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Eurozone caught in ‘debt trap’ with no way out – Socialist Revolution is the...

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THE LATEST dire prediction on the precarious economic state of the eurozone came from three former chief executives of the European Central Bank (ECB),...

TUC Must Support Next Saturday’s Mass Rally, Recognise The Palestinian State And Demand That...

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SATURDAY saw the concrete proof of just how much support the brave Palestinian people have won in their battle to undo the dirty work...

TUC must act on its resolution, organise the complete boycott of Israel, call a...

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MISSILES are raining down on the people of Gaza, as the Israelis step up their war to prevent the establishment of the state of...

Tory coronavirus inquiry is an attempt to put off reckoning with working class

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ON WEDNESDAY, Tory prime minister Boris Johnson announced that there would be ‘a full and independent inquiry’ into the government handling of the coronavirus...

No ‘bounce back’ as UK economy shrinks by further 1.5% in three months

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IT SPEAKS volumes for the disastrous state of British capitalism that news that the UK economy has collapsed by a further 1.5% in the...

TUC Trade Unions Must Support A Palestinian State By Imposing A Boycott Of Israel!

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HUMAN Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on April 27: ‘The oppression of Palestinians has reached a threshold and a permanence that meets...

Palestinians rising up against Israeli drive to ethnically cleanse them from Jerusalem

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ISRAELI forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound yesterday morning, firing rubber-coated bullets, tear gas and sound bombs at Palestinian worshippers, wounding hundreds in a...

Trade Unions Must Dump Starmer And Labour’s Right Wing And Call A General Strike...

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THE general secretary of the Unite union Len McCluskey has responded to Labour’s massive council election defeats and its disastrous loss in the Hartlepool...

The trade unions must sack Starmer and dump Labour’s right wing! Now is the...

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THE HARTLEPOOL by-election result and the council by-election results mean that Starmer and Labour’s right wing must be dumped by the trade unions at...

Thieves, drug users, arsonists and spies – recruited by the Metropolitan police

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BACK in 2014 the police announced that they were ‘relaxing’ their rules on recruitment to allow convicted criminals to join. In fact, this just legitimised...

Kick out union leaders who collaborate with Tories – build the revolutionary leadership in...

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THIS WEEK Unison, the largest public sector union in the country, issued a statement declaring that it ‘stands ready’ to work with the Tory...

Palestinian PM calls on UN to act against Israeli apartheid, while Hamas insists that...

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on United Nations bodies, particularly the Children’s Fund (UNICEF), to follow up on the recent Human Rights...

BJP defeated in regional election as India’s masses turn on Modi!

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INDIA’S prime minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing BJP party suffered a massive political defeat at the hands of voters in West Bengal on...

PARIS ERUPTS AS POLICE ATTACK WORKERS ON MAY DAY and the CGT union urges...

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THE major French trade union the CGT has protested at the massive attack on peaceful demonstrators by riot police and and vigilantes and has...

Generals threaten coup against Macron as France and Europe face bankruptcy

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LAST WEEK, an explosive letter from 25 senior retired French generals was published in the right-wing Valeurs Actuelles magazine threatening President Macron with an...

Biden adds $4tn to the US’ already unsustainable debt!

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YESTERDAY, US president Joe Biden announced to a joint session of Congress his plans to unleash a massive round of government spending amounting to...

Human Rights Watch Denounces Israeli Apartheid Crimes!

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AN international leading human rights watchdog, the Human Rights Watch (HRW), has accused the Israeli authorities in a 213-page report titled ‘A Threshold Crossed:...

Workers will demand Unite’s national action against fire and rehire be stepped up to...

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YESTERDAY the Unite union announced it is launching a campaign to end fire and rehire with ‘coordinated strikes and actions across the country’. In a...

CWU Demands Criminal Investigations Into Persecution Of Postmasters! Workers Must Demand Action To End...

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THE CWU postal workers trade union yesterday insisted that criminal investigations must take place ‘into senior Post Office figures who oversaw the criminalisation of...

Grenfell tenants were treated as ‘sub-citizens’. All those responsible for the fire must...

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TENANTS of the Grenfell Tower warned time and again about the dangerous building they were living in, but their cries for action fell on...

720,000 UK companies on verge of collapse putting 10 million jobs at risk!

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AS THE DATE for the Tory government to end its financial support to British companies looms so the warnings about a cataclysmic crash of...

Football fans rise up to drive back the big capitalist bosses!

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ON SUNDAY night, the investment bankers, venture capitalists and hedge funds, who own the six biggest football clubs in Britain, announced that they were...

Youth &workers need British socialist revolution as they bear the brunt of the UK...

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YOUNG people are bearing the brunt of the jobs crisis. Under 35s accounted for 80% of the 811,000 payroll jobs lost in the UK...

Expulsion of diplomats attempt to demonise Russia – workers know the enemy is at...

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The Czech Republic on Saturday expelled 18 Russian diplomats after claiming that two alleged Russian spies were behind a deadly explosion at a Czech...

UK trade unions must fight PM Johnson’s decision to oppose Israel going before the...

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PALESTINE has called upon the international community as well as signatories to the Geneva Conventions to take on their responsibilities concerning protection of Palestinian...

‘Cronyism and sleaze’ engulfing Tories, as bankrupt capitalism collapses. Forward with the Socialist...

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SINCE GREENSILL Capital collapsed last month, all that is rotten throughout Parliament has been stirred up and has bubbled to the surface. The collapse...

Reinstate sacked gas workers – demand union leaders call general strike to defeat fire...

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ON WEDNESDAY, up to 500 engineers were sacked by British Gas for refusing to sign a scab, wage-cutting new contract under the company’s fire...

Youth unemployment hits record levels – socialist revolution the only answer

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YOUTH unemployment in the UK has shot up over the past year according to the latest research carried out by the Resolution Foundation think...

Ex Bank of England boss demands let ‘zombie’ companies crash to save capitalism

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FORMER Bank of England governor Mervyn King this week called for heavily indebted ‘zombie’ companies to be allowed to ‘disappear’ taking with them, although...

Tories mired in scandal over Cameron and Greensill as financial collapse the ‘canary in...

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THE MOST recent development in the collapse of Greensill Capital has been the revelations of all the lobbying for government bail-outs by ex-Tory prime...

Massive increases in US military spending as US bosses look to war to...

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US IMPERIALISM is currently stoking up a war crisis from Ukraine to the China Seas as it seeks a way out of its economic...

Police Officer Chauvin squeezed the life out of George Floyd! Murder trial puts the...

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FOR NINE minutes and twenty-nine seconds police officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck, Hennepin county courthouse in downtown Minneapolis heard...

Myanmar workers and youth on the path to armed revolution to overthrow military junta

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THE MYANMAR embassy in London was taken over by representatives of the country’s military junta on Wednesday with the previous Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn...

A general strike to kick out the Tories and bring in socialism will end...

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THIS WEEK, the boss of British Gas, Chris O’Shea, sent letters to 7,500 of its service engineers informing them that on Wednesday 14 April...

Workers must support Russia and China as Biden threatens new war!

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AS THE world crisis of the capitalist system deepens, the US under President Joe Biden is preparing for a new world war. Biden is...

Corporations and businesses face bankruptcy across UK & Europe as loan defaults double in...

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A WAVE of companies across the UK and the rest of Europe will be forced into bankruptcy as new figures show that the default...

Police officer charged as a neo-Nazi recruiter! Another probed for ‘raping policewomen’. Disband the...

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A METROPOLITAN Police officer is facing jail after acting as a recruiter for a banned neo-Nazi terrorist group. PC Benjamin Hannam, from Edmonton in...

Derisory increase in minimum wage wiped out by inflation!

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APPROXIMATELY 2 million low paid workers will be covered by the increase in the national minimum wage that came into effect yesterday. Under this increase...

EU torn apart by Covid pandemic – forward to Socialist United States of...

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THE DEADLY third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is ripping the EU apart over vaccinations and lockdowns. In Germany, with 9,549 new cases and 180...

Grenfell survivors want jail sentences for those responsible for the fire!

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LAWYERS for victims of the Grenfell fire have indicted the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea council, which owned the Grenfell tower block, and...

Defeat paramilitary policing in UK with socialist revolution

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THOUSANDS of workers and young people in cities throughout the country, peacefully protesting against the Tory Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, were met...

PM Johnson signs up for US President Biden’s anti-China crusade!

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DURING a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday, US President Biden proposed that Johnson adopt and join his anti-China crusade, to...

Desperate UK Tories seeking to curry favour with President Biden by imposing sanctions on...

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CHINA has imposed sanctions on nine UK citizens – including five MPs for spreading ‘lies and disinformation’ about the country. This is China’s very minor...

Lesson of the Shrewsbury Appeal victory and Mittings inquiry – capitalist state must...

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ON WEDNESDAY the leaders of 12 of the largest and most prominent trade unions issued a letter demanding immediate action to ensure transparency in...

Johnson blurts out that greed is ‘good’ for capitalism

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IN A VIDEO call with Tory backbenchers on Tuesday night, prime minister Boris Johnson boasted that capitalist greed was responsible for the UK’s vaccination...