While Royal Mail bosses plead poverty, the company turned a £758 million profit last year. That’s money made by postal workers – they deserve a pay rise.
Welsh Labour's plans for a National Music Service are a reminder that socialist policies aren't just about cold, hard economics – they're about allowing the creativity and personal joy so often stifled by the market to flourish.
Despite what bosses and politicians say, the blacklist is still a living reality for many trade unionists – and it can only be defeated by ending casual labour and building real collective power among workers.
The world of care – from workers to organisers to those receiving it – was thrown into the spotlight by Covid. A new series of films reflects on their experiences, their challenges, and what care could be like.
Australians want action on climate change, but in the run-up to this weekend's election the Murdoch press has kept politicians quiet on the topic – proof that billionaire media monopolies are a threat to both democracy and the planet.
This week, Grace talks to Kojo Koram, lecturer in law at Birkbeck and author of The War on Drugs and the Global Colour Line. They discuss Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's plan to conduct a review on the legalisation of cannabis, the roots of criminalisation, the neoliberal roots of the war on drugs, and why decriminalisation will save lives.
The demolition of the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre destroyed some of the last egalitarian social spaces in central London, including the Palace Bingo Club. We have to understand it as a political act.
The crypto crash has exposed the speculative bubble behind the decentralised currency myth – and wiped out many people’s life savings in the process.
Faced with Thatcher’s redevelopment of London’s Royal Docks in the 80s, socialists proposed an alternative with council houses, useful work and leisure space. Their ‘People’s Plan’ is a reminder that neoliberalism wasn’t London’s only future.
The exodus of burnt-out staff from the NHS isn't an inevitable result of working in medicine – it's the result of working in a service intentionally underfunded and under-resourced by a government hellbent on breaking it.
Thirty years ago, the KLF staged a dramatic attack on the music business at the 1992 Brit Awards. How political was that gesture in retrospect, and could we see its like again?
The record heatwave hitting India and Pakistan has dehydrated birds falling from the sky. If there was ever a sign that we need urgent action to reverse the catastrophic course of climate change, it's that.