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Tories didn’t prepare for a pandemic and then made up policy ‘on the hoof’

Tories didn’t prepare for a pandemic and then made up policy ‘on the hoof’ The government showed an “astonishing” failure to plan for the economic fallout from a pandemic, according to a group of MPs.

Boris year zero—a year of lies, cuts, corruption,  racism and ‘getting it done’

Boris year zero—a year of lies, cuts, corruption,  racism and ‘getting it done’ There were those who thought a year of Boris Johnson as prime minister would spell disaster. 

Johnson’s ‘new deal’ to bail out system

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.

Boris Johnson’s Britain is racist

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.

Tory ‘test, track and trace’ plan is in tatters before it’s begun

Tory ‘test, track and trace’ plan is in tatters before it’s begun After months of failures, Boris Johnson claims he has a new contact tracing strategy. But as Sarah Bates reports, the scheme is already in trouble

Fury at Johnson’s plan to reopen schools means potential for real resistance

Fury at Johnson’s plan to reopen schools means potential for real resistance Parents and school workers have reacted with fear and fury to Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools could start to reopen from next month.

Johnson’s coronavirus failures are political, as a speech in February showed

19 April 2020
A devastating article in the Sunday Times underlines the criminal complacency of the Tories. But the rot goes deeper than individuals.

The things they say

30 March 2020
‘I shook hands with everybody’

Can Boris Johnson get an EU trade deal done?

21 January 2020
Now Boris Johnson really has to “get Brexit done”. Formally leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 January is one thing. Settling the real relationship between Britain and what will remain its biggest market is quite another.

After the vote - activists look at what the results show and how to resist Tory rule

13 December 2019
Labour Party members, socialists and campaigners spoke to Socialist Worker on Friday about what the general election has shown and how to build resistance to the Tories.

Jeremy Corbyn calls for redistributing wealth and power at final campaign rally

12 December 2019
A great wave of hope swept through people at Corbyn’s election rally on Wednesday night.

Tory Brexit drive behind divisions with business

10 December 2019
The Financial Times newspaper and The Economist refused to call for a vote for the Tories.

Take action to stop cuts, racism and the climate catastrophe

10 December 2019
We have to go out and fight. Socialist Worker went to press before the general election took place on Thursday.

Vote for Corbyn and build the fightback

09 December 2019
Socialist Worker urges everyone to back Jeremy Corbyn and vote Labour on Thursday.

Protests hound Johnson's campaign efforts

09 December 2019
Protesters forced Boris Johnson to cancel several campaign events in the days running up to the election.

London Bridge killings are linked to imperialist war

01 December 2019
The horrific killing of two people in a knife attack on Friday in London is being used to bolster right wing ideas. The crackdown has to be opposed.

Antisemitism fuelled by the right—not Labour

26 November 2019
Antisemitism is “sanctioned from the top”—but not, as the Chief Rabbi wrote this week, from the top of the Labour Party.

Lying Tories release their manifesto

24 November 2019
Tory prime minister Boris Johnson presented himself as a champion of ordinary people against the politicians at the party’s manifesto launch in Telford, Shropshire, on Sunday.

Jeremy Corbyn wins TV debate while Boris bores on Brexit

19 November 2019
Between an Emmerdale cliffhanger and the start of I’m A Celebrity stood Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson. Despite the fact that neither politicians nor viewers were desperate to see the first TV debate, it nonetheless taught us something.

Boris Johnson gears up for campaign of Brexit, cuts and attacks

29 October 2019
Boris Johnson was floundering and spinning his way towards a general election as Socialist Worker went to press.

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