Photo-report by Peter Arkell at Waterloo Bridge
Thousands of people responded to the call by Extinction Rebellion to close down roads and bridges in London on April 15 to demand action on climate […]
Pre-Christmas headlines about the economy, local and global, tell their own story.
UK: “Asos slumps on profit alert as retail bloodbath spreads online”;
Canada: “Alberta is in panic mode” as oil […]
Wigan – the name is full of resonance. Little did we know that our meeting place, Sunshine House, was close to the old tripe shop where writer George Orwell penned […]
Introduction to Getting to Grips with Neoliberalism Teach/Learn-in – Wigan 24 November 2018
We are here to reach a deeper understanding of what neoliberalism, how it is changing. What do we want to do?
* learn from each other as well as […]
That we’ve broken their statues
That we’ve driven them out of their temples
doesn’t mean at all that the gods are dead.
Ionia, CP Cavafy
Oceania at London’s Royal Academy has opened at a time when efforts by indigenous, native and first peoples to […]
Several hundred women from around the country took up the call of the Women of Lancashire to demonstrate in Parliament Square on Wednesday.
Dressed in white costumes with suffragette sashes, they raised their voices demanding an end to fracking.
Meanwhile, inside […]
Ten years ago, the world economy ground to a halt in the wake of the biggest financial crash in the history of capitalism. The vastly overinflated atmospheric […]
The collapse of Carillion, which made its money by sucking resources out of the public sector, begs the question: What use to society is the private sector of capitalism, when all is said […]
The collapse of Carillion and the threat to thousands of jobs worldwide is not just an indictment of the infamous public-private partnership model beloved of UK governments for the last 30 years. It […]