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Virus shows how capitalist system fails millions

Virus shows how capitalist system fails millions The coronavirus crisis has exposed capitalism as a brutal and inhumane system that fails to meet people’s most basic needs.

A warning from Hungary

A warning from Hungary Hungary’s government effectively declared itself a dictatorship on Monday under the guise of combating coronavirus.

Coronavirus exposes capitalist greed

The crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak is testing every political force in society—and exposing some basic truths.

Labour and union chiefs fail coronavirus test

Labour and union chiefs fail coronavirus test The crisis caused by coronavirus is testing every political force in society—and exposing some basic truths. One remarkable feature is how often the Labour Party agrees with the right wing Tory government.

An imperial disaster

An imperial disaster If coronavirus rips through countries ravaged by imperialism, it would spell catastrophe for millions.

Organise for alternative to Tories’ shutdown

Organise for alternative to Tories’ shutdown There are no “market?based solutions” to saving hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people’s lives from coronavirus. We have to suspend capitalism.

Resist council cuts


Ahead of the Tory budget announcement, campaigners have warned that new rules for councils in England threaten early years and special needs education.

Workers must not pay for the corona crash


Bosses must not be allowed to make ordinary people pay for coronavirus or the chaos in the financial markets.

Afghan deal is a blow for West’s imperialism


When the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, CIA officer Milton Bearden warned it could “end up on the ash heap of Afghan history”.

Charge Grenfell firms


The Grenfell Inquiry is helping the guilty to escape. It resumed on Monday after staff of companies and organisations involved in work on the tower were assured that their evidence would not be used to prosecute them.

Wealth and power meant establishment ignored child abuse


The establishment spent decades turning “a blind eye” to allegations of child sexual abuse.

After Weinstein guilty verdict—fight sexism everywhere


The conviction of Harvey Weinstein for rape and sexual harassment ought to be a spur for a war against sexism everywhere.

Come out and join the fightback


Faced with a vicious Tory government, we need to step up the fightback outside parliament urgently.

Eugenics scandal exposes Tory bigotry


Andrew Sabisky always dreamed it was his destiny that one day he would work at 10 Downing Street. And that day was last Monday.

Trade unions—act, don’t just talk


Heart Unions Week—the TUC union federation’s annual publicity campaign—this year focuses on challenging sexual harassment at work.

Build the resistance to Tories’ rancid racism


Anti-racists and socialists have repeatedly said that Boris Johnson will use racism in order to shore up his rule and divide opposition. His 81-seat majority in parliament makes it easier for the Tories to force through more attacks.

Be scared—into action


Fear and anger are powerful emotions.

Build resistance after Tory climate cop outs


Boris Johnson has unveiled the Tories’ “strategy” in hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop 26 climate talks in November.

Get Trump’s hands off Palestine


“We will make history,” said Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu ahead of an announcement by Donald Trump on Tuesday. One way or another, that’s almost certainly true.

Tories’ assembly of inaction on climate change


Around 150 people have begun the process of kick-starting Britain’s first “climate assembly”.

Virus shows how capitalist system fails millions


The coronavirus crisis has exposed capitalism as a brutal and inhumane system that fails to meet people’s most basic needs.

A warning from Hungary


Hungary’s government effectively declared itself a dictatorship on Monday under the guise of combating coronavirus.

Coronavirus exposes capitalist greed


The crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak is testing every political force in society—and exposing some basic truths.

Labour and union chiefs fail coronavirus test


The crisis caused by coronavirus is testing every political force in society—and exposing some basic truths. One remarkable feature is how often the Labour Party agrees with the right wing Tory government.

An imperial disaster


If coronavirus rips through countries ravaged by imperialism, it would spell catastrophe for millions.

Organise for alternative to Tories’ shutdown


There are no “market?based solutions” to saving hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people’s lives from coronavirus. We have to suspend capitalism.

Resist council cuts


Ahead of the Tory budget announcement, campaigners have warned that new rules for councils in England threaten early years and special needs education.

Workers must not pay for the corona crash


Bosses must not be allowed to make ordinary people pay for coronavirus or the chaos in the financial markets.

Afghan deal is a blow for West’s imperialism


When the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, CIA officer Milton Bearden warned it could “end up on the ash heap of Afghan history”.

Charge Grenfell firms


The Grenfell Inquiry is helping the guilty to escape. It resumed on Monday after staff of companies and organisations involved in work on the tower were assured that their evidence would not be used to prosecute them.

Wealth and power meant establishment ignored child abuse


The establishment spent decades turning “a blind eye” to allegations of child sexual abuse.

After Weinstein guilty verdict—fight sexism everywhere


The conviction of Harvey Weinstein for rape and sexual harassment ought to be a spur for a war against sexism everywhere.

Come out and join the fightback


Faced with a vicious Tory government, we need to step up the fightback outside parliament urgently.

Eugenics scandal exposes Tory bigotry


Andrew Sabisky always dreamed it was his destiny that one day he would work at 10 Downing Street. And that day was last Monday.

Trade unions—act, don’t just talk


Heart Unions Week—the TUC union federation’s annual publicity campaign—this year focuses on challenging sexual harassment at work.

Build the resistance to Tories’ rancid racism


Anti-racists and socialists have repeatedly said that Boris Johnson will use racism in order to shore up his rule and divide opposition. His 81-seat majority in parliament makes it easier for the Tories to force through more attacks.

Be scared—into action


Fear and anger are powerful emotions.

Build resistance after Tory climate cop outs


Boris Johnson has unveiled the Tories’ “strategy” in hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop 26 climate talks in November.

Get Trump’s hands off Palestine


“We will make history,” said Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu ahead of an announcement by Donald Trump on Tuesday. One way or another, that’s almost certainly true.

Tories’ assembly of inaction on climate change


Around 150 people have begun the process of kick-starting Britain’s first “climate assembly”.

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