The Covid-19 pandemic is causing chaos in the housing market – but whether it leads to a property crash, a deepening crisis for renters, or even a respite in rising costs remains contested.
Blair, Blunkett, Adonis, Johnson. Recent days have seen an avalanche of attacks by prominent Labour figures on teachers’ unions – emboldened by the party leadership’s muted support for their cause, argues Grace Blakeley.
NHS workers who needed PPE during this crisis were forced to rely on an inefficient network of private providers which failed to produce in time – it was yet another disaster brought about by privatisation.
Boris Johnson’s government is dominated by landlords, many of whom own multiple properties and make a fortune from rent. It isn’t a fluke that they support policies which harm tenants – it’s class politics.
Teachers understand how important it is to get children back to school – but their unions have raised clear and valid concerns about safety that the government has failed to answer, argues Rebecca Long-Bailey.
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When the government announced their plans to reopen schools without consultation, Boris Johnson expected to be able to ignore the concerns of teachers – instead he has breathed new life into their trade unions.
Austerity is back on the political agenda for one reason – the establishment is terrified that recent state interventions will raise the demand to solve other social problems the same way, argues Grace Blakeley.
The pandemic has demonstrated how fundamental the internet is to our lives, but private companies continue to rip us off while providing poor service – it’s time to think again about free public broadband, argues John McDonnell.
For the countries of the Global South, Covid-19 will be followed by an economic crisis and the fallout from climate change – if deeper global inequality is to be avoided, they’ll need solidarity.
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Adopting community organising was an important step to rebuilding Labour’s roots in working-class areas – but to be effective it needs to focus on building power that lasts beyond elections.
A trade union organiser writes for Tribune about what workers should do if their boss is trying to force them to return to work in unsafe conditions during the coronavirus crisis.
Denis Goldberg passed away last month after a lifelong fight for social justice which saw him spend two decades in a South African prison. He reminded us of the horrors of apartheid – and the heroism of those who struggled against it, writes Jeremy Corbyn.
For more than seventy years the Palestinian people have been subject to dispossession and attempts to erase their history and culture – but on Nakba Day, they can say ‘we’re still here and we remember.’