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Behind Labour Together

Since running Keir Starmer's fraudulent leadership campaign, Labour Together has raised staggering sums of money from exploitative businessmen to staff the offices of MPs — shaping party policy in the interests of its mega-rich donors.

In Defence of Fossil Free Books

Howard Jacobson has denounced a campaign against arms manufacturers and fossil fuel companies sponsoring literary festivals, arguing that writers shouldn’t take political action. But his denunciation ignores that complicity is also a political act.

Back to Black

The British Library’s new Beyond the Bassline exhibition is an ambitious attempt to showcase five hundred years of black British music — but fails to do this rich history justice.

Capital’s B-Team Are Ready to Take Charge

Keir Starmer claims that Labour is now ‘pro-business and pro-worker’, but the order of these priorities is no coincidence. Yesterday’s manifesto confirmed that the interests of big business and the wealthy will come first under a Labour government.

Keeping Gaza on the Ballot

While the genocide in Gaza has dominated the thoughts of millions of people across Britain, our political and media class are desperate to sideline the issue — we can't let this happen, writes Andrew Feinstein.

Europe Is Warning Us

The fascist surge across the European Union is directly down to the bankruptcy of centrist politicians — whose failure in addressing soaring inequalities and deep social problems should haunt Starmer's Labour.

Watch Dennis Potter

Thirty years after his death, the work of television dramatist and working-class innovator Dennis Potter is remnant of an era when complex and politically daring art was broadcast to a mass audience.