In May's local elections, Croatia's green-left platform won the capital's assembly and its mayoralty. The new government has big plans for a clean, democratic city – but the challenges of building it under assault from the right remain.
Staff at the DVLA's Swansea centre have been out on strike after weak workplace safety led to an outbreak of more than 600 Covid-19 cases – and with the government taking a hard line, the dispute is set to continue.
Much of the media has framed the populist right as a backlash against neoliberalism – but they share common roots in the project to defend social hierarchies against the threat of equality.
In July 1972, British snipers in West Belfast shot five people dead in a spree that was quickly covered up by the British government – half a century later, their families have yet to see truth or justice.
Last month's huge protests against Israel's assault on Gaza proved that solidarity with Palestine is not only morally vital, but massively popular – but the Labour Party's leadership refuses to listen.
Four years have passed since the Grenfell Tower fire killed 72 residents, but the handling of the pandemic proves that those in power have not changed – they still consider poor and marginalised people's lives expendable.
At every stage from pregnancy, Finland's welfare state is set up to support those who choose to have a family – and stands in contrast with marketised societies which make that choice increasingly impractical.
GB News, which launches today, will be Britain's most openly reactionary broadcaster – but it is just one part of a much broader effort to drag our media rightwards, most notably by placing political pressure on the BBC.
The German-French duo Stereo Total, whose member Françoise Cactus died in February, made charming, cheap, and democratic music out of the wreckage of post-Wall Berlin.
The late Iraqi-Jewish architect Julian Sofaer, who died in 2017, designed a variety of public buildings across London through a humanist lens – which have left an indelible and modern mark on the city's landscape.
GB News, which launches next week, portrays itself as an insurgent force in British media – but its funding reveals it to be just another attempt by right-wing millionaires to control public discourse.
On this day in 1987, Bernie Grant was elected as one of Britain's first black MPs. He spent his career dedicated to the trade unionism and racial justice – and changed the political landscape of the country for good.