12 April 2021
What should Britain’s relations be with other nations? There’s a straightforward working-class response to that – and it’s not “Global Britain”.
8 March 2021
The government’s proposed 1 per cent pay rise for nurses and other NHS staff – a reduction in real terms – has naturally provoked outrage among workers. But it should provoke some soul-searching too.
9 February 2021
Whatever the limitations for Britain of the final Brexit agreement it is now blindingly obvious that the EU has never been happy with it.
29 January 2021
The government needs to be reminded that we didn’t vote for independence only to join in attempts to carve up the globe in the interests of imperialsm.
27 December 2020
After the trade agreement with the EU, the challenge now for workers is to take responsibility for the future.
22 November 2020
Nothing illustrates the potential of collective and people-led organisation like the response of British workers to the Covid-19 pandemic.
13 November 2020
We have said it before but must say it again: people who stab, bomb, and shoot workers in the name of religion are fascists.
17 October 2020
If there are still those who have not accepted the necessity of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the behaviour of EU negotiators provides a compelling justification.
18 September 2020
The manufactured outrage over the government’s Internal Market Bill cannot hide the fact that at stake is not the rule of law itself but whether EU law should override British independence.
15 August 2020
The case for opening schools to all children in September is compelling. We know how the benefits for children of attending school vastly outweigh any risks.
4 July 2020
The British government is acting like the EU in its attempt to exert control over Hong Kong – an irony that seems to escape it.
5 June 2020
The phased wider opening of schools which began on 1 June was marred by confusion and concern. Take-up will grow when parents see that Armageddon has not been unleashed
5 June 2020
“The British people have spoken, and the answer is, we’re out,” said the BBC four years ago after a long night of magnificent referendum results. Yet we’re not out, not really.
15 May 2020
For the foreseeable future – for years – there will be no such thing as 100 per cent safe. Only workers can assess what is reasonably safe in their workplace, and every workplace is different, including every school.
1 May 2020
Long live May Day. We have nothing to lose but our chains. We have a world to win.
16 April 2020
The government must not surrender to the siren song that Covid-19 has made Brexit impossible. On the contrary, the epidemic has made leaving the EU even more urgent.
3 April 2020
The people of Britain have had to face the Covid-19 epidemic with an emaciated NHS and an atrophied industrial infrastructure. So much for capitalism and the free market.