Monday (September 27) was an embarrassing day for Labour Leader Keir Starmer, with Labour conference passing motions that defied his own line on the same day as a shadow cabinet resignation.
While the German speaking world may have been crowded around the TV to see whether Herr Schulz or Herr Laschet was to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany’s chancellor, Graz, the second largest city in Austria was about to contribute with some election drama of its own.
An investigation revealed this week that over half of Metropolitan police officers found guilty of sexual misconduct between 2016-2020 have remained in their roles.
Mustafa Harabou argues that the hostilities at the US-Mexico border over the past week echo centuries of anti-Haitian racism.
The government has set out plans to make it illegal for restaurateurs to take customer tips or service charge payments from workers.
It’s a capitalist crisis. We are getting a bit blasé about this as its not at all clear now, where and when one crisis finishes and another begins. But you can be sure that its the workers who will be presented with the bill, whether they have a seat at the table and a plate on it, or not. Capitalism has convinced many that wage rises fuel inflation. But when the monopoly energy companies increase their prices by on average four times the rate of inflation for the last twenty years, that of course, is a contribution to the common good.
UK gas prices have risen dramatically, leaving many energy suppliers bust and our bills ever higher, in a stark demonstration of privatisation’s failures. With prices having increased by 250% since January, many energy suppliers are arguing that they will struggle to cover the increased costs.
Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the ‘AUKUS’ security pact on Thursday. A joint statement from the three signatories claimed the alliance was created to “ensure stability” in the Indo-Pacific region.
The SCO met for its 21st annual conference on Friday, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, where it admitted Iran as the organisation’s ninth full member. The summit brought together heads of state to discuss members’ continued cooperation.
𝘙𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯 𝘣𝘰𝘺𝘤𝘰𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘫𝘰𝘣𝘴, 𝘧𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘠𝘊𝘓 𝘮𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬 𝘪𝘯 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘨𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘪𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘢𝘳𝘮𝘴 𝘧𝘢𝘪𝘳 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥 — 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘵 𝘰𝘧𝘧 𝘴𝘮𝘰𝘬𝘦 𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘴. 𝘕𝘈𝘛𝘏𝘈𝘕 𝘊𝘡𝘈𝘗𝘕𝘐𝘒 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘥𝘪𝘥 𝘪𝘵.