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54% increase in energy bills means destitution for millions! Nationalise entire industry! General strike...

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YESTERDAY, the energy regulator Ofgem announced the amount by which charges for gas and electricity will shoot up in April as it raised the...

Disband the Met Police – forward to a workers state and socialism

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WHEN Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel is forced to say that she is ‘appalled and sickened’ by the behaviour of Metropolitan Police officers, then...

TUC must be made to call mass demonstrations and a general strike to bring...

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PM Johnson yesterday fled the country to go to the Ukraine, where he will be able to adopt what he hopes will be a...

Strikes hit hospitals and airports as workers rise up against wage cutting!

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WHILE the Tories tear themselves apart awaiting the heavily redacted report by Sue Gray into Boris Johnson and all the parties at Downing Street...

Tories Split Over The Johnson–Sunak Decision To Raise National Insurance Contributions In April!

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PM JOHNSON’S decision to bloc with Chancellor Sunak to see that National Insurance Contributions are raised in April by £12.9 billion has widened the...

The Tories are split to the hilt! The trade unions must bring them down...

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THE SPLIT in the Tory Party over the planned hike in National Insurance (NI) has got wider and deeper! Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s proposed 1.25...

Tory war on unemployed must be answered with a general strike to kick them...

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THE LATEST Tory onslaught on the unemployed was revealed by Boris Johnson at Prime Minister’s Question Time on Wednesday when he praised the ‘Way...

Tory party split over huge NI tax rise – It is time for the...

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THE TORY government is being ripped apart from top to bottom, with every day bringing new reports of ministers fighting amongst themselves in a...

Grenfell disaster was caused by private companies and government – the FBU tells Inquiry!

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FIRE BRIGADES Union lawyer Martin Seaward has told the Grenfell Inquiry that the disaster was caused by individual private companies and the government! He insisted:...

Tory Party disintegrating – working class must prepare to seize power now!

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THE CONSERVATIVE Party is tearing itself apart this week as Tory MPs await with trepidation the result of the inquiry by Sue Gray into...

Anti-Russian war alliance begins to crumble as head of German navy quits!

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GERMANY’S navy chief has resigned from his post after drawing criticism from the German government and Ukraine over his remarks in support of Russian...

EU, US and UK rulers are provoking war in the Ukraine! Workers of the...

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BRITISH forces arrived yesterday in Ukraine to ‘train up Ukrainian troops’ while the US has sent in weapons, to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to...

Johnson ditches Plan B – Time for working class to kick Tories out and...

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THE TORIES have pledged to dump all existing Covid restrictions in the next few weeks in England and ‘get life completely back to normal’. On...

Only a sliding scale of wages can defend workers from inflation

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OFFICIAL figures have confirmed that consumer price inflation surged to 5.4% in 12 months to December – up from 5.1% month before – the...

Lords defeat Tory police state bill – trade unions must now take action to...

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THE TORY government’s plan for a police state dictatorship over the trade unions and all public protest movements took a big hit yesterday when...

Answer Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill with a general strike to kick the...

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THOUSANDS of workers and young people took to the streets at the weekend in mass ‘kill the bill’ demonstrations across the country against the...

Tory Party Crisis Deepens – Time For The Trade Unions To Get Rid Of...

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THE TUC trade unions have a duty, and have the power to end the death agony of the Johnson government. Even bankers have remarked...

Energy bills and rent through the roof! Benefits cut! Wages cut! Tories must be...

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GAS and electricity prices have gone through the roof leaving families unable to pay their bills, with hundreds of thousands sitting in freezing cold...

US inflation rockets up – world sitting on a ‘time bomb’

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US INFLATION rate hit 7% last month – the highest since Ronald Reagan was president in 1982 – making it the seventh consecutive month...

Johnson refuses to resign – organise a general strike to kick him and the...

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BORIS Johnson opened prime minister’s question time yesterday by apologising for giving the impression that lockdown rules, imposed by his Tory government, had not...

Johnson Government Must Be Brought Down – TUC Must Call General Strike!

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THE capitalist system is now poised to go into its greatest ever crisis and crash because of its mountains of debt. Workers face massive...

IMF warns of impending capitalist crash – world revolution the only answer

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THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday warned that the massive surge in US inflation driving the Central Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) to push up...

150,000 Deaths – Tories Put The Bosses First – They Refuse To Lock Down...

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THE BMA yesterday condemned the 150,000 Covid deaths, so far, since the start of the pandemic. The reason for the mountain of corpses is...

Biden’s frenzied speech against Trump shows US capitalism is on the rocks! Forward...

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IN A FRENZIED speech, US President Biden on Thursday accused ex-US President Trump and his supporters in the Republican Party of holding ‘a dagger...

NHS crisis can only be resolved by kicking out the Tories and going forward...

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THE Commons Health and Social Care Committee of MPs yesterday published a report calling on the Tory government to come up with a ‘long...

Johnson is demanding workers learn to live with Omicron to save capitalism!

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ON TUESDAY Britain recorded over 200,000 new Coronavirus cases in one day for the first time during the pandemic. The same day, prime minister Boris...

Hundreds of thousands of UK firms ‘looking down the barrel’ of bankruptcy

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BRITISH capitalism enters 2022 with experts and business owners predicting a massive surge in bankruptcies amongst SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises with no...

Sudanese workers force PM Hamdok to quit – now the working class and the...

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THE NEWS Line Editorial Board sent its revolutionary New Year greetings on January 1st to the workers and youth in Sudan who are continuing...

British capitalism is on the rocks of the capitalist crisis – the only way...

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IN THE Daily Telegraph of January 1st one Robert Tombs writes under a headline: ‘As in 1914 and 1939, we may be sleepwalking towards...

Deepening capitalist crisis is driving the US-UK axis to war with Russia!

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US DEFENCE Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered the US fleet of warships to remain in the Mediterranean Sea, driving up the tensions between the...

‘Our Time Has Come’ Israeli Leader Bennett Greets Biden’s ‘Gift’ Of The Golan Heights!

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ISRAEL’S PM is ecstatic. ‘Our time has come’ Naftali Bennett declared to the world after US President Biden gave the Golan Heights to Israel,...

Israel steps up its war to drive Palestinians from their homes!

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SCORES of armed Israeli settlers attacked the homes of Palestinians in the village of Sebastia in the occupied West Bank province of Nablus on...

Putin draws a line and issues a warning over imperialist war preparations

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RUSSIAN president Vladimir Putin slammed the Western powers in his annual end-of-year press conference yesterday, telling the assembled journalists that Russia was cheated by...

Strike wave hits UK as workers rise up against bankrupt capitalism!

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AS CHRISTMAS approaches, the strike wave sweeping Britain is far from abating, in fact it is growing in strength and determination by the day...

Omicron strain batters USA as President Biden seeks to divert US workers’ anger with...

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THE Omicron strain of the Coronavirus now accounts for more than 73% of new US cases of Covid-19, up from 13% just a week...

Inflation rips through Europe as working class rises up over wages

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EMPLOYEES at the European Central Bank (ECB) are the latest to join workers across Europe in demanding wage increases to meet the spiralling inflation...

Frost Quits Cabinet As Tory Party Crisis Deepens And Police Clash With Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Lockdown...

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LORD FROST has delivered a heavy blow at the John- son government with his resignation letter of last Saturday. He wrote: ‘You know my concerns...

Tories wiped out in North Shropshire by-election. Now is the time for the TUC...

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THE VOTE came in at 4am on Friday morning for the North Shropshire by-election. The Liberal Democrats won, taking a seat the Tories have...

Attack on FBU an attack on every worker – defend the right to strike...

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THE TORY move to make strikes illegal and ban trade unions stepped up yesterday with the official annual report on the fire service. The report...

Working class must break with Labour now, the only prop of the Tory government...

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100 TORY MPs voted against Boris Johnson’s ‘Plan B’ Covid restriction on Tuesday night, defying predictions earlier that Johnson had ‘won over’ a large...

Johnson Government Cannot Defeat The Covid Virus Because It Puts The Bosses’ Profits Before...

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THE JOHNSON government is now paying the price for refusing to follow the example of China by organising a national lockdown, with no loss...

Palestinians defiant as Gulf State rulers forge war alliance with Israel

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YESTERDAY Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett met with the leader of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Zayad al-Nahyan, in the first official state...

Labour-Tory Crisis Deepens As Covid-19 Omicron Variant Races Ahead Infecting Tens Of Thousands!

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WITH the North Shropshire by-election looming on Thursday, just two days after the vote in Parliament on Boris Johnson’s Plan B to try and...

High Court rules in favour of extradition of Assange to the US – trade...

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange’s threat of extradition to the US became even more imminent yesterday as the High Court ruled in favour of the...

Beginning of the end for Johnson – finish Tories off with a general strike

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WHEN The Daily Telegraph carries as its banner headline ‘Beginning of the end for Boris?’ then it is certain that plots to dump him...