To many in the media world, Boris Johnson is a figure of fun. But the threat he represents to workers across Britain is no joke.
The victimisation of a shop steward at a Liverpool factory shows that bosses are still determined to break up organised workers where they can.
As the Palace of Westminster crumbles around it, parliament is in need of similar renovation works.
If Remainers are to win a possible second referendum campaign, they’ll need to break with the establishment figures who sank the first
Agency workers in London hospitals are so poorly treated that their union set up a foodbank to help them. But now, they are fighting back.
After years of British government complicity in Saudi Arabia’s brutal war on Yemen, the court of appeal has suspended arms sales. But the fight for justice is far from over.
After decades of deindustrialisation, the next Labour government can reboot the areas left behind — by laying foundations for a digital industrial revolution.
After two years as international development secretary, Barbara Castle took transport — an unloved government brief — and used it to vindicate Labour’s purpose in power.
Deindustrialisation, privatisation, and then austerity produced decades of decline in the north of England. Labour must fight its corner again — before it’s too late.
The next Labour government will provide the foundations for a new era of trade unionism in Britain. But it will be up to workers to build it.
In 1984, Labour Party Chair Ian Lavery was an ordinary miner ready to stand with his fellow workers. What he experienced during the strike changed him forever.
We remember the incredible lives of Marcel Moore and Claude Cahun — Marxist artists, queer pioneers and anti-fascist resistors.
The Labour election posters on show at Manchester’s People’s History Museum offer a glimpse into the party’s promise of a better world.
Forty years ago a socialist revolution on the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada threatened to upturn the world economic order.
How about this for a demand? Work for six years and you get a whole paid year off to do what you want.
Under capitalist globalisation, Western states and corporations continue to plunder the Global South. That’s not internationalism, it’s imperialism.
Socialists fighting for bold solutions to the climate crisis must chart a course between co-option and marginalisation.
It might not be sexy, but the answer to the endemic housing crisis not just in Britain but across the West is something relatively simple: effective property taxes.
Vast swathes of Britain are owned by a tiny oligarchy. Yet land privatisation continues to drain our commonwealth. The next Labour government has to change all that.
The Liberal Democrats are back as a ‘progressive’ alternative to Labour. But their leading lights are still as right-wing as ever.
A socialist-led Labour Party has a unique opportunity to put forward a platform that would eradicate racial disadvantage.
Technology can liberate workers — or it can be used to control them. Which path it follows will depend on the labour movement.
Deindustrialisation has led to stagnating wages, workplace insecurity and declining union membership. The next Labour government must turn the tide.
The pleasantly dated atmosphere of Vienna is the setting for a politics where history is constantly repeating, and where only the Vengaboys offer an escape from Fascism.
The leftist poet Rafael Alberti was forced into exile by Franco, but his determination to return symbolised the hopes of the Spanish Republic.
The results of the notorious ‘Stalinist Stanford Prison Experiment’, DAU, were finally shown to the public this spring. What does this blurring of fantasy and reality achieve?
Events like the Durham Miners’ Gala are as much about a still-possible vision of the future, as they are a product of the traditions of the past.
In 1960s Los Angeles, a radical nun created artworks that turned the imagery of American capitalism on its head.
The Salford Community Theatre is building experiments in collective power, one play at a time.
The Addison Act of 1919 created the basis for mass council housing, exorcising the spectre of communism through spacious suburban houses.
The ‘rave nostalgia’ film Beats provides an image of collective joy with politicised resonances in the present.
This issue’s Red Library explores Europe’s borders, from Ireland to the Balkans, and the prospects of a pan-European left.