One of the constant refrains of the committee which runs the UK on behalf of the bosses, ie the government, is that “we are all in this (the pandemic) together!”. That is a demonstrable lie. Covid-19 has impacted the working class disproportionately. The boss class has increased its wealth and avoided death by Covid to a far greater extent than has the working class, which has seen its income reduced and high death rates from Covid-19. The failure to extend the £20 Universal Credit uplift and Fire & Rehire are the most glaring examples of the working class being forced to pay for the government’s abject failure to manage a foreseeable pandemic. That the UK has the highest death rate from Covid-19 in western Europe (https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/uk-worst-in-western-europe-for-covid-infections-and-deaths-fnf8vpgs6 ) shows that as far as the bosses are concerned, the working class is expendable.
The inequality in the UK is well…
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