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15 May 2019
"There is a real question about whether democratic capitalism is working, when it is only working for part of the population". This was the warning of capitalist economist Angus Deaton launching his review on inequality in Britain.
15 May 2019
The top 1,000 wealthiest individuals and families in Britain are sitting on a record £771.3 billion, up £47.8 billion in a year. This astonishing fact is in this year's Sunday Times Rich List.
6 February 2019
Dutch historian Rutger Bregman went viral by putting the cat among the pigeons at billionaires get together Davos in Switzerland recently
9 January 2019
I hadn't even received my first paycheque of the new year when the average chief executive of a FTSE 100 company had already 'earned' more than my entire annual salary - in less than three days!
10 October 2018
Britain's very wealthiest are already moving their trusts and setting up more offshore accounts in tax havens
30 May 2018
The surge in support for Corbyn's radical programme at last year's general election and the collapse of Carillion has led to a widespread discussion around public ownership and nationalisation.
23 May 2018
On 14 May, Seattle City Council passed a historic tax on Amazon and other big corporations to fund permanently affordable, publicly owned housing. The driving force behind this victory was the strength of our #TaxAmazon movement.
16 May 2018
Sunday Times Rich List 2018: £724 billion. This is the combined wealth of Britain's 1,000 richest.
18 April 2018
Capitalist wealth distribution is now at its most unequal and set to widen further
31 January 2018
Representatives of the world's ruling class again gathered for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at the Davos mountain resort in Switzerland.
24 January 2018
Outsourcing, PFI, privatisation, as in Carillion, is 'reverse socialism'. It is nothing other than a highly efficient wealth transfusion system. We need a movement to kick out these profiteers from public services
3 January 2018
Don't put the party poppers away just yet. There's one last thing to celebrate. Fat Cat Thursday! Well, it's not exactly a celebration if you're working class. In fact its only the super-rich who actually enjoy the event.
29 November 2017
Uni boss's raise v our lost wages; no tax for Cadbury's and food price hikes for us; model's mansion v fines for homeless
7 November 2017
Fight for socialism! The Paradise Papers have reignited working class anger at massive inequality under capitalism
1 November 2017
Take the wealth off the 1%! The combined wealth of the world's billionaires has now reached an eye-watering $6 trillion
18 October 2017
Take the wealth off the super-rich - no to the Tories' scapegoating of pensioners!: Over a third of young people are in debt - on average by £2,989 - says the Money Advice Trust
4 October 2017
How appropriate that Theresa May's speech insisting our interests were best served by free market capitalism - "the greatest agent of collective human progress ever created" - came in the same week as budget airline Ryanair cancelled over 700,000 passenger flights
6 September 2017
Non-fiction review: Six for the Tolpuddle Martyrs: Every year thousands of trade unionists descend upon the small village of Tolpuddle in Dorset to commemorate the struggle in 1832 of farm workers to form a union
9 August 2017
The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the capitalist system without reading Marx's Das Kapital."
21 June 2017
Trade unions must lead fightback: 1% of the population owns 14% of the UK's wealth
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