Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

314,000 Sackings In Three Months As Tories And Bosses Blitz Workers’ Jobs!

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THE UK’s unemployment rate has risen to 4.8% in the three months to September, up from 4.5%, as the coronavirus continues to blitz workers’...

Time to put an end to ‘zombie’ capitalism with socialist revolution

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STEPHEN Welton, head of the small business investors group the Business Growth Fund (BFG), warned this weekend that the UK economy is in the...

US trade unions must evict Trump and break with Democrats to found a Labour...

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PRESIDENT TRUMP has stated that he has no intention of leaving the White House and the presidency voluntarily. He said on Saturday: ‘We all know...

Manchester students tear down the fences. UK workers and youth are building up for...

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STUDENTS have torn down prison-like fencing erected around their campus on the first day of the new nationwide lockdown. As the Tories allowed the second...

Sunak extends furlough as Bank of England prints another £50 billion to try and...

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced yesterday that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of March next year, with the government continuing...

Bankrupt Democrats unable to smash Trump – US trade unions must break with them...

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THE US presidential election is on a knife edge as Donald Trump confounded all the polls that predicted a landslide for his Democratic Party...

103 years of the Balfour Declaration – British workers must fight to liberate...

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ON NOVEMBER 2nd 1917, during the first great imperialist war, the UK ruling class committed one of the greatest crimes of the 20th century...

Bank of England to unleash hyperinflation in a desperate attempt to save capitalism

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REPORTS emerged over the weekend that the Bank of England is on the verge of announcing another massive round of money printing to pay...

UK’s economic, political and health crisis is reaching breaking point! Only a socialist revolution...

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THE EDITORIALS in Friday’s and Saturday’s Daily Telegraph scream out for action to be taken by Labour leader Starmer to throw Corbyn and his...

Labour Party leaders knife Corbyn to prepare way for National Government with...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour Party over his remarks on Thursday about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Corbyn’s...

EU in crisis – forward to United Socialist States of Europe

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WITH THE second wave of the coronavirus pandemic ripping through Europe and overwhelming hospitals and health services, EU countries have been forced to implement...

Capitalist crisis will lead to all out war with China regardless of who wins...

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THE DRUMS are beating ever louder for an all-out war against China as world capitalism plunges into recession while the economy of the deformed...

Barrett appointed to US Supreme Court in drive to declare a Trump defeat a...

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WITH JUST eight days to go before the US presidential election the right wing judge Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to the American Supreme...

Chile – workers and youth vote to smash Pinochet-era constitution

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TENS of thousands of Chilean workers and youth flooded the main square of the capital Santiago on Sunday celebrating the result of the referendum...

Tory split deepens as demand to end ‘health and safety authoritarianism’ grows

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THE CRISIS gripping the British ruling class is being directly reflected in the splits that are tearing the Tory Party apart over how to...

CRISIS-RIDDEN UK CAPITALISM MUST BE OVERTHROWN – NO RETURN TO THE HUNGRY 1930s!

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THE TORY Chancellor has had to borrow another £13bn to unveil a series of desperate measures in order to attempt to keep UK capitalism...

Tories hand billions to private rail companies while demanding workers keep TfL from...

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THE TORIES unveiled this week proposals for funding Transport for London (TfL) that will force the working and middle class to bear the huge...

UK capitalism is being torn apart politically and economically

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THE CRISIS restrictions on Greater Manchester by the Tories reveal that the collapse of British capitalism has reached such a point that the unity...

US trade unions organising for a general strike if Trump refuses to leave

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WITH LESS than two weeks to go before the US presidential election on November 3rd, president Donald Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton...

Serco boasts of massive profits out of failed test and trace contract

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OFFICIAL figures released last week revealed the total collapse of the Tories’ Test and Trace programme run by private companies. Analysis of these figures show...

Unite leaders betray airport workers – for an emergency conference to elect a...

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THE BETRAYAL by the leadership of the Unite union plunged to new depths last week in the negotiations between the union and the management...

Police and MI5 granted licence to kill by the Tories & Labour leaders!

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POLICE spies and MI5 operatives have been given the green light to commit crimes with impunity after an extremely controversial law was passed on...

IMF warns of devastating recession worldwide – forward to world socialist revolution!

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THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) this week issued a grim warning of worldwide recession with global debt reaching a staggering record of £64 trillion. In...

Capitalism makes billions out of coronavirus – time to get rid of it!

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THE CAPITALIST contempt for the health and safety of workers in the pursuit of profit has been highlighted this week by the giant on-line...

Unite leader admits the union’s role is to prevent strikes – time to kick...

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THE SUDDEN announcement on Monday that the boss of British Airways, Alex Cruz, was being sacked was greeted by the Unite union leaders as...

Tory war on refugees is a class issue for the working class

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IN THEIR latest attack on refugees the Tories are preparing to use nets to disable boats and dinghies attempting the dangerous Channel crossing. This tactic...

Tory Crisis Deepens As Economy Crashes And Coronavirus Surges!

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‘WE WERE hoping for a V: a rapid economic bounceback. We would have probably settled for a W: a wobbly recovery, with dips along...

Second wave drives deaths up by 98%! Get rid of capitalism now … it’s...

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THE SECOND wave of coronavirus has hit the UK with devastating consequences, and the Tory government’s efforts at bringing in measures to curb the...

End herd immunity capitalist barbarism with a socialist revolution!

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THE DEMAND for capitalism to ‘reopen’ under the umbrella of the discredited theory that herd immunity is the only way to combat coronavirus has...

Unite Cuts Its Labour Party Funding. The Trade Unions Need A Revolutionary Party!

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IN HIS speech to the Tory party conference on Monday, chancellor Rishi Sunak pledged to ‘use the overwhelming might of the British state’ in...

The Palestinian people and the US, UK and EU workers are now in the...

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IN RESPONSE to legal action taken by Adalah – The Legal Centre for Arab Minority Rights in Israel – Israeli authorities have clarified that...

Tory contempt for working class as Sunak offers ‘work coaches’ to solve mass unemployment

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YESTERDAY Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his new Job Entry Targeted Scheme (JETS) that he claimed will ‘provide fresh opportunities to those that have...

The Republicans Are In A Desperate Crisis While The Democrats Have No Way Forward...

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US PRESIDENT TRUMP going down with the coronavirus has sharpened the crisis of the imperialist powers, including the UK, who were up till now...

Unemployment is soaring! Defending the ‘right to work’ means getting rid of capitalism!

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UNEMPLOYMENT is set to soar to levels not seen since The Great Depression, the ‘Hungry 1930s’, when workers starved. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)...

Refugees from imperialist wars are welcome – the enemy of the working class is...

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ON WEDNESDAY it was revealed that the Tory government is considering building an ‘asylum processing centre’ in the South Atlantic on Ascension Island. The Foreign...

US Trade Unions Ready To Take Action To Bring Down Trump!

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IN AN unprecedented move, the American trade union AFL-CIO federation (the US equivalent of the TUC) issued a statement last Friday warning that the...

1,002,296 have died from Covid-19 – Capitalism cannot deal with this crisis!

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THE number of people worldwide who have died from Covid-19 has passed one million, reaching 1,002,296 with 33,378,462 infected, the Johns Hopkins University reported...

Macron desperate to reassert French imperial rule in Lebanon

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FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron stepped up his blatant interference in Lebanon on Sunday when he issued Lebanese politicians an ultimatum that they must form...

Bankrupt British Bosses Declaring War On Workers, Students And Youth!

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THE UK government borrowed £35.9bn in August, which was £30.5bn more than it borrowed in August last year. Borrowing between April and August totalled...

Hamas & Fatah agree to Palestinian elections to form government to defeat Zionism and...

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A NEW unity between all Palestinian factions against the common enemy – Israel and the US – is rapidly developing. The leadership of the...

TUC line up with CBI and Tory Chancellor Sunak to impose wage cuts and...

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

Tories moving to bring in Martial Law and a licence to kill for spies

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PM JOHNSON announced the latest draconian lockdown rules in the House of Commons last Tuesday, with the threat that, if not obeyed to the...

Trump Threatens To De-Fund New York, Seattle And Portland!

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THE TRUMP administration has stepped up its war on ‘Marxists and radicals’ naming three major cities that it has targeted to strip of their...

Tories guarantee working class will pay for the profits of the rail privateers

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YESTERDAY the Tory government announced its plans to save the profits of the private rail companies by bankrolling them for another 18 months. In March,...

To End The Covid-19 Crisis The Trade Unions Must Bring Down The Tories And...

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TORY HEALTH SECRETARY Hancock yesterday said of the Covid-19 crisis that Britain was facing a ‘tipping point’ and ‘we have a choice’. It turns...