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Down with barbaric vaccine wars! Put an end to backward capitalism with socialist revolutions!

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A VACCINE war broke out between the European Union and the UK last week over the supply of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus. The...

EU banker Draghi imposed as Italian Prime Minister in desperate attempt to prevent a...

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BANKRUPT Italian capitalism moved on Tuesday night to cement the dictatorship of the bankers over the country when the president Sergio Mattarela unilaterally appointed...

World banking crisis driving world revolution!

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LAST WEEK the Bank of England (BoE) finally confessed that it doesn’t understand its own quantitative easing programme (QE) – the central, in fact...

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...

IMF warns stock markets on verge of collapse – socialist revolution the only answer...

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IN THE LATEST update of its Global Financial Stability Report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that ‘complacent’ financial markets are facing a...

Unite plays ‘vital’ role for bosses in selling out fight for jobs!

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UNITE yesterday launched a ‘learning hub, to improve employability’ for its members at Heathrow airport. Announcing the launching of this ‘learning hub@heathrow’, Unite stated that...

Johnson Treats ‘Doormat’ Starmer With Complete Contempt

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ON MONDAY night, prime minister Boris Johnson decreed that England’s third national lockdown would legally come into force on Tuesday night with parliament called...

Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption – Cameron still evades justice!

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FRENCH ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to...

1.72 million jobless! End of furloughing on April 21 will see millions more...

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1.72 MILLION are now jobless! The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said yesterday it is the highest level in five years. Workers aged between 25...

Sunak prepares for war on working class to pay off capitalism’s massive debt

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OVER 250,000 small firms and companies are destined to collapse this year according to research carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Nearly...

Sunak extends furlough as Bank of England prints another £50 billion to try and...

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced yesterday that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of March next year, with the government continuing...

Unions must occupy the steel industry to save thousands of jobs! Bring down the...

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GREENSILL Capital, the biggest lender to crisis-ridden steel magnate Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, collapsed into administration yesterday. It has gone bust, and 5,000 steel...

Unions Must Be Made To Take Action To Secure The Nationalisation Of Tata Steel,...

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THE Unite and GMB trade unions have issued calls for the Johnson Tory government to take action to save 8,000 Tata workers jobs in...

Massive strike action by US workers demands $15 an hour nationwide!

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FAST food workers in 15 cities across America came out on strike on Tuesday demanding a nationwide $15 minimum wage, union recognition rights and...

Time to put an end to ‘zombie’ capitalism with socialist revolution

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STEPHEN Welton, head of the small business investors group the Business Growth Fund (BFG), warned this weekend that the UK economy is in the...

TUC calls on Sunak for a ‘workers’ budget’! Trade Union & Labour leaders need...

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THE LEADERSHIP of the Trade Union Congress, a body which includes 6.4 million workers and has the power to shut the entire country down...

Grenfell fire and corona pandemic underline that under capitalism life is cheap! Overthrow...

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THE GRENFELL inquiry has heard from the bosses of both the insulation and the cladding companies that produced the flammable material installed on the...

International Criminal Court to investigate Israeli war crimes against Palestinians

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THE chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, confirmed on Wednesday that the ICC has opened a formal investigation into war...

Time to drive the Tories out! TUC must call a general strike to give...

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AFTER the Tory insult of a 1% pay offer to the heroic health workers, the working class and youth are boiling with anger and...

Throw Out Bankrupt Sunak And The Tories With A General Strike!

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak, at a cabinet briefing before unveiling his latest spending review in Parliament yesterday, warned that the forecast for the UK...

Military in Myanmar dump Aung San Suu Kyi for civil war against Burma’s ...

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N THE early hours of Monday the military in Myanmar (formerly called Burma) seized power in a coup that saw the country’s leader Aung...

Confident Of US Support Israeli Terrorists Kill Three Palestinian Youths And Torture Five Others!

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ISRAELI forces have shot and killed three young Palestinians during overnight raids on several areas of the occupied West Bank. Two of the victims lost...

TUC leaders collaborate with bosses to try and keep the working class from kicking...

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YESTERDAY, the TUC joined forces with the leaders of top business groups to beg Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme for...

Biden begins his presidency with a missile attack on Syria and a refusal to...

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PRESIDENT Biden has begun his presidency with a cowardly missile attack on Syria and a shameful wooing, in the most hypocritical manner possible, of...

Collapse of Greensill Capital – another Lehman Brothers crisis!

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THE COLLAPSE of Greensill Capital, a finance company which acted as a massive lender to companies, has sent shock waves throughout the UK steel...

Decade of Tory NHS cuts has disabled the NHS! 4.6m now wait for operations....

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THE SURGE in coronavirus cases in January hit key services including cancer and even routine surgery, NHS England figures released on Thursday exposed. Over the...

Myanmar – bloody military crackdown exposes weakness of the junta!

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THE WEEKEND saw the bloodiest crackdown by the Myanmar military dictatorship when police and soldiers opened fire on demonstrators killing at least 18 and...

World debt is leading to hyper-inflation and a socialist revolution!

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AN ARTICLE in Wednesday’s Daily Telegraph by its chief economics commentator, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, highlighted the inevitable consequences following the massive amount of borrowing carried...

Police officer charged as a neo-Nazi recruiter! Another probed for ‘raping policewomen’. Disband the...

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A METROPOLITAN Police officer is facing jail after acting as a recruiter for a banned neo-Nazi terrorist group. PC Benjamin Hannam, from Edmonton in...

Labour MPs being whipped to keep Tories in power!

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer instructed his party’s MPs to abstain in last night’s vote on the Tories’ new Covid regulations tier system, thus ensuring...

Bank of England has no tools to prevent capitalism crashing – socialist revolution is...

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ANDREW Bailey, the governor of the Bank of England, used an interview on the BBC yesterday to once again insist that British capitalism is...

SACK Police Commissioner Dick! Disband the Met Police force and bring in a...

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WITH its dispersal of the vigil at Clapham Common Bandstand on Saturday, where thousands of people were peacefully paying their last respects to the...

Bankers warn of global debt time bomb. Socialist revolution is the only answer

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THIS WEEK, the global banking body, the Institute of International Finance (IIF), revealed that global debt had shot up to an eye-watering $281 trillion...

US capitalism in crisis, UK capitalism near collapse

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US interest rates have now been increased to five per cent, with last Wednesday’s 16th monthly increase in a row. In fact, the new chief...

Tory split emerges with demands on Johnson for a budget that makes war on...

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IN ADVANCE of the budget next week, former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond delivered a shot across the bows of the Tory government with a...

EU was ready to risk scrapping Good Friday Agreement to get ahead in the...

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THAT the Covid-19 pandemic world crisis has sharpened the contradictions of the capitalist system to the point of vaccine wars and revolutionary explosions is...

Myanmar – working class intervene with national strikes to bring down military dictatorship

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WORKERS across Myanmar (formally Burma) came out on a nationwide general strike yesterday demanding the overthrow of the military dictatorship which was imposed last...

Tories seek to smash NHS up into 42 pieces! Entire working class must strike...

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TORY Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock outlined the new government White Paper in Parliament on Thursday pushing a complete reorganisation of the...

TUC unites with bosses to plead with Tories for aviation bail-out rather than fight...

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YESTERDAY the TUC joined with aviation bosses and Heathrow management in a joint statement calling for the Tories to ‘protect the UK’s vital aviation...

Defeat paramilitary policing in UK with socialist revolution

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THOUSANDS of workers and young people in cities throughout the country, peacefully protesting against the Tory Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, were met...

Greek students erupt against state controlling universities with riot police

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GREEK students fought a pitched battle with riot police in Athens on Wednesday as the Greek parliament debated new laws to station security personnel...

Tories split over reopening – time to bring them down

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THE SPLIT within the Tory Party over ending the coronavirus lockdown broke out in the open at the weekend when Tory Foreign Secretary Dominic...

Myanmar working class intervene with powerful general strike to bring down Military Junta!

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MYANMAR (formerly called Burma) was brought to a halt yesterday as hundreds of thousands of workers and youth answered the call for a general...

Time to dump capitalism in the ‘dustbin of history’ along with Labour leader Starmer!

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LEN McCLUSKEY, general secretary of the Unite union, said that Labour Party leader Keir Starmer faces being ‘dumped into the dustbin of history’ in...

Sunak Budget to prepare for mass unemployment and austerity war on workers

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MANY of the measures announced in yesterday’s Budget by Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak had been widely publicised in the run up to his appearance...