New Year, Same Struggles

January 1, 2021

The world was united in misery in 2020. Too many deaths from the pandemic, job losses, pay cuts and poverty were the experience in virtually every country on the planet. Britain, as the year ends, is leading the world in a new surge in the virus; with the highest ever level of recorded infections.

None of this was accidental. In this article Socialist Party General Secretary Hannah Sell untangles what went on in the last 12 months with Covid, the Starmer counter-revolution within Labour, Tory wrangles over Brexit and more, and how the continuing crisis created by the pandemic can be combatted in 2021.