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Johnson Getting Ready To Follow Trump, End The Lockdown And Bring In Millions Of...

THE MASSIVE ‘Black Lives Matter’ marches this weekend saw millions of workers internationally and tens of thousands of youth and workers in the UK...

US police murder of George Floyd is part of a war on the entire...

THE WORKING class internationally has risen up in anger over the police murder of George Floyd in the US. The burning issue over police...

Kick out trade union leaders collaborating to impose job and wage cuts

THE ENGINEERING giant Rolls-Royce which manufactures jet engines this week confirmed that it will slash 3,000 jobs across the UK. Already Rolls-Royce has begun the...

Tories Reeling From Crisis To Crisis While Lapdog Starmer Complains Johnson Not Listening To...

AS THE Tories reel from one crisis to another over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic that has so far led to over 380,000...

Trump sends in US military

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Monday said he would deploy the US military to US states that don’t use the National Guard in sufficient...

No to school reopening and a forced return to work – for a general...

WHILE the Tories were hailing the relaxation of the lockdown rules that came into effect yesterday in England as a giant step forward, senior...

Police ‘execution’ sparks Minneapolis uprising – It will be supported by workers...

‘THEY EXECUTED my brother in broad daylight. People had to film that. People had to see that,’ Philonise Floyd the brother of George Floyd, killed...

Tories lay groundwork for police military dictatorship to force a return to work

THE INSTITUTE of Directors (IoD) has warned that 250,000 businesses could sack workers as the Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak runs down the furlough scheme. Sunak...

There can be no return to Bretton Woods – world socialist revolution is the...

AN ARTICLE in the Business section of the Daily Telegraph yesterday laid bare the historic depth of the crisis of world capitalism today. The article,...

Unite and the major trade unions must defend jobs with occupations and a general...

THE UK government is considering intervening in large UK companies through ‘Project Birch’ to ‘save’ the firms that are going bust by more government...

Now’s the time to kick out Cummings and Tory government – forward to a...

IN A COMPLETELY unprecedented act of defiance Boris Johnson’s special advisor Dominic Cummings gave a press conference yesterday defending his conduct in breaking the...

Heroic Iran Breaks US Blockade Of Venezuela As Its Oil Tankers Enter Venezuelan Waters!

ON SUNDAY, the Iranian embassy in Caracas posted a video of the first Iranian oil tanker arriving in Venezuelan waters. ‘The first Iranian tanker...

Trump steps up his war against China! However the enemy of the US workers...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has stepped up his war against China. Trump said on Thursday the United States ‘would react strongly if China imposes...

‘We want the world to recognise the state of Palestine’ – PM Shtayyeh

THE PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has issued orders to his cabinet members to immediately start work on implementing the decision of the Palestinian...

Working Class In UK Requires A New And Revolutionary Leadership!

TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak dropped any pretence that British capitalism would stage a miraculous ‘bounce back’ when he confessed that the country faces ‘a...

Mass Unemployment And Poverty Is All Capitalism Has To Offer Workers And Youth!

THE NUMBER of people claiming unemployment benefit in the UK soared to 2.1 million in April – the first full month of the coronavirus...

Trade union leaders abandon members – build a revolutionary leadership in the unions

A STUDY published yesterday revealed that as many as six million workers in Britain live in fear of losing their jobs in the next...

Tories declare war on the teachers! The TUC must join with the BMA to...

THE HEADLINE of The Sunday Telegraph’s editorial yesterday is very much to the point. It insists: ‘The teaching unions must be defeated,’ and continues,...

National Strike Action To Stop Any Forced Return To Work!

Last Sunday Boris Johnson announced that the Tories intend to reopen primary and reception schools year 1 and year 6 on June 1st, with...

Only A Socialist Revolution Can Resolve The Crisis Of Capitalism!

THE DAY after official figures were released showing that the UK economy was crashing into the deepest depression for 300 years, the governor of...

Record Breaking Slump Will Lead To Socialist Revolution In The UK!

BRITISH capitalism is officially in recession as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported yesterday. In just three months, the UK economy shrank at a...

TUC And Right Wing Labour Are Supporting Driving Workers Back To Work!

PM JOHNSON’S drive to return workers to work, despite the coronavirus epidemic, announced in Parliament on Monday at 3.00pm has met with a split...

Union leaders offer to save capitalism

BORIS JOHNSON’S address to the nation on Sunday night about ‘relaxing’ the lockdown rules has been widely criticised by the leaders of the Labour...

US and world economic crisis deepens as PM Johnson decides to give up ...

THE CORONAVIRUS crisis is smashing up the US and world capitalist economy at a tremendous rate. The latest casualty is the electric car firm Tesla...

Capitalism’s biggest crisis since 1706, warns BofE! Make it its last with a socialist...

THE BANK of England’s latest report, released on Thursday, has revealed the full extent of the catastrophic crisis of capitalism, now writhing around in...

US Imperialism organised botched plot to overthrow Venezuela’s President!

ON WEDNESDAY, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo emphatically denied to reporters that the US had any involvement in the failed attempt by...

EU Blowing Apart, Replace It With The Socialist United States Of Europe!

THE EUROPEAN Commission yesterday issued a dire warning that Europe and the EU is suffering ‘an economic shock without precedent since the Great Depression’...

British Capitalism Is On The Rocks! All Life Support Attempts Are Failing As The...

SUCH is the crisis of British capitalism more than half of the adult population, 27 million people, have had to be financially assisted by...

Trump seeks to blame China as he orders US workers back to work

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump is seeking a scapegoat for the inevitable deaths of millions of people following a forced return to work while the...

Tories Seeking To End The Lockdown To Save Capitalism – While Covid-19 Rages!

ACCORDING to the Johns Hopkins University count, the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 3,402,400 people worldwide and has claimed the lives of at...

Aviation is going into the abyss! Nationalise the entire industry through a socialist revolution!

RYANAIR is to cut 3,000 jobs representing 15% of its workforce, it was announced yesterday. British Airways is to cut up to 12,000 jobs and...

BA sacks 12,000 workers while Unite and the GMB register their ‘shock’ and nothing...

THE GIANT Unite and GMB trade unions have greeted the news that British Airways is to make 12,000 workers redundant with shock, dismay and...

Workers Must Tell Tuc And Starmer ‘Don’t Prop Up Johnson Bring Him Down!’

IN HIS speech outside Downing Street on Monday PM Johnson made it crystal clear that the Tory Party, presiding over the greatest ever crisis...

UN poverty expert slams Tory ‘hypocrisy’ over austerity – end poverty with socialist revolution 

THE UNITED Nations rapporteur on extreme poverty, Philip Alston, has issued a damning attack on the Tory government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic describing...

Bosses Demand Lift The Lockdown While Pensioners Are Locked In At Home!

WITH British capitalism up to its neck in hundreds of billions of debt, and with the middle class small proprietors ruined, the cry is...

FBU leaders, fire chiefs and Home Office unite to throw firefighters into the ...

FITTING masks to NHS workers, moving dead infected bodies, driving ambulances, making face shields, carrying out tests and delivering food to the elderly: all...

Bank of England preparing to unleash hyperinflation in desperate attempt to save capitalism!

THE LATEST economic forecasts for the UK released yesterday revealed that Britain’s economy is collapsing at an unprecedented rate this month. The Purchasing Managers’ Index...

The Death Agony Of Capitalism! Time For The Working Class To Bury It!

ON MONDAY night, US President Donald Trump announced via a tweet that he would stop all applications from foreign nationals seeking permanent residence in...

US shale oil bites the dust – Forward to the US socialist revolution!

THE PRICE of US oil has turned negative for the first time in history, destroying the shale gas ‘miracle’ that was going to liberate...

11.7 million unemployed as British capitalism collapses – socialist revolution the only answer

AS MANY as 11.7 million people will be thrown out of work – either through being furloughed or simply being sacked – in the...

LGA Warns ‘Extreme Cost-Cutting’ Is Destroying All Services!

THE LOCAL Government Association’s (LGA) Richard Watts has written to Tory Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick (of the two houses) warning against ‘extreme cost-cutting’...

Us Capitalism Is On The Rocks! The US Working Class Is Faced With...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump yesterday unveiled his three-phase plan for opening up businesses in America proclaiming, ‘We’re starting our life again. We’re starting rejuvenation...

McCluskey denounces Labour’s right wing who worked for a Tory victory!

THE general secretary of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has reacted with fury over the revelations contained in the leaked internal report by the...

The Crisis Of Capitalism Is Making It Clear That The Working Class Must Take...

BRITAIN is in the grip of the deepest recession since records began putting the country on course for the biggest economic collapse since 1709...

The Eurozone Commits Collective Suicide!

THE Eurozone committed ‘collective suicide’ last week when EU finance ministers met and agreed a deal that they heralded as a historic breakthrough in...