Boris Johnson defended the Tory strategy to save Britain’s tanking economy during Prime Ministers Questions yesterday (1 July 2020) as the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shock.
‘Boris Johnson’s government has caved in to business interests and put profits before public health’, Robert Griffiths told the Communist Party’s political committee at its online meeting yesterday evening (24 June 2020).
Maxime Rigoulay attacks the criminal negligence of Boris Johnson’s Tory Government in responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic and argues we must take the opportunity build working class resistance.
Capitalism is a degrading, exploitative and destructive system – but only a minority of Britain’s youth have come to this realisation. This isn’t because its incorrect and it isn’t because the majority of the youth are fervent supporters of the neoliberal capitalism.
Michael Quinn points out that, contrary to much mainstream media coverage, Sturgeon’s SNP government has followed the lead of Johnson’s Tories in responding to the pandemic – and have failed just as miserably.
Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock received scathing of criticism of official government figures in a letter published today (2 June 2020) from Mr David Norgrove chairman of the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA).
The watchdog’s response to government publication of official data on COVID-19 tests in England described the figures as of “limited value” and called out that the “aim seems to be to show the largest possible number of tests, even at the expense of understanding”.
Young people in Britain live in grim and uncertain times. Even before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were denied the chance of a dignified life and an optimistic future.
The pandemic, as well as inflicting tens of thousands of tragedies and tearing families apart, has exposed the inhumanity of the capitalist system and its inability to protect the lives of working people. But this is no time to despair.
The Young Communist League has issued an updated statement on the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic in response to the fiasco at Downing Street.
It has emerged that, senior No.10 aide Dominic Cummings travelled hundreds of miles from London to County Durham during the lockdown when he had virus symptoms. This comes after the resignation of Prof. Neil Ferguson, who ignored the law to visit his partner in another home. Back in April the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland, Dr Catherine Calderwood was also forced to resign after flouting lockdown measures, which she herself had advocated for.
The Young Communist League has issued an updated statement on the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) in response to yesterday’s (10 May 2020) government announcement attacking lockdown protections.