Under Starmer Labour has lost a parliamentary seat to the Tories in a town that Labour has held continuously for over 60 years. Leading the Labour Party to the right is having its inevitable outcome.
Covid-19 cases are rising. The ruling class are anxious to get people back to work regardless of the risks and in this have the full support of the media and the leaders of both major political parties. Preventing a renewed surge in deaths requires opposition to the policies of the Tory government.