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Tory legislation to save capitalism through bringing in a police state

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THE TORIES set out their plans to get the collapsing British capitalist economy ‘back on track’ in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech marking the opening of...

Endless propaganda barrage and historical falsification used as a cover for imperialist war...

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Ben Wallace, Tory defence secretary, in a speech yesterday accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of ‘hijacking history’. Wallace spoke while Russia celebrated Victory Day...

Sinn Fein Wins The Election But Drops All References To United Ireland!

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AS SOON as the Northern Ireland Assembly election results were announced on Saturday confirming that Sinn Fein was now the biggest party, the US,...

Labour under ex-prosecutor Starmer cannot win a general election – What is needed is...

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LABOUR has failed to dominate the council elections despite the illegal actions of PM Johnson, and the way that under his government living standards...

Israeli forces storm al-Aqsa Mosque while its nationals fight alongside the Ukrainian fascists!

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ISRAELI military forces stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound yesterday, attacking Palestinian worshippers with sound grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse them and...

5Th May Elections Will Deepen The Tory-Labour Crisis

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TODAY’S local elections will see Tory and Labour leaders trying to convince the electorate that everything is basically ok, and that the voters can...

Johnson demands pensioners and workers must suffer poverty to keep inflation down

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TORY prime minister Boris Johnson was interviewed yesterday on ITV’s Good Morning Britain programme and announced that there will be no attempt to increase...

May Day uprising: in France and across Europe workers rise up against capitalist crisis

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THOUSANDS of workers and young people took to the streets throughout France on Sunday sending a clear ‘message’ that workers are preparing a massive...

General strike shakes the Rajapaksa regime! Forward to workers power!

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LAST Thursday, the Sri Lankan capital Colombo was halted as hundreds of thousands of trade unionists and their supporters took to the streets in...

Workers must stop the imperialist war drive with socialist revolutions!

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IN her notorious speech on Wednesday night, at the Lord Mayor’s banquet in London, the Tory Foreign Secretary and would-be successor to Boris Johnson,...

Truss declares war on Russia and China in her Mansion House speech

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IN HER speech on Wednesday night at the Lord Mayor’s banquet, Tory Foreign Secretary Liz Truss declared that Britain is in a state of...

Truss demands war across Europe to crush Russia!

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IN A KEYNOTE foreign policy speech at London’s Mansion House last night, Tory foreign secretary Liz Truss dispensed with the fiction of the imperialist...

Bring Down The Tories To Stop The Drive To A New Imperialist World War!...

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RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has warned of the ‘real’ danger of World War III breaking out, as 40 capitalist states met in Germany...

Macron only scrapes a win thanks to abstentions and anti-Le Pen votes!

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THE RESULT of the French presidential election on Sunday saw the right-wing Emmanuel Macron winning with 58.54% of the vote, beating the leader of...

The US and UK are making war on asylum seekers! Workers trade unions...

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THE Biden administration has imprisoned tens of thousands of asylum seekers in US prisons where they suffer lengthy detention, severe physical and psychological harm...

There must be general strikes in the UK, the EU and the USA to...

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ISRAELI military forces invaded the al-Aqsa Mosque compound yesterday morning in a continuation of the violent attacks on Palestinian worshippers gathered for dawn prayers...

Tories join with Labour to dump Johnson and prepare way for a national government

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YESTERDAY, MPs debated the motion from Labour that would refer the behaviour of prime minister Boris Johnson to the Commons standards committee to investigate...

Tories increasingly looking to ditch Johnson while Starmer lines up for place in a...

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson jetted off to India yesterday in advance of the vote by MPs on a Labour motion to launch an investigation...

Oxfam’s Pleas To The Bankers Will Be Ignored – World Revolution Is The...

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‘THE IMF must abandon demands for austerity as the cost-of-living crisis drives up hunger and poverty worldwide’ is the demand being made by Oxfam. Oxfam’s...

TUC – Time To Stop Talking! Call General Strike Now To Kick Out The...

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THE TUC last Friday ‘reaffirmed’ its calls on the government to take over the running of P&O Ferries passenger and freight services ‘as a...

The Palestinian leadership calls for international intervention. The workers of the world must respond!

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THE PALESTINIAN Presidential spokesman Abu Rudeineh yesterday morning called for urgent international intervention after Israeli police broke into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and the...

Tories plan a ‘British Guantanamo Bay’ in Rwanda for refugees fleeing imperialist wars

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YESTERDAY, Tory Prime Minister, and convicted criminal, Boris Johnson, announced the plan to give refugees and asylum seekers seeking shelter from imperialist war a...

Johnson and Sunak are criminals – kick them out along with the rest of...

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PM JOHNSON made it clear on Tuesday night that he has no intention of resigning despite the fact that he has become the first...

TUC Leader O’Grady To Quit – TUC Must Organise General Strike For June 18th!

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THE General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Frances O’Grady, is to step down after nine inglorious years at the helm of the...

Tories in crisis over Sunak tax revelations! Get them out with a general strike!

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THE Tory government is in a state of crisis and near collapse as revelations pile up daily about the financial activities of Tory ministers...

We are not re-running the 1970s – In the 2020s the working class will...

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ONE Liam Halligan in The Sunday Telegraph has just announced: ‘Get ready for 1970s-style mass strikes.’ He writes: ‘So don’t be surprised if workers increasingly...

The Palestinians will respond to savage Israeli attacks with a massive Intifada to establish...

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ISRAEL’S navy yesterday targeted Palestinian fishermen sailing offshore Rafah city in the southern besieged Gaza Strip and confiscated two boats, according to a WAFA...

Make the TUC demonstration on June 18 a mobilisation for a general strike to...

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THE TUC has called a national demonstration to London’s Parliament Square on Saturday 18th June. Announcing the demonstration the TUC said: ‘On Saturday 18th June,...

Increased sanctions on Russia drive the bosses’ war against the working class at home!

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THE MOVE by the US, the UK and EU ruling classes to cut off all oil and gas supplies from Russia is now ‘unstoppable’...

Forward to a workers and small farmers government in Sri Lanka

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SRI LANKA is facing a revolutionary upheaval as workers and young people took to the streets over the weekend demanding the immediate resignation of...

Sanctions on Russia rebound on US as countries dump the dollar as dominant world...

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ONE OF the main consequences of the US-led sanctions designed to strangle the Russian economy and lead to regime change has been to hasten...

Labour calls for gas and oil rationing to ‘solve’ the energy crisis

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THOUSANDS of people took to the streets across Britain on Saturday, demonstrating against the massive increase in energy prices and a cost of living...

NO WAGE OR JOB CUTS! Unions must call a general strike for a sliding...

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IN THE last 48-hours energy bills have risen by over 50%. The pensioners triple lock guarantee has been smashed. Students repayments on their loans...

‘Historic shock’ of inflation will drive workers and youth to socialist revolution

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TODAY British workers and their families face the biggest attack on their living standards since records of cost of living increases were first recorded...

Tory policies to defund and privatise the NHS responsible for Shrewsbury maternity disaster!

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THE INDEPENDENT Ockenden inquiry into maternity provisions at the Shrewsbury NHS Trust has revealed a horrific catalogue of failures contributing to the deaths of...

Arab League, Israel and the US conspire against Iran and Palestine!

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WHILE Israeli settlers, police and troops are running riot in occupied Palestine burning down the homes of Palestinian families and injuring and killing their...

Biden calls for regime change in Russia – workers prepare for regime change through...

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IN AN unscripted departure from his speech in Poland on Sunday, US president Joe Biden blurted out that the real aim of the war...

It Is Time For A Revolution Inside The Trade Unions To Defeat The Bosses’...

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THE UNITE leader Sharon Graham on Saturday in a speech in Coventry suspended all Coventry Labour councillors who are Unite members from the union...

Inflationary crisis driving revolution across EU and UK! Time to build the Fourth...

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AS INFLATION soars and the cost of petrol rapidly rises, workers across Europe are being forced to protest, with strikes spreading like wildfire. European energy...

P&O sackings expose the ‘sham’ of consultation with the unions – only a general...

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THE CHIEF executive of P&O Ferries, Peter Hebblethwaite, appeared before a joint hearing of the transport and business committee of MPs yesterday to answer...

Sunak’s Spring Statement reinforces Tory war to make workers pay for crisis

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak opened his Spring budget statement with a naked appeal for the nation to ‘pull together’ and that the nation should...

Make the TUC call a general strike now to boot out the Tories and...

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RAIL, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) members will be joined by many other trade unionists today at 7.00am and on Saturday 26th March at...

University lecturers start fresh mass strike action

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THE THIRD wave of a countrywide strike by members of the University and College Union (UCU) began yesterday with a five-day walkout at 38...

Don’t let P&O get away with murder – Make the TUC and labour leaders...

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YESTERDAY, Chancellor Sunak pledged to help the masses ‘where we can make a difference’, as households face soaring living costs, to the extent that...

War declared against the working class as 800 P&O seafarers are sacked and replaced...

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POWERFUL protests erupted in Liverpool, Hull and Dover yesterday after 800 P&O Ferries’ seafarers were sacked by decree and replaced by cheap labour. The RMT...