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US and South Korea ‘pour gasoline onto the fire’ says North Korea

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THE US and South Korea have begun conducting annual military drills, ignoring North Korean appeals to halt the exercises. Last week North Korea appeared to...
NHSTogether demonstration in November 2007 against NHS privatisation

NHS pharmacy services under threat – warn unions

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Unite is seeking an urgent meeting with Health Secretary, Andy Burnham ‘as NHS pharmacy services are threatened by a government decision’. Burnham is being asked to...

Nationalise The Banks To Resolve The Capitalist Crisis

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MORE than $170 billion (£87 billion) has been wiped off the balance sheets of companies worldwide as a result of the collapse of the...

‘Fools Gold’ Sends Stock Markets Rocketing Upwards

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BOTH Wall Street and the London stock markets made record advances yesterday. The FTSE 100 index rocketed upwards on Friday morning adding £80billion to share...

Spectre of revolution haunting TUC leaders!

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THE real essence of the capitalist crisis penetrated into the heart of the Trades Union Congress yesterday, as delegates assembled for their annual conference...

Socialist revolution the only way to prevent mass unemployment

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THE ANNOUNCEMENT this week by the aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls Royce that it is to slash 4,600 jobs in the UK as part of...

No Obama Recovery Plan

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A VERY hard pressed Obama, right at the start of his state of the Union message, was forced to summon the ‘God of Battles’...

TUC must call a general strike in support of the RMT and to bring...

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RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch joined the picket line at London’s Euston Station yesterday morning after pay talks with the Tories collapsed on Monday. Earlier,...

Obama allies with Clinton and McCain, and ignores the unions

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US WORKERS will be asking themselves what the recent presidential election campaign was all about when Obama was fighting for change and saying that...

Blair Fended Off Caution With Resignation Threat

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LABOUR MP Jack Straw yesterday announced that he is to run Gordon Brown’s campaign for the Labour leadership. Straw’s declaration was answered in...

Vultures Want To Pick At Argentina’s Bones

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FOR workers in Britain, Argentina may well appear to be a far off country in South America whose sovereign default on its debts to...

Tusk threatens ‘Hell on Earth’ for working class!

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WHEN Donald Tusk, the European Council President, speaking in Brussels came out with his comment that there is a ‘special place in hell’ for...

No to Zuma or Ramaphosa –the South African workers must take the power!

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THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has noted the shocking testimony given to City Press by police officers who were among those...

Mervyn King The Bankrupt Representative 0F A Bankrupt Social System!

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ON Wednesday night, the outgoing governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, delivered a speech that amounted to little more than an extensive...

DRIVE THE MAY GOVERNMENT OUT! MARCH ON PARLIAMENT ON JULY 1st!

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THE May government has now entered the world of the surreal. It has just about been able to schedule a Queen’s Speech of sorts...

Iran Has The Right To Nuclear Power

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THE Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council, Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, made it very clear last Wednesday what Iran’s position is on its right to develop...

US civil war on unions – forward with world revolution

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The civil war by US capitalism against its own working class has erupted with a vengeance in the state of Wisconsin. In this state, the...

Labour Becomes The Anti-Immigrants Party

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THE number of immigrants allowed into the UK under the current ‘points system’ will have to be reduced because of the economic crisis, and...

Italian Banks on verge of crash following Renzi’s defeat

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THE defeat for the Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, in Sunday’s referendum to change the Italian constitution and concentrate the political power in his...

UK arming Israel and supplying it with drones, sniper rifles and other murderous equipment!

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DURING almost a month of Friday demonstrations in Gaza, called the ‘Great March of Return’, the Israeli army has used snipers to shoot dead...

The CWU leaders are refusing to fight for their membership

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THE unsolicited public display of pacifism yesterday by the CWU leadership, in the face of the most vicious daily attacks on their membership...

Project Fear Gives Way To Pledges Of Retribution

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SPEAKING with Labour’s former Chancellor Lord Darling by his side, in full support, the Tory Chancellor Osborne yesterday pledged violent retribution against the electorate...

Tories Plan To Bomb Syria And Send Troops To Libya

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NEWS LINE congratulates the German workers who have given a big welcome to the Syrian and other refugees who have shown such an indomitable...

‘Green Shoots’ – A Mirage Of Desperate Capitalists

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THE European Central Bank is having nightmares about the state of the 25 banks that underpin the financial system of the Eurozone within the...

US workers reject Obama’s rescue of bankers and bosses

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SCOTT Brown’s victory for the Republican Party, in the Massachusetts election for the US Senate, does not mean that US workers can’t wait to...

The youth of Europe are rising up against their governments and the EU! Forward...

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YOUTH across Europe are a revolutionary force that are ready to rise up against the ‘generation in power’ in their countries and in the...

Myanmar – working class intervene with national strikes to bring down military dictatorship

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WORKERS across Myanmar (formally Burma) came out on a nationwide general strike yesterday demanding the overthrow of the military dictatorship which was imposed last...

Nationalise BAE to defend jobs!

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DEFENCE engineering giant BAE Systems confirmed yesterday that it is cutting a further 3,000 jobs at sites across the country, mainly in its military...

Greek contagion hits Italy and the US

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Today the leaders of the Eurozone will be meeting once again in a desperate attempt to try and stop the collapse of the euro...

Tories, LibDems are in crisis – kick them out now!

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AS the results of Thursday’s local council elections come in and are poured over by the main political parties and the pundits in the...

Reject ‘unlimited fees’, restore free state education

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LORD BROWNE’S Review was published yesterday, recommending unlimited tuition fees for university, with ‘the market’ setting the level. The coalition’s Business, Innovation and Skills Secretary,...

Victory to the insurgency – puppet regime splits into rival gangs

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WHILE Blair continues to try and claim that there has been some partial victory for ‘democracy’ in Iraq, worth the ‘price’ of the many...

Employment Minister Boles Threatens The Trade Unions!

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EMPLOYMENT Minister Nick Boles announced on Wednesday evening that the new anti-union legislation will govern industrial action in the fire, health, education, transport,...

Tories are unable to beat Covid virus – time to bring them down and...

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YESTERDAY, the BMA revealed in a statement that thousands of doctors feared that the NHS would not be able to cope with the ‘incredible...

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

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

‘State suicide’ of Italian pensioner

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CAPITALISM’S latest scheme to save failed banks claimed the life of an Italian pensioner who lost his £72,000 life savings following the collapse of...

Tories and Labour get ready for more state repressions

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HOME Secretary Theresa May said yesterday that thousands of people are potentially at risk of being radicalised in the UK. ...

Unite Takes Action Against Serco BA And The Bank Of England!

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YESTERDAY striking Serco workers from Bart’s NHS Trust, striking BA mixed fleet cabin crew, and striking Bank of England workers marched and picketed the...

US Seeking Long-Term Bases In Iraq

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THE United States and its puppet Iraqi government are seeking to renew the UN mandate for Iraq for just one year, meaning that the...

Karzai To Release Prisoners From Bagram’s G-Bay Jail

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WASHINGTON has expressed concern about a plan by the Afghan government of President Hamid Karzai to release scores of prisoners considered by the US...

This is how NATO is defending civilians in Libya

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ON Saturday, the Red Cross visited Sirte, which has been under intense bombardment and shelling from NATO planes and ships, and by NATO’s ground...

Capitalist state kept quiet about illegal phone tapping

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METROPOLITAN Police Commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson, has ordered a senior officer to ‘establish the facts’ – concerning the knowledge that the police had –...

Tax Cuts For The Rich – The Scrap Heap For The Workers

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TWENTY five right wing ruling class economists have worked out the way to revive the dying capitalist economy, and it is, while continuing the...

TUC must call a general strike to halt Tory drive to runaway inflation and...

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US stocks have made huge losses after a major sell-off last Friday on Wall Street. By Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost nearly...

Tories attacking youth again – answer them with socialist revolution

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THE Tory-led coalition have launched an unprecedented attack on youth after endorsing a Transport Research paper that proposes that young drivers under the age...