Covid-19

Freedom convoys: the far-right roadshow

The anti-vax movement took a new turn early this year with the launch of the freedom convoy.

Andy Yorke  ·  20 March 2022

We can live with an endemic Covid-19, but we don’t have to

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 […]

R Banks  ·  07 February 2022

Here’s to 2022 – for a revolutionary new year

As the year ends, we reflect on major global political and economic trends and prepare ourselves for the struggles ahead.

Workers Power  ·  31 December 2021

Omicron: Boris Johnson is choosing profits over public health, again

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 […]

Dave Stockton  ·  20 December 2021

The return of Covid – public health before private wealth!

Omicron and vaccine mismanagement push pandemic into third year

R Banks  ·  08 December 2021

Workers Expected to Pay for Worst Economic Crisis since 2008

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 […]

Tim Nailsea  ·  25 October 2021

Italy: fascists direct covid anger against trade unions

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 […]

KD Tait  ·  25 October 2021

Editorial: Sleepwalking into Plan B?

FIVE TRADE unions, representing 3 million keyworkers in health, transport, retail and education, have issued a stark warning of the danger of a third wave this winter. ‘With hundreds of […]

Workers Power  ·  24 October 2021

Furlough end threatens 1 million jobs

Mass unemployment and the scourge of long-term joblessness have returned.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  27 August 2021

Bosses blame ‘pingdemic’ for market failures

Brexit and pandemic-induced shortages fuel demands for action on pay and conditions

Tim Nailsea  ·  27 August 2021

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