Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

Kick Out Hancock And The Tories – Forward To The UK Socialist Revolution!

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WHEN The Daily Telegraph headlined on Saturday that ‘Reckless Hancock left care homes to fend for themselves’ the message was clear. It is that...

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...

NHS England threatened hospital with legal action to force privatisation through

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IT EMERGED this week that NHS England in August last year took the unprecedented step of threatening legal action against a hospital in order...

US & UK bosses supply, train, and equip the Saudi killing machine! UK trade...

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SAUDI journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who lived for years in the US, walked into the Saudi embassy in Turkey over a week ago, and did...

One year since the Gate Gourmet lockout

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ON August 10, 2005 Gate Gourmet, owned by Texas Pacific, locked out in a pre-planned operation over 800 workers, an assault that was calculated...

Irish banks ‘death spiral’ – forward to socialist revolution

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THE latest stage in the complete disintegration of the Irish banking system was described by one analyst of the capitalist market as a ‘death...

UNISON ‘ready to strike’ while Brown is bringing bosses into his cabinet

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‘I SEND this message to Gordon Brown. We are prepared to fight. We are prepared to strike. And we are going to win,’ General...

Euro crisis hits youth hardest – forward with European socialist revolution

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THERE is no more pathetic sight than that of European bourgeois politicians and economists manically trying to convince both themselves and the world at...

Trade Unions Must Take Action Alongside The Junior Doctors!

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TODAY’S strike by junior doctors has the support of 100% of workers across the country. They are not fooled by all the Tory propaganda that...

Brown’s Working Together means everybody paying the bill for the bankers

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GORDON BROWN’S speech yesterday, at the TUC, was a very poor effort from a politician and a party that have no intention of defending...

200,000 Civil Servants taking strike action

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ON Wednesday over 200,000 civil servants and over 200 government departments will be strike bound for the day. Civil servants...

Satellite to celebrate 30th anniversary of Iranian Revolution

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IRAN launched its first satellite into space powered by its own rocket system, Safir-2, on Monday night. The research and telecommunication satellite was put...

MPs’ Committee blames councils over homeless and dodges government!

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THE MPs’ Communities and Local Government Select Committee has said that homelessness is ‘undoubtedly increasing’ and that the scale is greater than statistics suggest. The...

OECD warns of a global property prices crash

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THE Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has sent out a New Year warning that global property prices have increased so dramatically that...

Gourmet locked-out workers smash Woodley-Barber ‘compromise’ deal

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THE Gate Gourmet catering company was forced to admit on Saturday that the ‘sweetheart’ deal, which the leaders of the TGWU and the ...

Basic Rights To Be Dumped In The Bin!

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IN the wake of the French terror attacks PM Cameron has promised a ‘comprehensive piece of legislation’ to close the ‘safe spaces’ used by...

Trump To Invite Netanyahu To His Inauguration!

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PRESIDENT-ELECT Trump’s advisers are planning to invite Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to the president-elect’s inauguration ceremony, so as to publicly stress just...

Panic reigns supreme under bankrupt capitalism

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THE sense of panic and of impending doom is running wild amongst the international banks and the world bourgeoisie as they are forced to...

Greek Government Starts A Pogrom!

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GREECE is currently having its books and the success of its austerity measures examined by the EU Troika, made up of the representatives...

End imperialist war by bringing an end to imperialism through world socialist revolution!

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A NEW report from the Costs of War Project at Brown University has exposed the death toll of imperialist wars across the globe. It...

Full speed ahead for a slave labour UK economy

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COALITION leader Cameron is considering calls to freeze the minimum wage, with the British Chambers of Commerce advising that ‘Britain cannot afford to price...

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...

Forward to a national strike and a national demonstration on July 17

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DAY one of the London CWU’s three-day strike action was a massive success, after the move by the Royal Mail and the government...

First the 2016 referendum defeat for the ruling class, now May is being ...

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THE LAST week has seen the Tory drive to have PM May crowned as Empress, via a runaway election victory and a huge majority,...

Corbyn must demand to recall parliament at once to stop any UK attack on...

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IT is becoming clearer that PM May intends that UK land, air and naval forces will take part in the Franco-American strike against Syria...

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...

Brown pleads in Jeddah for more oil and £100bn of investment in UK

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FÎRST of all we saw the Bush-Blair attack on Iraq, whose strategic purpose was to expropriate Iraq’s oil in order to lower the world...
A section of the over 600-strong audience at the CWU anti-privatisation rally in central London on Wednesday

Build Revolutionary Leadership In The Usa

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THE New Orleans disaster stands as a testament – with its over 10,000 dead and over 200,000 refugees – to the bankruptcy of the...

Union leaders in Brown’s top pocket

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The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure leapt from 4.7% in August to 5.2% in December, with the Retail Prices Index (RPI), which includes the...

No Sackings! Re–Nationalise Steel Industry!

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STEEL firm Corus, a subsidiary of India’s Tata Steel cut 3,500 jobs yesterday, 2,500 in the UK out of its 24,000 employees here. ...

Care Home Big Five Demand A State Subsidy!

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THE National Living Wage could result in a ‘catastrophic collapse’ in the number of care homes, according to the five biggest private providers, Four...

Revolution Throughout Europe!

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WITH the EU’s bankers and bosses spurring him on, Greece’s ‘socialist’ leader, Papandreou, has vowed to tackle the country’s economic crisis and impose the...

Occupy the steel works! Force TUC to call a general strike to bring down...

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BRITISH capitalism is bankrupt. The ruling class, abetted by the trade union leaders, are letting the historic steel industry go to the wall. Five months...

Labour strikebreakers back BA’s anti-union drive

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British Airways cabin crew will go on strike for three days from 20 March and for four days from 27 March. The Unite union has...

Britannia sinking beneath the waves of the capitalist crisis!

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THE bourgeois media is currently working overtime publicising the ‘bad news’ about the British capitalist economy. Everybody now knows that youth unemployment (the 16-24 age...

Take action to stop the bosses closing factories and Tories privatising services!

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WITH the crisis of capitalism deepening, the UK bosses and bankers are using the US trade war, the developing banking collapse and slump (on...

Smash the capitalist state, sack the chief constables, no to police commissioners!

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THE Tory-LibDem coalition is set to introduce a ‘reform programme’ for the police that will establish regimes of elected police commissioners, who will have...

Huge food inflation as bosses and unions agree on wage cuts and job cuts

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WORKERS in Britain are now feeling the ‘benefits’ of the British government’s policy of printing money to rescue the banks while allowing the pound...

‘Oppressed will rise all over the world’ – says Iranian president

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Iran’s president-elect Mahmood Ahmadinejad has hailed his election win as a new Islamic revolution which he said he hoped would now spread its way...

Hague hands £5m to the Syrian counter-revolution

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THE British government has responded to the success of the Syrian government in driving the Al Qaeda-supported Free Syrian Army out of Damascus, and...

US insists on direct talks as Israel refuses to halt settlement building

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PRESIDENT Obama has summoned the Palestinian Authority leader, Abbas, and Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu to Washington for talks beginning on September 2, to resolve...

Poverty Stricken UK! Rotten Ripe For Revolution!

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THE annual report by the New Policy Institute gives a comprehensive picture of poverty in the UK and graphically re-proves the need for a...

Gates and Rice go calling on Putin

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin threatened on Friday in talks with top US administration officials, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defence Secretary Robert Gates,...

US and UK workers must bring down Trump and the Tories and go forward...

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DONALD TRUMP has arrived in the UK to try his hand at regime change. He is treating the UK ruling class with supreme contempt, as...

Geithner-Obama Warn Republicans ‘Don’t Hold Usa To Ransom!’

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BOTH US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and President Obama issued warnings to the Republican Party on Monday that, so dire is the world crisis,...