Since this phenomenon, of leaders who are in fact primarily mascots, is common to both Labour and the Tories, you'd be right in thinking that it has a common cause.
We are always open to work with any individuals or organisations building beyond the Labour Party. The fight against racial capitalism, imperialism and the climate crisis demands us to make unflinching decisions.
If Liverpool is to have any claim of being a "socialist city", we must relearn the lessons of its radical past. The left needs to abandon electoral politics, including Labour and Joanne Anderson, and return to the path towards revolution, towards liberation.
Our communities must take power to get what we need. We need to resist the police, stop gentrification, build programmes that allow us to survive and support one another, and to defend and organise our communities - this power will never be granted to us, but it's ours for the taking.
Boris Johnson is in a swirl of scandal. Between his reported comments about lockdown and to businessmen, and his questionable spending of public money, it’s not been a week of building back better for Boris.
At first glance, the sheer breadth of what is covered in the PCSC bill’s 307 pages may seem almost incoherent, but there is a common thread: the bill seeks to strengthen the power of the state to commit violence against the oppressed classes, and in particular racist violence.