real democracy needs to replace corporatocracy
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world are taking part in actions called by the School Climate Strikers ahead of the climate summit in […]
In the radical spirit of the great reform movement, the Manchester People’s Assembly for Reform has launched a digital brainstorm to crowd-source ideas that rethink democracy.
Six Acts to Reboot Democracy launches this weekend as part of the celebrations/commemoration of […]
The UK ’s political system is on the brink of imploding. So when the Commons returns in early September, MPs, led by Labour, must be prepared to take drastic action to defy Boris Johnson’s plan to sideline Parliament.
A potentially […]
The announced closure of Ford’s engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales in 2020 is emblematic of the continuing decline of capitalist production worldwide. In May, global manufacturing output crossed the […]
By Mark Zobov, chair of the Moral and Intellectual Choice Association, Ukraine
Translation by Anna Alexandrovna Krapivnik
The Ukrainian people made their choice: they elected a novice as president, and were condemned again as a bad bunch. They had once voted for a […]
Finding Evald Ilyenkov is a bit of a detective story, charting the rediscovery of long-buried events and writings by a remarkable Soviet-era philosopher.
Much of his work is only now becoming available in English and other languages, as the imperative to […]
As Theresa May reaches out to Jeremy Corbyn in her efforts to solve the Brexit crisis in Parliament, it’s clear that the usual form of politics in the UK has ended.
Brexit is viewed by many people as an unnecessary […]
It’s taken 200 years but Manchester is finally going to get a proper memorial to mark the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. Conceptual installation artist Jeremy Deller’s design has just won the approval of the council’s planning committee after a […]
Mozambique will struggle to ever recover from the impact of Cyclone Idai, with “inland oceans” forming and the main port, Beira suffering 90% damage. Beira is crucial not only for Mozambique but also for landlocked Zimbabwe and Malawi. Mozambique […]
Such is the fragility of the political system in Britain that it only takes a few words in the shape of an indicative ruling by the Speaker of the House of Commons to spark off what the government’s Solicitor […]