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Year one of capitalism’s Covid crisis

Stepping back to assess the damage of the first year of the coronavirus pandemic is sobering. As of March 2021, there have been 123 million confirmed cases and a staggering 2.7 million deaths worldwide. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Chicago city or Manchester being wiped out in the space of a year. If there was any doubt about the ferocity of Covid-19 as a disease, these figures, which are undoubtedly an underestimation and in any case only a snapshot in a rapidly escalating total, speak to its real, unabating threat.

Troubled Times republished – a Marxist guide to the national question

As the centenary of partition sparks heightened discussion on the future of the Northern Ireland state, Herald Books – the publishing house of the Socialist Party – has republished Troubled Times as a vital guide for those engaged in the struggle for socialism today.

Policing bill: sign of a weak government

Organise now to defeat it! by Becci Heagney, Socialist Alternative (ISA in Britain) The police responded to the murder of Sarah Everard firstly by victim blaming and then by violently shutting down a peaceful vigil in her memory – something which is widely believed to have been ordered by Tory […]