“The rot runs much deeper. Cosy chats. Private text messages. Looking after your own. It’s how our system works, as this crisis shows.”
“The Tories have learnt nothing from failed interventions & instead are committed to an era of permanent war.”
“This means signing up for the US-led drive to isolate & contain China, whose rise to a position of great power in the world is more than official Washington, be it Democrat or Republican, can bear. To this end, one of the country’s two new aircraft carriers (albeit carrying only US-supplied aircraft) is to be deployed in the Far East, as an earnest of our commitment.”
“Private providers commissioning themselves? Forget the Serco Track & Trace scandal; we’re crossing the Rubicon.”
“When workers cannot negotiate their own contracts, hourly rates, or have any other recourse to set parameters of the job, they are not independent or free but are being exploited by companies who steal their labour in pursuit of profit.” By Amy Smith, Halifax CLP. In February 2021 the UK Supreme Court delivered a landmark…
"We are living through history; this is the greatest economic crisis in more than a century. We should set our aspirations to meet it."
“The lives of asylum seekers remain secondary to many politicians who cynically use the issue for perceived political advantage.”
“ The fight for Labour is not only to bring unemployment down by making full employment the overriding priority, but to address the culture of the labour market and end wage exploitation by making work pay.”
"The Policing, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill, which has provoked protests across the country, not only criminalises our right to protest & express dissent, but also criminalises Gypsy & Traveller communities for their very way of life."
"With a left victory likely, there are growing concerns that elites in Ecuador & abroad are conspiring to sabotage the electoral process."