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Sudanese Workers Launch Two-Day General Strike!

THE Sudanese Alliance for Freedom and Change has launched a two-day revolutionary nationwide strike to force the still ruling military council to transfer power...

Workers shake Labour to its foundations with their vote for Brexit!

THE EU elections have shattered both the Labour and the Tory parties. With a national turnout of 37%, Labour got 13.6 of the vote, the...

Bring Down Crisis-Ridden Tories – Quit The Eu Now!

THE PATHETIC political collapse of PM May is the result of the massive hostility of the UK working class to her ripping up the...

Kick May And The Tories Out Now With A General Strike! Forward To...

PM MAY yesterday morning announced she was resigning as Tory leader and Prime Minister in two weeks on June 7. May said that the...

Free the Chagos Islands – Britain’s own Guantánamo Bay!

ON WEDNESDAY the General Assembly of the United Nations delivered a stunning vote which overwhelmingly condemned the continuing occupation of the Chagos Islands. By 116...

Trade unions must call general strike to bring down May government and bring...

ON TUESDAY Theresa May launched what has been billed as her final attempt to cobble together a parliamentary majority amongst MPs for her ‘new’...

The world capitalist crisis rattles bourgeois intellectuals as the working class turns against the...

IT is a fact that at times of acute economic crisis in the world capitalist system the minds of bourgeois economists and commentators are...

Trump escalates trade war with China and prepares for a shooting war – only...

THE TRUMP administration has ratcheted up the confrontation with China with an escalation of its economic trade war, coupled with a provocative military build-up...

OPCW aided Douma cover-up and the massive imperialist air strike that was launched by...

A JUST-LEAKED report by the OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) engineers contradicts the chemical watchdog’s official report on the April 2018...

Amazon & Deliveroo pair up to super-exploit workers! Capitalism must go!

ONLINE retail giant Amazon is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars, it was announced yesterday, into the gig economy delivery service Deliveroo in...

US pilots confronted Boeing over safety before Ethiopia crash and were ignored!

SECRET recordings have revealed that the American pilots union confronted US aircraft manufacturer Boeing about the safety of their bestselling 737 Max 8 plane...

Sanders Warns The US Ruling Class Stay Out Of Iran! He Is Supported...

BERNIE SANDERS, the US Senator, issued a live video on Tuesday warning that a war by the US against Iran would be ‘many times...

Occupy Honda, Call A General Strike To Bring Down The Tories, Quit The Eu...

THE Unite trade union has described Honda’s decision to press ahead with the closure of its Swindon plant by 2021 as a ‘body-blow of...

Defeat US-Saudi war provocations in the Gulf – Victory to Iran!

A SPOKESMAN from Iran’s Foreign Ministry yesterday warned of a ‘conspiracy by ill-wishers’ to blame Iran for an imperialist provocation, the ‘sabotage’ of four...

While the homeless sleep on the streets and workers battle to survive the rich...

UK WORKERS have suffered privation and poverty ever since the 2008 financial crash, when the banks were bailed out by a Labour government at...

Trump’s trade war prepares the way for a real war against China! The only...

US PRESIDENT Trump sharply escalated his trade war with China yesterday, more than doubling tariffs on $200bn (£153.7bn) worth of Chinese goods. The US is...

Corbyn comes out for a second referendum to sell-out Brexit

YESTERDAY Jeremy Corbyn launched the Labour Party manifesto for the upcoming elections to the EU parliament: ‘Transforming Britain and Europe: for the many not...

US imperialism preparing war on Iran – workers must stop this war by overthrowing...

THIS week US imperialism ratcheted up its preparations for an all-out military war against Iran. On Monday, Donald Trump’s national security advisor and warmonger-in-chief John...

The struggle to seize Libya’s oil wealth intensifies with the US, Saudis, Egypt and...

AFTER over a month of fighting to take Libya’s capital, Tripoli, General Khalifa Haftar – who broke with Colonel Gadaffi to flee to the...

Palestinians force Israel to agree ceasefire in Gaza

LAST Friday Israel launched a murderous bombardment on the Gaza Strip killing at least 27 Palestinians, including two pregnant women and at least two infants,...

Tories call for May to go while Labour considers a pro-EU deal to save...

ON SUNDAY Prime Minister May in a panic-stricken move, after the Tory Party’s defeat in the council elections, urged Labour leader Corbyn to ‘put...

Tories & Labour are punished in council elections for refusing to carry out Brexit!

BOTH the Tories and Labour suffered huge defeats in the council elections yesterday for their cowardly refusal to implement the 2016 EU referendum result. Polls...

Workers across the world rise up on May Day – Forward to world socialist...

May Day erupted across Europe and the entire world this year in an unprecedented and revolutionary uprising of workers and youth against an international...

The only way to really defend Venezuela is for the working class to smash...

VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised speech last Tuesday night that a coup attempt by a small group of the military had...

Tories face ‘historic defeat’ in elections – forward to kicking them out and bringing...

THE TORIES face a ‘historic defeat’ in Thursday’s local elections, with a top Tory polling expert predicting they are on course to lose over...

Hamas Ready To Form A National Unity Government!

ADDRESSING a national meeting of the leaders of Palestinian political factions in Gaza City on Saturday, Ismail Haniyah, the head of the Hamas political...

Macron’s response promising permanent austerity will drive revolution forward

ON THURSDAY evening French president Emmanuel Macron finally made a public address outlining his response to the revolutionary uprising of workers, youth and the...

Zero-hours contracts and below legal minimum wages dominate in private care agencies

ANALYSIS by the GMB union of figures in the national Skills for Care database reveals that care workers employed in the private sector are...

Tory racist attack on

34,000 FOREIGN students have had their visas cancelled and over 1,000 have been kicked out of the country as a result of the racist...

Tory MPs demand May resigns while Labour refuses to call for her removal

THERESA May returned from her Easter break to face Tory MPs united in demanding her resignation. Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, met...

Poroshenko crushed in elections – forward to Ukrainian workers taking back power and returning...

THE WORKERS and small farmers of Ukraine dealt a crushing blow to the right-wing oligarchs and to the EU and US imperialism when they...

Children subjected to horrific pain and torture techniques. End UK state brutality with a...

CHILDREN locked up in the UK are subjected to horrific pain, inhuman and degrading treatment, cruel restraining techniques and solitary confinement, a damning report...

Half of England owned by less than 1% of the population! Expropriate the...

THIS YEAR an estimated 4,677 people a night are sleeping rough on the streets of Britain, a figure that has increased for the past...

WITH THE TORIES COLLAPSING, THE BANKERS HOLD TALKS WITH SHADOW CHANCELLOR McDONNELL!

AN ARTICLE in yesterday’s Daily Telegraph revealed that a series of behind-the-scenes meetings has been taking place between members of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet...

Notre-Dame Cathedral burnt out as Macron concentrates spending on civil war riot police and...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron was forced to cancel his important address to the French nation on Monday night, after a massive fire erupted at...

EU tears apart as Italy accuses France of provoking civil war in Libyan ‘power...

THOUSANDS of Libyans have been forced out of their homes as fighting rages in the capital Tripoli between the forces of the UN-recognised ‘Government...

TORIES FACE WIPE OUT – WHILE LABOUR MPs PLAN EU ELECTIONS COUP!

WITH THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS fast approaching, the bourgeois democratic system through which the capitalist ruling class has ruled over the working class in the...

Free Assange and Manning! The imperialists must be put on trial for ‘war crimes’!

BRITISH police entered the Ecuadorian embassy in central London on Thursday, which is technically Ecuadorian territory, arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Australian who...

Boycott the EU elections and force a break with the EU through a revolutionary...

BOTH the sheer bankruptcy of British capitalism and the impotence of Tory Prime Minister Theresa May were on public display on Wednesday night as...

May humiliated and powerless – only socialist revolution can achieve Brexit!

ON TUESDAY night, Theresa May suffered yet one more humiliation at the hands of her own party when almost 100 Tory MPs voted against...

Parliament Votes Lords Resolution Banning Any UK ‘No Deal’ Into Law!

THE HOUSE of Commons on Monday night voted by 390 votes to 81 to turn a House of Lords resolution into legislation that bans...

Libya faces a bloodbath as imperialist stooges fight for control

A BLOODBATH is being predicted in Libya after the leader of the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA), General Khalifa Haftar, launched a military offensive...

Right wing Labour wants to make sure that the UK never leaves the European...

IN LAST Friday’s letter to EU President Donald Tusk the Prime Minister, Theresa May, made it very clear that she had surrendered to the...

May begs EU for further delay! Workers must rise for a ‘no deal’ break...

TORY PM Theresa May has written to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk begging for yet another delay to Brexit, this time...

NHS England threatened hospital with legal action to force privatisation through

IT EMERGED this week that NHS England in August last year took the unprecedented step of threatening legal action against a hospital in order...