Tommy Robinson wants you to believe he’s a plucky underdog who’s been unfairly repressed. But the British far-right leader is no martyr — just a clever fascist with blood on his hands.
Tory disputes over Brexit are nothing new. But today’s crisis in Theresa May’s party highlights deeper fractures in the Conservative base.
Equating Andrés Manuel López Obrador with Donald Trump may be absurd, but that hasn't stopped mainstream media from running with it.
The controversies of the last week show the need to be vigilant against antisemitism while remaining steadfast in defense of Palestinian rights.
The extreme center expanded the security state. Now that state is falling into the hands of the Right.
Churchill was no hero — he was a vile racist fanatical about violence and fiercely supportive of imperialism.
1997 was a cultural watershed for a new, “cool” neoliberalism.
The centrist nadir in a nutshell: “Am I really so out of touch? No. It’s the voters who are wrong.”
The Grenfell Tower fire exposed the class violence embedded in London's rich, gentrifying neighborhoods.
The Tories are doing great in the polls, but their coalition is more fragile than it looks.
The British left's task isn't to win the next general election — it's to fight for the survival of the Labour Party itself.
Trump's inauguration speech exemplified everything seductive and dangerous about the far right's rhetoric.
Theresa May's plans for implementing Brexit will be disastrous for workers.
How David Horowitz went from committed radical to reactionary ally of Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.
Jeremy Corbyn could use a dose of populist fire. But if that means playing the Right's game, it will be as unconvincing as it is unprincipled.
The recent prison officers' strike in Britain is rooted in the repressive nature of incarceration.
Labour strategies that try to win over English workers through patriotic appeals are both condescending and self-defeating.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s turn to the populist right is a watershed moment in British politics.
Far from vanquished, Blairites are playing a long game to win back the Labour Party.
Britain is a nation in crisis and decline. But the Right doesn't have to remain in the driver's seat.