The government recently announced a new development of elite education through an investment programme in Grammar Schools. The scheme is in fact a Secondary Modern programme, as the majority of children will end up in these schools. There are over 167,000 children engaged in selective education nationally, which shows the government’s ambition of dividing society, by funding further changes to the secondary state education model. This extends the marketization of learning through the formation of less regulated, independently managed business units through its Academy and Free Schools programme.

Communities that struggle with social isolation and poverty are further impacted by the lack of civil infrastructure, such as access to Dentistry and Doctors. The wealth divide is having an impact on life chances and longevity. Cynically, the Russell Group Universities such as Oxford and Cambridge are unwilling and unable to recruit from the North of the Country and or to target groups such as the disabled or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

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In dealing with Covid19, Collectivism and Science have shown the way world wide; in Britain it's been Trade Unions and the NHS. Capitalism has shown itself unwilling & incapable of dealing with this crisis.

Caractacus Mann@CaractacusMann

From Yemen saying "Communism saves humanity." https://twitter.com/CPBritain/status/1308301456051597314

Neo-liberal managerial approach, from a neo-liberal political party. More evidence for ending the illusion that the Labour Party can ever be socialist which is based on a deeper illusion that the Parliamentary system and existing state can be reformed in the interests of workers.

Paul O'Connell@pmpoc

The British Labour Party ending its own furlough scheme a month before the national scheme, and letting employees go, in the midst of a global pandemic and on the cusp of an economic depression - under new management indeed:

In the USA we see a contradiction between aspects of neoliberalism; i.e. between authoritarianism of the state repressive apparatus and liberal economics of cuts in public services. Both aspects end up damaging workers.

Miles@UnitedLeftist

HUGE federal overreach here. https://twitter.com/kylehooten2/status/1308051304846065666

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