Boris Johnson’s attack on the burqa has left some liberals with a problem.
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron is trying hard to rebrand the party’s image after it jumped into bed with David Cameron.
Not all workers are exploited in the same way—but capitalism still needs their work, and that gives them power to hit back
Revolution is being hotly debated since Russell Brand wrote an article in the New Statesman calling for the overthrow of the current political system. And Brand’s argument that we need a revolution to get rid of our system riddled with “lies, treachery and deceit” has received a lot of support. It’s no surprise so many people feel that to get rid of inequality we will need a revolution.
It’s the 21st century and women are still oppressed. For all the talk of equality, we still haven’t achieved it. Women in Britain are still paid, on average, less than men. Women still do more housework and childcare. And women are far more likely to suffer domestic abuse and violence.
Resistance to the Tories’ war on ordinary people is springing up everywhere. It’s there in the huge marches, such as the one organised by the TUC in March, and in smaller protests, such as those targeting businesses or councils.