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Japan under US protection says Clinton

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CHINA has condemned the latest comments made by the United States over the disputed Diaoyu Islands in which Hillary Clinton said that Japan is...

The Imf Issues Warning To The UK And Europe

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THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its growth forecast for Britain for the third time in nine months and warned George Osborne that...

CETA collapse – now workers must end all capitalist trade agreements through a general...

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LAST Friday the much delayed CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) between the EU and Canada hit a brick wall when the Belgium region...

Johnson-Sunak Are Preparing A Winter War Against The British Working Class!

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THE UK working class is heading into the greatest ever winter struggle in its history, much greater than any of the ‘winters of discontent’...

New Labour full of sleaze, hatred for claimants and arrogance

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THE real anti-working class face of the Blair, Labour government is becoming clearer and clearer every day, as the crisis of capitalism deepens. ...

Stop the pensions betrayal!

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THE membership, branch leaderships and regional leaderships of the local government trade unions must stop the betrayal of their final salary pensions by union...

Tory counter-revolution must be defeated!

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THE Tories yesterday announced that as part of the autumn anti-trade union legislation they will be stopping public sector workers automatically paying subscriptions to...

Workers must defend the right of postal workers to strike in December!

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THE MASSIVE vote by postal workers for strike action in December over Royal Mail tearing up the previous agreements on pay and conditions has...

G7 nations unanimous in support of Israeli war crimes in Gaza!

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THE United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Turk, on Wednesday issued a damning statement that Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinian civilians in...

‘Keep The Ground Aflame With Popular Resistance’ Urges President Abbas

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THE PALESTINIAN President, Mahmoud Abbas has called for more popular resistance and warned ‘We should not underestimate it’. He has called for further visits to...

Labour is rushing to Johnson’s defence. Make the TUC call a general strike...

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THE TORIES have launched the most vicious attack on the working class since they came to power in 2010. After ten years of austerity,...

Palestinians are rising up to defend their land and achieve their State of Palestine...

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THE temperature is rising all over the Middle East as US and Israel seek to force the Palestinians to accept the dirty ‘deal of...

Unions must call general strikes to support Gaza and end imperialist war drive

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ON MONDAY, Israeli warplanes bombed the Iranian consulate, which is situated next to the embassy building in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing seven Iranian...
Locked-out Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow yesterday morning – want their jobs back on their original terms and conditions

Unions must act NOW to reinstate Gate Gourmet workers!

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TODAY scores of T&G members will be picketing the Gate Gourmet plant at Heathrow Airport, as they have every day since they were locked...

Queen’s Speech leaked as axe set to fall on public sector and business grants!

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THE leaking of the Queen’s budget speech is unprecedented, and is an expression of the depth of the split and the cynicism in the...

Prentis appeals to Brown in vain

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‘OUR time and patience is running out. The country is in a mess and we look to the Government to come up with serious...

Sainsbury Gets Out While The Going Is Good

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WITH the police closing in to interview him under caution about the cash for peerages scandal, and after his government has been stunned by...

Police Aim To Put The Nation Under Its Thumb

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The Blair government is aiming to engineer a situation whereby the carrying of an identity card by every person is compulsory, and at the...

US, UK, Karzai Drive To Bribe The Taleban

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ON the eve of the Afghan conference in London this week, UK and other Nato troops are to launch an offensive to take control...

Workers will not get any ‘new deal’ from the Tories! Make the TUC call...

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THE WINDRUSH scandal, missiles launched at Syria without even seeking permission from Parliament, the Grenfell fire disaster, the winter NHS meltdown, homelessness and rough...

Trump splits US ruling class with demand they give up vast profits in China

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ON THE eve of the G7 Summit in France over the weekend US president Donald Trump ordered US companies to leave China and move...

Unions must call a general strike to support Palestine! – Kick the Tories out...

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ON October 7, Hamas changed the world with its Operation Al-Aqsa Storm when it successfully stormed the ‘impregnable’ heavily defended Israeli border with Gaza...

Only Gold Is Money, The Rest Is Paper Masquerading As Money

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WEDNESDAY’S announcement by the German central bank (Bundesbank) that it was going to physically repatriate its vast gold holdings from New York and Paris...

Palestinian government rejects Blair’s plotting

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THE leaders of the Palestine National Authority (PNA) government yesterday rejected the interference of British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Palestinian internal affairs. Dr Mousa...

PNA leaders bankrupt – unions must boycott Israel

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The leak of confidential documents covering the ‘peace’ negotiations between the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Israel reveals starkly the bankruptcy and futility of...

Cameron-Clegg set the bounty hunters on the poor!

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First it was people on various disability benefits who were the enemy. The Cameron line is that these people are dodgers who should...

Brown gives billions more to the banks

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AMID banks posting further huge losses and their share prices collapsing, after the near extinction of the world’s largest banks last October, Prime Minister...

Police spies inquiry reveals the capitalist state conspiracy against the working class and its...

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IN HIS opening statements to the Undercover Policing Inquiry, the lawyer acting for the mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence condemned the inquiry for...

Tories Consciously Undermining The Union!

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THE Tories this week pushed through parliament their plans for ‘English votes for English laws’ under which only English MPs would have the right...

Unite leaders betray airport workers – for an emergency conference to elect a...

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THE BETRAYAL by the leadership of the Unite union plunged to new depths last week in the negotiations between the union and the management...

Defend the NHS – kick the government out!

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THE coalition’s much-vaunted consultation period over its proposals to smash up the NHS and privatise it out of existence finally came to an end...

Israelis wound hundreds in attack on Kitziot prisoners

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WHILE Olmert and Bush have been, and are, posing as peacemakers with their forthcoming fraud of a peace conference, a most violent and vicious...

‘It’s A Social Revolution’ Says Archbishop Of Dublin

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IRISH Congress of Trade Unions General Secretary Patricia King has warmly welcomed the overwhelming ‘yes’ vote in the marriage equality (gay marriage) referendum saying...

Occupy Tata Steel plants – make TUC call a general strike to bring down...

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COMMUNITY steel union representatives from all of the Tata Steel plants are meeting at the TUC today to discuss and plan the struggle to...

TUC leader O’Grady makes PM May a unity offer!

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IN a lecture to the London School of Economics (LSE) on Tuesday TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady made a ‘national government’ call to the...

Revolution – only way out for Ireland and Europe!

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THE Irish Government’s guaranteeing 100 per cent of all banking deposits has resulted in the Irish state drowning in a bottomless pit of bail-outs....

Only one solution to the death agony of capitalism: bury it now with...

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EVEN sections of the bourgeois media, and the bourgeoisie that it represents, were yesterday able to describe the appearance of the current world...

‘Extraordinary Rendition’ – Blair and Straw hear and see no evil

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“WE conclude that the government has a duty to enquire into the allegations of extraordinary rendition and black sites under the Convention against Torture,...

Unions must purge Brown cabinet!

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THE defeat of the Labour Party in the Crewe and Nantwich by-election – by 7,860 votes, making a 17.6% swing to the Tories from...

House prices rise by 10.2% – as rate rise nears

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UK house prices in July were up 10.2% from a year earlier – the biggest annual change since September 2007. Halifax said that property prices...

Occupy and demand nationalisation at Grangemouth

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THE people of Scotland will be watching tomorrow and expecting you to ‘fire up Grangemouth’ was the message from Unite to Jim Ratcliffe and...

Bankrupt Italian Capitalism Is Set To Crash And Bring The Bankrupt Eu Down With...

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ITALY’S economic crisis is reaching the point of explosion, an explosion that even bourgeois economists fear will bring down the eurozone and the entire...

Israel receives a warning from Hezbollah!

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PALESTINIAN children in Israeli jails are being subjected to torture, and physical and psychological abuse by Israeli officials, says the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’...

Vote ‘NO’ and organise Greek Socialist Revolution!

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THE Syriza party won the last Greek general election with its declarations that once elected it would put an end to the austerity dictatorship...

Cameron and Tories in crisis

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THE understanding that in times of acute capitalist crisis the ruling class can no longer rule in the old way is being borne out...