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Industry collapses in UK under impact of capitalist crisis

THE UK economy stagnated with no growth in the last quarter of 2019, according to official figures from the ONS (Office for National Statistics). Gross...

Capitalism has no ‘safety net’ to save it from economic crash

THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) can no longer act as the world’s ‘lender of last resort’ according to a task force of currency experts...

Tory ‘hostile environment’ programme alive and kicking – Stop mass deportation flight!

THE PLANNED deportation of 50 people to Jamaica, many of whom came to the UK as children, shows that the Tories racist hounding of immigrant...

The world’s capitalists quake in their boots as coronavirus shuts down Chinese factories halting...

‘THE WORKSHOP of the world is closed,’ Ambrose Evans-Pritchard wrote in the Telegraph on Thursday predicting a colossal disaster for capitalism if the massive...

Democrats and Republicans sink their differences when it comes to imperialist war

WHILE US president Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday night was met with impotent angry silence by Democrats, there...

Trump gambles on his inflationary boom lasting till presidential election day!

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump delivered his formal State of the Union address on Tuesday night with the usual boast that under the three years...

Victory to the Syrian army in Idlib! Forward with the Turkish workers revolution...

THE TURKISH government has said it will not hesitate to invade Syria to prevent the Syrian army pressing ahead with its counter-terrorism offensive to...

Working class will smash Johnson’s fantasies with socialist revolution

TORY prime minster Boris Johnson yesterday delivered a speech composed entirely of wishful thinking from which reality was completely excluded. In Johnson’s fairy-tale world British...

TUC Must Take Industrial Action To Force The Tories To Oppose Trump’s Palestine Deal!

THOUSANDS OF ISRAELIS rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday night against the ‘deal of the century’, which they said was a plan for ‘transfer’...

Workers forced Brexit through! Now bring down Johnson to bring in a workers government...

AT ELEVEN pm last night, Britain officially left the European Union. After a long, hard and determined struggle Brexit has actually happened and the...

Universal Credit can’t be fixed: Abolish it along with the Tories!

THE TORY government suffered a defeat in the courts this week when the court of appeal dismissed a challenge by the Department for Work...

The TUC must tell the Tories to condemn Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ or...

ON TUESDAY night, US President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side finally unveiled to the world his ‘Deal of...

US threatens the UK over 5G – while the Tory Party splits over the...

THE BANKRUPTCY of British capitalism is there for all to see. Yesterday the Johnson Tory government was faced with making a serious break with...

Workers forced into debt and facing jail to keep the banks from crashing

T EMERGED yesterday that the number of debt repayment orders issued by the courts last year reached a record level of 1.15 million. These official...

Recognise Palestinian State Immediately – Smash ‘Deal Of Century’ With International Mass Action

THE Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Saeb Erekat has just condemned US President Donald Trump’s so-called ‘deal of the century’, due...

Call indefinite general strike! Overthrow the 5th Republic! Forward to a Socialist France!

THE ‘YELLOW Vests’ who have been out on the streets of France every Saturday for over a year have joined forces with the mighty...

Israel Is Blocking Gaza Gas And Selling It To Egypt

ISRAEL IS currently preventing gas from entering the Gaza Strip and is selling it to Egypt – while Palestinians inside the Gaza Strip are...

Trump’s trade war with EU & UK accelerates as US seeks to bankrupt its...

THIS WEEK at the World Economic Forum in Davos, US president Donald Trump reignited his trade war with Britain and Europe. On Wednesday Trump vowed...

Trump Will Live To Regret His Empty Davos Boasting! US Debt Mountain Will Lead...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s address to the annual get together of politicians, billionaires, bankers and other assorted ‘running dogs’ of capitalism at the World...

Shut Down Young Offenders Institutions – The Only Future For Youth Is Through A...

THE DISGRACEFUL conditions imposed on ‘youth offenders’ have been revealed by another report from Peter Clarke the chief inspector of prisons in England and...

Lebanon and Iraq erupt as masses demand political overthrow of their governments

LEBANON erupted over the weekend with renewed clashes between thousands of demonstrators and security forces on Sunday following violent clashes in Beirut on Saturday...

The Libyan people must drive out the imperialists and their agents and resume ownership...

ON JUNE 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were shot dead by a Bosnian Serb nationalist during an official...

Fire service cut to the bone! Kick Tories out before another deadly fire breaks...

THE time between a 999 call and fire engines arriving on to the scene of a fire has increased. This is despite the Fire...

Putin’s speech confirms the bankruptcy of the Stalinist bureaucracy

RUSSIAN president Vladimir Putin opened his annual State of the Nation address on Wednesday by highlighting that Russia has been able for the first...

A Capitalist Nightmare Confronts The Bosses As Economic Collapse And Revolution Nears!

THIS week the Daily Telegraph has published a supplement ‘The Investors’ Handbook 2020’ subtitled: ‘Rising protectionism, negative interest rates, equity bubbles, debt mountains, trade...

Pompeo Reveals That Soleimani’s Murder Was Part Of A ‘Bigger Strategy Of Deterrence!’

US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo has spilled the beans about the murder of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. He has revealed that it...

End the torture of Julian Assange and stop his extradition to the US!

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange appeared in person at Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday in yet another routine administrative hearing to prolong his imprisonment up to...

Trump Sheds ‘Crocodile Tears’ For Victims Of Thursday’s Downing Of Ukrainian Plane!

ON FRIDAY January 3rd, the USA carried out a terrorist drone attack on Baghdad airport, murdering General Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Revolutionary...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike in the north...

A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

World Bank Report – capitalism  stands on brink of financial crash

THE WORLD stands on the brink of a financial crash according to the latest biannual Global Economic Prospects report from the World Bank. This warns...

The Unity Of The Working Class With The Oppressed Nations Is The Way To...

IRAN launched a multiple missile attack against two bases in Iraq that contain US troops and other coalition forces on Wednesday night in retaliation...

Labour Paying Price For Its Betrayal! Time To Join And Build The WRP!

REBECCA Long-Bailey is the latest candidate to join the squad of failures seeking to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, after the party’s rout...

Central Banks to increase global debt timebomb with QE

CENTRAL banks in America, Europe and Japan are on the verge of printing and handing out to their banks hundreds of billions of pounds...

Trump Threatens To Hit 52 Chosen Sites If Iran Retaliates For Murder Of...

IRAN’S Army chief has defiantly dismissed US President Donald Trump’s threat to hit scores of Iranian sites, if Iran hits back after the US...

Trump’s Terrorist Regime Kills Iranian Leaders As It Drives Forward To A New Middle...

IRAN’S most powerful military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been murdered by a US air strike in Iraq. The...

French unions answer Macron’s declaration of war by calling for ‘all French people’ to...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron used his annual New Year’s address to the nation to rule out any compromise with the working class over his...

Trump gears up for war against Iran – defeat imperialist war with socialist revolution

US IMPERIALISM launched an unprovoked wave of airstrikes against targets in both Syria and Iraq on Sunday, targeting bases controlled by Iraqi Popular Mobilisation...

UK trade unions must take action to end the UK’s criminal treatment of Chagossians...

THE prime minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth has indicted the UK government for committing ‘crimes against humanity’ for refusing to allow Chagossians to return...

Netanyahu’s ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ – He Still Faces Criminal Charges And The Palestinian Revolution

ISRAELI Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has claimed a ‘huge win’ in a vote that challenged his leadership of the Likud party. Netanyahu secured 72.5%...

There Is No Christmas Truce For Palestinians As Israel Attacks Both Gaza And The...

ISRAELI warplanes at dawn yesterday launched a series of airstrikes against several posts across the besieged Gaza Strip, causing extensive material damage. WAFA’s correspondent reported...

TUC makes overtures to Johnson’s Tories – We must replace TUC traitors with a...

THE TUC yesterday published a statement that amounts to nothing less than an abject surrender to the Tory government and a grovelling offer to...

Israeli War Criminals Must Now Face Arrest, Detention, And Trial By A War Crimes...

THE US, Israel’s major backer and armer, has condemned the International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to launch a full investigation into Israeli war crimes. In...

Answer Johnson’s war on the right to strike with a general strike and a...

HOURS after winning the December 12 election, Tory leader Johnson at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in central London announced that ‘We now speak...

FBU pensions victory sets precedent for all public service workers

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) won a massive victory not only for their members but for all public service workers when the employment tribunal...

Tories declare war on trade unions – defend the right to strike with a...

TODAY’S Queen’s speech includes plans by the Tories to make all-out strikes by rail unions and other transport workers illegal. Tory transport secretary Grant Shapps...