Editorials

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Cameron Launches Campaign For UK To Remain In The Eu

CAMERON yesterday launched his campaign for a ‘Yes’ vote in an EU referendum – which has been pencilled in for June 2016 – telling...

British Commander Demands Tro0P Numbers In Helmand Be Doubled

A FEW WEEKS ago the US Secretary of Defence, Gates, was accused of trying to corral the British government into sending more troops...

Corbyn must demand a general election at once!

AS THE Tory and Labour Party crises deepen, the Bank of England yesterday announced that the outlook for UK financial stability is ‘challenging’. Bank of...

Ealing A&E saved! Now Maternity & Children’s wards must be re-opened!

THE PLANS to close Ealing and Charing Cross A&Es have been scrapped after a mass campaign by the West London Council of Action secured...

Publish and be damned – not as far as the Chilcot report is concerned!

FAMILIES of British soldiers killed in the Anglo-American March 2003 invasion, and then occupation, of Iraq, were yesterday threatening legal action against the chairman...

Irish enforced bail-out will bring EU to breaking point!

IRISH Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, and the Irish government, are being forced onto their knees by the EU and the European Central Bank...

Nasrallah promises Israel an even bigger shock

HEZBOLLAH’S victory over Israel in the July war of 2006 changed the relationship of forces in the Middle East, and the significance of that...

Savage cut in ESA to claw back £1.4bn from the disabled!

THE peers of the House of Lords on Monday night capitulated to the Tory government over cuts to disabled people’s benefits to ‘encourage them...
Alessandro Pereira outside Downing Street after presenting a letter to Blair

Put police death squad chiefs on trial for murder

DOCUMENTS leaked from the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) show that on July 21, a young Brazilian, Jean Charles de Menezes, was shot seven...

Taliban Wins The War!

THE news that the United States and Britain are going to the United Nations security council to push for UN sanctions against 18 top...

General Motors & Ford threaten to stop production in US

AS PAY negotiations between the American car giants General Motors (GM) and Ford, and the United Auto Workers (UAW) have reached a critical point,...

Defend every job, occupy to stop closures, and nationalise the major industries

YESTERDAY the Office for National Statistics produced figures showing the record breaking numbers of unemployed and the record breaking growth of unemployment. UK unemployment...

Corbyn must start fighting for Brexit or the right wing will bin him, and...

IN their latest manoeuvre to dump the 2016 referendum result to leave the EU, the right-wing of the Labour Party are now manoeuvring to...

State to give bankrupt bankers cash in exchange for their paper rubbish

PRIME Minister Brown has made an appeal to the Wall Street bankers to be honest, surely a contradiction in terms. He wants them to publicly...

Duncan Smith’s ‘Ministry Of Truth’ Peddles Lies!

THE Department for Work and Pensions has admitted lying to the public by making up stories from fictional claimants, and passing them off as...

Mass strikes required to fight sackings and wage cuts

THE jobs crisis in the UK is sharpening to boiling point in the motor car industry and in the power construction industry, affecting...

Cornwall Marches To Save Fire Service

TWO hundred firefighters and control room staff were joined by thousands of angry local residents in a 13-mile march from Camborne to Falmouth on...

Businesses threaten to relocate before Brexit! Nationalise them and put them under workers’ management!

RESEARCH for the Institute of Directors showed yesterday that a third of UK businesses are considering moving abroad after Brexit. The IoD said that...

Poroshenko’s anti-Russian provocations are a sign that his end is near and that ...

ALL RUSSIAN men aged between 16-60 have been banned from entering the Ukraine in a further ratcheting up of tensions by the Poroshenko dictatorship,...

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...

Forward to the Palestinian state!

ISRAEL’S Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has ordered the termination of all non-security related coordination with the Palestinian Authority (PA), in response to the UN...

GMB, Unison and Unite refuse to call action to bring down coalition

‘WORKING people in the UK can help stop the Conservative-led coalition from taking a wrecking ball to the fabric of daily life.’ This is the...

Revolution in Zimbabwe – working class must take the power in Zimbabwe and...

TENS OF THOUSANDS of workers and youth have marched to President Mugabe’s office and residence and say that they will stay there till he...

Forward to the political revolution in the Ukraine

UKRAINIAN President Viktor Yushchenko has mounted a coup attempt in the Ukraine, dissolving parliament and calling a snap general election on May 27th. The parliament...
Gate Gourmet workers say: WE WANT VICTORY! – while TGWU leaders discuss compulsory redundancies and loss of unfair dismissal rights!

US Threatens Syria With War

THE US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, who was recently transferred from Afghanistan, last Monday threatened the Syrian government with war. He accused Syria of...

UN report confirms that Capitalist austerity has driven millions into poverty in the...

A REPORT by an official UN agency has confirmed what every worker across Europe knows – namely that the savage austerity measures carried out...

Crunch Time For The British Banks

BOTH the HSBC and Barclays banks along with the Royal Bank of Scotland have suffered major share losses in the past week, as investors...

Unite the public sector TUC must call indefinite general strike

TODAY'S four-hour national strike by firefighters is just the tip of a gigantic iceberg of working class hatred steadily bearing down on the leaky...

Hands off nurses! Government to blame for cuts

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) started its annual conference this week in the midst of a brutal attack on the nursing profession spearheaded...

Bosses share bonanza

THE ages old reformist illusion that the worst excesses of capitalism can be curbed through a mixture of indignation and moral outrage received yet...

Halt the NHS race to the bottom

AT a time when the privately owned treatment centres are being handed billions of pounds of the NHS Budget, without any investigation of just...

Coalition plan to beat the poorest to aid the richest

SO FAR trillions of pounds have been spent by the state, using taxpayers’ money, to rescue, prop up and save bankrupt banks and...

The battle for public opinion has been won – now take action to win...

THE postal workers have the support of the mass of the British people, the public sector trade unions and the other trade unions making...

UK death squads in the north – a warning for today

LAST night’s Panorama programme, entitled ‘Britain’s Secret Terror Force’, threw yet more light on the murderous activities of the British state in its war...

UK and US imperialism’s drive to war must be answered through the victory of...

IN his ‘Letter to American Workers’, published in Pravda on August 22 1918, after the victorious Russian revolution, Lenin wrote, ‘We are now, as...

Bulgarians Hit Out At Cameron

THE President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, has correctly rebuked Tory leader Cameron for peddling nationalism and isolationism. It is ironic that the UK – which...

Baker Reveals Iraq Get Out Plan

A PANEL of White House advisers led by a former Secretary of State, James Baker, is reported to be recommending a major shift of...

Now is the time to build the Workers Revolutionary Party

THE deeper the crisis of the capitalist system gets, the more desperate the measures that it takes to sustain the bosses and bankers’ system,...

Abolish PFI and contract cleaners to stop NHS bugs deaths

THE number of deaths linked to the hospital bug Clostridium difficile has outstripped those due to MRSA. Deaths involving Clostridium difficile rose by 69 per...

US Seeking Long-Term Bases In Iraq

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

Tory arrogance only possible because of TUC servility

THE past week has been dominated by the sheer arrogance of the Tory-led coalition as it prepares to implement its plans for the wholesale...

BA struggle coming to a head

EXTENSIVE talks have been taking place over the last seven weeks under the Chairmanship of TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber between Unite and BA,...

Blair’s Iraq adventure bites the dust

PRIME Minister Blair yesterday had a meeting with the long standing CIA agent and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani, who is now posing as the...

Blair’s great pensions robbery

LABOUR’S ‘pensions revolution’ is a major attack on the working class, the elderly and the youth. The origin of the ‘revolution’ is not that the...

Smash the capitalist state – the only way to get justice for Blair Peach!

THE Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) today released the report of Commander Cass into the events surrounding the death of Blair Peach in Southall, west...