January 2018

Step up support for Afrin

On Saturday January 27th’s #DefendAfrin demonstration in London, Dan Carden MP read this statement from Jeremy Corbyn: “I send my solidarity to the Kurdish [...]

January 30, 2018 // 1 Comment

Make Carillion a watershed

Just when the May government thought the horrors of Grenfell Tower might be fading in the public’s mind, and they had convinced themselves (however implausibly) that they [...]

January 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Inside Trump’s White House

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff (Henry Holt and Little, Brown, 2018) reviewed by Jo Taku Michael Wolff was able to take a seat inside the White [...]

January 17, 2018 // 1 Comment

Plastic waste and political hypocrisy

Ten years after plastic pollution has reached a global crisis point—brilliantly highlighted recently by David Attenborough’s stunning Blue Planet II series—Theresa May [...]

January 15, 2018 // 1 Comment

Irma: a neoliberal hurricane

The smaller of the two main islands forming the nation of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbuda, is a small sun-drenched island in the eastern Caribbean; it has an area of 70 square [...]

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Physics teacher became a pioneer ecologist

Factory worker Alan Roberts returned from war service to gain a degree in physics. While teaching at Monash his passionate opposition to nuclear power led to him becoming one [...]

January 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

RMT strikes for jobs and a safe railway

Frank Morris writes about the current strikes on the rail and the consequences of 25 years of privatised railways. The disastrous consequences of the railway privatisation 25 [...]

January 9, 2018 // 1 Comment

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