The official evacuation of Kabul has come to an end. But thousands more Afghans are still attempting to flee from the prospect of Taliban rule. And despite all their words of sorrow, these refugees will receive little help from the imperialists.
A right-wing plot is underway to sabotage the new left-wing leadership of Unison, involving a witch-hunt against the union’s president, Paul Holmes. Grassroots activists must mobilise to defend Paul against these injustices and attacks.
The 2008 crash and coronavirus crisis have revived interest in the theories of J.M. Keynes, the liberal English economist. But a look at Keynes’ life and ideas show that he was no friend of the working class. We need socialism, not Keynesianism.
With Labour conference approaching, the right wing are going on the offensive, expelling socialists from the party in order to crush the left. We appeal to grassroots members and affiliated unions to help us in the fight against this purge.
Left-winger Sharon Graham has won the Unite general secretary race, appealing to rank-and-file members with a promise to defend jobs and conditions. This early tremor is a sign of the earthquakes that will shake the trade unions from top to bottom.