Shock win for far right

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Tribune Reporter

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.

News in Brief

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

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 …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: April 16, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

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.

Agenda Setting – Chris Williamson

Published: April 15, 2016
Written by Chris Williamson

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?

Brainwaves – Chris Proctor

Published: April 4, 2016
Written by Chris Proctor

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.

The Union Card – Len McCluskey

Published: April 4, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

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 …

Out and About – Cary Gee

Published: April 1, 2016
Written by Cary Gee

“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.

John Street’s Diary April 1

Published: April 1, 2016
Written by John Street

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.