safe during the pandemic are paid so poorly that some are homeless and others in appalling debt – now they’re striking against profiteering bosses to demand a living wage.
The Post Office scandal was an enormous miscarriage of justice that ruined dozens of lives – and a stark warning about the consequences of involving the private sector in our vital public institutions.
During the Second World War, Jewish socialist Hilda Monte was forced into exile by the Nazi government — but the connections she made in Britain helped her to become one of the resistance’s most formidable operatives.
A century ago, trade unionists founded the Workers Travel Association, which organised cheap, luxurious holidays in the belief that discovery and adventure should be for the masses – not just the wealthy.
Faced with growing anti-elite sentiment, the Tories have reinvented themselves as culture warriors – a reinvention designed to overcome the disasters caused by decades of free-market economics.
Recent decades have seen a decline in trade union membership, with workers’ conditions deteriorating as a result. The need for the labour movement hasn’t diminished – but to rebuild it, we need to be brave.
As a supporter-owned club with a proud commitment to the wellbeing of the local community, FC United of Manchester shows that there’s an future for football beyond corporate greed – if we’re willing to fight for it.
Veteran anti-Apartheid leader Ronnie Kasrils speaks to Tribune about the experiences that shaped him, from growing up as a Jew in the 1940s to the fight against South Africa’s white supremacist regime.
To mark Black History Month, we remember the life of Charlie Hutchison – Britain’s only black international brigadier to Spain, a lifelong anti-fascist and one of the soldiers who liberated Bergen-Belsen in 1945.
The Tory government’s decision to scrap the Union Learning Fund – which has helped millions of workers engage in lifelong learning – reveals a deep contempt for working people and their life aspirations.
Max Levitas, who passed away in 2018, was part of the generation of Jewish radicals who organised the resistance to Mosley in Cable Street. On its anniversary, we remember his remarkable life.
Unison general secretary candidate Roger McKenzie on his plans to revive organising in the union, grow its activist base, transform the social care sector – and defend Labour’s pro-worker policies.
A recently rediscovered movie premiering this week tells the story of ‘Builders Crack,’ a radical workers’ magazine which helped organise building sites in the 1990s against gangster bosses.
In the 1920s and ’30s, the National Unemployed Workers’ Movement mobilised thousands to resist the indignities of unemployment. As we enter another economic crisis, we should learn from their fight.
A colour bar introduced by Winston Churchill prevented Manchester boxer Len Johnson from becoming a champion – now a new campaign wants to recognise him with a statue in the city.
In the years after World War Two, Britain’s fascist movement began to build again – a new book tells the story of how a group of young Jews organised to beat them off the streets.
The historic scale of this economic crisis demands an effective socialist movement. Now is the time to renew the Labour Left – and build a Momentum that breaks out of its liberal cul-de-sac.
Socialist councillors in Salford are enabling large-scale community support to make sure that there’s somebody looking after everyone who needs it during the coronavirus crisis.
Right now, Labour is failing to hold the government to account for a crisis that looks likely to severely impact millions across Britain. It’s time to demand real sick pay, a freeze on rent and utility bills, and that vital public services be taken out of private hands.