Britain

Nurses' picket line cr Terry Conway

Ahead of a significant day of industrial action across Britain, Terry Conway discusses the significance of the strikewave and what it will take to force the government’s hand.

John McDonnell

British Labour MP John McDonnell argues that to force a negotiated settlement to Russia's war on Ukraine, the left should support Ukrainians' right to defend themselves.

Feb 1 2023 strikes Britain

About half a million workers took strike action across Britain on February 1, writes Terry Conway, in the biggest wave of strikes for over a decade.

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.