It seems grotesque in the extreme that in one of the world’s wealthiest and most developed countries, people are starving on the Government’s watch and due to their policies. … Read More Theresa May saying she’d love the superpower ‘to end hunger’ in Vogue is an insult to people starving because of Tory policies
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans yesterday to stage a second independence referendum within the next two years. … Read More If the Scots can change their mind on their independence referendum, why can’t we?
Ladies, they say, we’re sorry about men who abuse you, and we’re a bit short on cash at the moment to help you out in these situations, so how about you pay for domestic violence shelters with your vaginas. You buy tampons, we tax them, and then we’ll use the money for vital services.… Read More Just when you thought it had gone, Philip Hammond’s Budget brings back the Tampon Tax
In 2017, a woman should be able to choose an abortion without needing anyone else’s approval and without having to cite a specific reason listed by the 1967 Abortion Act. … Read More The ‘phone call abortion’ row is distracting us from the real injustices faced by women seeking a termination
In Britain, we’re gluttons for punishment. With the right wing media forever peddling bile about scroungers and slackers, we work some of the longest hours in Europe. … Read More Jeremy Corbyn should take a four day working week – he’d be setting an example for the rest of us
Despite White House staff making preparations on the ground in Milwaukee, a source has told CNN that the Harley-Davidson factory President Donald Trump had planned to visit on Thursday is no longer comfortable hosting him amid planned protests.… Read More For all those who say our protests against Trump don’t work – they may already be making a difference
This year has been suffused with suffering and tragedy, from the deaths of celebrated childhood icons to the immense loss of life in Yemen and Syria.… Read More Carrie Fisher was my hero for speaking so honestly about mental illness