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Feminists have identified that paid work depends on unpaid female labour performed within the household. But what happens queer folk; those denied access to the traditional household unit, forced to find other ways to support themselves? Joni Pitt (Cohen) (@granitefemme) and Sophie Monk (@srvvlofqueerest) explore the idea that, in some ways, queerness is precarity.
This summer saw the London launch of UberEats - a new food delivery platform to rival Deliveroo. Yesterday UberEats drivers took their first strike action. Here’s a round-up.
On Friday, drivers for UberEats - the new food delivery platform from Uber - will go on strike across London. Following soon after the recent Deliveroo strike, these disputes represent exciting developments in new forms of political action at work.
The Labour leadership election has seen Jeremy Corbyn renew his proposals for rent controls, and the industry response has been as predictable as it is completely devoid of truth or evidence.
After the collapse of Sanders' presidential campaign, US radicals are left with limited options at the ballot box. Should they vote for the lesser of two evils, or try to forge a third way?
Momentum's 'The World Transformed' festival is taking place on the same weekend as Labour's annual conference, in the same city. Andrew Dolan argues it's a welcome interruption to a stage-managed spectacle.
The Byron raids highlighted the extent to which companies are complicit in immigration enforcement, but the government's pursuit of a 'hostile environment' for undocumented migrants is asking NHS workers to police patients.
Black students are 50% more likely to drop out of university than their peers, but as long as solutions are geared towards individual ‘support’, the government’s commitment to racial equality remains superficial.
The BBC's treatment of Corbyn has attracted claims of 'bias' which are so far backed up by research findings. But bias at the Beeb needs to be understood in the context of an ongoing political struggle.
Much of the EU debate unquestioningly assumed the received wisdom that referendums are democratising, offering us the chance to "take back control". Alice McCool examines the flaws of this limited vision of the democratic process.
At last there's a leadership contest underway in the Labour party. With the policy proposals lined up and hustings underway, we can begin to see the dividing lines between Corbyn and Smith.
32 years since George Orwell’s predictions of the future failed to come to pass, and our world seems to be getting more dystopian every day - but of all society's dystopian elements, which should worry us most?
Yesterday hundreds of Deliveroo turned up at the company's London HQ to convey their collective grievances regarding a new pay structure, defying the fragmentation of platform-based labour in the so-called 'gig economy'.
Ted Cruz’s refusal to endorse Trump played up to the ‘Good Conservative’ narrative, but portraying Trump as an outsider lets the Republicans off the hook for his rise.
The hospitality sector is built on both migrant labour and the precise management of staff and resources. A closer look at the sector reveals the level of planning that must have gone into the Byron immigration raids.
In the second of our features on social justice movements in Colombia, Charlie Satow reports on how climate change and neoliberal economic reforms have endangered the livelihoods of farmers - and how they are fighting back.
Another purge is underway in Labour, with up to 50,000 registered supporters - predominantly pro-Corbyn - set to be rejected.
Rising house prices and a lack of community involvement are driving young people out of Canadian cities, sending a warning of what happens when investment portfolios are prioritised over homes.
The hedgerows of British countrysides have long been a prop of Middle England's version of nationalism, often willingly handed over by the left. But the new environment secretary has vision for the countryside that should make us all take notice.
Although the EU referendum brought TTIP out into the light, Brexit won't stop the threat posed to public services by the pro-corporate trade agenda