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The Tories are trying to hide their responsibility for the coronavirus crisis as the number of patients rises by 1,000 a day.
Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.
Nearly half a million people put in claims for Universal Credit (UC) in a nine-day period as the coronavirus crisis hit.
Matt, a Unison union rep in Tower Hamlets, says, "There’s contempt for managers that kept facilities open despite the threat to the health of the staff.”
The state is calling on Extinction Rebellion members to travel across Britain during the coronavirus pandemic
A logistics company that delivers luxury furniture for Marks and Spencer made call centre workers come in claiming they were “critical” to tackling coronavirus.
The Tory government is mobilising to deliver to every household across Britain. But you won’t be getting medicines or food. You will be treated to a letter from Boris Johnson.
Councils and care bosses are asking people to fend for themselves
Action by workers has shown the type of resistance that’s possible against bosses who force them to work in unsafe conditions during the coronavirus outbreak.
Weeks after the government insisted the shortage of personal protective equipment was being resolved, doctors and nurses are getting ill, and some die because they still can’t get it
Hospitals have started rationing ventilators for patients as the coronavirus death toll rises.
Anger as children on free school meals are being sent food packages that will leave them hungry.
Conflicting advice from the Tory government is resulting in homeless people being at heightened risk of contracting coronavirus.
Children on free school meals are being sent food packages that will leave them hungry
The Labour Party leadership contest was set to finally end this Thursday with the result to be announced on Saturday.
We’re encouraged to see ourselves as competing individuals. But capitalism enables collective action that undermines those ideas
Rules relaxing access to abortion aren’t enough to protect women in the pandemic.
Car bosses are drawing up plans to restart production at plants in Britain and Europe producing non-essential vehicles. They must be stopped.
Workers’ action is spreading across the US to stop bosses putting profit ahead of health in the coronavirus crisis.
The Indian government’s attempts to lockdown over a billion people are collapsing after only a few days.
Workers have suffered repression and evictions to try and stop the spread of the virus, but there has also been fightback in the form of strikes.
Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise
Workers in Italy are resisting bosses’ attempts to benefit from the coronavirus crisis.
Why is the NHS failing to get the right protective equipment to health workers coming face to face with the coronavirus?
The #ClapForOurCarers this week was a huge, grassroots event that reflected a desire by ordinary people to show solidarity, pull together and help one another in difficult times.
The coronavirus crisis has exposed political leaders as wanting. The systematic bungling by Boris Johnson’s government is summed up by the fact that he, his health secretary and the chief medical adviser have all tested positive for the virus.
As Jeremy Corbyn ends his time as Labour leader, Nick Clark looks at the impact he has had—and why any attempts by Labour to change the system will be limited
The “Blitz spirit” was then, as now, a propaganda ploy.
Feeling starved of culture now everything is closed? Don’t worry, there’s plenty online
Poet and spoken word artist Hollie McNish has had to postpone her spring tour. Luckily, she is performing three gigs from her living room.
Hungary’s government effectively declared itself a dictatorship on Monday under the guise of combating coronavirus.
The coronavirus crisis has exposed capitalism as a brutal and inhumane system that fails to meet people’s most basic needs.
Manu Dibango’s saxophone driven mix of jazz, funk and Cameroonian call and response verses helped put Africa at the centre of European pop in the early 1970s
Nicki joined the SWP in London and remained a committed revolutionary socialist.
As a teacher, socialist and trade unionist I met the cancellation of Sats, GCSEs and A Levels with mixed feelings. I have genuine sympathy for children who have been preparing long and hard for their tests and exams.
‘I shook hands with everybody’
The NHS failed a test of its ability to withstand a major pandemic more than three years ago but the results were not made public.