Europe paralysed amidst mutual recriminations

More than 20 years ago, on the eve of the introduction of the Euro, the Marxist tendency predicted that faced with new and insoluble problems the common currency would “break down amidst mutual recriminations”. Those recriminations began in a five-and-a-half-hour-long conference call between EU leaders last Thursday. Coronabonds The question that More...

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By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Renationalise Royal Mail! Put posties in control to fight the pandemic!

It was only two weeks ago that the result of the recent postal workers’ ballot was being announced. This was carried out by the CWU in relation to proposed strike action over jobs and conditions. Although the More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic: the threatening catastrophe and how to combat it

The world is facing a catastrophe. The lives of hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of people are at risk. Even in the richer countries, where there is an advanced healthcare system, the situation is already More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Coronavirus exposes the myth of European unity

With the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic shifting to Europe, the region now faces its most serious crisis since the Second World War. All of the pillars of so-called European integration are buckling under More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Fight the pandemic with workers’ control and planning

As the coronavirus sweeps the globe, the Irish government has introduced measures to expropriate buildings to set up emergency hospitals, the Spanish government has given itself powers to requisition private health More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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From hubris to crisis: The Tories can’t be trusted with our lives

“The idea of controlling a virus like this, while still having a vaguely normal society does put us in uncharted territory…We may well be ending up in a really quite different world for at least a year More...

By admin On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Bundesliga protests: Fans fightback against big business

The spread of coronavirus across Europe has led to the announcement that many German Bundesliga football matches will be played behind closed doors, or with very limited attendances of under a thousand. Despite More...

By admin On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Coronavirus pandemic opens a new stage in world history

Thousands of people have lost their lives and hundreds of thousands have likely been infected. But there is no indication that the pandemic has peaked. The number of deceased is going up by 20-30 percent every More...

By admin On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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International Women’s Day: Millions protest across Latin America

International Women’s Day saw mass protests explode across Latin America, with millions coming out onto the streets in Mexico, Chile and Argentina. Women face brutal oppression throughout Latin America with More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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Precarious workers show how to fight back against the bosses

Unemployment is officially at its lowest rate since 1974, at 3.8%. Yet in the decade since the 2008 crash, the UK has seen the lowest level of wage growth in over 200 years. This has been accompanied by a massive More...