US Muslim Ban – history can’t be allowed to repeat itself

It almost feels like we are living through a chapter of history that we’d left behind. A minority is blamed and targeted, and most...

Challenges within the NHS are growing – the Tories must restore nursing bursaries

NHS staff have had a 14% pay cut in real terms since 2010. The following article was submitted by an NHS worker, who wishes...

Thanks to the DUP, the Tories have located the “Magic Money Tree”

It was one of the Tories' favourite soundbites during the General Election campaign, we couldn't afford to give the likes of nurses a much-needed...

Pay Inequality: why are we so reluctant to discuss closing the gap?

Jeremy Corbyn was slated by the media for suggesting the implementation of a maximum wage, but it begs the question, why are we scared...

The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

Capitalist inequality paved the way for Brexit and Trump

2016 was certainly a year of political upheaval, with major events on both sides of the Atlantic and an apparent changing of the tide...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

NHS Crisis – The Tory engineered end to public healthcare

Blind rage is what most of us should feel upon the realisation that our beloved NHS is being driven headfirst into the ground by...

British Racism: why can’t we shift Structural & Institutional Racism?

A mistrust of something you do not understand, fear of the unknown, feeling threatened by something different to your idea of normality or fear...