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The Tories Are Pushing People Back Onto the Streets Because Rough Sleeping Serves a Political Purpose

THE TORIES ARE PUSHING PEOPLE BACK ONTO THE STREETS BECAUSE ROUGH SLEEPING SERVES A POLITICAL PURPOSE

There's a scene in the US TV show The Wire where Omar and his boyfriend rob Avon Barksdale's stash house in broad daylight. Barksdale,...

‘He Should Never Have Been Discharged': How Mental Health Patients Are Being Failed During Lockdown

‘HE SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED': HOW MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS ARE BEING FAILED DURING LOCKDOWN

A week after the country went into lockdown, Margaret went to collect her son Gary* from the psychiatric hospital in Portsmouth where...

 
 
 
‘Overdoses go up as supply goes down': How Coronavirus is Impacting Drug Users

‘OVERDOSES GO UP AS SUPPLY GOES DOWN': HOW CORONAVIRUS IS IMPACTING DRUG USERS

George* is 24 and lives in the north of England. He's dependent on heroin, but also takes blues and pills depending on what his dealer...

DID BBC WHISTLEBLOWERS MISLEAD THE PUBLIC ON LABOUR ANTISEMITISM AND BLAME THEIR OWN FAILURES ON CORBYN?

In devastating interviews given to the BBC's flagship current affairs programme last year, staff in Labour's disputes team said they...

 
 
 
When Will They Learn?

WHEN WILL THEY LEARN?

Former Public Health Chief John Ashton was one of the first experts to sound the alarm on the government's coronavirus strategy. Does...

Coronavirus Won't End the Scotland-England Union - But the Tories Will

CORONAVIRUS WON'T END THE SCOTLAND-ENGLAND UNION - BUT THE TORIES WILL

With theatres and cinemas closed, you can always count on the creaking British constitution for melodrama. Government “shocked”. “Mounting...

 
 
 
A Turning Point in Trust?

A TURNING POINT IN TRUST?

TyskySour returns this evening with Michael Walker, Ash Sarkar and Aaron Bastani.

Reclaiming Work

RECLAIMING WORK

Cycle courier cooperatives are turning technology on the gig economy giants. Directed and Produced by Cassie Quarless and Usayd Younis...

 
 
 
For the Landlords, Not the Many?

FOR THE LANDLORDS, NOT THE MANY?

Labour's Shadow Housing Minister has called rent cancellation “un-Labour”. Are we back to the bad old days Blairism? Plus, why the...

‘Are we going to be the next Grenfell?': The People in Lockdown in Buildings With Fire Risks

‘ARE WE GOING TO BE THE NEXT GRENFELL?': THE PEOPLE IN LOCKDOWN IN BUILDINGS WITH FIRE RISKS

Next month will mark three years since the fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower and claimed the lives of 72 of its residents. In spite...

 
 
 
How Universal Credit Is Exacerbating Financial Abuse Under Lockdown

HOW UNIVERSAL CREDIT IS EXACERBATING FINANCIAL ABUSE UNDER LOCKDOWN

“It's an absolute nightmare,” explains Sara*, a survivor of domestic and financial abuse and a universal credit claimant. Financial...

Between Cutting the Deficit and Protecting Their Voter Base, the Tories Are Caught in a Bind

BETWEEN CUTTING THE DEFICIT AND PROTECTING THEIR VOTER BASE, THE TORIES ARE CAUGHT IN A BIND

Many workers breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday when, under huge pressure from a coordinated campaign by the UK's major unions, chancellor...

 
 
 
The Burner Episode 237: Remembering Emanuel Gomes

THE BURNER EPISODE 237: REMEMBERING EMANUEL GOMES

Ash Sarkar on class and coronavirus risk. Plus, is lockdown unfair on the young?

A Tough Act to Furlough

A TOUGH ACT TO FURLOUGH

Former Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell joins Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial to discuss Rishi Sunak's furlough scheme.

 
 
 
‘It's More Difficult Than Ever': a Volunteer on the Situation in Calais Under Coronavirus

‘IT'S MORE DIFFICULT THAN EVER': A VOLUNTEER ON THE SITUATION IN CALAIS UNDER CORONAVIRUS

On a muddy patch of scrubland on the outskirts of Calais, I walk between broken tents, towards a small group of men and boys who are...

Now Is the Time for Labour to Completely Reject Austerity

NOW IS THE TIME FOR LABOUR TO COMPLETELY REJECT AUSTERITY

It's deeply ironic that, at the very moment Jeremy Corbyn's leadership ended, a supreme set of conditions arose which made his policy...

 
 
 
The Burner Episode 236: Tick, Tick, Tick - and Technocracy

THE BURNER EPISODE 236: TICK, TICK, TICK - AND TECHNOCRACY

Sunak softens his economic instincts: so what does that say about what's coming? Is organised labour really in a position of strength?...

Pandemic Labour and the Politics of Job Guarantees

PANDEMIC LABOUR AND THE POLITICS OF JOB GUARANTEES

The pandemic has forced open questions of power and control in the economy that had remained dormant for decades. By imposing new rules...

 
 
 
Labour's New Left: From Benn to 2024

LABOUR'S NEW LEFT: FROM BENN TO 2024

For some the rise of Jeremy Corbyn was an expression of the ‘old left'. But Leo Panitch disagrees, saying its roots can be traced to...

The Left's Approach to Keir Starmer Isn't Working

THE LEFT'S APPROACH TO KEIR STARMER ISN'T WORKING

The socialist left's approach to new Labour leader Keir Starmer has so far been light touch and low energy. Starmer enjoyed a serene...

 
 
 



Sancho reveals George Floyd t-shirt after Dortmund goal

Sancho reveals George Floyd t-shirt after Dortmund goal

Jadon Sancho revealed a ‘JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD' message on his shirt after scoring his 15th Bundesliga goal of the season on Sunday. Sancho converted a Julian Brandt cross... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Test capacity tops 200,000 one day ahead of schedule

Coronavirus: Test capacity tops 200,000 one day ahead of schedule

The UK can now test more than 200,000 people for coronavirus per day, the Department for Health and Social Care has said. Read more ...

Incredible moment SpaceX rocket docks at the International Space Station

Incredible moment SpaceX rocket docks at the International Space Station

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made the final approach to the ISS in the Dragon capsule which attached to the platform at around 3.15pm UK time. Read more ...

Why David Moyes rejected chance to sign Paul Pogba at Manchester United

Why David Moyes rejected chance to sign Paul Pogba at Manchester United

Paul Pogba was available in 2013 Former Manchester United boss David Moyes pursued a move for Cesc Fabregas instead of Paul Pogba during his time at Old Trafford because he... Read more ...

London protests: Hundreds defy ban to march on US Embassy - VIDEO

London protests: Hundreds defy ban to march on US Embassy - VIDEO

THOUSANDS of protestors are marching near the US Embassy in Battersea, south London after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Read more ...

Jadon Sancho nets hat-trick and sets new record in Borussia Dortmund win

Jadon Sancho nets hat-trick and sets new record in Borussia Dortmund win

The England star was on fine form in his side's 6-1 thumping of Paderborn as he scored three times in a match for the first time in his career Read more ...

Paderborn v Dortmund on TV and live stream, preview and prediction

Paderborn v Dortmund on TV and live stream, preview and prediction

Dortmund must pick themselves up to produce a big display against bottom side Paderborn in the Bundesliga this weekend. Lucian Favre's side were defeated by Bayern Munich on... Read more ...

Trump blames leftwing ANTIFA group for mass violence & says US declaring...

Trump blames leftwing ANTIFA group for mass violence & says US declaring outfit a ‘terror organization'

THE United States will be designating ANTIFA a terrorist organization, President Donald Trump announced Sunday. Trump's announcement came as he lay blame on the group for mass... Read more ...

Vanessa Bryant shares old photo of Kobe wearing 'I can't breathe' shirt and...

Vanessa Bryant shares old photo of Kobe wearing 'I can't breathe' shirt and says 'life is too short'

Vanessa Bryant shared an unearthed photo of her late husband, Kobe Bryant, wearing a 'I can't breathe' T-shirt on Saturday, following the same words spoken by the late, George... Read more ...

Five arrested in Black Lives Matter protest over George Floyd's death

Five arrested in Black Lives Matter protest over George Floyd's death

Thousands headed to the US Embassy in protest over George Floyd's death Five people have been arrested after thousands of activists marched to the US Embassy in London amid... Read more ...