Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

Stop all evictions – socialist revolution the answer to mass homelessness

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YESTERDAY the temporary ban on evictions in England ended, leaving hundreds of thousands of people facing being thrown out of their homes for rent...

Kick Out Hancock And The Tories – Forward To The UK Socialist Revolution!

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WHEN The Daily Telegraph headlined on Saturday that ‘Reckless Hancock left care homes to fend for themselves’ the message was clear. It is that...

US National March for Palestine takes place today in Washington – US workers &...

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MASSIVE demonstrations are sweeping the United States in support of Palestine. There have been big marches and rallies in New York, Chicago, Texas, San...

Tory government responsible for thousands of unnecessary deaths – time to kick them out!

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YESTERDAY marked the 10th anniversary of the BBC Panorama programme that exposed the shocking treatment of the patients at Winterbourne View, a private hospital...

Socialist revolution is the only way to smash capitalist police state!

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ON TUESDAY, the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, US president Joe Biden met with Floyd family members. The meeting...

Forward To The One State Solution – As Zionist Mobs Attack Palestinians And ...

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the unelected Zionist leader Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference in Jerusalem yesterday. Netanyahu thanked US...

Bosses covered up coronavirus infections and deaths in workplaces to keep the profits rolling...

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THOUSANDS of deaths by workers who contracted Covid in the course of their jobs have gone unreported in the official figures, according to research...

Millions Of Workers And Youth Join The Struggle To Liberate Palestine And Establish The...

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SATURDAY saw a vast crowd of 250,000 workers, including very large numbers of enthusiastic and determined youth, take to the streets of London for...

The Palestinian revolution is driving Israel back! End the occupation of Palestine! Forward to...

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HAMAS declared a ‘historic victory’ of Palestinians in their struggle against the occupying regime of Israel yesterday, after the Israeli regime conceded an unconditional...

Forward to Colombian revolution!

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COLOMBIA, the country that has been hailed by the US as the second most populous ‘democracy’ in South America and a key partner in...

UK CPI rate increase only the start of inflation spiral

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YESTERDAY the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the UK inflation rate had more than doubled in April this year as energy costs...

Palestine’s Heroic Masses Stand Up To Israeli Terrorism And Are Now Setting Conditions For...

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THE HEROIC masses of Palestine have stood fast in the face of desperate Israeli terrorist missile attacks calculated to break the spirit and the...

Eurozone caught in ‘debt trap’ with no way out – Socialist Revolution is the...

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THE LATEST dire prediction on the precarious economic state of the eurozone came from three former chief executives of the European Central Bank (ECB),...

TUC Must Support Next Saturday’s Mass Rally, Recognise The Palestinian State And Demand That...

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SATURDAY saw the concrete proof of just how much support the brave Palestinian people have won in their battle to undo the dirty work...

TUC must act on its resolution, organise the complete boycott of Israel, call a...

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MISSILES are raining down on the people of Gaza, as the Israelis step up their war to prevent the establishment of the state of...

Tory coronavirus inquiry is an attempt to put off reckoning with working class

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ON WEDNESDAY, Tory prime minister Boris Johnson announced that there would be ‘a full and independent inquiry’ into the government handling of the coronavirus...

No ‘bounce back’ as UK economy shrinks by further 1.5% in three months

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IT SPEAKS volumes for the disastrous state of British capitalism that news that the UK economy has collapsed by a further 1.5% in the...

TUC Trade Unions Must Support A Palestinian State By Imposing A Boycott Of Israel!

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HUMAN Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on April 27: ‘The oppression of Palestinians has reached a threshold and a permanence that meets...

Palestinians rising up against Israeli drive to ethnically cleanse them from Jerusalem

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ISRAELI forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound yesterday morning, firing rubber-coated bullets, tear gas and sound bombs at Palestinian worshippers, wounding hundreds in a...

Trade Unions Must Dump Starmer And Labour’s Right Wing And Call A General Strike...

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THE general secretary of the Unite union Len McCluskey has responded to Labour’s massive council election defeats and its disastrous loss in the Hartlepool...

The trade unions must sack Starmer and dump Labour’s right wing! Now is the...

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THE HARTLEPOOL by-election result and the council by-election results mean that Starmer and Labour’s right wing must be dumped by the trade unions at...

Thieves, drug users, arsonists and spies – recruited by the Metropolitan police

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BACK in 2014 the police announced that they were ‘relaxing’ their rules on recruitment to allow convicted criminals to join. In fact, this just legitimised...

Kick out union leaders who collaborate with Tories – build the revolutionary leadership in...

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THIS WEEK Unison, the largest public sector union in the country, issued a statement declaring that it ‘stands ready’ to work with the Tory...

Palestinian PM calls on UN to act against Israeli apartheid, while Hamas insists that...

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on United Nations bodies, particularly the Children’s Fund (UNICEF), to follow up on the recent Human Rights...

BJP defeated in regional election as India’s masses turn on Modi!

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INDIA’S prime minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing BJP party suffered a massive political defeat at the hands of voters in West Bengal on...

PARIS ERUPTS AS POLICE ATTACK WORKERS ON MAY DAY and the CGT union urges...

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THE major French trade union the CGT has protested at the massive attack on peaceful demonstrators by riot police and and vigilantes and has...

Generals threaten coup against Macron as France and Europe face bankruptcy

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LAST WEEK, an explosive letter from 25 senior retired French generals was published in the right-wing Valeurs Actuelles magazine threatening President Macron with an...

Biden adds $4tn to the US’ already unsustainable debt!

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YESTERDAY, US president Joe Biden announced to a joint session of Congress his plans to unleash a massive round of government spending amounting to...

Human Rights Watch Denounces Israeli Apartheid Crimes!

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AN international leading human rights watchdog, the Human Rights Watch (HRW), has accused the Israeli authorities in a 213-page report titled ‘A Threshold Crossed:...

Workers will demand Unite’s national action against fire and rehire be stepped up to...

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YESTERDAY the Unite union announced it is launching a campaign to end fire and rehire with ‘coordinated strikes and actions across the country’. In a...

CWU Demands Criminal Investigations Into Persecution Of Postmasters! Workers Must Demand Action To End...

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THE CWU postal workers trade union yesterday insisted that criminal investigations must take place ‘into senior Post Office figures who oversaw the criminalisation of...

Grenfell tenants were treated as ‘sub-citizens’. All those responsible for the fire must...

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TENANTS of the Grenfell Tower warned time and again about the dangerous building they were living in, but their cries for action fell on...

720,000 UK companies on verge of collapse putting 10 million jobs at risk!

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AS THE DATE for the Tory government to end its financial support to British companies looms so the warnings about a cataclysmic crash of...

Football fans rise up to drive back the big capitalist bosses!

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ON SUNDAY night, the investment bankers, venture capitalists and hedge funds, who own the six biggest football clubs in Britain, announced that they were...

Youth &workers need British socialist revolution as they bear the brunt of the UK...

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YOUNG people are bearing the brunt of the jobs crisis. Under 35s accounted for 80% of the 811,000 payroll jobs lost in the UK...

Expulsion of diplomats attempt to demonise Russia – workers know the enemy is at...

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The Czech Republic on Saturday expelled 18 Russian diplomats after claiming that two alleged Russian spies were behind a deadly explosion at a Czech...

UK trade unions must fight PM Johnson’s decision to oppose Israel going before the...

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PALESTINE has called upon the international community as well as signatories to the Geneva Conventions to take on their responsibilities concerning protection of Palestinian...

‘Cronyism and sleaze’ engulfing Tories, as bankrupt capitalism collapses. Forward with the Socialist...

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SINCE GREENSILL Capital collapsed last month, all that is rotten throughout Parliament has been stirred up and has bubbled to the surface. The collapse...

Reinstate sacked gas workers – demand union leaders call general strike to defeat fire...

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ON WEDNESDAY, up to 500 engineers were sacked by British Gas for refusing to sign a scab, wage-cutting new contract under the company’s fire...

Youth unemployment hits record levels – socialist revolution the only answer

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YOUTH unemployment in the UK has shot up over the past year according to the latest research carried out by the Resolution Foundation think...

Ex Bank of England boss demands let ‘zombie’ companies crash to save capitalism

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FORMER Bank of England governor Mervyn King this week called for heavily indebted ‘zombie’ companies to be allowed to ‘disappear’ taking with them, although...

Tories mired in scandal over Cameron and Greensill as financial collapse the ‘canary in...

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THE MOST recent development in the collapse of Greensill Capital has been the revelations of all the lobbying for government bail-outs by ex-Tory prime...

Massive increases in US military spending as US bosses look to war to...

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US IMPERIALISM is currently stoking up a war crisis from Ukraine to the China Seas as it seeks a way out of its economic...

Police Officer Chauvin squeezed the life out of George Floyd! Murder trial puts the...

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FOR NINE minutes and twenty-nine seconds police officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck, Hennepin county courthouse in downtown Minneapolis heard...

Myanmar workers and youth on the path to armed revolution to overthrow military junta

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THE MYANMAR embassy in London was taken over by representatives of the country’s military junta on Wednesday with the previous Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn...