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"Test, test, test" said the World Health Organisation.
A CWI statement on the new era of upheaval that has opened up and the need for socialism.
The coronavirus crisis has exposed the complete inability of the capitalist market economy, based on profit and competition, to meet the needs of working-class people.
There should be no blurring of class lines
The Tories cut - but now they spend. They privatised - but now they nationalise.
Back in the mists of time, on 6 March, in the days before Coronavirus was dominating everything, local residents in Newham came together to organise opposition to the budget that had just been agreed by the Labour council
Coventry Socialist Party member Jane Nellist received 101 votes in Thursday's Upper Stoke byelection, in what was clearly extremely difficult circumstances
Johnson and Sunak responded to public anger and agreed to pay 80% of the wages of workers who are laid off because of the coronavirus. This will be welcomed by millions, but for workers already struggling to pay the bills, 80% of wages will not be enough to live on.
The government has had to bow to the inevitable and announce the closure of all schools
As global markets reel in the face of the developing coronavirus pandemic it is difficult to see how these events will not be the trigger for a new world capitalist economic downturn, with all its social and political consequences
Communication Workers Union (CWU) members in Royal Mail beat the anti-union laws for the third time in less than three years, delivering a massive 94.5% yes vote for strike action
What kind of society can best meet the challenge of a newly spreading virus?
The measures announced by the Tories, in the budget and subsequently, are utterly insufficient to limit the spread of Covid-19.
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Britain has almost the fewest intensive care beds per person, and hospital beds overall per person, of any country in Europe. How is our NHS going to cope with an influx from Covid-19?
The turmoil in the US Democratic primary battles reflects all of the tensions in US society. The capitalist class has struggled to find a viable representative, while millions have looked to Bernie Sanders
The biggest one-day fall in stock markets since the financial crisis; an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia, and the fastest drop in the cost of oil for 30 years
300 branch delegates and visitors participated in democratic discussion and debate at the Socialist Party national congress
International Women's Day feature, including young women, Women's Lives Matter, trade unions, and a programme to fight oppression