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Brown Favours Bush’s ‘New World Order’

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CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown has spoken of the need for a ‘new world order’. He is not embarrassed that this is what President Clinton and...

Throw out the deal – build a new leadership in the CWU

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AFTER around eight or so weeks of secret negotiations – on-off-on talks – the CWU postal executive has capitulated to the Hayes Ward leadership,...

Police chief Blair must resign says Maria Otone de Menezes

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YESTERDAY, the parents of Jean Charles de Menezes retraced the final journey taken by their son, an entirely innocent man who was shot dead...

Romney condemned by Solidarity and the Palestinians!

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REPUBLICAN presidential nominee Romney won endorsement from former Polish president and former Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, only to see the Solidarity...

Unions must strike for a 10% wage rise!

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The results of a consultative ballot of 600,000 local government and school members of the Unison union recorded a massive 70% rejection of the...

Pensioners and workers will unite to demand a general strike to end Tory attack...

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak this week put every pensioner in the country on notice that along with workers they will be forced to pay...

Police want to use water cannon and rubber bullets

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THE Metropolitan Police is considering its tactics after the failure of its containment and ‘kettling’ policies in Parliament square last Thursday, when...

UK workers will not go the way of Greece and Syriza – Quit the...

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THE G20 has concluded with the imperialist powers at each others’ throats after being under permanent siege by tens of thousands of anti-capitalist youth. The...

The great Labour democrats launch a purge so that they can support the Tories

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THE leader of one of the UK’s biggest trade unions has had his vote in the Labour leadership election rejected. His voting paper has...

BA Cabin Crew strikers need a strategy to win – demand Unite bring out...

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TODAY BA mixed fleet cabin crew start another round of four days of strike action against poverty level wages that has meant them relying...

Thieves fall out in the European Union!

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YESTERDAY the Tory prime minister, David Cameron, wielded the British veto over the Franco-German proposals to try and prop up the collapsing euro through...

Darling Robs The Poor To Prop Up The Bankers

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CHANCELLOR Darling yesterday admitted that the Labour government, cold-bloodedly, in the last budget, abolished the 10p tax rate for the lower paid, knowing that...

No State Control Of The Media!

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THE OSCE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe), the political cloak for NATO, has issued a warning about the agreement to establish an...

US ‘putting a knife to China’s neck’

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ON MONDAY the Chinese government issued a document accusing US president Donald Trump’s administration of ‘trade bullyism practices’ that represent the ‘greatest source of...

HSBC new ‘dirty money’ laundering allegations

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THE HSBC bank, the biggest bank in Europe, says it is looking into allegations that it has set up a large number of offshore...

War against Taleban spreads into Pakistan

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THE centre of Mingora as well as large parts of the provincial capital of Swat have been destroyed and are rubble after five weeks...

TUC on its knees – time for a revolutionary leadership!

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THE TUC New Year’s message (see page 3) has been delivered with TUC general secretary O’Grady on her knees appealing to the bosses and...

KOSOVO – An imperialist carve-up!

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HASHIM Thaci, the former leader of the American-backed terrorist group, the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), and the Prime Minister in the Serbian province, declared...

War crimes are OK, as long as they are British!

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CORPORAL Donald Payne has just got a minor one year sentence for a war crime after pleading guilty to inhumane treatment of civilian detainees...

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...

Bring Down The Tories! UK Must Not Support Trump’s War On Syria!

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RUSSIA will take all political, diplomatic and military retaliatory measures if necessary should the United States deliver a strike on Syria, Russian State Duma...

Biden keeps US embassy in Jerusalem! He is continuing where Trump left off! US...

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US PRESIDENT Joe Biden will keep the US embassy in Israel in Jerusalem, his nominee for Secretary of State Antony Blinken affirmed at his...

No Sell-Out Deal With Eu! Forward To Socialism In The UK And To The...

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THE government of Boris Johnson has reached decision point over the EU. It is to be made under conditions of a growing and terrible...

Bourgeoisie Trembles At The Approaching Catastrophe!

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THE governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, made it clear this week that the banking system faces total collapse due to ‘systemic...

UK cluster bombs used by Saudi Arabia in Yemen war crimes

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THE NEWS yesterday that analysis by UK government officials that British-made cluster bombs are being used by the Saudi-led coalition in its war against...

Taliban Wins The War!

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THE news that the United States and Britain are going to the United Nations security council to push for UN sanctions against 18 top...

Now send Brown packing – forward to a workers government!

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Blair stood down yesterday, driven out of power by the Iraqi insurgency and the British workers’ determination to defend their welfare state. The disorientated...

Privatisation of roads and Royal Mail

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The leadership of the postal workers union (CWU) delivered a treacherous blow to their members when they hailed the announcement that the government is...

Revolution emerging in Pakistan!

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EX-PRESIDENT MUSHARRAF has not been lying in his political grave for six months and already the lawyers are marching against the new regime of...

Nationalise all Industry and Banks – not just Railways

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THE demand for the re-nationalisation of the railways and public transport is becoming unstoppable, as workers and the vast majority of the middle classes...

Bush’s and Bernanke’s policies cannot stop the debt debacle

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IN A WEEK when billions were wiped off share prices in New York, Tokyo and London, on Friday both United States President George Bush...

Occupy GM plants to defend jobs! Nationalise the car industry!

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GENERAL MOTORS European operations, which include Opel plants in Germany, the Ellesmere Port Vauxhall car plant and Luton’s IBC van plant in Britain, have...

Army publicly breaks with the Blair government

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YESTERDAY’S statement by the army commander in chief, Dannatt, represented a major intervention into politics by a bourgeois officer corps that is supposed to...

Junior doctors must call new strike and the BMA and TUC must stop with...

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THE BMA warned yesterday that ‘Politically driven mismanagement is undermining patient care in England. It was responding to a report from the King’s Fund...

Obama Sends In Medvedev As Stalinists Betray Libyan Masses Again

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AT the Group of 8 meeting (G8) of the largest industrialised nations, the Russian Stalinist bureaucracy voted for regime change in Libya and then...

Kick out the Tories, abolish academies and free schools to defend free state education

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TEACHING unions yesterday published a report detailing the effects of the Tory policy of slashing public spending on schools – increased class sizes across...

Defend North Korea! Prevent nuclear war by a revolutionary disarming of imperialism!

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IN AN OPEN declaration that it is prepared to plunge the world into a nuclear war US imperialism has threatened that it ‘is prepared...

BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY RIP – FORWARD TO THE SOCIALIST REVOLUTION!

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BOTH THE MAJOR parliamentary parties, Tory and Labour are in turmoil, with splits taking place and more splits to come, as the ruling class...

US policy of attacking independent media outlets is proven

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THERE have been quite a large number of journalists killed by US forces in Iraq, among them employees of Reuters and other European news...

NHS Staffing Crisis As Wages Are Forced Down And Conditions Worsened

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THE shortage of NHS staff in England is worsening official figures show. One in 11 posts is vacant, with the situation particularly bad...

Brown’s foreign policy shaped by defeats in Iraq & Afghanistan

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FOREIGN Secretary David Miliband, the ‘rising star’ in the government, was given the task of presenting Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s foreign policy strategy at...

Six million UK households face poverty as Tories end furlough and benefit increases –...

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WHEN the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK in March, and the Tory government was forced to order the first national lockdown, Tory chancellor Rishi...

Stop the return of British troops to Helmand province!

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THE Taleban armed forces are now retaking Sangin town in Helmand Province, which was taken over as a British responsibility after the retreat from...

Yates Demands A Heavily Armed Paramilitary Police Force!

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BRITAIN’S top counter-terrorism officer, Assistant Metropolitan Police Commissioner Yates, has demanded that paramilitary police forces be established in the UK, and insists that they...

Right Sector Leader Advising The Military

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THIS week all pretence that the illegal regime, that took power in an imperialist-inspired and financed coup last year, rests on ‘popular democratic’ support,...