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Workplace outbreaks underline continued risk posed by Covid-19


The government has not conquered coronavirus, and its failed policies are increasing the risk of a deadly second wave.

End an unfair exam system


Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.  

A jobs massacre has begun—time to fight


Britain is in the middle of a horrific jobs slaughter—some 730,000 jobs have already gone since March. 

NHS protests point the way to win change


The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.

We can still fight Israel


 

Hypocrisy from the top over China's oppressed Uyghur minority


British politicians have suddenly discovered they’re passionate defenders of human rights again.

Fight for more than the Tories’ puny pay deal


Don’t listen to the noise coming from the Treasury, the Tories are doing their best to hammer workers into the ground. 

Unmasking Tory chaos


The government has announced that wearing face masks in shops will be compulsory in England from 24 July.

Don’t look to Starmer to resist the Tories


Here’s a forensic look at some of the big moments of Keir Starmer’s first 100 days as Labour leader.

Tories’ care home lies


 Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has begun the process of passing the blame for the coronavirus crisis. 

Virus, slump and racism show up system failure


The Polish‑German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg warned that capitalism gives us a choice between “socialism or barbarism”. We need to choose—and fight for—socialism. 

Drug firms will cash in


The coronavirus crisis is a profit-laden paradise for some pharmaceutical firms.

Johnson’s ‘new deal’ to bail out system


Boris Johnson’s promise this week of a “new deal” marked the latest dishonest move in a decade of Tory austerity.

Reading stabbing is being used by the right


The Tories are using the appalling stabbing of three people in Reading to push racism and repression.

Fight capitalism to smash racist system


Right wingers are trying to create a backlash against the fantastic Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Rising up against racism terrifies our rulers


Boris Johnson has announced a new government commission to look into racism in Britain. 

We’re proud to be revolutionary


Right wing newspapers have attacked the Black Lives Matter movement on the grounds that revolutionary socialists are involved in it.

Boris Johnson’s Britain is racist


‘No. The prime minister would not agree that this is a racist country,” said Boris Johnson’s spokesperson on Monday.

Only our collective power can end oppression


When politicians start fretting about “mob rule” and “law and order” it’s often a racist dog whistle. But it’s also about fear of the power of ordinary people.

It is right to protest at school openings


Millions of parents faced an agonising choice this week of whether to send their children back to school. The Tories wanted primary school children in reception, year 1 and year 6 to start returning from Monday of this week.

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