There is nothing progressive to be expected from the turmoil in the Tory Party. The underlying factors causing it, the policies of the Covid death toll and austerity, are supported by all possible Johnson rivals.
The decisions of both Joe Biden and Boris Johnson in recent days will ensure the Covid death toll will go far higher. Extending the pandemic allows the ruling class offensive to continue. It is the centrepiece of government policy. So the struggle will be a prolonged one.
Socialists should do everything they can to ensure the entire Tory party is held collectively responsible for their outrageous attacks on the population, to kick them all out.
The Unionist and Loyalist communities have been misled by their own parties and lied to so as to serve Tory Party ambitions. The sectarian and supremacist ideology of those communities is under threat from the closer trade relationship with the Irish Republic that is a consequence of a Hard Brexit.
The Starmer group heading the Labour Party represents a thorough political degeneration of the Labour leadership. There is barely a trace of even the mildest social democracy in its political outlook.
Boris Johnson has announced the biggest increase in British military spending for thirty years. This is the price for British government participation in U.S. imperialism’s new cold war against China and the developing nations.