"Domestic abuse is a pervasive human rights violation. Despite steps forward... the truth is that it is extremely difficult for survivors to speak out" - Apsana Begum MP.
Movement erupts in opposition to Driscoll exclusion
Labour MPs, Mayors and campaigners speak out against the Party blocking North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll's candidacy for the new North East mayoralty.
FBU condemns Labour’s exclusion of Jamie Driscoll from North East Mayoral Selection Process
"The FBU calls for this decision to be reversed and at a minimum for Jamie Driscoll to be allowed to appeal to a panel of the NEC to hear his case."
The fall in Labour’s membership is no surprise – Simon Fletcher
With members feeling disempowered by the party meddling in parliamentary selections - and now the selection of the new North East Mayor - it's no surprise membership is falling.
What can Gramsci teach us about the crisis today – and what can we do about it?
Logan Williams reports back from the socialist ideas session with James Schneider at Arise Festival 2023 - on Gramsci's legacy and the lessons for the left today.
Labour Under Fire on Tuition Fees
"In higher education as with energy and water, we will not tackle the Tories' failed economy by tweaking around the edges... what is needed is wholesale replacement of the failed market model in higher education."
Governments must ‘heed stark warning’ of Scottish wildfire visible from space says FBU
"We need urgent climate action to prevent loss of life, and that must also involve serious investment in our fire services" - the FBU gives a stark warning after Scottish wildfires are seen from space.
Progressive Economics 2023: A Festival for the Future of Economics
The Progressive Economics forum 2023 will look at the future of economics, the alarming decline in UK prosperity, the progressive solutions needed, and how to implement them.
UK Universities are cracking down on student organisers as the failure of the marketised system becomes ever clearer
The creeping authoritarianism of the British ruling class goes beyond public protests. UK universities are increasingly attacking protest rights and political activism, writes Fraser McGuire and Alec Severs.
G7 hypocrisy in Hiroshima – Kate Hudson, CND
"Holding the recent G7 summit in Hiroshima raised hopes that those leaders present would take the opportunity to make a concrete initiative towards disarmament. Such hopes were comprehensively dashed."