Britain

CWU protest cr Guy Smallman

Half a million trade unionists are gearing up for a national day of strike action on February 1, across England, Scotland and Wales, writes Terry Conway.

Inspiring socialist, feminist, lesbian, left-wing protest singer Grace Petrie spoke with Kamala Emanuel about music and politics.

Campaigners hold sign saying "Let the people decide!"

The British Supreme Court has ruled that the Scottish parliament does not have the power to legislate for an independence referendum. Dick Nichols reports.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in front of Number 10 Downing Street

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s coming to power is a perfect statement of the leader estranged and continentally distant from voters, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Thousands protest in London’s King’s Cross on October 1.

Hundreds of thousands rallied across Britain calling on the government to address the cost of living crisis. Susan Price reports.

Anthony Albanese, Free Julian Assange

The turnout for the October 8 "human chain" around British Parliament to demand the release WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, exceeded organisers’ expectations, reports Susan Price.

Our seas are being ravaged by exploitation for corporate profit, creating a social, economic and ecological crisis that threatens the very life support system of the Earth, writes Guy Standing.

The new king, however powerful, will not be able to solve the new prime minister’s dilemmas regarding Britain’s deep economic and social crisis, writes Martin Clarke

Enough is enough mural

Anti*Capitalist Resistance activist Phil Hearse discusses the debates on the British left over Ukraine and the rise of the Enough is Enough cost of living campaign.

Winston Churchill

No other British prime minister is as lionised to the point of deification as Winston Churchill. Rupen Savoulian looks behind the cult of personality.

Boris Johnson caricature

Britain’s impressively dishonest and disorganised right-wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson is leaving office, and just about everybody is pleased to see the back of him, writes Derek Wall.

As our world spirals toward the catastrophe of nuclear war, there has never been a greater need for a new global balancing and a rejection of great power war, exploitation and aggression, writes Kate Hudson.

 Home Secretary Priti Patel and Minister Biruta sign the migration and economic development partnership between the UK and Rwanda.

The first flight from Britain to Rwanda filled with asylum seekers will, unless the Court of Appeal rules otherwise, take off on June 14, writes Binoy Kampmark

British soldiers in Iraq

A secret memo published by Stop the War UK details an April 2002 meeting between Tony Blair and George W Bush concerning military intervention to topple Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, reports Kerry Smith.

Tony Blair has blood on his hands

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will receive a knighthood on June 13, but more than 1.2 million petitioners say he should be sent to The Hague as a war criminal, not honoured at Windsor Castle.

Peace

Peace is not just the absence of war; it is real security, writes Jeremy Corbyn.

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