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Tories’ care home lies

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

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

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

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

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

Fight capitalism to smash racist system

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.

US revolt against a racist system must spread


The United States has erupted into historic scenes of resistance in the last week. It has transformed the political landscape as huge protests—often led by young, black people—have risen up against the violence and hatred suffered at the hands of the racist police force.

Expose smug media hypocrisy


Dominic Cummings and many of his newfound critics in the mainstream media have far more in common than they like to pretend. 

Elite liars push for an unsafe return to work


The fallout from the Dominic Cummings scandal has sent a shockwave through British politics. It comes at a pivotal moment in the coronavirus pandemic in Britain. 

Keep fighting for Palestine


After almost five years, someone has finally been convicted for the horrific murder of Palestinian toddler Ali Dawabsheh. But his murderers have still got what they wanted.

Defend migrants against racist Tory bill


The vote for the racist Immigration Bill underlines the need for a movement that defends all migrants. MPs supported the Tories’ proposed legislation by 351 to 252 votes on Monday night.

Blame for virus chaos lies at the top - not with ordinary people


People crowding onto public transport this week were mocked as sheep with a death-wish by some on social media.

The battle is on - we can refuse to work


It is possible to refuse to go back to work. Teachers in the NEU union have said it clearest. They’ve laid out five tests that have to be met before they can agree it’s safe to open schools.

No national unity


People at the top like to claim we’re “all in it together”—that we must make sacrifices to get through the coronavirus crisis. But the only people making sacrifices are those at the bottom

We have to fight to stop return to work


The Tories have spent the past month telling us, “Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives.” They may as well adopt a new mantra now—“Get back to work, protect the economy, save the bosses.”

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.

US revolt against a racist system must spread


The United States has erupted into historic scenes of resistance in the last week. It has transformed the political landscape as huge protests—often led by young, black people—have risen up against the violence and hatred suffered at the hands of the racist police force.

Expose smug media hypocrisy


Dominic Cummings and many of his newfound critics in the mainstream media have far more in common than they like to pretend. 

Elite liars push for an unsafe return to work


The fallout from the Dominic Cummings scandal has sent a shockwave through British politics. It comes at a pivotal moment in the coronavirus pandemic in Britain. 

Keep fighting for Palestine


After almost five years, someone has finally been convicted for the horrific murder of Palestinian toddler Ali Dawabsheh. But his murderers have still got what they wanted.

Defend migrants against racist Tory bill


The vote for the racist Immigration Bill underlines the need for a movement that defends all migrants. MPs supported the Tories’ proposed legislation by 351 to 252 votes on Monday night.

Blame for virus chaos lies at the top - not with ordinary people


People crowding onto public transport this week were mocked as sheep with a death-wish by some on social media.

The battle is on - we can refuse to work


It is possible to refuse to go back to work. Teachers in the NEU union have said it clearest. They’ve laid out five tests that have to be met before they can agree it’s safe to open schools.

No national unity


People at the top like to claim we’re “all in it together”—that we must make sacrifices to get through the coronavirus crisis. But the only people making sacrifices are those at the bottom

We have to fight to stop return to work


The Tories have spent the past month telling us, “Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives.” They may as well adopt a new mantra now—“Get back to work, protect the economy, save the bosses.”

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