Education workers teach Tories and Starmer the bleeding obvious
The NEU has won a major victory for its members and wider society. It has shown Labour what real leadership looks like.
Covid-19: a frightening future looms
Today’s model of human society with its highly destructive relationship with nature is placing our own continued existence directly at risk
Covid-19: the tip of a deadly iceberg
Preventing this threat involves not just a vaccine but a fundamental change in the relationship between human beings and nature.
Covid-19 resurgence – a glimpse of the apocalypse
An exit strategy from such pandemics is now crucial to the future of human life on the planet.
Left must oppose ‘live with virus’ doctrine
The new spike in cases and hospital admissions shows the failure of the Johnson government’s strategy.
Walk at a steady pace towards machine guns urges Johnson as 65,000 die
Johnson and his government are sitting atop a mountain of at least 65,000 corpses.
Sympathy won’t win us better conditions
The struggle against coronavirus is a struggle against the chronic undervaluing of workers in the care sector, both materially and symbolically. Emotional labor has never had the value attached to it that it should have. The jobs that women have traditionally undertaken have not had their importance recognized.
The Covid 19 crisis threatens the lives of millions, accelerates geopolitical transformation and kindles the flame of social upheaval
It will be impossible to return to the so-called normal state before the Covid-19 crisis – which was a capitalist “normality” that threatened the future of humanity and the planet. It is urgent to change to a new society based on social needs, organized by and for the working classes with public ownership of banks and the main means of production. That is why a radical socio-ecological transformational perspective is necessary.
Global protests offer hope in time of fear
In the United States Black Lives Matter has severely damaged Trump. The movement made the connection between the racism of American society and the staggeringly disproportionate death toll of Black Americans in the pandemic.