Austria’s far-right anti-immigration party has shocked the political mainstream across Europe with a sweeping victory in the first round of the country’s presidential elections.
American President Barack Obama intervened in the UK referendum on European Union membership with a hint at punitive action if Brexit wins the day, saying that Britain would have to …
Cary Gee talks to the legendary Kinky Friedman – singer, songwriter, novelist, columnist, humourist and politician
Trevor Hopper argues that the left should embrace the idea of supporter-run football clubs
Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn have begun preparations for a defensive stand-off against an expected right-wing coup after the local and devolved elections next month.
Martin Gostwick considers the big issues in May’s upcoming Holyrood parliamentary elections
There is a global power elite whose members owe no loyalty to nation states. They owe no loyalty to our health service, our education system, or even our industrial heartlands.
The current UK steel crisis has been several years in the making, writes John Holden
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Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to accept Billy Bragg’s invitation to address this year’s attendees at the Glastonbury Festival is significant. Can you imagine David Cameron appearing at Glastonbury?
The British Government’s Trade Union Bill was condemned as “a shameful and grotesque attack on civil rights” at a recent meeting in the European Parliament in Brussels.
The Tories would be a laughing stock – if their shocking double dealing, double standards and sheer incompetence were funny, says Ian Hernon
The scandal beneath the revelations of the Panama Papers was only superficially to do with tax and little to do with law breaking. It was much, much more serious.
Those on the left know that our economic system fails very many people – and they are not alone, observes John Holden
After spending a few weeks pondering how to vote in the European Union referendum, I thought I needed some light relief, so I’ve been considering Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity.
Mike Parker takes issue with the charge of anti-Semitism being used to smear left-wing critics of Israel
When I vote for Britain to remain in the European Union in June, and when I argue for the members of my union and others to do likewise in the …
The debate around electoral reform is one about democracy and the sort of democracy we wish to see across the United Kingdom.
The Budget debacle and Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation have laid bare the divisions, feuds and bile at the heart of the Tory Government, says Ian Hernon
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“I’m Out and Proud”, declared Boris Johnson as he appealed to the LGBT community in Britain to vote “Leave” in the European Union referendum.
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The stramash over Iain Duncan Smith’s post-Budget resignation has, albeit for good reasons, over-shadowed the sheer economic incompetence of George Osborne’s package.