Editorials

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End imperialist war by bringing an end to imperialism through world socialist revolution!

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A NEW report from the Costs of War Project at Brown University has exposed the death toll of imperialist wars across the globe. It...

Stop NHS cuts and privatisation – a general strike to defend the NHS

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THE CRISIS in the NHS has reached a breaking point with NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation issuing an unprecedented joint report calling for...

Socialist revolution the answer to capitalist crisis

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ONE SURE SIGN that capitalism is rapidly heading for an economic crash of historic proportions is the regularity in which increasingly desperate articles are...

After the US-UK defeat in Afghanistan, al-Houthi calls on the US and Saudis to...

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AT A press conference held on the Kabul airport tarmac, on Monday afternoon, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the US had been defeated and...

Tories defy court ruling and keep asylum seekers detained at Napier Barracks

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IT HAS been confirmed that the Home Office is determined to keep the dilapidated and dangerous Napier Barracks open for a further four years. The...

After Afghan Disaster, UK Ruling Class Is Determined That UK Workers Must Pay For...

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THE HUMILIATING hiding that the UK ruling class has taken from the Taliban in Afghanistan, where the US and the UK have squandered tens...

Afghan Airport blasts kill 90 including 13 US troops! Imperialism’s historic defeat must spur...

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THE US and UK’s military and political defeat in Afghanistan has laid bare the crisis of imperialism for the workers of the world to...

West condemned to ‘irreversible decline’ – put it out of its misery with world...

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THE DECISIVE defeat of world imperialism at the hands of the Afghan people has caused a complete breakdown amongst the most ardent defenders of...

Unite members elect Sharon Graham as General Secretary to take on employers and Tories

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SHARON Graham yesterday was elected as general secretary of the Unite union to replace Len McCluskey securing 37.6% of the vote. Graham, who was considered...

US And UK Ruling Classes Have Been Undermined By Defeat In Afghanistan!

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THE RULING US Democratic Party, led by President Biden, was yesterday being pressed by its NATO allies to delay the US rapid retreat (rout)...

Bosses demand a prison workforce to keep wages below poverty level

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IT EMERGED yesterday that desperate UK food companies are begging Tory ministers to let them use prisoners to work in meat processing plants as...

Trump And Blair Are Furious As The Taliban Heads For Government!

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THE success of the Taliban movement and the mass of the Afghan people in securing a US and NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the...

Labour is moving to sack a quarter of its staff! A GMB & Unite...

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THE LABOUR Party is facing strike action by staff who work at the party offices who are members of the GMB and Unite trade...

Top bosses paid more in one year than a worker earns in a lifetime

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THE ANNUAL pay of FTSE 100 chief executives fell during the pandemic but still equates to more than a key worker would earn in...

British MPs reduced to whinging while Taliban take control!

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WHILE the Taliban’s top political leaders arrived in Afghanistan to take control of the country, British MPs held an emergency debate in Parliament yesterday...

Palestinian Premier Condemns Israel’s Killing Of Four Young Palestinians!

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has condemned the Israeli army killing of four young Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Jenin and...

50-years since ending Bretton Woods and the end of the myth of capitalist stability

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SUNDAY August 15 marked the 50th Anniversary of the collapse of the Bretton Woods Agreement which shattered any illusions about the ability of world...

Taliban cuts the US-UK imperialist powers down to size – now the US and...

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THE US AND UK imperialist powers have just suffered a historic defeat in Afghanistan. Last week, even as they scuttled out of the country,...

Unite leaders beg the Tories for permanent furlough! New leadership required in trade...

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UNITE, with a membership of 1.4 million, wielding the power to strike and shut down vast proportions of industry, has reduced itself to begging...

Israeli land robbery continues as Human Rights Watch condemns Hamas!

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ISRAEL has ordered Palestinian landowners to evacuate their land in the town of Tuqu’ in Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli authorities...

Answer Tory racist deportation offensive with a general strike!

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THE TORY policy of creating a ‘hostile environment’ for the Windrush Generation – the thousands of men, women and their children that came over...

UK ruling class turns on President Biden over Afghanistan disaster for imperialism!

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THERE is no doubt that the humiliating UK-US rout in Afghanistan is a colossal victory for the Taliban, and all oppressed nations, and at...

Yemen defiant in face of imperialist onslaught – Forward to victory of World Socialist...

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ON SUNDAY, thousands of Yemenis marched through the streets of the capital Sana’a against the US/Saudi blockade of their country and holding American imperialism...

Only A Socialist Revolution Can Save Lebanon From Destruction By The Imperialist Powers!

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ONE year after the explosion that rocked Beirut on August 4, 2020, killing 218 people, injuring more than 7,000 and devastating much of the...

Junior doctors have been ‘insulted’ by exclusion from any NHS pay rise. They...

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JUNIOR doctors have been excluded from any NHS pay rise, and they are furious. Yesterday, their union, the British Medical Association (BMA), announced they...

Unite betrays Ealing strikers – Time to build a revolutionary leadership in the unions

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THE ANGER expressed by Ealing Parking Service workers at the way in which the Unite leadership has sold their strike down the river reflects...

Imperialist provocations against Iran a prelude to war

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IMPERIALIST preparations for war against Iran were ramped up even further on Tuesday with completely unsubstantiated claims that Iran was responsible for the ‘hijacking’...

One year after the massive Beirut port explosion the families of the victims are...

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A YEAR after the massive explosion at Beirut Port devastated the Lebanese capital, the victims’ grieving families are still waiting for answers, accountability and...

Sunak mulls over how to slash pensions to ‘rescue’ British capitalism!

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AT THE weekend, The Telegraph newspaper reported that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak is ‘mulling’ over his options for breaking the triple lock on pensions...

As Johnson steps up his attacks on workers, Unite leaders offer to lend him...

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THE Johnson government stepped up its attack on the UK working class yesterday by reducing its furloughing payments to workers to 60% with the...

56 Refugees forced to sleep in a single office! Boot the Tories and their...

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REFUGEES are being held in office space in Kent, with as many as 56 women and children crammed into a single room, sleeping together...

Crisis Of British Capitalism Is Reaching Explosive Proportions – Disaster Ahead Say Insolvency Specialists!

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THE NUMBER of British businesses in immense financial distress and on the brink of collapse has soared by 25% to 650,000 during the past...

Johnson Declares War On Youth With ‘Chain Gang’ Threat

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has declared war on youth in the UK with his ‘Beating Crime Plan’ which labels youth as ‘criminal’ and targets...

Unions Must Call Action To Halt Tory Law Equating Journalism With Terrorism! They Must...

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THE NUJ is warning that Home Office plans to ‘reform’ The Official Secrets Act ‘are a severe threat to journalism’. It is calling on...

China is not the enemy – the enemy is at home – forward to...

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THE CHINESE People’s REPUBLIC is now the number one enemy for US imperialism and its UK ‘running dog’. The war is on all fronts,...

Now Is The Time To Go Forward To The State Of Palestine!

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THE war for the recovery of the land of Palestine is building up rapidly as the heroic Palestinian nation, men women and children battle...

Union leaders are fiddling while the NHS burns! General Strike now to win...

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THE BURNING issue of NHS workers’ pay is so explosive that the Tories left it to the very last day that Parliament sits before...

Demand the TUC call a general strike to defend NHS workers from Tory pay...

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IF THE Tories hoped that the last minute scramble to head off the anger of NHS workers by increasing the derisory and insulting 1%...

Tories to slash public services by £17bn

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UK PUBLIC services will be slashed by up to £17 billion, the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, as Tory chancellor Rishi...

Labour Party bankrupt financially and politically – unions must break from it and build...

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THE POLITICAL bankruptcy of the Labour Party is now matched by its financial bankruptcy as, under the leadership of Keir Starmer, it has become...

Israel’s NSO’s Pegasus Project hacks the phones of over 50,000 people worldwide

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A DETAILED investigation carried out by Forbidden Stories, a Paris-based non-profit media organisation, the human rights group Amnesty International and world media organisations has...

PM And Chancellor Sunak Forced To Self Isolate As Labour Continues Its Support For...

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THE Prime Minister and Chancellor are to ‘now self-isolate as normal’ after both met with Health Secretary Sajid Javid who had tested positively for...

Scrap the Tory Health and Care Bill – it is a ‘privateers’ charter for...

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TORY PM Johnson’s new Health and Care Bill currently going through Parliament, is a fresh attack on the NHS by a Conservative Party that...

South African workers must bring down the ANC and take the power!

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SOUTH Africa has erupted with the announcement yesterday that the ANC government plans to deploy 25,000 troops after days of violent uprising by workers...

Bankrupt capitalism aims to balance the books through foreign aid cuts and vicious austerity...

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ON TUESDAY, Tory PM Boris Johnson narrowly avoided defeat on a motion to cut UK foreign aid after a rebellion by Tory MPs. In the...