Covid-19 charge sheet against Tories

Covid-19 is a pandemic unprecedented in over 100 years. Besides the devastating human cost in lives, the cost in livelihoods has also been incalculable.

Labour’s British Railways mark 2 is a dead duck

Back to the 1950s is no way to run a modern railway system, says Paul Salveson

Time for renewables

Dave Toke says renewable energy is likely to soar in 2020 as a proportion of UK electricity consumption

When black lives don’t matter

The recent Public Health England report on the impact of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities contains no action plan and sidesteps equalities law, says Puru Miah

Don’t Stop the War Coalition

Dave Lister finds that Stop the War's silence and equivocation on Syria raises questions over its peace ambitions

Starmer over-reacts on Long-Bailey

Don Flynn says Sir Keir Starmer has turned his back on a movement against excessive police force

Sterility of the middle ground

Don Flynn finds Labour’s election review sidesteps the important issues

Turkey at the tipping point

Mary Southcott finds the boiling cauldron of issues, from war to migration to authoritarian repression, in and around Turkey require a new world order

Germany at the crossroads?

Compromises with the hard right AfD led to the resignation of Merkel’s anointed successor. Glyn Ford looks at the next steps for the ruling party

Chartist at 50

50 years of Chartist

Chartist has been in production for 50 years. Patricia d'Ardenne spoke to the editor, Mike Davis, to get a view of the magazine’s history and current outlook.

Hope & questions in Staffordshire

The Black Lives Matter movement has seen impressive - and apparently spontaneous - protests erupt around the country. But, Trevor Fisher asks, what challenges does this new form of organising present for the left?

National Windrush Day and beyond

Make this the first step in a mass campaign for migrant rights!

The hustler’s guide on how not to tackle racism

Puru Miah says the Johnson race commission is part of a deliberate policy to avoid taking action against racism

Back to the war zone

Patrick Mulcahy on gestures of solidarity in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods