Health workers and campaigners have achieved a rapid-fire succession of victories against this government’s reactionary policies against migrant workers. These gains should be celebrated and widely popularised.
The Tory government’s criminal plan to end the partial lockdown in the UK at a time when the coronavirus pandemic continues to kill of hundreds of people every day is facing mass resistance.
Gavin Williamson says that the government is following the Danish approach in re-opening the schools. Re-opening schools now would be the wrong lesson to draw.
The WHO conditions for safe ending of lockdowns are aimed at eliminating the virus.
The UK government’s conditions are not.
By Ian Richardson
The Tory deal with the DUP has faced widespread criticism both for its blatant bribery and the threat it poses to the Good Friday Agreement. But the degree of hostility to Jeremy Corbyn from pro-establishment political forces in general is so great that other potential allies are also preparing to come to the Tories’ rescue if needed.