Growing divisions in the party have forced a change of tack.
The anti-vax movement took a new turn early this year with the launch of the freedom convoy.
By Reginald Banks Omicron is just the latest in a long list of variants to devastate the world and is by no means necessarily the last one. First discovered in South Africa, it became the dominant strain around the world with lightning speed. Daily cases in the UK reached a new peak of 160,000 a […]
Editorial December-January 2021-22, No. 389
By Dave Stockton Britain is experiencing yet another damaging outburst of coronavirus, this time the Omicron variant. Once again, leaving aside its apparent origin in South Africa, the UK is already leading the way in the speed of transmission. As a result France and Germany have imposed restrictions on travellers from the UK. Omicron cases […]
Omicron and vaccine mismanagement push pandemic into third year
By Tim Nailsea BRITAIN’S ECONOMIC growth has almost stalled because of shortages of labour in parts of industry and of material inputs, due to disruptions in the supply chain, coupled with the effects of Brexit. GDP grew by 0.4% in August but is still 0.8% below where it was in February 2020, before the country […]
By KD Tait ON SATURDAY 16 October tens of thousands attended an anti-fascist demonstration in Rome, called by the CGIL trade union, in response to a fascist attack on the union’s headquarters the previous week. On 9 October thousands of people had attended a protest against the Green Pass, a covid passport which provides proof […]
Editorial November 2021, No. 388
Mass unemployment and the scourge of long-term joblessness have returned.