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Thousands of junior doctors tell Hunt and the BMA that they...

Big protests by junior doctors are unprecedented. An NHS activist reports from the demo in central London on Saturday against proposed government changes to their contracts. The...

Making live and letting die: “refugees”, “migrants” and Fortress Europe

Chloe Haralambous reports on the refugee and migrant crisis from the Greek island of Lesvos, just a few miles of the Turkish coast. 93,000...

#NotFairNotSafe: Doctors and medical students take to the streets

Medical student Ellie R reports on Monday's demo to protest against proposed junior doctors' contracts that put patients' lives at risk. Photos by Steve Eason.  If...

Not doing a Jay-Z

Jonas Liston is delighted by Jeremy Corbyn's victory. But he's not going to join the Labour Party. Whilst on the one hand today, I became...

Red Portcullis: Straight questions as Corbyn challenges Cameron at PMQs

Red Portcullis reports from inside Westminster on Corbyn's first Prime Ministers Questions as Labour leader I just managed to get squeezed in by one of...

Convoy to Calais part 2

Mitch Mitchell continues his report from the convoy to Calais, bringing food, clothes and solidarity to the migrants camped there.

EU debate: In, out, or shake it all about?

Adam DC puts forward a radical abstentionist point of view in the debate about what position socialists should take about the upcoming referendum on...

Echoes of eugenics in Osborne’s budget

Eugenics is alive and well - in the Tory budget. Nicholas Cimini explains why. Last week we saw the first all-Tory budget in almost two...

Planning the siege on Tory party conference

  The Tories are holding their annual conference in Manchester from Sunday 4 until Wednesday 7 October. Rick Lighten reports from a People's Assembly meeting...

The Magpie: Tories attack workers’ right to resist

The Magpie takes on the Tories latest attacks on workers' rights to organise in their latest column  The Tories have now published their much-trailed Trade...

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Workers’ and union rights in #GE2019

The Labour and Tory manifestos could hardly be more different when it comes to workers’ individual and collective rights, but there are also important implications for what happens after the election - whatever the result.

Labour’s plans on education are a step in the right direction

Vygotsky, who is a teacher in a school for pupils with special educational needs, reflects on Labour's proposed changes to the education system and on her experiences canvassing.

Winning the Revenge Election

After decades of betrayal, we need to make class arguments not only for redistribution but also for retribution.
Trixie Smith

Music of the people: The Blues

Mitch Mitchell is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of The Blues

Report: Cambridge protests Erdoğan’s visit

Zareen Taj reports on the protest in Cambridge against Erdoğan's visit.
25 April 1983

revolutionary reflections | Portugal’s revolution portrayed

Raquel Varela’s new history of the Portuguese revolution is essential reading for revolutionary socialists, argues Brian Parkin.
Picket line conversation

Picket line conversations

A Unison member reflects on conversations on the picket-lines that offered a different vision about how universities could and should be run.
French firefighters on strike

The biggest strike for a decade in France

Kleanthis Antoniou explains today's strike in France.

Erdoğan is not welcome in Cambridge

President Erdoğan of Turkey is planning to visit Cambridge to open a new mosque. Cambridge Muslims and other residents are planning to make it clear he is not welcome.
No to NATO

Abolish Nato now

As Trump and Erdoğan join other NATO heads of state for its seventieth birthday summit, Pete Cannell argues we should take a hard look at the role of the British state within the alliance.

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A group of artworkers stand with a banner outdoors on the Southbank in London

What a way to make a living | An art worker in the climate...

Katherine Hearst, art worker and climate activist reflects on the links between precarity and the climate crisis.
Kick Boris Out

The long Conservative decline

Labour still has a long way to go to win this election. But the Tory crisis won't go away either, regardless of who wins on 12 December, argues Duncan Thomas.

Striking together for Higher Education

The whys, whats and what nexts of the upcoming higher education strikes, which begin on 25 November.

revolutionary reflections | Class struggles in the 1989 revolution

For the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we publish a translation of Volkhard Mosler's analysis of the class composition of the East German regime and the opposition movement to it.

Fight for a Labour government

We call for everyone to mobilise energetically against the Conservative Party and for the election of a Corbyn government