Almost 700,000 people have been driven into poverty in the UK during Covid-19, and a £20 uplift to Universal Credit isn't a solution – we need a living income to safeguard against the deepening crisis of inequality.
In the 20th century, leftists used their positions of municipal power in Paris to build some of Europe's most ambitious social housing projects – housing that was not only beautiful, but affordable and secure.
Stan Newens – veteran parliamentarian, campaigner for international justice and pillar of the Labour Left – passed away this week aged 91. Jeremy Corbyn remembers his lifelong struggle for socialism.
Public sector workers were at the frontline of the Covid crisis, but instead of a reward they've been given a pay freeze – just one of many attacks on the living standards of working people in the latest Tory Budget.
For the past year, Labour's leadership has distanced itself from the party's popular economic policies – only to see them picked up by a cynical Tory government with no intention of bringing them to reality.
Rosa Luxemburg was born on this day in 1871. Her socialism was shaped by a deep internationalism – much of which she imbibed from her Jewish upbringing in what was then known as 'Russian Poland.'
Rosa Luxemburg was born 150 years ago today. Her letters reveal a revolutionary intellectual who was deeply committed to socialism and defiantly humane.
Rishi Sunak's Budget has been hailed as groundbreaking, but for workers it meant tax increases not pay rises – and little if anything to tackle the insecurity which the pandemic threatens to make normal.
In today's Budget, Rishi Sunak spoke about a Green Industrial Revolution – but his weak proposals are just another attempt to claim credit for a good idea he's too afraid to pursue.
A striking British Gas engineer writes for Tribune about the fight against 'fire and rehire,' how the company has tried to squeeze its workers on the picket line – and why solidarity was the best form of defence.
The media's hero-worship of Rishi Sunak ignores his real record during this crisis – from Eat Out to Help Out to opposing a circuit-breaker and liveable sick pay, the Chancellor has been one of Covid's villains.
In the 1920s and '30s, Jack Lang served as Premier of New South Wales and introduced sweeping social reforms. His populist, working-class coalition is derided today – but remains a highpoint in Australian politics.