• October 3, 2011

    Many thousands of people marched in Glasgow this weekend to protest against government cuts and call for a just UK-wide economic policy.

  • October 1, 2011

    Hundreds of activists, trade unionists and radical politicians from across Europe are gathering in London today to discuss the economic crisis.

  • September 18, 2011

    When I first heard that the news that the government is planning to legislate for same-sex marriage, I was very pleased. Then I looked at the details. Now I'm very disappointed.

  • September 15, 2011

    The chair of the Welsh Language Society has been removed from Parliament by police while protesting against cuts to Welsh medium television.

  • September 15, 2011

    Disabled people's groups have accused the government of using parliamentary procedure to avoid scrutiny of the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Lords.

  • September 14, 2011

    Public sector unions planing a day of action over government cuts are aiming to build alliances with private sector workers and the wider anti-cuts movement.

  • September 13, 2011

    Especially in areas where affordable housing is scarce, many of us – even if not about to be displaced ourselves – have friends or relatives who are about to lose their homes, with all that this involves, says Savi Hensman, explaining why the government’s programme of draconian cuts to housing benefit are so harmful.

  • September 12, 2011

    Warships arriving at the London arms fair have been delayed after their route was disrupted by critics of the arms trade taking nonviolent direct action.

  • September 5, 2011

    Even if the government is able to push its Health Bill through Parliament in its present form, there may be a heavy political price to pay later, says Savi Hensman. A different way forward is needed for the NHS.

  • August 20, 2011

    Britain may be broke, but the government's desperation to cut the deficit seems to have its limits. This morning, Eric Pickles has ruled out an increase in council tax for houses valued at more than £1million. He is portraying measures that would affect only the richest as an attack on the "middle class". In reality, the government is consistent in pursuing the interests of the very wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.