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Workers and youth vote for left parties in West Bank elections

PALESTINIAN voters in the West Bank have delivered a blow to the Fatah movement in local elections which saw Fatah winning two-fifths of...

Syrian opposition demands a no-fly zone!

THE announcement that the western and Saudi-Qatari backed ‘opposition’ in Syria is no longer committed to the UN Security Council-backed Annan ceasefire comes as...

Workers will ignore Tory attempts to make Russia their enemy – the enemy is...

YESTERDAY’S statement by Theresa May to parliament on the range of ‘reprisals’ against Russia for the alleged involvement of the Russian state in the...

Met chief demands police be beyond the law

IT emerged yesterday that the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, Sir Paul Stephenson, has been lobbying the Tory home secretary for changes in the...

UK readying for war in the Gulf

THE West’s escalation of its onslaught on Iran could see Britain sending military reinforcements to the Gulf shortly, following the passage of HMS Argyll...

Don’t let BA’s cabin crew fight alone – call a general strike

British Airways cabin crew will go on strike for three days from 20 March and for four days from 27 March. The Unite union confirmed...

Form Councils Of Action To Stop All Evictions! Take Over Empty Properties To House...

THE UK is in the grip of a huge housing crisis with workers who have jobs and earn wages being evicted by greedy landlords...

Imf Predicts A Global Catastrophe

THE European banks are heading at speed into a crash that will bring down not just the economies of the 17-nation Eurozone but the...

No to paying the EU £50 billion – Kick out the Tories and forward...

THE TORY government has caved in to EU demands and agreed to pay a whopping ‘divorce’ bill that is estimated to be £50 billion. EU...

Abbas-Obama Talks Fail To Reach Agreement!

JUST BEFORE his talks with President Abbas on Monday, President Obama said: ‘I think everybody understands the outlines of what a peace deal would...

US-Turkey Fighting Over Northern Syria!

THE Syrian government has condemned the invasion of northern Syria by Turkish ground forces, cynically called ‘Operation Olive Branch’, an invasion that was preceded...

Poodle Brown can’t say no to Bush

PRIME MINISTER Brown showed yesterday, at his joint press conference with President Bush, that such is the historic decline and collapse of the power...

Ban condemns assault on refugees, while Cameron gets ready to bomb Syria!

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he is ‘shocked’ after Hungarian police fired tear gas and water cannon to force refugees – men,...

Reconstitute The Ussr!

UKRAINE’S decision to suspend a deal on closer EU ties and sign a Russian aid agreement instead has helped avoid bankruptcy, Prime Minister Mykola...

Iran warns the imperialist powers!

IRAN on Tuesday fired a shot across the bows of the imperialist powers when it threatened to halt the vital oil transport route from...

UK manufacturing wiped out admits EEF while BIS warns of debt time bomb

THE Engineering Employers Federation (EEF), the body that represents the manufacturing industry in Britain, has produced its latest forecast which spells out how the...

A fighting Public Sector Alliance to defend wages and jobs

THE Communication Workers Union yesterday announced its latest plans for strike action after the first national strike for a decade last week, which was...

Capitalism Gripped By Historic Crisis

THE world crisis of capitalism is being hit by a convergence of the crisis to which all the central banks, economists and politicians have...

Tories savage poor but grovel to Clinton and US

THE bankers coalition has set the scene for next Wednesday’s cuts announcements in true Bullingham Club style, by declaring that ‘welfare cheats’ equal muggers,...

UN Condemns Eu Over Mass Murder In The Med!

THE UN refugee agency has said once again that not enough is being done to save the lives of the tens of thousands of...

As Putin, Merkel, Macron And Erdogan Talk Peace In Istanbul, Israel And The...

As Putin, Merkel, Macron and Erdogan were meeting in Istanbul on Saturday evening to discuss the future of Syria, Israeli planes were bombing Gaza...

Bma Calls For Independent Inquiry Into NHS Crisis

A WOMAN died yesterday in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside the A&E at Morriston Hospital in...

The working class is the hero of the hour – it smashed the Tory...

IT says something about the scale of the defeat that the Tories and the bosses have suffered over the Mayoral election in London...

Running Scared Of Youth And Revolution!

THE German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble warned a Paris conference of French, German and Italian leaders on Tuesday that youth unemployment of almost 25%...

UK banks fail stress test while manufacturing collapses

LAST Friday the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the results of its stress test on 51 of the biggest banks throughout Europe and Britain. Fearful...

Worldwide strikes against Amazon’s brutal exploitation of workers – socialist revolution only answer

WORKERS at the online retail giant Amazon warehouse in Minnesota were out on a six hours-long strike yesterday called to coincide with the company’s...

Nurses demand emergency conference to remove union leaders guilty of pay betrayal

NURSES reacted with fury last week when they received their July pay packets and realised that the 3% pay increase their union, the RCN,...

Answer Osborne’s £25bn cuts with general strike

IN A speech last November, Cameron declared a permanent ‘austerity war’ against the working class, singling out the unemployed and young people as the...

Cutting deposit rates below zero is a gigantic gamble!

AN ‘historic gamble’, a giant ‘leap into the unknown’ – these were just two of the headlines that greeted the news that last Thursday...

Broken Hague Stands Down While Gove Is Terminated By Cameron!

WILLIAM Hague has stood down as foreign secretary, but will stay in the cabinet as Leader of the House of Commons till the next...

Privatisation destroys infrastructure

BRITAIN’S infrastructure was reduced to complete meltdown over Christmas through a combination of high winds and heavy rainfall. Not because of blinding snow storms, hurricane...

Desperate Blair dashes to Baghdad

WITH British troops in the south of Iraq in danger of taking heavy casualties at the hands of an insurgency that has taken over...

Answer Brown’s attacks with a general strike

THE rapidly deepening debt crisis of the capitalist system is leading to a financial collapse and a slump of historic proportions as the bankers’...

Russia tells Ukraine – pay the market rate

THE Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stated yesterday that ‘Russia has begun implementing a scenario intended to destabilise the Ukrainian economy’, adding that this was ‘despite...

Cornwall Marches To Save Fire Service

TWO hundred firefighters and control room staff were joined by thousands of angry local residents in a 13-mile march from Camborne to Falmouth on...

THE STERN REVIEW: Trust me, I’m a banker!

ON WEDNESDAY Sir Nicholas Stern presented his Review of the Economics of Climate Change, commissioned by Chancellor Gordon Brown. Stern is the Chief Economist...

pass Bill or face financial panic, bank closures and ruin – Bush tells Senate...

THE US president George Bush has been so frightened at the prospect of a 1929 collapse and a 1930s depression gripping the US that...
Gate Gourmet workers picket on the hill near the factory the day after the TUC Congress voted to give its full support for their struggle

Opportunist union leaders sell public sector workers’ future

OPPORTUNIST trade union leaders in the health, education and civil service sectors yesterday sold out the future of public sector workers by agreeing that...

Woodley Refuses To Call For Nati0Nalisation

TONY WOODLEY the TGWU leader and co-leader of the new UNITE trade union has already presided over the closure of a large chunk of...

Cameron Presiding Over A Sea Of Misery!

NINE million people across the UK are living with serious debt problems, according to a new report by the Money Advice Service (MAS). MAS points...

Blair, Brown Step Up War On The Public Sector

BLAIR and Brown stepped up the new Labour assault on the public sector yesterday. Brown even had the cheek to blame service sector workers’...

US troops to fight in Iraq and Syria!

THE US has changed policy on Iraq and Syria overnight, and will now allow US ground troops to assault targets in both countries and...

The Way Forward – Starve The Working Class Says King!

THE governor of the Bank of England, in his Tuesday night speech detailed the source of the gigantic inflationary rise in living costs that...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor industry to defend...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

Scabby TUC says it’s powerless and agrees a consensus with Heseltine

AT THE last TUC Congress its leaders were forced by the anger of delegates to accept and agree a resolution that the TUC was...