Mao Zedong on contradiction
A masterly exposition of how to use dialectics to change the world, by the leader of the Chinese revolution.
After the strikes, what then?
Sound and fury: the hollowness of the woke v anti-woke debate
The global drive to war and the launch of the World Anti-imperialist Platform
British delegate in Caracas: ‘Facing the same enemy, we must fight together’
Caracas anti-imperialist rally declares: One enemy, one fight!
Why I left my first teaching job: ‘No support, no training, no care for the kids’
French workers fight for their pension and retirement rights
Israel elections – even more racism and even nastier fascists
Working-class antiwar rage sends US woke mafia into a head fit
Social care highlights
Health / The ruin of the NHS for the benefit of private interests
In their desperation for sources of profit, our exploiters as individuals even end up damaging their own collective interests.
Health / Coffey’s ‘plan for patients’ boils down to more targets and some magical thinking
Reams of empty phrasemongering are aimed at hiding the fact that Truss and co have no plan to do anything to fix the crisis in our health service.
Social wage / Malthusianism is alive and well as feminists celebrate declining birth rate
Since they cannot admit to a solution lying outside of capitalist production relations, ‘women’s rights’ advocates are reduced to prettifying their chains.
Pay and conditions / Don’t make care workers pay for the crisis in social care!
We must renationalise and reunite social care with healthcare, and pay all workers in the sector a decent wage.
Health / Second spike looms: Boris opts for ‘whack-a-mole’ over having a good plan
On every level, the performance of socialist countries in dealing with Covid-19 is putting the profiteering, anti-worker ethos of capitalism to shame.
Industry / ‘Back to work’ stampede – and may the devil take the hindmost
Reopening schools and workplaces without proper safety measures highlights the government’s true priorities.
Film and TV / Film review: Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You
A faithful depiction of the horrors of today’s contract workers, marred by its total pessimism.
Health / Shameful levels of malnutrition in Britain
Privatisation and cost-cutting in social care have led to shocking levels of neglect amongst the most vulnerable in our society.
Health / Newcross Healthcare: rinsing the public coffers
The true face of privatisation in our public services, where greed and abuse are rewarded and people come last.
Disputes / Support Birmingham’s homecare workers
Before Labour councillors privatise the service completely.