Bernie Sanders owes more than his accent to Brooklyn. His politics were profoundly shaped by its radicalism – from New Deal reforms to the Yiddish socialism that brought his grandparents into active politics.
The last great defeat for the Labour Left in the 1980s resulted in division and infighting that took decades to recover from. Now is the time to learn those lessons and unite, argues Paula Barker MP.
Bernie Sanders took socialism out of the margins and into the American mainstream for the first time in generations. That makes him a historic figure whose legacy will far outlast his critics.
As wealthy families escape to their rural holiday homes, workers are forced to put themselves at risk to deliver them the goods they need to survive. Don't let them tell you we're all in it together.
Liberal commentators frame the dominance of finance as a hindrance to a well-functioning capitalist economy. In reality, it is a feature rather than a bug of modern capitalism, argues Grace Blakeley.
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.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has launched a 'Brazil Can't Stop' campaign to encourage people to work despite coronavirus. His disastrous response typifies a right-wing that values profits ahead of people's lives.
The devastation brought by coronavirus has been hugely magnified by an irrational system that measures human life in terms of profit. We need a plan to build a better society in its aftermath.
In response to coronavirus, management in some hospitals are pushing through reforms to workers' conditions and NHS services they planned before the crisis. To protect the NHS, we'll need to fight back.
In the West Bank and Gaza, coronavirus has exposed the impact of Israel's decades-long occupation – and left many Palestinians without the healthcare they need to survive.
We can't allow Big Pharma to profiteer from a pandemic. Any public money invested in a vaccine must come with a condition: that it is available to everyone.
Last month, postal workers offered to provide an emergency service to keep the country running during coronavirus. Rather than support them, Royal Mail refused to even listen to concerns over their safety.