Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

Refugees from imperialist wars are welcome – the enemy of the working class is...

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ON WEDNESDAY it was revealed that the Tory government is considering building an ‘asylum processing centre’ in the South Atlantic on Ascension Island. The Foreign...

US Trade Unions Ready To Take Action To Bring Down Trump!

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IN AN unprecedented move, the American trade union AFL-CIO federation (the US equivalent of the TUC) issued a statement last Friday warning that the...

1,002,296 have died from Covid-19 – Capitalism cannot deal with this crisis!

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THE number of people worldwide who have died from Covid-19 has passed one million, reaching 1,002,296 with 33,378,462 infected, the Johns Hopkins University reported...

Macron desperate to reassert French imperial rule in Lebanon

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FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron stepped up his blatant interference in Lebanon on Sunday when he issued Lebanese politicians an ultimatum that they must form...

Bankrupt British Bosses Declaring War On Workers, Students And Youth!

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THE UK government borrowed £35.9bn in August, which was £30.5bn more than it borrowed in August last year. Borrowing between April and August totalled...

Hamas & Fatah agree to Palestinian elections to form government to defeat Zionism and...

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A NEW unity between all Palestinian factions against the common enemy – Israel and the US – is rapidly developing. The leadership of the...

TUC line up with CBI and Tory Chancellor Sunak to impose wage cuts and...

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

Tories moving to bring in Martial Law and a licence to kill for spies

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PM JOHNSON announced the latest draconian lockdown rules in the House of Commons last Tuesday, with the threat that, if not obeyed to the...

Trump Threatens To De-Fund New York, Seattle And Portland!

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THE TRUMP administration has stepped up its war on ‘Marxists and radicals’ naming three major cities that it has targeted to strip of their...

Tories guarantee working class will pay for the profits of the rail privateers

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YESTERDAY the Tory government announced its plans to save the profits of the private rail companies by bankrolling them for another 18 months. In March,...

To End The Covid-19 Crisis The Trade Unions Must Bring Down The Tories And...

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TORY HEALTH SECRETARY Hancock yesterday said of the Covid-19 crisis that Britain was facing a ‘tipping point’ and ‘we have a choice’. It turns...

FBI warns of revolution! Now is the time to build 4th International in the...

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THE DIRECTOR of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray, told a congressional hearing on Thursday that the US ruling class has lost...

Bank of England & US Fed continue to pump out free money to attempt...

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YESTERDAY, the Bank of England announced that it will be keeping interest rates on hold at the historical low of 0.1%. This was the unanimous...

Tories ‘sidelining NHS’ is the cause of testing crisis – time to bring them...

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WITH coronavirus cases continuing to rapidly increase day on day as a result of the Tories’ campaign to drive the reopening of workplaces, schools...

Quit the EU now – defend jobs, forward to socialism!

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A PROPOSED law giving PM Johnson’s government the power to reject parts of the Brexit agreement with the EU passed its first reading in...

Kick out TUC leaders who warn of a tsunami of job losses but refuse...

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NEW ANALYSIS by the research group the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has shown that unemployment in the UK will be a massive increase...

Hands off Palestine – no annexations! Arab workers must remove ‘recognition’ regimes!

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FOLLOWING the refusal of the Arab League to condemn the UAE for its recognition of the state of Israel, Bahrain has now followed the...

All Out Strike To Defend NHS! Nurses Must Get 15%!

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NURSES, midwives and NHS workers around the country take to the streets again today to demand a 15% pay rise and they are extremely...

South Africa crashes into economic depression – socialist revolution is the only way forward

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ON WEDNESDAY South African president Cyril Ramaphosa announced the death at the age of 91 of George Bizos, the renowned human rights lawyer who...

To Get Rid Of The Coronavirus – Get Rid Of The Capitalist Drive For...

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YESTERDAY, Boris Johnson announced new emergency laws making social gatherings of more than six people illegal in England from next Monday. This law applies to...

Leave The EU Now! Call A General Strike To Defend Jobs! Stop Pleading...

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THE UK’s negotiator with the EU, Lord Frost, has said that there is still time for the UK and the EU to agree a...

Free Julian Assange! Imperialists are the real war criminals!

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JULIAN Assange’s extradition hearing resumed in London yesterday with the US government once again throwing in new charges at the last moment. According to reports,...

Tories are readying to impose new taxes, and engage in massive wage cutting! Remove...

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EARLIER this week, Apple was priced on the US stock market at $2.3tn (£1.7tn), more than the combined ‘value’ of the entire FTSE 100. The...

Defend Belarus and Russia from the attacks of the USA, UK and the EU

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THE ALLEGED ‘poisoning’ of Russia’s unsuccessful opposition leader Alexei Navalny by a ‘Novichok-like nerve agent’ has been trumpeted by the capitalist press as if...

EU & British capitalism collapsing under debt – Forward to the United Socialist States...

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THE CRISIS gripping the German economy threatens not just to bring the country down but will complete the crash of the entire eurozone, a...

Only one answer to mass unemployment – Socialist Revolution

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WHILE firms and businesses are closing down as furlough ends and millions of workers are being thrown out of work, the Tories launched their...

President Trump Refuses To Meet The Family Of Jacob Blake!

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THE FATHER of Jacob Blake, the black man shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, refused to ‘play politics’ with his son’s life’ when President...

Tories split over massive debt crisis! Make the bosses pay for their crisis through...

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THE TORY Party split over how to pay off the massive debt run up bailing out the bosses during the coronavirus pandemic is now...

No War! Greek And Turkish Workers Must Unite – Their Enemy Is At Home!...

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WHILE President Trump is celebrating the Israel-UAE alliance against Iran and Palestine, and planning to extend it throughout the region, his NATO allies are...

Trump champions the police and launches his war against communism and socialism!

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US PRESIDENT Trump, in his desperate attempt to win the November presidential election, has stepped up his war against the working class, branding all...

Tories responsible for deaths in care homes and amongst NHS workers – Time to...

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THIS week, the Tories’ criminal liability for the deaths of thousands of health care workers, the elderly and the disabled was revealed in two...

Middle Class Faces Mass Unemployment. It Must Unite With The The Working Class To...

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THE CRISIS engulfing British capitalism has drawn the organised working class, along with youth and entire sections of the middle class, into the struggle...

Pompeo Seeks To Build Alliance Against The Palestinian And Iranian Revolutions!

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US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo is currently in the Middle East organising an Israeli-Arab coalition to fight Iran and prevent a Palestinian state. Pompeo...

US ruling class fears an uprising by workers following Wisconsin shooting

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PROTESTS in the US state of Wisconsin erupted on Sunday evening following another shooting by police of a reportedly unarmed black man. According to reports,...

UK Is £2 Trillion In Debt – Tories Are Ringing The Alarm Bells...

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UK GOVERNMENT debt has risen above £2 trillion and hit £2.004 trillion for July. The debt is £227.6bn more than last year. It is...

Unite must call BA strike now! All TUC trade unions must join the action!...

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AT A THOUSAND-strong mass meeting of British Airways workers at Bedfont Football Ground on the outskirts of Heathrow Airport on Thursday, workers voted unanimously...

230,000 tenants face eviction as ban ends this weekend – Only socialist revolution can...

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ON SATURDAY the ban on evicting tenants in England and Wales, introduced by the Tories at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, is due...

Capitalism’s ‘Ship Of Fools’ Heading For The Rocks!

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WHEN the most right-wing Tory supporting newspaper in the country turns on the Tory government, accusing it of gross incompetence and heading for disaster,...

Trump declares he will create 10 million new jobs by a trade war...

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US PRESIDENT Donald Trump is stepping up his trade war onslaught on China as his November presidential election date approaches, and the US continues...

Now is the time to build the Workers Revolutionary Party in the trade unions

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THE ELECTRONIC ‘consultation’ being carried out by the Unite and GMB unions with their members employed by BA is not just a travesty of...

Scrapping of Public Health England part of Tory plan to force through privatisation...

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The lead story in last weekend’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper announced: ‘Hancock axes failing public health body,’ adding ‘PHE (Public Health England) to be scrapped...

US-UAE-Israel Deal Is To Set Up Anti-Iran War Front!

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THE announcement on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel have reached a peace deal did not emerge suddenly in the past...

UAE & Israel ‘normalise’ relations! The UK must NOW recognise the Palestinian state with...

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US PRESIDENT Trump announced on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel will ‘normalise’ relations. UAE is the first Arab nation to...

Seattle Police Chief Quits As Working Class Gears Up To Deal With Trump!

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SEATTLE’S chief of police has thrown in the towel and quit on the same day that the city council voted to reduce the police...

UK capitalists on their knees with the deepest recession since records began!

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OFFICIAL figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released yesterday show that gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 20.4% in the three months...