For too many low-paid and precarious workers in Scotland, conditions resemble those of the mills in generations past.
Labour must come together if it is to stand any chance of winning the impending general election.
Labour councils must do more to change how politics is done and to deliver real democracy to our communities.
The government is determined to privatise NHS assets and dismantle public land. But local activist groups are fighting back.
Hull’s taxi drivers were experiencing a wave of racist abuse, abetted by local taxi firms. So they turned to the union.
A former Tribune editor recalls the Rally in decades past and welcomes its return to Labour Party conference this year.
Boris Johnson can be beaten. We should have every confidence that we can do it. Fundamentally, the ground is slipping away from the Tories. And if we can drag them onto our economic terrain — on climate change, and ownership — we can win.
Soldiers during the Second World War were determined they would not return to the same Britain they left. So they set up their own parliament.
Dov Khenin, longtime member of the Knesset, discusses the decline of the Israeli left, the prospects for peace and the dangers posed by Benjamin Netanyahu.
The sectarian riots of August 1969 marked the beginning of thirty years of bloodshed in Northern Ireland.
Laura Pidcock on what it means to be working class, why the establishment is so afraid of class analysis and how a politics based on class can empower collective action.
The United Kingdom is unlikely to survive in its current form. Now is the time for socialists to imagine what comes next.
The CWU’s #WeRiseAgain campaign against market reforms of the postal service is one of the most important industrial battles of the decade.
Seventy decades after Nazism, Germany’s AFD are making landmark breakthroughs in the political arena. Why have so many workers turned towards them?
Capitalism is dying — but it’s up to us to build a system that can replace it.
The media treats Corbyn’s emergence as an anomaly. In fact, it is the product of decades of failed economic policies.
Boris Johnson is right to hate Liverpool — its proud history of working class struggle is the antithesis of everything he represents.
Labour councils in Preston and Islington are leading a new economic movement which shows what municipal socialism could look like.
A Labour government with a radical programme of green investment is the best chance we’ve got of avoiding climate disaster.
Where you live, what your background is and how much you earn still determine your health outcomes in Britain. The next Labour government must wage war on those health inequalities.
Deanne Ferguson, Labour’s candidate for Morley and Outwood, on how debt nearly destroyed her life and why the party needs to wage a campaign against debt collection agencies.
The mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitaliy Klitschko has been pioneering governance through spectacle, where building tourist bridges is intended to distract from the near-total collapse of public infrastructure.
The Notting Hill Carnival was set up by two radical women as a defiant pageant of solidarity against a wave of racist violence.
The Lebanese artist Walid Raad’s artworks make complex fictions about the relationships between art, war history, and politics.
The Apollo landings, however much they were driven by militarism, brought about a wave of cosmic dreaming, where people on earth dreamed of new possible worlds.
Néstor Perlongher’s combination of literary and political critique imagined a solidarity based on ‘a multitude of comrades, each more extravagant than the next’.
Labour’s cultural policy needs creative responses to the disappearance of working class voices from the arts.
Gurinder Chadha’s Springsteen-themed blockbuster Blinded by the Light is a poignant account of the class and racial ties that bind.
The architecture of public baths can be the embodiment of communal luxury.
In this month’s Red Library, we look at some ‘workers inquiries’, both new and old.