Precarious Work, ‘Compression’ and Class Struggle ‘Leaps’

Kim Moody, author of In Solidarity, continues the discussion begun by Ian A and continued by Kevin Crane about the nature of work and workplace struggle today In his response to Ian A, Kevin Crane raises...

Je Suis Charlie Chaplin

Colin Revolting looks at the politics of Charlie Chaplin When millions of people held "Je Suis Charlie" signs in memory of the cartoonists killed in Paris last month, a different Charlie came to mind. Charlie...

The Magpie: Can we get a political voice?

In a new column, The Magpie discusses working class political representation The feeling that working class people in Britain have no effective political voice was everywhere even before Syriza won. It is shared by followers of...

No platform for Marine Le Pen at the Oxford Union – join the protest...

A demonstration against French Front National leader Marine Le Pen will take place outside the Oxford Union, Frewin Court at 5pm tomorrow. Come and say "va te faire foutre" to fascists with us, argues...

Police ‘Shield’ scheme is not a solution

Kate Bradley writes that the government's new proposals to combat gang crime will cause more miscarriages of justice.   Two weeks ago, the London Mayor's Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC) announced that it would provide...

Greek elections: web round up

The Greek election this weekend could mark a seismic moment in European politics. Dan Swain rounds up commentary from across the web to help you keep informed while eagerly awaiting the results.

The Ghetto uprising – resistance is never futile!

Jan Ladzinski introduces Wladyslaw Szlengel's poem, Counterattack, on the 72nd anniversary of the start of revolt in the Warsaw Ghetto Exactly 72 years ago the Warsaw Ghetto saw an unexpected revolt. In the years of the...

“I’m going to kill a cow.”

by Anindya Bhattacharyya "I'm going to kill a cow," he declared, scrutinising my face. I stared back blankly. There was a short awkward silence. "So are you offended by that? I bet you're really offended by that." He would...

I have been very quiet online since the attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices...

Sadia Jabeen discusses the experiences of being Muslim in the face of rising Islamophobia following terrorist attacks. It was originally published on Make Tea & Cake, Not War. As events unfolded on Wednesday I felt...

City Link: UKIP donor Jon Moulton shows his contempt for workers’ rights

City Link boss and UKIP supporter Jon Moulton sacked 2,727 of his workers on Christmas day. Brian Parkin looks at how UKIP wants to attack the rights of working people. This piece was originally published in Northern...