On Wednesday the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities published a report into racial inequalities in Britain... the whole operation was a sham and a whitewash.
Until we all work together, not on symbolic inclusion, but on free treatments for HIV, on access to housing and food and education, on dismantling violent border regimes and on the decriminalisation of sex work and drug use, then we will be doing the work of racial capitalism.
The sun is setting on the Amerikan empire. As a Biden/Harris presidency begins, we must remember: a break in the waves is not a turning tide.
The revolution of the masses will not be about loyalty to a sham democracy for love of a country, but the betterment of working people for love of each other. The socialist revolution will not be surrounded by the marble walls of the Capitol or Westminster, but on the streets of our communities.
Over the last year we have come to a simple, yet monumental, conclusion: that capitalism is entering a period of breakdown, its final crisis. This article will summarise the political-economic analysis that we developed in 2020, to ready us for the coming years. The fight for our lives is on.
Breaking the nightmarish logic of capitalist realism necessitates a shattering of illusions in left reformism and the ‘parliamentary road’ as representing anything other than a brake on working-class emancipation.