Out and Proud for the Miners

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 Punk Strategy

Throughout his political shifts, The Clash's frontman Joe Strummer taught one crucial lesson: that popular music is an unparalleled means for reaching out to the public.

Inside the St Monica Strike

Workers at St Monica's care homes in Bristol and the South West are striking against fire and rehire. If they win, it could galvanise action across the care sector – and after the pandemic, care workers urgently need change.

Remembering George Padmore

Trinidadian socialist George Padmore was born on this day in 1903. His Pan-African organising helped to build the struggle against colonialism in the West – and to push independence struggles towards Marxism.

How the Left Is Building Peace in Colombia

For years, Colombia's right-wing regime put the 2016 peace deal at risk. But now the country's first leftist president has committed to full implementation – including the economic justice, political dialogue, and social equality peace demands.

Labour Versus the Workers

This summer of strikes amid a Tory-created collapse in living standards should be Labour's moment to make the case for change. Instead, with interventions like David Lammy's, the party is betraying the workers it's meant to represent.