On 18 October 2020 Chileans took part in a historic referendum, the result of a mass uprising of workers last year, to decide if a new constitution should be created to replace the anti worker Pinochet era constitution. Despite many workers not being able to take part with as many as 100,000 miners being unable to vote due to work combined with the difficulties of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Chilean workers did not disappoint as they voted overwhelmingly for change.
In the last few weeks the Tories, headed by Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education (pictured), have been busy putting out new information for schools to safeguard children. Unfortunately the threats they’re tackling are not the growing threat of coronavirus, but the threat to their minds from dangerous ideas like anti-capitalism
Nick Wright discusses the prevalence of rampant individualism among Britain’s media and ruling class during the coronavirus pandemic and the ideological significance of attacks on public health measures as ‘Stasi hell’.
Daragh O’Neill discusses the outcomes of last week’s TUC Congress which was held online for the first time – and the challenges facing the labour movement as we head towards 2021.
Daragh O’Neill sounds the alarm bell on creeping Tory privatisation of our NHS, which is taking advantage of coronavirus gripping the country to accelerate changes and siphon off public money.
Ben Lunn provides a Marxist critique of intersectionality and discusses an understanding of oppression and discrimination based on a class perspective.