This week’s Labour conference will provide no optimism for activists looking to fight back against the Tories and bosses. By contrast, recent rallies of the ‘Enough is Enough’ campaign have drawn energetic crowds, as the class struggle sharpens.
With inflation spiralling out of control, central banks are hiking interest rates, provoking recession. The ruling class is increasingly split, as the crisis of capitalism deepens. Only socialist revolution can provide a way out of this impasse.
Responding to recent advances by western-backed Ukrainian forces, Vladimir Putin this week announced plans to mobilise additional military manpower for Russia’s war effort. The big imperialist powers are raising the stakes on both sides.
For months, far-right Hindu chauvinists have been attacking the Muslim community in Leicester, inspired by similar aggression in Modi’s India. Workers of all backgrounds must unite to defeat this menace, and drive the far right off our streets.
After a hiatus of royalist flag-waving, the Tories have resumed their class war on workers. The Chancellor is set to outline the government’s Thatcherite strategy for growth. But such plans will quickly crash up against capitalism’s deep crisis.