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...

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...

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...

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...

Could another Rickman or Bowie emerge in modern society?

Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie died recently, taken from us by cancer, both aged 69: but that was not the only thing they...

Surely it’s time to at least reform, if not abolish, the monarchy

As the nation again, according to the media at least, is gripped by royal fever, this article will stir some controversy, I'm sure -...

Do the Tories and their media allies know they could get Jeremy Corbyn killed?

The Sun recently remarked that Jeremy Corbyn had met with a member of the Czech intelligence service, and was an informer of the Soviet...

My vote won’t change anything

Over the years, and in many different election campaigns, I have lost count of how many times I have heard that exact line. I do...

Obituary: Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, beloved British actor of stage and screen has died aged 69 after a short battle with cancer. To younger generations, he formed part...

Will the US ever learn? It needs to confront its gun problem

Another mass shooting has hit the United States, in Las Vegas, and it's the worst in modern history - but why is this still allowed...