The "Culture War” that has turned this serious public health crisis into a partisan political battleground - a partisan pandemic. A battle in the ongoing war to keep the Republican Party in power in the face of demographic change.
The left wing Labour group Momentum are holding internal elections in which we will participate. We have already seen agitation focused on damaging AWL candidates and undermining other candidates with whom we have worked. Responses and background.
Following George Floyd’s murder protests have spread across the USA. There have also been workers’ solidarity actions, such as Minneapolis bus drivers refusing to help police cart off arrested demonstrators – which was repeated in New York.
Cummings’ trip to Durham, and Johnson’s endorsement, have disgusted millions who think: we made sacrifices, followed the rules so we didn’t see loved ones who were ill, lonely, dying — and you people don’t bother.