South Africa: Minimal wages can’t end the suffering when rich abuse poor

May 13th: Bongani Maponyane writes about the introduction this month of South Africa’s new Minimum Wage of R20 p/h (£1.20), and argues that it goes nowhere near far enough.

Britain Not Heading Towards Socialism Anytime Soon

May 10th: Jon Bigger muses on the outcome of the local elections and what it means for the Corbyn project.

Mikhail Bakunin and Karl Marx: Contrasting proposals for approaching socialism

May 5th: This text was submitted by Freedom’s longest-running contributor Donald Rooum.

On Windrush generation and other immigrants: No Borders perspective

April 29th: Public outrage and solidarity to the Windrush generation forced Amber Rudd and Theresa May to apologize.

The misery of Generation Identity Conference

April 22nd: Last weekend fascists from alt- right group Generation Identity held the ‘European Reunion’ conference in London.

The Great Pension Dispute of 2018: How the Bosses and the Union Officials Hoodwinked the Rank and File

April 22nd: In any trade union dispute but particularly in high profile large trade union disputes, the rank and file have two enemies to defeat, one external and one internal.

Priced out by the law: The precarious position of radical housing co-ops

April 19th: A new housing co-op for low-income activists in Oxford (one of the least affordable cities in the UK) is facing huge difficulties after being asked for an additional £50,000 in stamp duty by the tax authorities, under rules brought in in 2012 and 2014.

The ‘anti-imperialism’ of idiots

April 16th: This text was written by Leila Al Shami: a British Syrian whose been  involved in human rights and social justice struggles in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East since 2000.

Plan C: On the university pensions struggle

April 10th: Elio Di Muccio writes on the encouraging strength of recent strike action and the potential for a more radical attack against the long programme of marketisation which has afflicted higher education.

Manchester: A reality check for Corbynism

April 8th: Cuddly Jeremy’s fight to turn the Labour Party into a red blooded socialist party has some way to go, if Manchester is anything to go by.