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Class justice: ‘Lock ’em up and throw away the key’

Jeremy Dewar looks at some of the most shocking riot-related sentences to date. Others will surely follow, as the crown courts start to deliver their sentences. • Anderson Fernandes, 22,…

Who are the real thieves?

Jeremy Dewar points to the hypocrisy surrounding the moral outrage prompted by the riots…

The Nasty Party

Jeremy Dewar argues that the Conservative Party has completely reverted to type after the riots…

Stop the Dale Farm eviction!

The community of Irish travellers at Dale Farm in Basildon, Essex, have been living on the green field site for over a decade. A 400-strong community of 86 families and…

With the working class youth – against the police

Our leaflet for street agitation against police brutality and corruption; calling for organised community self defence and no trust in the police during the August 2011 riots.…

With the working class youth of London – against the police

Statement by Workers Power – 8 August For the third night running, working class youth are on the streets of London fighting the police in running battles. By the evening…

Tottenham ablaze: The anger is back

As images of buildings and cars set ablaze spread through the media, Joana Ramiro reports on the harsh reality of North London’s Tottenham Hale community, where police brutality, racism and…

Capitalism, media and the state – a Marxist analysis

Is the News of the World crisis a mere tale of corruption, or does the whole affair expose the fundamental workings of the system? Marcus Halaby examines the way the media…

Hackgate, power elites and the limits of the “corruption” critique

How does the radical left capitalise on the Murdoch Empire crisis? In a thought provoking article on the OpenDemocracy website Guy Aitchison argues that we need to move beyond the…

Phone hacking: These resignation statements are meaningless

The ever-growing cast of the responsible but unaccountable is emblematic of the systemic corruption that has been laid bare, writes Gary Younge at Guardian.co.uk…