Tag archive for ‘Crisis’
By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Winning the future: socialist solutions to a capitalist crisis

“WINNING the future,” as the new pamphlet published by the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs is called, is a timely call on the left to think strategically — and to think big. “Talk of historic moments More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Merkel’s CDU party postpones December 4 congress to choose new leader amid coronavirus crisis

Germany’s Christian Democrats postponed a party congress scheduled for December, as candidate Friedrich Merz claims parts of the CDU establishment want to prevent him from becoming the new party leader. The executive More...

By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Manchester won’t pay for the crisis – protest report

Now in a Tier 3 lockdown, Manchester protesters call out Tory incompetence and demand proper support, reports Lucy Nichols Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Trade unions and the crisis: Programme of action needed

Most people realise we are in a deep crisis which will have serious consequences for their lives, the lives of their families, and those of their children. The crisis is throwing up enormous challenges on all More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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COVID and the crisis in the ‘beautiful game’

Lower-league football has hit sports page headlines in the last week. Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have been linked with investment in Wrexham AFC. And Macclesfield – a club with almost 150 years More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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British Airways CEO Alex Cruz steps down amid ‘worst crisis faced in industry’

British Airways (BA) Chief Executive Alex Cruz has stepped down from his role at the head of the airline with immediate effect. Luis Gallego, the head of International Airlines Group (IAG) which owns BA, cited “the More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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Covid: a Tory-made crisis – Counterfire Bulletin October 2020

Why we need a zero-Covid strategy, resistance on the frontline, carnage in America and a new direction for the left in this month’s Counterfire bulletin Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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American carnage: this is chapter 1 of the crisis – video

Speaking at a recent Counterfire public meeting, David Bush explains the multi-layered crisis facing the US and why the election isn’t going to be the end, whatever the outcome Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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The university crisis – Counterfire Students Statement

As the crisis in universities continues to escalate, these are the key demands students are making of their institutions As the pandemic enters its inevitable second wave, universities across the country have gone More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Money Alone Won’t Fix the Care Crisis – We Need a Radical Rethink

Perma-austerity and the persistent devaluation of care work have left social care in a deficit of millions. But throwing money at the problem won’t make it go away, as we’ve seen with the incursion of private More...