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...

Above the law: VIP abuse and the playboy prince

Over the last week allegations of sexual abuse by Prince Andrew have surfaced. Estelle Cooch discusses how, when it comes to VIP abusers, everyone seems to know, but nothing is done.   Few could have...

“The United States of America is awesome”

A report on the CIA's use of torture between 2001 and 2006 was released on December 9, after five years of investigation, $40 million and heavy redactions. Cc. image courtesy of The U.S Army In...

Historical Materialism 2014: Reversing the decline

In the third of three articles, UNITE union activist Ian Allinson reports from four very useful sessions learning from the North American Labour movement at this year's Historical Materialism conference. Several speakers presented evidence of...

ACAB from Warwick to NYC

Whether it's killing black people in America or London, or attacking peaceful student protesters at Warwick University with CS spray, cops worldwide are racist and violent. Rob Owen looks at why that is. You have the...

Poverty in the UK: Joseph Rowntree Foundation report

A new report on poverty contains key information about how society is changing – changes that are likely to influence the shape of struggles to come, writes Colin Wilson. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's...

Historical Materialism 2014: Mobilise or organise

This year's Historical Materialism conference included four very useful sessions reflecting on the North American Labour movement.  In the first of three articles, Unite activist Ian Allinson reports on discussions about alternative organising strategies. Workers...

Strike for wages, strike for the NHS

NHS workers are on strike today from 7am to 11am over attacks on their pay. Head down and show your support at the picket lines. The rs21 leaflet supporting the strike can be found...

Inside the NHS: why workers are taking action

Tomorrow healthcare workers from across nine unions are taking action over defence of pay at the NHS. The strike is for four hours between 7am and 11am. The rs21 leaflet in support of the...