Over the past decade the wealth of Britain's billionaires has skyrocketed while wages and public services have stagnated. Richard Burgon MP leads the call for a wealth tax on the super-rich.
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Islington North CLP rejects “NEC’s undue interference” as Corbyn blocked as candidate by Starmer – left urged to rally support
Left voices speak up for the democratic rights of Islington North members after Starmer's unjust decision to block Jeremy Corbyn from standing.
Tax Wealth. Give Public Sector workers a proper pay rise – Richard Burgon MP
The government can afford to give public sector workers a pay rise - they just need to tax wealth properly. Richard Burgon writes on the 30,000-strong call for a fairer tax system.
Shell’s sickening profits show it’s time for bold action on energy – Richard Burgon MP
"It’s obscene that fossil fuel giants are making such super-profits during the biggest squeeze in living standards for decades... these bumper profits are a direct result of the soaring energy bills people face."
Thousands join rally to build the fightback in 2023
In support of the mass wave of strike action on February 1st, thousands joined Arise Festival's online rally to build the next steps in the fightback and defend the right to strike.
Latin American leaders and international progressives show solidarity with President Lula after far-right attack on democratic institutions in Brazil
"Our solidarity with the Brazilian people and with President Lula” - Latin American leaders and progressives internationally show solidarity with Lula after the far-right attack on Brazil's democratic institutions.
Support the nurses’ fight for fair pay! – Richard Burgon MP
As the Tories try to demonise striking nurses and shift the blame for the crisis in our NHS, it's crucial that we support nurses' fight for fair pay - Richard Burgon MP.
Labour MPs back strikes as industrial action escalates
Labour MPs show their solidarity with UCU and CWU taking action to protect their lives and livelihoods in the midst of the cost of living crisis.
Hunt confirms years more austerity #AutumnStatement2022
"The Autumn Statement was an austerity budget that will further entrench inequality, force tax rises on struggling households and crush public services" - Left MPs respond to the #AutumnStatement.
General Election Now! Labour MPs respond to Sunak’s ‘coronation’ ahead of new austerity wave
"No mandate whatsoever to carryout cuts to public spending" - Labour left MPs respond to the 'coronation' of Rishi Sunak as Conservative Party leader.