Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

Bank of England pushes up interest rates as inflation spirals out of control!

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THE BANK of England Monetary Policy Committee met yesterday and decided to increase the interest rate by 0.25% to 0.75% in a futile attempt...

Ukraine dumped by an imperialism too weak to defeat Russia

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IT HAS become clear over the past days that Ukraine and its president Volodymyr Zelensky have been unceremoniously dumped by the imperialist powers and...

Johnson launches a class war against UK workers and youth – Forward to Socialist...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called for a speedy end to ‘dependence’ on Russian oil and gas, comparing it to ‘addiction,’ in his...

Russian strike on foreign mercenary centre in Ukraine a massive blow against imperialist war...

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ON SUNDAY morning around 30 cruise missiles fired by the Russian military hit the mis-named International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in western Ukraine, which...

What A Difference The War Drive Against Russia Makes For Ukrainian Refugees!

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THE Tory government is offering all households in the UK £350 a month to take in people fleeing the war in the Ukraine. Housing...

STOP the Tory drive for 20,000 more police! Smash the capitalist state with a...

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THE CHIEF Inspector of Constabulary, Tom Winsor, in his ninth and final annual review, has warned that Tory PM Johnson’s promise to hire 20,000...

TUC goes from lobbying the Tories to open support for the right-wing Ukrainian regime!

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ON TUESDAY, the TUC abruptly announced that it was cancelling a planned cost of living demonstration and march due to take place in Blackpool...

The Tory ‘NHS Road to Recovery’ is their plan to privatise the NHS!

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ON TUESDAY, Tory health secretary Savid Javid outlined his ‘new vision for NHS reform’ which turned out to be just a repetition of the...

German Ruling Class Gets Ready For Another War With Russia!

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‘WE are witnessing a turning point … the world is not the same anymore,’ said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in a speech last Sunday,...

TUC and Labour leaders call for ‘unity’ with Tory plan to make working...

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WORLD capitalism was reeling yesterday as the economic sanctions, imposed to strangle the Russian economy and pave the way for regime change in Russia,...

The TUC supports the UK and US war plan for the Ukraine, and demands...

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THE TUC has stabbed all Ukrainian anti-fascists in the back, and its own members along with them, with its letter to the UK Chancellor...

Sanctions war against Russia is driving forward revolution in the EU and UK!

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THE CAPITALIST powers of the EU, US and UK are growing fearful that the prosecution of their war against Russia, is actually unleashing a...

Russian news broadcaster banned across EU and UK as capitalism accelerates war drive against...

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SPEAKING in the Commons yesterday, Tory culture secretary Nadine Dorries told MPs that Ofcom (the so-called independent regulator of broadcasting in the UK) was...

Biden Leads The Charge For Russian Regime Change!

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US PRESIDENT Joe Biden made his first annual State of the Union Address late Tuesday night, opening with an attack on Russia that was...

NATO States To Deliver War Planes To Kiev As US And UK Plan...

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THREE NATO countries will deliver more than 70 warplanes for the use of Ukraine, military representatives in Kiev announced yesterday morning. According to a statement...

Truss insists workers must pay for war sanctions on Russia

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TORY Foreign Secretary Liz Truss bluntly told British workers and their families that they will be made to pay the price for the imperialist...

US-UK ruling classes are using Ukraine crisis and NATO to organise a war with...

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PM Boris Johnson said yesterday that Ukrainians are ‘fighting heroically’ and with ‘great success’ in some places against Russian troops who have intervened to...

As the Tories sanction Russia, UK workers have to pay the bill with massive...

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ENERGY bills are set to rise to an eye-watering £3,000 a year which will undoubtedly plunge millions of families into fuel poverty, where they...

Russia defies imperialism – Time for the world socialist revolution

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YESTERDAY, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced that he had ordered the Russian military to carry out a special operation in the Donbass region in...

No war with Russia – Bring capitalism down with socialist revolutions!

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ON TUESDAY Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced sanctions against Russia over the decision by Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognise the Republics of Lugansk...

Putin’s Recognition Of The Republics Of Donetsk And Lugansk Shocks US & UK Imperialism!

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THE DECISION of Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognise the Republics of Lugansk and Donetsk, and to order Russian troops to intervene to prevent...

Trade unions must call a general strike to stop Tories ending all Covid restrictions

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YESTERDAY, Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the ending of all remaining Covid restrictions in England this week. The Tories’ ‘Living with Covid’ plan means...

US-UK ruling classes are using Ukraine crisis to organise a new world war –...

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PM Boris Johnson is now fighting on two fronts. At home, against the Metropolitan Police inquiry into his law-breaking, and the demand that he be...

Smash the plan for war against Russia! End threat of imperialist war by ...

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WITH capitalism gripped by a deepening worldwide crisis the British ruling class have pushed themselves forward as the most zealous warmongers doing the bidding...

Abolish the monarchy – forward to a workers’ republic and socialism!

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DETAILS of the settlement between Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre to end her claim that she was forced to have sex with the Duke...

Time The TUC Organised General Strike Action To Aid The Establishment Of Palestinian State!

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THE TUC has just published a statement condemning Israel and stating that ‘The illegal occupation of Palestine means that Palestinians face violations of their...

Russian troops return to bases, giving the Ukrainian government the chance to break with...

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RUSSIAN troops have completed their training drills in Belarus, very close to neighbouring Ukraine, and will begin returning to their bases, the Ministry of...

Postmasters demand justice after 20 years of persecution by the Post Office!

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YESTERDAY, former Post Office sub-postmasters and mistresses began giving evidence to the public inquiry into the Post Office scandal which has been described as...

Workers must support Russia – the US-UK trade unions must stop war drive by...

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FOR SOME weeks the UK and US ruling classes have been telling the world that Russia is just waiting to invade the Ukraine, that...

Met chief Cressida Dick quits! Unions must call a general strike to disband the...

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METROPOLITAN Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick has quit! Millions will be cheering the news, and demanding that the whole Met Police force be disbanded...

Starmer declares Labour now under ‘new management’ of the bosses – unions must...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer yesterday threw down the gauntlet to the trade union movement when his office announced that ‘Keir Starmer’s Labour Party is...

US workers mobilise in fight for trade unions and unionisation!

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STARBUCKS, the world’s largest coffee chain, has been stunned by an explosion of its workers demanding trade union rights across America. Last year, a group...

Oil giants make huge profits off backs of workers – nationalise the oil and...

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AS MILLIONS of families face massive increases in their energy bills when the Tories raise the cap on prices by 54% in April, the...

Tory government a ‘dying administration’ – put it out of its misery with a...

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YESTERDAY, NHS England was due to publish the Tory blueprint for dealing with the huge NHS backlog and reducing the record six million patients...

Governor of BoE blames workers for inflation – Only a sliding scale of wages...

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WITH INFLATION in the UK running at over 7% and gas and electricity bills shooting up by 54%, millions of workers face being driven...

Five Tory advisors quit! Finish Johnson and the Tories off with a general strike...

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FIVE Tory advisors to Prime Minister Boris Johnson have now resigned. They are leaving the sinking ship while more Tory MPs have handed in...

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:...