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Pandemic exposes system failure

As the coronavirus pandemic returns with a vengeance in mainland Europe and prompts a range of panic, emergency counter-actions in the UK, one thing is clear: the system is not up to the challenge that is Covid-19.

Starmer dances to Johnson’s sinister tune

As the Tories lift the lockdown, principally for economic rather than public health reasons, some might expect a challenge to this business-led strategy from the opposition in Parliament.

Cringeworthy […]

Building the campaign for a democratic revolution

June 9th, 2020|real democracy|1 Comment

By Paul Feldman

You don’t have to be told that the world has changed dramatically since the pandemic. The old “normal” was revealed as a hollow shell in country after country. States around the world have failed […]

If you want lasting change, here’s a way forward

By Paul Feldman

“We can’t return to normal, because the normal that we had was precisely the problem”. That was the graffiti written on a road tunnel wall by Hong Kong democracy campaigners at […]

Make system change the new ‘normal’ after pandemic

By Paul Feldman and Corinna Lotz

Now is absolutely the right time to consider what kind of society we want when, thanks entirely to the heroic efforts of health service, other front-line workers and […]

Virus just one part of a deadly cocktail

Take one rampant market economy directed by an authoritarian state more concerned with suppressing dissent than public health, add in debt-driven globalisation, throw in extreme weather patterns and broken political systems and you have a deadly cocktail.