Tribune sits down with RMT general secretary Mick Lynch to discuss the government's new anti-strike legislation and its potentially dire consequences – not just for trade unions but for democracy as a whole.
On October 1, 57 simultaneous protests took place across the country — from Dundee to Weymouth — against the cost-of-living crisis. Participants were united in their demands for a fundamentally different economic system.
In the wake of the war in Ukraine, NATO has been presented as a defensive alliance for democracy — but its actual history has been the promotion of Western imperial interests, often at the point of a gun.
There are solutions to spiralling heating costs and cold homes — but the ruling class prefers to profit from our misery.
In one of the wealthiest countries in the world, millions of kids are going hungry. It is a national disgrace.
Inequality is about power: who has it, and in whose interests it is used.
Austerity isn’t sensible, it’s social vandalism. The alternative is to squeeze those who can afford it.
Years of attacks on terms and conditions have pushed nurses to the brink — and now, they’restriking not only for fair pay but to protect the NHS for future generations.
A civil servant explains why 100,000 are taking part in the biggest civil service strike in a generation.
Railway cleaners were hailed as heroes during the pandemic for keeping trains safe. But their bosses still refuse to pay them a living wage — now, they are striking for justice.
A teacher explains to Tribune the toll the cost of living crisis is having on our children's education, and on those who provide it.
Bosses at Royal Mail are attacking the terms and conditions of its workforce and plotting to ‘Uberise’ the postal service. Against these plans, the posties’ strike is a battle for the future of the economy as whole.
A university worker speaks to Tribune about the assault on higher education – and about why students and staff must stand together to build a university system that works for all.
Firefighters are at breaking point following twelve years of falling pay. After rejecting the latest real-terms pay cut, they're gearing up for a desperate attempt to save their service through strike action.
With the country in crisis, the Tories have adopted the extremist language of the far-right to scapegoat asylum seekers for their own failures — and we can’t let them succeed.
The living death of ‘Trickle-Down’ ideology.
The divide between rich and poor in the London borough of Newham illustrates the grotesque inequalities of the city, but community organising is empowering residents to fight back against the corporate takeover.
In L8, the South Liverpool Tribune Reading Group is organising political education to help a diverse working-class community fight decades of government neglect.
Owen Hatherley interviews Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker about his upbringing, his politics — and what he kept that others might have thrown away.
Phoenix Night’s wry portrayal of a northern working men’s club found a home with audiences but was shunned by critics. Two decades after it first aired, it remains a vital celebration of a vanishing working-class culture too often ignored on screen.
Avtar Singh Jouhl, the former president of the Indian Workers Association, passed away earlier this year. We remember his life in struggle.
During the tumultuous years after the end of World War Two, Tribune’s editorial team advocated an alternative to both American and Soviet domination: a democratic socialist ‘third force’.
In the wake of the First World War, women’s football flourished alongside the rising workers’ movement. Then an establishment conspiracy took the legs from under it.
Immediately after World War Two and just before McCarthyism, ten Communists commissioned a modernist, racially integrated housing co-operative in the Silver Lake neighbourhood of L.A.
Despite doomed patrician attempts to shut it out, noise can never entirely be avoided — and a level of ‘social noise’ is part of convivial life.
Not for the first time, Russian imperialism is casting a shadow over the country’s literature. But the last work of Leo Tolstoy, Hadji Murad, provided both a mirror and an indictment.
A new speculative fiction about a revolutionary near future takes the form of an oral history project with inhabitants of the New York Commune, and imagines how abolitionist theories might play out in practice.
A new film depicts the story of a Soviet architectural ‘UFO’ in Kyiv, which still stands as both a resistance to Stalinist philistinism and wild capitalism.
Britain’s childcare system is appallingly expensive, complicated, and neglected — but for a time in the Second World War, public nurseries were considered part of the new welfare state.
Newly reissued, Bertolt Brecht and Slatan Dudow’s 1932 film Kuhle Wampe is one of the true classics of socialist cinema, offering a glimpse of the last moment before the German left were crushed by Nazism.
Amid a global wave of interest in Korean culture, Korean writers have created some of the most striking politicised fiction of the last few years.