18 May 2022
The Queen’s Speech signalled progress on Brexit-won freedoms to boost the use of new gene editing techniques in agriculture. But it’s taking precious years to get anything done.
6 May 2022
In the latest example of the government undermining Britain's independence, ministers are set to contract out the country’s energy security to South Korea.
12 January 2022
The decision to find the Colston 4 not guilty should not be misused: there should be no further restrictions on our right to protest, nor misrepresentations of the way to combat racism.
15 December 2021
The planned government assault on the London’s transport system demands above all a collective response, and not just from transport unions.
2 December 2021
The proposed $40 billion takeover of British chip designer ARM by US company Nvidia has been referred to the Competition and Markets Authority for an investigation into the consequences of the sale.
28 November 2021
Inflation is at its highest in a decade and prices continue to rise. Trade unions are beginning to respond, but there’s opportunity for doing more.
18 September 2021
The USA, Britain and Australia announced a new security pact on 15 September. Known as AUKUS, it is intended to set the direction and focus of Britain’s foreign and security policy for the long term.
After twenty years of occupation the Taliban has swept back into power without a fight. Neither the British nor the US governments had the slightest clue how quickly this would happen. But then imperialists never do understand other countries (any more than they understand their own).
27 July 2021
On 26 July, the US government declared the end of combat operations in Iraq. This is most welcome, although long overdue. Almost 20 years overdue, in fact.
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.