Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

Royal Mail workers must set the date for their all out strike action!

ON TUESDAY, postal workers delivered a massive 94.5% YES vote to strike in defence of their jobs, pay and conditions and the very existence...

Union leaders must take action to bring down the Tories – and reject working with...

THE WORLD Health Organisation has issued its ‘Test, Test and Test’ call as its main policy to lay the basis for dealing with the...

US Fed emergency rate cut fails to halt crash – only socialist revolution can...

FOR THE second time in less than two weeks the US Federal Reserve slashed interest rates to near zero on Sunday, a desperate last...

Unions Must Stop Pleading With Bosses And The Tories And Use Their Strength To...

BORIS JOHNSON’S policy of do-nothing to combat or turn back the coronavirus has now been dumped after 229 scientists wrote to the government saying...

Tories to bail capitalism out, while leaving workers and their families to die of...

GLOBAL stock markets crashed on Thursday, the biggest single day fall in history. This is the historic crisis of capitalism, its death agony. The...

Sack TUC traitors who collaborate with Tories and bosses – Build a new leadership...

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak opened his Budget speech on Wednesday with an appeal to ‘put aside party politics, and act in the national interest’ in...

After A Decade Of Savage Austerity The Tories Propose A Massive Inflation!

THE NEW Tory chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, yesterday painted a picture of British capitalism as fundamentally ‘robust’ while the NHS was ‘sound’...

As Capitalism Shuts Down Workers Must Be Mobilised To Fight For Socialism!

THE SCENE has been set for today’s budget by the crash of the stockmarkets on Monday March 9th when trillions of pounds were wiped...

Capitalism being torn to shreds by coronavirus – forward to world socialist revolution

CORONAVIRUS sent the world’s stock markets crashing when they opened yesterday morning, with £100 billion wiped off the value of London’s top listed companies. Leading...

The raging coronavirus crisis is smashing up the worldwide capitalist economy!

ON FRIDAY £60 billion was wiped off the UK’s leading companies. The FTSE 100 plunged by 3.62%. In the US a rate cut saw...

Flybe collapse just the start! Coronavirus has brought the crisis of capitalism to a...

LOW-COST British airline Flybe has collapsed with the loss of 2,000 jobs. The pilots union BALPA has put the blame squarely on the Tory...

In US elections Sanders must defy Democrat campaign to stop him and stand for...

THE RACE to become the Democratic Party candidate to face Trump in November’s presidential election has come down to a fight between the democratic...

Car Factories Could Be Closed In A Matter Of Weeks Says Unite! Occupy Them...

FOR THE first time since coronavirus erupted in China shutting down Chinese manufacturing, cutting off the supply of vital components and commodities to the...

Refugees Must Be Welcomed – The Bosses Must Be Sent Packing!

FOLLOWING the successes of the Syrian army’s drive into Idlib province, President Erdogan of Turkey has begun to carry out his revenge policy. Since the...

Bank of England pledges to ride to the rescue of capitalism!

THE BANK of England yesterday vowed that it would ride to the rescue of the world’s financial markets by joining with other central banks...

French Government Passes Pensions ‘Reforms’ Without A Vote!

THE French government has chosen the moment – when France, Europe and the world is obsessed by the coronavirus crisis – to launch a...

Coronavirus sparks biggest crash since 2007/8 threatening to derail Trump and sink the Johnson...

CORONAVIRUS is spreading around the world, sparking a global economic collapse. For seven days in a row financial markets have fallen. The crisis has...

No immunity over Grenfell Tower atrocity – arrest the real criminals and charge them...

WITNESSES from the firms responsible for creating a death trap at Grenfell Tower are to be granted immunity from prosecution arising out of any...

As the Tories get ready for more budget attacks on workers, the TUC must...

THE SICKEST NHS patients ‘face hours on trolleys’ and in hospital corridors as the NHS desperately tries to find them beds, according to research...

Get Rid Of Crisis-Ridden Capitalism With A Worldwide Socialist Revolution!

GLOBAL financial markets fell like crazy on Monday after a rise in coronavirus cases renewed fears and panic that the entire system is heading...

IMF warns coronavirus threatens to crash world economy

Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued a stark warning on Sunday that the world’s ‘fragile’ economic recovery could be...

The USA Is Determined To Surrender Afghanistan To The Taliban!

A SEVEN-DAY ‘reduction in violence’ between the US and the Afghan Taliban began on February 21, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying,...

Home Office is ‘institutionally racist’! The way to end the ‘hostile environment’ is to...

THE HOME Office is ‘institutionally racist’. This is the verdict of the first draft of the ‘lessons learned’ review by Wendy Williams, HM Inspector...

Bloomberg Flops! Sanders Must Stand For President – US Unions Must Form Labour Party!

BILLIONAIRE Michael Bloomberg, whose wealth amounts to $64bn, has seen his bid to purchase first of all the Democratic nomination to be its presidential...

World Crisis Can Only Be Resolved By World Revolution!

THE DEEPENING of the world crisis of capitalism is driving forward massive job cuts for workers across the world, as manufacturing industry globally faces...

Victorious Syria Reopens Aleppo Airport!

THE SYRIAN government has reopened Aleppo airport for civilian flights in a great victory over the US-UK axis which, supported by Turkey, has sought...

Tories protect the rich from floods while the rest left to drown

TORY austerity cuts have meant that poorer areas of the country have been left completely at the mercy of floods, to the extent that...

Syrian Army Advances Are Dealing A Massive Blow At Trump’s Deal Of The Century!

THE ISRAELI DAILY newspaper Hayom has reported that the US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, is to lead the joint committee that the US...

Baby deaths & 4-hour trolley waits! Closures of maternity and A&Es are a...

AN INQUIRY into baby deaths at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has been broadened into an investigation of hundreds of deaths nationally, Tory...

Postal workers preparing to ballot for national strike action

POSTAL workers are preparing for a second ballot for national strike action between 3rd and 17th March over management moves to steamroller through plans...

Sanders takes lead as US workers and youth rise up against capitalist crisis

THE US independent ‘democratic socialist’ Senator Bernie Sanders has become front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination to stand against Trump in the presidential election...

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...