The final collapse of Theresa May’s government has unleashed chaos in the Conservative Party. For the second time in three years, Tories will select a new Prime Minister from among themselves, and every candidate represents a faltering neoliberal project which no longer has a lock on public support. Whoever wins the leadership contest, we may soon be thrust into a new General Election. Marxist historian and author Neil Davidson spoke at an rs21 discussion in central London about the establishment’s triple crisis of strategy, party and state – and its potential outcomes.
Jaswinder Blackwell-Pal considers the situation of the BLM movement in Britain and argues for centring the politics of abolition and anti-imperialist solidarity.
Max Stein argues for vocal solidarity with Palestinians as the annexation of the West Bank goes ahead.
People protested to stand against the Tories' attacks on trans rights and to demand justice for Shukri Abdi. The two causes found each other on the streets.
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Rob Owen argues that the NEU has won a convincing, but not complete, victory over the government and addresses how we develop workplace organisation in the coming weeks.
The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that will eradicate any recognition of transgender people. Hanna Gál situates the new developments in the context of the far-right ruling parties’ hostility to ‘gender ideology’ and argues for a trans-inclusive feminist fightback.