Editorials

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There will be no ‘Maidan-style counter-revolution’ in Belarus declares President Lukashenko

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CONGRATULATIONS to President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus. He received over 80 per cent of the vote in the Belarus presidential election and saw off...

Refugees From Imperialist Wars Are Welcome – Our Enemy Is At Home!

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YESTERDAY the Tory government started to make good its pledge to mobilise the full might of its state armed forces against a handful of...

Trade Unions Must Act To Secure Nurses’ & Doctors’ Pay Rise!

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PM BORIS JOHNSON has said that there is a ‘moral duty’ to get all children back into schools in England next month. Writing in...

Lebanon rises up after government ‘negligence’ kills 154! Socialist revolution is the...

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THE LEBANESE bankers’ state has collapsed, undermined by the worldwide capitalist crisis which has plunged the country into a desperate situation of bankruptcy, mass...

Socialist revolution is the only answer to unemployment of ‘biblical proportions’

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AS THE END of the Tory furlough scheme looms, the reality of millions of workers being thrown on the scrapheap in the coming months...

Gold hits over $2,000 an ounce as the capitalist robbers seek value!

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ON TUESDAY the price of gold hit a record high of $2,000 (£1,530) an ounce, an increase of more than 30% this year. According to...

42,000 BA Workers Are Being Threatened With New Contracts Today!

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THE LEADER of the Unite trade union, Len McCluskey, said on Monday that the deal offered to British Airways’ pilots would be acceptable to...

End war crimes by destroying capitalism with socialist revolution

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THE TORY defence secretary Ben Wallace has been ordered by a judge to come up with an explanation as to why the British government...

WALSH SLAPS DOWN UNITE AND McCLUSKEY – Trade unions must call mass actions to...

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THE Unite general secretary Len McCluskey has urged BA to step back from its ‘opportunistic fire and rehire’ plans, which will send thousands of...

US economy shrinks by 32.9% as Trump tries to call off election! US trade...

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THE US GROSS domestic product (GDP) in the biggest economy in the capitalist world, has plunged by a titanic 32.9% in the second quarter,...

The working class will refuse to bail out the banks – only socialist ...

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LLOYDS Bank, Britain’s biggest high street lender, yesterday announced that its profits for the first half of 2020 had been wiped out and that...

After The Care Homes Massacre – Kick The Tories Out Now!

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THE damning report released yesterday by the Public Accounts Committee on the effect of Tory policies towards the elderly in care homes came as...

Gold Hits Record High As Trump Steps Up His War On US Workers!

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GOLD hit a record high on Wall Street on Monday as increasing numbers of frightened investors dumped the dollar and sought safety by purchasing...

EU 750 billion euros ‘Recovery Fund’ nothing more than a Trojan Horse for...

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LAST Tuesday the emergency summit of leaders of the EU 27 member states finally agreed to a 750 billion euros pandemic recovery fund after...

Israeli Police Attack Anti-Netanyahu Demonstrators As Israel Explodes!

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ISRAELI police arrested 12 people and used water cannons before dawn on Sunday to disperse furious protesters against the policies of PM Netanyahu. Tens of...

With the US economy smashed Trump is aiming to return to office through a...

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WHAT began as a Black Lives Matter movement sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has developed into a nationwide movement...

Sack Starmer Not Corbyn – No National Government!

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FORMER LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the Labour Party’s ‘political’ decision to apologise and pay damages of over £500,000 to so-called party...

Russian oligarchs gave millions in donations to the Tory Party!

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THE FINAL release by the House of Commons intelligence and security committee of the report into allegations of Russian interference in British politics is...

Trump Is Organising A US Coup Not A Presidential Election Campaign!

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IN HIS FOURTH of July speech US president Donald Trump attacked the ‘angry mob’ that opposes him and which he claims are out to...

EU tearing itself apart while British capitalism collapses under a sovereign debt crisis

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On Friday EU leaders gathered for a three-day summit to agree on a proposed £1.6 trillion financial plan to bail out the national states...

Johnson Calls A National Lockdown ‘The Nuclear Option’ As Far As Capitalism Is...

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PM BORIS JOHNSON in an interview in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph stated that the Tories were determined that there would be no further national lockdown...

UK & US whipping up anti-Russia and anti-China hysteria – It won’t work –...

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A ‘RED SCARE’ is well under way, with the US and UK governments launching hourly attacks on both Russia and China in a frenzy...

Ruling class prepared to dump weak Johnson and move to dictatorial rule to wage...

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THIS WEEK the Tories were warned by leading financiers and bankers that a quarter of a million firms in the UK will be crushed...

Chuck out the TUC leaders who are incapable of defending jobs and wages!

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UNITE, the largest union in Britain and Ireland, reacted to the news that Sheffield University has decided to sack over 8,000 of its employees...

French Health Workers Win Major Victory Over Macron Government!

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THE FRENCH government has been forced by the mass actions of the health workers’ trade unions to concede pay rises worth 8bn euros (£7.2bn)...

Palestine and Syria are in the same front standing against America and Israel’s rotten...

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ZIAD Abu Amr, a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), has handed an official letter from President Mahmoud Abbas...

Tory war on two fronts – against the working class at home and...

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LAST week Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled the Tory offensive against the rights, conditions and wages of every worker. This is the strategy behind the...

Axing free TV licences: the spark to unite pensioners, youth and workers to kick...

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THE Tory government has now launched war on the elderly, the youth and the working class simultaneously! There is a war on the youth, with...

Grenfell Inquiry bans survivors and relatives while safety experts didn’t even bother to read...

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GRENFELL survivors and relatives of the 72 people killed in the Grenfell Tower inferno are furious that they have been excluded from the inquiry...

ONLY a Socialist revolution can provide a future for workers and youth!

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled his latest attempt to resuscitate British capitalism in the midst of a crisis that has destroyed the economic...

‘Cowardly Johnson’ dodges responsibility for the ‘Great Care Home Massacre!’

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PM BORIS Johnson was condemned yesterday after trying to pin the 20,000 plus coronavirus deaths in care homes on care home staff saying: ‘Too...

Only way to defend the NHS is to kick out the Tories and bring...

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ON SUNDAY the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, created in 1948 by Clement Attlee’s post-war Labour government, was marked by handclapping, with Boris Johnson...

Trump Denounces The ‘Marxists’ As The Crisis Of US Capitalism Reaches Explosion Point!

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IN HIS FOURTH of July speech on Saturday US president Donald Trump attacked the ‘angry mob’ that opposes him and which he claimed were...

TUC must call action now against the BoE and Tory theft of $1bn of...

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ONE BILLION dollars (£800m) worth of Venezuelan gold in the vaults of the Bank of England has been successfully seized, in an act of...

Now is the time to defend the Chinese revolution!

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THE US House of Representatives has hit out at what the US ruling class considers to be its major enemy, the People’s Republic of...

Smash Israeli Annexation Plan – Forward To The Palestinian State!

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ISRAEL’S illegal annexation of Palestinian land due to start yesterday failed to materialise as the entire scheme was plunged into disarray. July 1 had been...

TUC Proposes A Labour Front With The Tories

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WITH great fanfare the Tories have announced that they are following in the footsteps of President Roosevelt who, in 1933, launched the ‘New Deal’...

Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ to rescue capitalism means war against working class

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YESTERDAY Boris Johnson set out his policy to rescue British capitalism through spending limitless billions of pounds on investing in everything and anything: ‘infrastructure,...

FBU Warns Tory PM And London’s Labour Mayor ‘Not To Impose Unthinkable Cuts!’

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THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has vowed to fight ‘unthinkable’ proposals to cut the budget for the London Fire Brigade by £25m over two...

Starmer clears out Corbynite Long-Bailey to clear the way for a national government with...

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LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer has unceremoniously sacked shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey. This is the MP who was the main contender standing against...

IMF: World faces £9.5tn Covid bill as capitalism crashes into bankruptcy

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THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned yesterday that the Covid-19 crisis could cost the global economy a staggering £9.5 trillion in the biggest hit...

Capitalism about to bounce over the edge of the precipice!

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IN THE week that Boris Johnson boasted that the lifting of coronavirus lockdown measures heralded the start of the economic ‘bounce back’, it became...

Javid Warns Against Any Attempt To Return To Austerity!

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FORMER TORY Chancellor Sajid Javid has warned against a return to austerity as the bankrupt UK economy plunges into a historic disaster with its...

Kick out TUC leaders who refuse to fight mass unemployment – build a revolutionary...

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INTERVIEWED on Sky’s Sophy Ridge programme on Sunday, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady appealed for the Tories to unite with the TUC, saying: ‘Let’s...

Bring down the Tories – the only way to defend and develop the NHS!

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THE BMA’s just-published Survey of Doctors reveals the depth of the crisis that the Tory government has plunged the NHS into, as a result...