In the first instalment of a seven-part series on World War I, Chris Bambery questions the narrative that Britain was dragged unwillingly into the war. The UK was engaged in a system of imperial alliances which made war inevitable, whilst being the dominant world power, was largely responsible for its escalation into a global conflict.
The once-insurgent, now-rump BNP is finished following tonight's unceremonious unseating of their obscuro-fascist leader Nick Griffin, writes David Jamieson. Worryingly, the latest mutation of the far-right - the nativist UKIP and the more violent grouplets it incubates - draws Britain into the continental dynamic of rightwards radicalisation and is more likely to become a stable feature of the political scene.
From the tobacco trade to this year's Commonwealth Games, Nicky Patterson examines how bourgeois greed and ineptitude has condemned generations of Glaswegians to lives of misery and squalor.
Following an historic 15.4% annual rise in the wealth of Britain's richest people, Jonathon Shafi investigates the social and political consequences of gargantuan inequality. The future of Britain is for the rich, such that the economic case for independence could not be starker.
Britain is locked into austerity at home and endless war abroad. Chris Bambery makes a powerful case for a YES vote at the recent London Forum on Scottish independence
Addressing a public forum in London, author and activist Pete Ramand argues that working people in England should support Scottish independence. Revealing Labour's British nationalism and debunking the supposed neutrality of state institutions, Pete explains that poverty and social class are the fundamental drivers of the YES vote.