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"Support the strikes, drive the Tories out"

UK government and public service workers currently on strike as members of the PCS trade union, joined thousands of protestors who braved rain and cold weather to march in central London against the “shambolic” ruling Conservatives. Organised by the ...

Centenary of Shapurji Saklatvala getting elected to parliament

One hundred years this month, an Indian freedom fighter and communist was elected to the British parliament as the Battersea Trades Council and Labour Party MP. Shapurji Saklatvala was a member of India’s industrially wealthiest Tata family, yet he bridg ...

Nottingham The Liberation Movement launch a big success

Two MPs and most of Nottingham’s African, Asian and Caribbean councillors attended the launch of a new chapter of The Liberation Movement (TLM) in the city. Meeting organiser Cllr Hassan Ahmed, co-founder of TLM, said at the Indian Community Centre ...

What the war in Ukraine taught us, Palestinians

From the early hours of February 24, when Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, the world at large watched the bravery and resilience of the country's people in awe. As soon as the first Russian soldier landed, thousands of civilians took up arms ...
Activists disrupt Priti Patel speech to protest against Rwanda refugee plan

UK government unjust Rwanda refugee plan under attack

Long Covid-19 emergency: UK government must act now

An alarming 1.8 million people in Britain are estimated to be living with long Covid, amounting to 2.8 percent of the population, new figures suggest. This is up almost 6 per cent from the 1.7 million a month earlier, and includes 791,000 people ...

'Working-class representation in British journalism hits record low'

 A newly-released Diversity in Journalism report found that working-class people were heavily unrepresented in the news industry and that journalists were almost twice as likely as the general population to come from advantaged backgrounds. The&nbs ...

PM Boris in free fall after local election losses

Local Conservative candidates have criticised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership following the loss of several key council seats. Election results confirmed that Labour had gained overall control of Wandsworth Council, once ex-PM Margar ...

It's global: Online anti-Asian hate on the rise

York University in Toronto, Canada has released a study that shows how rhetorical mechanisms and tropes spread racism. Fuyuki Kurasawa, a social sciences professor, at a virtual symposium hosted by the York Centre for Asian Research explained this ...

Elevator moment with fallen sports icon hunted by media

It was reminiscent of when a press photographer confronted me with his long-lens camera for my 15 minutes of fame in April - almost exactly four years previously - when I was controversially expelled from the British Labour Party.  A phala ...

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