14.5 million people in Britain live in poverty, exposing the vast holes in our social safety net – this isn’t an accident, it’s the result of a welfare system which denies people the means to live a dignified life.
The shift to working from home has massively increased the capacity of bosses to spy on their workers, with new surveillance technologies becoming mandatory – it’s time to organise to protect our autonomy at work.
The economic impacts of the Covid crisis are likely to be felt for many years to come. If we want an alternative to stagnating wages and unemployment, it’s time to fight for a four-day week.
Previous crises have led to wholesale changes in the world of work, and coronavirus can be no different – this is the moment to fight for reduced working hours with no loss in pay.
Another Tory government means another wave of attacks on our unions, beginning with transport workers. There’s only one way to respond – building a mass movement to fight for workers’ rights.
Faced with a deep economic and ecological crisis, we need to build a movement to cut working hours without reducing pay.