Tag: coronavirus

An empty classroom. Keywords: school schools reopening Covid NEU safety safe

To beat Covid, we have to fight for safe schools

While politicians squabble over degrees of lockdown, Covid is spreading in educational settings. Education workers must force the politicians to make their schools safe.

‘I can’t fathom how bad it’s going to get’

The Covid-19 pandemic is combining with further government attacks on the health service to push the NHS, and its workforce, into unprecedented crisis.
Image: world atlas with green computer code. Key words: conspiracy theories socialism left-wing

What conspiracy theories won’t tell you

Conspiracy theories are booming. Most present a hodgepodge of uninformed fantasies. But they all have one thing in common – they don’t go far enough.
NHS workers demonstrating over pay

Video: Fighting back and building power during the Covid crisis

Three separate activists draw lessons from fights to defend working-class lives and livelihoods inside and outside the workplace.

Eviction ban ends: how can renters fight back?

The government is trying to restart evictions just as a second wave of Covid-19 is arriving. We need to escalate our organising against evictions, rent debt and homelessness.
Tate protesters opposing redundancies

Class struggle against Covid

We are facing a second wave of Covid-19 due to the reckless drive for profit of the capitalist class. Mass action from below is the key to stopping the virus – and remaking society in the interests of the majority.
Wildfires in California in 2015

Global fever

The Covid-19 pandemic is a foretaste of the approaching climate catastrophe. Andreas Malm's electrifying new book looks at both these crises and asks what we'll need to do to face them down.

Hong Kong: Resistance goes on

As the National Security Law starts to bite, Hong Kongers are still resisting

Review: The Covid-19 Catastrophe

Stacey Williams reviews The Covid-19 Catastrophe, by leading UK medical writer Richard Horton

Reopening schools is bad science

Mike Downham explains the poor science behind the government plans for schools reopening.