We call upon unions, councils, teachers and parents to expose the realities of the government’s plans to prematurely reopen schools, to actively resist reopenings, and to mount an immediate propaganda campaign to stop this plan.
The COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare the insurmountable contradictions of imperialist capitalism in the 21st century. As the working class, we must make demands that assert our right to survive.
The tendency of the rate of profit to fall, its causes, and the inevitability of capitalist crisis, is explored in great depth in Marxist literature. What is clear from the immense body of theory, and the material conditions preceding the current economic crash, is that COVID-19 is not the cause.
The US escalation is a direct result of its failure to assert its exclusive interests in the region and completely destabilise Iran.
Do not let sadness and shock defeat you; let it empower you and push you on, to true radical action. The stakes have never been higher. The supposed “alternative” is laid prostrate, smashed. Now we organize. Now we start to win. This struggle is our defining moment.
Our mission as communists in one of the world's foremost imperialist countries, itself a junior partner to the US, has never been clearer. Red Fightback stands in unconditional solidarity with Bolivia, the MAS, and with Evo Morales.