In the wake of recent terrorist attacks, France's Macron government has announced a string of authoritarian measures which stigmatise Muslims and further undermine the country's fragile civil liberties.
The Tories' weak climate plans offered Labour the perfect opportunity to propose a bold green agenda – but instead we got another sign that the party is shying away from tackling the urgent crises of our time.
Between 1957 and its dissolution in 1972, the Situationist International sought to theorise consumer capitalism in order to overthrow it. A new collection of essays explores their legacy.
By proposing increases in defence spending alongside a pay freeze for workers, the Tories have exposed the lie that governments can't invest – and revealed their own priorities: war before well-being.
The government has launched a National Tutoring Programme to help students 'catch-up' with Covid lost time – but it is far too little to compensate for the massive inequalities that access to tutoring introduce into our education system.
Last night local parties across Britain – from Edinburgh to Newcastle, Bolton, Bristol and Liverpool – passed motions opposing Keir Starmer's decision to deny Jeremy Corbyn the Labour whip in the broadest rebellion against his leadership to date.
The government's latest PPE scandal shows what outsourcing is really about – far from increasing efficiency, it is a machine for corruption which turns public services into cash cows for the well-connected.
Western economies were suffering anaemic growth even before the Covid-19 slowdown, and they won't recover with a vaccine alone – we need bold government intervention to avoid another lost decade.
On this week's show, Grace Blakeley is joined by Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to discuss how the government's response to the Covid-19 crisis has punished the North.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how crucial workers are to the economy, but also how weak their protections are at work – only one policy can level the playing field: sectoral collective bargaining.
80% of Pfizer vaccine stocks have been bought by countries representing just 14% of the world's population. The power of Big Pharma and the wealth of the developed world threatens the global fight against Covid-19.
The weeks since the presidential election have seen concerted attacks on progressives from the Democratic Party elite – but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's refusal to be bowed has offered a rallying point for the US Left.