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Mass arrests in Pakistan – general elections ‘postponed’

GENERAL Pervez Musharraf has carried out his second military coup. The first made him president, and last weekend’s, in his own words, ‘prevented the...

The Crisis In The Ukraine

THE imperialist-backed attempted coup to oust the Ukrainian government and replace it with a pro-imperialist regime, has now taken the open form of a...

Iraq’s US dictated constitution – divisive, sectarian and no right to strike

THE attempt by the US to foist its version of a ‘constitution’ onto Iraq, in alliance with a section of the Shi’ite clergy and...

Bank Of Cyprus Occupied By Angry Workers

FURIOUS CYPRIOT workers took over the streets of Nicosia on Tuesday and occupied the Bank of Cyprus. The occupation took place on the...

The Tory recovery is a fraud! Time to bring them down!

UK registered unemployment from April to June 2015 was at 1.85 million, up 25,000 from the previous quarter while the ONS figures showed that...

US Federal Reserve is too scared to raise interest rates!

ON Thursday evening, the US Federal Reserve policy committee decided yet again that it did not dare to raise interest rates by a fraction...

Defeat imperialist coup attempt in Ukraine

THE refusal at the last minute by the Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovich, to sign up to a ‘partnership’ deal with the EU has led...

Reid goes into opposition to a Brown government

IT MUST be a grave crisis indeed when Reid the Home Secretary – who only a week ago was posing as carrying the entire...

Fed policy of ‘draining liquidity’ will trigger new crash! End bankrupt capitalism with socialist...

WORLD capitalism is on the verge of an even bigger, catastrophic economic collapse and there is absolutely nothing the central banks or governments can...

Answer Johnson’s war on the right to strike with a general strike and a...

HOURS after winning the December 12 election, Tory leader Johnson at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in central London announced that ‘We now speak...

Victory to Libya Bring down the coalition!

AFTER initial hesitation, and no doubt after a talking to by President Obama, and after President Sarkozy jumped the gun with his announcement, the...

With Dick’s Promotion The Capitalist State Shows It Is The Boss

COMMANDER Cressida Dick is to become a deputy assistant commissioner, the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) announced on Tuesday. On July 22 2005 Dick was in...

Unions Dither While NHS Logistics Is Sold!

LAST Wednesday, the trade unions with the support of the majority of the Labour Party constituency parties defeated the government on the vital issue...

Don’t Let Them Close Down Our Hospitals!

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

Answer the capitalist crisis with a socialist programme

THE deepening capitalist crisis has seen the breakdown of the decisive Doha Round of World Trade Organisation talks, with the United States refusing and...

Revolution Emerging All Over Europe

THE Portuguese government has agreed to look for alternatives to th social security tax rise, just one week after huge anti-austerity street protests shook...

Gove And May Brazen It Out As Labour Refuses To Demand Resignations

WHAT stood out like a sore thumb when the emergency question was put to Home Secretary May in the House of Commons, on Monday...

Cruddas scandal – ruling class split over Cameron leadership

The resignation by the chief Tory fundraiser and party co-treasurer, Peter Cruddas, late on Saturday gave one more glimpse into the corruption that lies...

Ukrainian Workers Reject Putin Plea To Accept Kiev Coup Regime

PRESIDENT Putin on Wednesday urged Ukrainian workers to postpone their referenda on self-determination. He said: ‘We are calling on representatives of regions in southeastern...

£3 billion more of state aid for the Northern Rock

THE Northern Rock bank, recently nationalised by the government has made a £585m loss for the first six months of the year, but the...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers lobbying the TUC Congress on September 12

Hands off Iran – Forward to the state of Palestine

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has voiced his ‘dismay’ over remarks by Iran’s president calling for Israel to be ‘wiped off the map’. Annan...

US-UK Imperialists demand to make massacre legal

DEFENCE SECRETARY Reid’s recent speech to the Royal United Service Institute entitled ‘20th-Century Rules, 21st-Century Conflict’ is a reflection of just how desperate the...

The crisis savages the workers while the rich double their wealth

THE total wealth of the richest 1,000 individuals and families in Britain has more than doubled in the last 10 years to £547bn, the...

Coaliton Policies Put The Elderly On The Breadline

RISING costs and rampant price inflation are leaving half of older people living on the breadline. According to the AGE UK charity nearly half are...

May appeals to Labour Right-Wing to save her

THE TOTTERING Tory government of Theresa May was dealt another massive blow on Wednesday night when the ten Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MPs abstained...

World crisis of capitalism places socialist revolution on immediate agenda

ON FRIDAY the global stock markets reached a record increase with shares values shooting up by over £5 billion in what is being hailed...

Brown Hauls Down The Flag

LIKE a thief in the night Prime Minister Brown sneaked into Basra airport on Saturday night to tell British troops that their period of...

Bush bull cannot cover over US defeat

BRITISH troops have just scuttled out of Basra, leaving the various militias of the city in full control. They have settled down at Basra airport,...

One Year Of The Egyptian Revolution!

HUNDREDS of thousands of Egyptian workers and youth gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square yesterday to mark one year since the start of the revolution...

US Ends Quantitative Easing!

THE US Federal Reserve has announced it is ending its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus programme begun in 2008. The six years since the banking collapse...
The picket line yesterday morning at Gate Gourmet, Heathrow

General Council must support locked out Gate Gourmet workers

ON Monday September 12 the TUC Annual Congress was lobbied by 300 of the over 700 locked out Gate Gourmet workers. The Congress then passed...

Pharmaceutical companies exploit the sick for profit – expropriate them now!

THE LATEST scandal over the obscene profits of giant pharmaceutical companies emerged this week with the news that campaigners are demanding that the Tory...

The ‘bank of central bankers’ warns new banking collapse imminent

THE Swiss based Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has just issued its starkest warning yet that the entire debt fuelled international banking system is...

Salute the struggling Visteon workers – replace their treacherous national leadership!

THE News Line gives its full support to the workers at the Belfast, Enfield and Basildon Visteon plants who are fighting Visteon’s decision to...

Panicky Putin seeks to ward off workers uprising

PRIME Minister Vladimir Putin is currently acting like a frantic one man fire brigade seeking to hose down the growing anger of the Russian...

Sudanese Masses Resistance Forces Junta To Agree To Murder Trial For Military Officers!

EIGHT SENIOR military officers are to be charged in Sudan with crimes against humanity over their part in the mass killing of over 150...

Labour plans war to privatise Royal Mail

THE Brown government is organising a £3bn sell-off of up to one third of the Royal Mail, a privatisation that will cost up to...

Close Down The US Base On Diego Garcia!

FOREIGN Secretary Miliband yesterday admitted in the House of Commons that previous government denials that the island of Diego Garcia, in the Chagos Islands...

US workers deal Bush, Blair and Olmert a heavy blow

WHAT is being called in the US a ‘voter uprising’ has driven Bush’s Republicans out of their control of the House of Representatives, and...

Google, Apple and Facebook facilitate international internet slave trade says UN!

HE INTERNET is being used to promote a modern day online slave market, where women and children are being sold into domestic servitude. This...

Take action to defeat Labour’s plan to smash the NHS

THE leaking of Department of Health (DoH) documents, including ‘Pay and Workforce Strategy for 2008-11’, reveals the Labour government’s plan to slash NHS...

Only a revolution wIll halt the Bahrain grand prix

VERY heavy clashes between masses of anti-government protesters and the Bahraini security forces continued into last night, ahead of tomorrow’s F1 Grand Prix. The...

PFI, Foundation Trusts and £20bn of Tory cuts are preparing NHS closures & privatisation

FIGURES publicised by Labour’s shadow health secretary, Andy Burnham, have shown that one third of England’s hospitals have been completely full at some time...

Johnson Calls A National Lockdown ‘The Nuclear Option’ As Far As Capitalism Is...

PM BORIS JOHNSON in an interview in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph stated that the Tories were determined that there would be no further national lockdown...

Iran wants to talk – US–UK want to impose sanctions

THE Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has declared that he is ready to talk to President Obama and other leaders and have a ‘fair, logical’...