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Vaccines don’t mean it’s the end of the virus


The Tories want us to think that a full and safe return to workplaces and schools is just around the corner. It's a lie.

Labour is embarrassing, not left wing ideas


Labour’s leaders see their party members as an embarrassment—and now want to be able to block them from standing as candidates in elections.

Jobs slaughter shows up the chaos of capitalism


Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.

End cops’ racist system


A BBC Panorama programme this week shone a light on deaths in police custody. Just days before it was broadcast, Mohamud Hassan died after being held by police in Cardiff, south Wales.

Turn rage against the Tories into action


It’s not a new phenomenon that the Tories are lurching from crisis to crisis. But the government’s latest debacles over key elements of their coronavirus strategy has left them weak.

A climate of punishment


The people at the top are actively punishing those who draw attention to the scale of the emergency

Get angry at profiteers, not ordinary people


Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.

Free Julian Assange


A court decision on Monday blocked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.

Only workers’ action can stop the horror


Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.

2020—it’s been a year of horror and hope


This year has seen the horrors that flow from the capitalism system, but it’s also seen mass resistance. Coronavirus dominated the year, exposing and accelerating all the failings that already existed. 

Starmer's no anti-racist


Don’t let anyone tell you Keir Starmer is an anti-racist. When a caller to his radio phone-in show confronted him with a racist conspiracy theory, he appeared to understand.

Profits from drought. Bosses speculate on water


 Capitalism has found an untapped market—speculating on water. For the first time in history, bankers and bosses will be able to bet on future water prices on Wall Street.

Don’t let the Tories define anti-racism


In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Black Lives Matter (BLM) made great advances in the struggle against racism, and what it means to be an anti-racist.

Tories are friends of profit, not freedom


They just want to get profits flowing at all costs

We’re made to pay the price of an ugly system


The problem isn’t one or two nasty bosses—it’s a system that fails the vast majority

Public vs private sector pay—don’t let them divide us 


Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on Wednesday was set to assault every sector of workers. Leaks suggested he would not only curb pay for millions of public sector workers but also attack some of the lowest paid.

Tory plans won’t bring festive cheer


The Tories are driving ordinary people to risk their lives so bosses can keep chasing profits. Boris Johnson has unveiled the new tier system set to be in place when England exits national lockdown next week. 

Tories’ virus failures cost lives for profit


It’s been a year since what is believed to have been the first coronavirus infection in Wuhan, China, on 17 November 2019. Now there are finally real hopes for a vaccine.

Break the weak Tories


The Tories are in trouble. Their lockdown is unlikely to significantly cut coronavirus cases as it leaves key areas of transmission, such as schools, open.  

Big Pharma to cash in on new Covid-19 vaccine


Covid-19 isn’t over, but news of a seemingly successful vaccine trial has prompted a flurry of hope that an end may be in sight. But control by private firms will be disastrous.

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