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Riga humiliation for Bush and NATO

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WHILE President George Bush was condemning EU leaders for not sending more forces to Afghanistan to fight the Taleban, officials of the main central...

Tories target workers, disabled and children to pay the bankers’ debts!

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OSBORNE said of his emergency Budget yesterday; ‘Yes it is tough; but it is also fair.’ Further on in his speech he allowed just...

Obama told – ‘This nation is sick and tired of war!’

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THE IMPERIALIST attempt to overthrow the Assad government in Syria has met a colossal resistance from the Syrian people, despite the hundreds of millions...

Grenfell – never again! Build Councils of Action – organise a general strike! Get...

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THE HORROR felt by millions of people after the Grenfell Tower inferno which claimed the lives of so many men, women and children, immediately...

Crisis Deepening – Revolution Not Recovery Is On The Agenda

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THE CBI bosses organisation yesterday foresaw a ‘recovery’ from the capitalist crisis, but was forced by circumstances beyond its control to admit that, at...

TUC must support junior doctors with a general strike!

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THE decision by the British Medical Association to authorise fresh strike action by junior doctors over the imposition of a new work contract is...

Unemployment and slave labour – the bourgeois future for youth

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‘UK unemployment falls to 2.56 million’, is the fraudulent headline, with Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith declaring: ‘It’s the private sector...

Developing Oil Crisis Makes It All The More Vital That The Working Class Takes...

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THE SAUDI REGIME, backed to the hilt by the US and the UK, yesterday admitted that the Houthi movement’s drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s...

Karzai gets worried that MI6 is negotiating his removal!

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THE NEWS that top-level British diplomatic efforts are continuing in Afghanistan to try to prevent the expulsion from the country of two senior foreign...

Barber’s secret meetings with Tories

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BRENDAN BARBER, general secretary of the TUC, who doubles as a director of the Bank of England, has been at it once again, doing...

Hutton to starve the unemployed into cheap labour jobs

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WORK and Pensions Secretary Hutton asked a question at the start of his verbal onslaught on the unemployed yesterday morning. It was: ‘People want...

Trade union action to beat ‘stagflation’

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TODAY 800,000 local council workers, members of the UNISON and UNITE trade unions, begin a two-day strike against a government-imposed wage cut, an offer...

Lord Turner gives up on capitalism – forward to the socialist revolution!

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CAPITALISM is not delivering on its promise to raise living standards, Lord Adair Turner, a former head of the business lobby the CBI, has...

Occupy to stop Labour’s hospital closure programme

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FOUR Greater Manchester hospitals are to have their maternity units closed in drastic cuts after the Labour government’s health secretary, ex-postman, Alan Johnson frantically...

The US and NATO are behind Georgia’s ‘declaration of war’

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AS the Russian government explained yesterday, the attack by Georgia on South Ossetia was expected, was well prepared and was a declaration of war,...

Shut Kensington council down! Form a Council of Action to run the Borough!

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'THE COUNCIL needs to be shut down … Workers should take over and workers' unions should defend them,' Zoe Bernard from Ladbroke Grove, said...

Obama cementing anti-China alliance

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JUST ahead of his arrival in Japan yesterday, US President Barack Obama assured Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial disputes with...
The locked-out Gate Gourmet workers fighting for their reinstatement will continue their daily demonstrations on the grass bank

Stop The Airports, Call Out The Tgwu And The Tuc!

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It has just been confirmed what we already knew – that the Gate Gourmet bosses, in a well planned action, provoked a walk-out by...

Bank interest rate rise deepens capitalist crisis

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THE Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee raised its base rate by 0.25 per cent to 4.75 per cent yesterday. This was the first...

Children subjected to horrific pain and torture techniques. End UK state brutality with a...

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CHILDREN locked up in the UK are subjected to horrific pain, inhuman and degrading treatment, cruel restraining techniques and solitary confinement, a damning report...

World crisis driving forward the European socialist revolution!

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THE BOURGEOIS financial markets opened yesterday to the unprecedented news that Germany has sold 3.9 billion euros of debt at a negative rate of...

Boycott Israel To Demand A Palestinian State

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THE Israeli armed forces, under orders from the Israeli government, are continuing to attack defenceless Palestinian women, children and men in the Gaza Strip,...

Trump and Fallon slam May’s deal while ‘Remainer’ Corbyn prepares to debate with ‘Remainer’...

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THE BREXIT war sharpened yesterday when both President Trump and ex-Tory Minister Michael Fallon rounded on May’s capitulation to the EU through her recognition...

WikiLeaks reveals US gangster diplomacy

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THE latest WikiLeaks release of US documents reveals the essence of US diplomacy, and it stinks to high heaven with its intense imperialist antagonism...

Ruling Class Targets The Political Levy

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THERE has been a frenzied hue and cry raging for weeks now over the minor mistakes of Labour cabinet ministers over relatively minor...

Defend every job, bring down the Brown government, forward to socialism

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LLOYDS stated yesterday that its takeover of HBOS would save it at least £1.5bn a year, more than it had been expecting, which all...

Stock markets crash as ‘contagion’ from Turkish currency collapse spreads to world banks

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Last Friday the Turkish currency, the lira, crashed spectacularly, dropping as much as 16% relative to the dollar – it lost a third of...

US imperialism preparing war on Iran – workers must stop this war by overthrowing...

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THIS week US imperialism ratcheted up its preparations for an all-out military war against Iran. On Monday, Donald Trump’s national security advisor and warmonger-in-chief John...

Obama Ready To Step Up Intervention Into Syria

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THE just re-elected US President, Barack Obama, yesterday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to use chemical weapons against the NATO-supported opposition forces, saying...

Salafist Provocateurs Playing Israel’s Game!

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A SALAFIST group yesterday claimed responsibility for a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards the Israeli town of Ashkelon on Saturday night, as...

The working class in its essence is Trotskyist – Now build up its ...

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WORLDWIDE the class struggle is being driven forward by the deepening world crisis of capitalism. This dictates to the bourgeoisie that its survival depends...

US arms Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia for war with Iran

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THAT the US is preparing a new great war in the Middle East and the Gulf to destroy Iran and Syria is crystal clear...

Police are not workers in uniform

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THE Police Federation has demanded that the Home Secretary resign after her refusal to backdate their 2.5 per cent pay award, and has decided...

Don’t Let Them Close Down Our Hospitals!

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THE PLAN to strip Chase Farm Hospital, in Enfield, of its accident and emergency and maternity services is now being implemented with health chiefs...

Trump Faces Impeachment – US Capitalism Faces Ruin – Forward To The US Socialist...

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LAST WEDNESDAY President Trump sent a 100,000-plus howling mob on a mission to break into the Capitol building to stop the certification of election-winner...

Israel Shaken By Syrian Missile Defences Success!

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THE ISRAELI ruling class has been shocked by Syrian missile defences being able to, and Syria having the audacity to, shoot down a US-supplied...

GM BOMBSHELL – Magna out & GM Europe heads for ‘restructuring in earnest’

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GM, now owned by the US government, has dropped a bombshell by turning down its deal with Magna and the Russian state-owned Sberbank, at...

Trump Threatens To De-Fund New York, Seattle And Portland!

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THE TRUMP administration has stepped up its war on ‘Marxists and radicals’ naming three major cities that it has targeted to strip of their...

World Crisis Is Ripping Eu Apart

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THE crisis of the European Union’s attempts to overcome the contradictions of European capitalism has landed the Tory Party into the gravest crisis of...

Slump ‘deepening at an alarming pace’

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THE British Chambers of Commerce yesterday published its Fourth Quarter Economic Survey of nearly 6,000 businesses. It highlights what it called ‘a...

Pompeo Pledges To Prevent Anti-Tory Regime Change In The UK By Smashing Corbyn Labour...

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WITH THE Tories in what is being called an ‘existential crisis’ over breaking with the European Union, the British ruling class and its allies...

Answer Cameron’s war on two fronts with a General Strike

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DAVID Cameron’s speech outlining his ‘five-year plan to fight extremism’ was in reality an outline of the Tory government’s war plans for both the...

TRADE UNIONS MUST TAKE ACTION TO FORCE PM MAY TO RETURN VENEZUELA’S GOLD AT...

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LAST Wednesday US national security advisor John Bolton threatened that the US administration was putting every foreign bank ‘on notice’ if they failed to...

Brown supports lifting £3,000 cap off top-up fees

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YESTERDAY Chancellor Gordon Brown joined hands with two of the leaders of the capitalist class to signal his willingness to raise the £3,000 cap...

Cameron At War At Home And Abroad

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CAMERON’S Monday ‘European Council’ statement to parliament was all about the crisis of imperialism, its wars abroad, and dictatorship at home. He managed to discuss...