Dundee porters on strike against low pay

Mike A reports from the hospital porters' strike in Dundee. On the wall of the Medical Library at Ninewells hospital in Dundee, there is a...

Junior doctors’ contracts: not fair, not safe

Patient safety will be jeopardised by new contracts for junior doctors, argues Sophie W, a medical student, London. That's why she will be demonstrating...

Ready to strike – a report from the NUT conference, part...

The government's forced academisation plans have caused outrage. Teachers are preparing to fight back. Andy N from Birmingham NUT reports on the recent conference....

After the May 4 elections: time to shift the terrain

The May 4 local election results contain a lesson for activists in the run-up to the June General Election.

Post-16 fightback

NUT member Despina M discusses the attacks on post-16 education and fightback against them The post-16 sector has been at the sharp end of government...

Pedagogy and Politics

As the NUT conference starts, Robin B explains why we have to rescue children from the politicians We are a year away from the 2015...

Oxford protests cuts to homeless provision

Photo from John Walker Around 250 people joined a lobby today against a proposed 38% cut in Oxford County Council’s budget for homeless provision, reports...
Banner reads "Fees: 4 years on - still shit"

Occupations for homeless rights and education in Manchester

Ian Allinson reports from a lively, if soggy, day in Manchester for the occupations in the city centre for homeless rights and at Manchester...

Know Your Rights: the campaigns of Bob and Roberta Smith

James B reviews the latest exhibition of Bob and Roberta Smith, finding a powerful defence of art as a human right, source of self-empowerment and tool...

Junior doctors strike: 5 reasons Hunt’s contract offer could be rejected

Following talks with the BMA, the government is presenting the recently offered contract as a done deal. But, argues Seb Cooke, it's a bad...

Latest articles

A brief history of the Teddy Boys

The post war youth subculture that became the subject of a moral panic.

Labour split: meet the gang of seven

At long last, the new centrist party is here. Meet the seven Blairite relics promising to #ChangePolitics.

‘We are not going to let our world be ruined’

Laura Di Chiara and her school-friends joined the climate strike today and it was much bigger than they expected.

The story of the LA teachers’ strike

Jesse Hagopian talks to LA teacher Gillian Russom about how the teachers in Los Angeles organised, what they won, and what it means for wider education struggles in the USA.

LGBT History in 21 pieces of music

For LGBT History Month, Colin Wilson presents a history of queer music in 21 tracks.

Rape culture and the neoliberal university

Warwick University's response to sexism, racism and rape culture on campus has been appalling but sadly predictable, writes Warwick graduate Rachel Jones.

Obituary: Colin Barker

Ian Birchall remembers the life of revolutionary socialist Colin Barker.

revolutionary reflections | Notes on Capital and the State: part 2

In the second of a three part series Colin Barker continues his investigation into the relationship between capital and the state.

Breakthrough for striking rail guards

Striking rail guards have forced a major climb-down from the Northern rail franchise, but questions remain over what will happen next.

Anti-imperialist resistance against the coup

"From our many different countries, we will join in united anti-imperialist actions to condemn this attempted coup in Venezuela."

Highlights

revolutionary reflections | Notes on Capital and the State: part 2

In the second of a three part series Colin Barker continues his investigation into the relationship between capital and the state.

I Bring Her a Flower

On the 100th anniversary of the murder of Rosa Luxemburg, we republish a poetic tribute to her written by Sylvia Townsend Warner.

Yellow vests: Macron’s fuel tax was no solution to climate chaos

Why Macron's 'eco-tax' on fuel was never a fair or effective way to tackle climate change

Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil: how did we get to this point?

Following the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil, Marcelo Badaró Mattos asks how we got here.

Care, consent and coercion under capitalism

Alan Sears, a socialist activist based in Toronto, spoke to Hazel Croft about sexuality, sexual coercion and consent, and the possibilities for sexual liberation today.