Politics

Thousands join vigils in memory of Brianna Ghey
Activism

Thousands join vigils in memory of Brianna Ghey

Rest in pride — Following the brutal killing of trans teenager Brianna Ghey in Warrington this weekend, thousands gather at events held around the UK and Ireland in her name.

Written by: Ben Smoke

The Tories are mounting fresh attacks on trans rights
Activism

The Tories are mounting fresh attacks on trans rights

Reform the GRA — After blocking the Scottish government’s gender recognition reform bill, Westminster is now devising further changes to the law to make it harder for trans people to self-identify.

Written by: Liam Konemann

Inside the fight against the Tories’s anti-strike bill
Activism

Inside the fight against the Tories’s anti-strike bill

Democracy under attack — Activists and campaigners are fighting back against new laws that would seriously undermine the ability to take industrial action, calling it an attack on fundamental workers' rights.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Too poor to die: the rise of crowdfunded funerals
Activism

Too poor to die: the rise of crowdfunded funerals

Grave matters — Dying has always been expensive. But now, amid soaring inflation, more families are having to turn to the kindness of strangers to shoulder the costs.

Written by: Sian Bradley

The rise of Ben-Gvir is the product of Israeli apartheid
Activism

The rise of Ben-Gvir is the product of Israeli apartheid

Free Palestine — While the ascension of far-right politicians in Israel has been met with outrage by the British Jewish press, it is merely the logical conclusion of Israeli colonialism, writes Emily Hilton.

Written by: Emily Hilton

Levelling Up is leaving my home town of Teesside worse off
Activism

Levelling Up is leaving my home town of Teesside worse off

Tories out — Amid the chaos engulfing Liz Truss’s government, one of the last scraps of her mini-budget left is investment zones. Writer George Walker explains why they’ll only do more harm than good.

Written by: George Walker

Why we should fear the Tories’ fresh attacks on protest
Activism

Why we should fear the Tories’ fresh attacks on protest

Police state — As the Public Order Bill returns to Parliament today, activists and campaigners are sounding the alarm over what they’re calling a rollback of human rights.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Why we must still pledge to strike this autumn
Activism

Why we must still pledge to strike this autumn

Don't Pay UK — As a historic hike in energy prices is set to force misery on millions this winter we must pledge to fight back, Don't Pay UK member Franklin Dawson writes.

Written by: Franklin Dawson

NHS workers are struggling to survive as inflation soars
Activism

NHS workers are struggling to survive as inflation soars

Enough is enough — The workforce is now gearing up for industrial action after receiving a measly pay rise, reports Ella Glover.

Written by: Ella Glover

In photos: Londoners say no to extortionate energy bill rise
Activism

In photos: Londoners say no to extortionate energy bill rise

Don't pay — Following the announcement of an 80% hike in the energy price cap from 1st October, crowds gathered outside the offices of energy regulator Ofgem to protest and declare their intention to undertake a payment strike.

Written by: Ben Smoke

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