In this podcast, Shaun Morris from the editorial board of Revolution Scotland discusses the future of the Union. The rise in support for Scottish Independence has the ruling class wringing their hands with worry. The breakaway of Scotland threatens to reduce the UK into a diminished Little England, and would intensify the class struggle in both nations.
Across Britain, the institutions of the capitalist state are falling apart. There is no trust in the police. The army is plugging gaps everywhere. The courts are backed up, and the prisons are bursting. And all as the class struggle intensifies.
With his party sinking in the polls, Rishi Sunak is looking to whip up a climate culture war. Workers must have no trust in either the Tories and their cynical claims, nor the liberals and their impotent demands. We must fight for revolution.
At this year’s TUC Congress, a notable motion was passed committing the trade union movement to mobilise against the Tories’ latest anti-strike legislation – up-to-and-including non-compliance. We need militant action to smash the bosses’ laws.