Ending the Hostile Environment
We must make sure scandals like Windrush never happen again.
The Year Ahead for Labour’s NEC
Navendu Mishra, newly-elected member of Labour’s national executive committee, on planning for a general election and emboldening the party’s mass member- ship to deliver socialist transformation.
There’s no future for trade unions without young workers, and recent campaigns in the hospitality sector show that they can be organised.
Make the Post Public Again
Five years on from privatisation, it’s time to take postal services back into public hands — and revolutionise their relationship to workers and communities.
The Tories’ Industrial Failure
Ideological opposition to state aid has seen big promises on industrial policy dissipate into more job losses and deindustrialisation.
As I Please: Year in Review
Tribune Editor-at-large Chris McLaughlin takes stock of 2018 and looks to the challenges of the year ahead.
Precarity, lack of representation, and injuries have had devastating impacts on the lives of non-league footballers. Now, with the help of the GMB, they’re starting to unionise.
‘Everyone should know — I am very dangerous’
Jean-Luc Mélenchon, tribune of the French left, on the politics of his movement, the question of internationalism, and the way forward in Europe.
The Town that Labour Built
After the Second World War, Labour built Harlow’s new town as a haven for working-class life. If we are to win it back, we need to show the same ambition for its future.
The Self-Serving Myths of Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley’s innovations are not going to save the world — despite what its prophets predict.
The Govan By-Election: Thirty Years On
In November 1988 the SNP overturned a Labour majority of 13,000 in a campaign that foreshadowed their rise to the top of Scottish politics.
Symbol of Resistance
One year ago Ahed Tamimi was arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier. Despite her time in prison, she remains defiant.
Latin America’s Rightward Turn
A decade ago Latin America was the Left’s great hope. How did the dreams of the Pink Tide give way to the horrors of Bolsonaro?
A Tale of Three Cities
David Harvey traces our changing relationship to housing through the city of use value, the city of exchange value, and the city of speculative gain.
Another Britain Is Possible
The Left must meet this moment in history with a bold plan to remake our economy — or someone else will.
There Is an Alternative
An edited extract from the newly-published anthology of socialist writer Mark Fisher (1968–2017).
Love Thy Neighbour
As capitalism continues to hollow out our lives, socialists and Christians can find common cause in the fight against its injustices.
How to Campaign for Social Change — and Win
Matt Zarb-Cousin talks about the fight against Fixed Odds Betting Terminal — and the lessons it can teach campaigners taking on powerful vested interests.
An NHS for People and Planet
It’s time to design an NHS fit for the twenty-first century — public, universal, free, and fighting climate change.
Pension Fund Socialism
Skilled and organised workers are now majority shareholders of companies across the world — could we wield this power for socialism?
Looking Back on the World Revolution
Starting a bi-monthly books column, Owen Hatherley looks at a stack of new memoirs and collections on revolutionary ‘Third Worldism’, from 1920s China to 1980s Burkina Faso.
Do Switzerland’s housing co-ops offer a solution to Britain’s housing crisis?
Ernst Toller: In Memoriam
As a socialist playwright, revolutionary president, and exile from the Nazis, Ernst Toller’s life and work demonstrated the importance of conviction in creativity.
Can We Imagine a Socialist Spotify?
Streaming services are hastening music’s subservience to advertising and ripping off musicians — but they could serve more utopian purposes.
The People’s University
The pioneering Open University was Harold Wilson’s brainchild, but it was Jennie Lee’s social vision that brought it to fruition.
The latest film by Agnes Varda is a warm reflection on her cinematic history, and a reminder that those on the margins of society are often most worthy of the camera’s gaze.
Do Miners Read Dickens?
The history of the working class in Britain has been a history of creativity and dignity in the face of harsh and demoralising circumstances.
A Letter from Warsaw
In Poland’s bleak post-Communist politics, the nationalists are increasingly defeating the neoliberals by identifying themselves with popular interests.