Editorials

Daily editorials from the newspaper

Pickets were demanding yesterday that the Gate Gourmet boss Siegel should be sacked as a troublemaker

The issue is the shoot to kill policy says de Menezes campaign

THE family of Jean Charles de Menezes, murdered by police on the Tube on July 22, have called for the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir...

BA seeks to put the boot into Heathrow workers

BA is seeking to put the boot into its workforce at Heathrow to create a climate of intimidation and fear. It has announced in its...
Alessandro Pereira outside Downing Street after presenting a letter to Blair

Put police death squad chiefs on trial for murder

DOCUMENTS leaked from the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) show that on July 21, a young Brazilian, Jean Charles de Menezes, was shot seven...

Oil Price Rises Driving Up Inflati0N

RISING crude oil prices are driving up the price of petrol at the pumps. Petrol is now at around 92 pence a litre, an increase...
The locked-out Gate Gourmet workers fighting for their reinstatement will continue their daily demonstrations on the grass bank

Stop The Airports, Call Out The Tgwu And The Tuc!

It has just been confirmed what we already knew – that the Gate Gourmet bosses, in a well planned action, provoked a walk-out by...

After Iraq Debacle – Bush Plans To Attack Iran

THE US President, George W Bush said on Friday: ‘All options are on the table,’ adding that he had not ruled out the option...

Blair Wants Government Control Of Judges

THE Blair government announced yesterday through its Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, that it was going to bring in legislation that will tell judges how...
Pickets near the Gate Gourmet factory yesterday morning demanding reinstatement

US-UK officially warn Iran about interfering in Iraq

BRITAIN and the United States had the gall to officially protest, last Wednesday, to the Iranian government about Iranian interference into the internal affairs...

Howard condemns ‘judicial activists’ as security risks

Tory leader Michael Howard was yesterday bending over backwards to give every support to the Labour Prime Minister Blair and his war against democratic...

Innocent Until Proven Guilty To Be Binned!

DRACONIAN repressive measures are now being proposed, off the cuff, thick and fast, as the Blair government races to put an end to the...

‘Treason’ law threat is to the whole working class

SCOTLAND YARD and the Crown Prosecution Service are meeting to discuss bringing charges against three men under the Treason Act, for which the death...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers were confident of victory yesterday

US Puppets Can’t Agree On Iraq Constitution!

IRAQ’S puppet leaders are unable to agree on a constitution for the country despite all of the urgings from the US Secretary of Defence,...

Supporting Iraq or Palestine is to be a crime!

RESPONDING immediately to Tory pressure, Prime Minister Blair yesterday launched his programme of draconian attacks on basic rights and liberties, for a reign of...

Blair paved the way for Davis and Howarth

IT was Prime Minister Blair who insisted that the 7th July bombings and the July 21 attempted bombings were nothing to do with the...

Blears Speaks With Forked Tongue

HOME Office minister Blears has had a strenuous week. On the one hand she has been working to support British Transport Police Chief Johnston....
Demonstration on January 20 outside the US embassy in London against Bush and Blair’s ‘war on terror

Defend Iran Againstfrench And US Threats

THE French government is threatening Iran with retribution if it does not give up its nuclear energy programme. The French Prime Minister, De Villepin, one...

Blair on holiday – Commissioner Blair is in charge

HOME Secretary Clarke is currently on holiday, after the Prime Minister insisted that he should not bow to public pressure and cancel it, as...
Picket outside Bow Street Magistrates Court demanding ‘Stop the Political Terror’ and ‘Free Babar Ah

Stop NHS privatisation to end the bed cuts

HEALTH Secretary Hewitt warned over a month ago that if NHS trusts failed to resolve their growing debt crisis, hospital departments would be closed...

‘Demilitarisation’ in the north and Shoot to Kill in Britain!

JUST minutes after the IRA issued a statement that it was giving up its historic armed struggle, the British army began demolishing a watch...

IRA gives up armed struggle to join the democrats

‘All IRA units have been ordered to dump arms. ‘All Volunteers have been instructed to assist the development of purely political and democratic programmes...
London firefighters demonstrating against cuts earlier this year

The PM’s wife can speak out on rights – but the TUC cannot!

THE scale of the crisis that has hit capitalist Britain is now so great that it has forced the Prime Minister’s wife, Cherie...

Removing the Blair gang is a matter of vital public safety

PRIME Minister Tony Blair announced yesterday at his monthly press conference that he would not ‘give an inch to terrorism’, and vowed to combat...

Blair ‘comfortable’ with five shots to the head, shoot to kill policy

ON Sunday, Police Commissioner Blair told the world that the policy of shooting to kill ‘terrorist suspects’ was national policy, not just a Metropolitan...

State Defends Its Right To Execute Innocents!

YESTERDAY, Lord Stevens, the ex-Metropolitan Police commissioner, urged that there should be no change in the policy of the state, after a completely innocent...

To defeat terrorism– withdraw from Iraq and smash imperialism

THURSDAY’S ‘bomb attacks’ – which did not cause a single serious injury but caused widespread alarm and panic – not least amongst the security...

Rice calls for US-Africa open markets deal

THE US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, is currently touring Africa, putting forward the US plan to establish free trade and open markets with...

Chancellor Brown prudently bends his ‘golden rule’

CHANCELLOR Brown, in testimony to the Treasury Select Committee, has announced that he is bending his much vaunted ‘golden rule’ – that the government...

Blair, Thatcher lavish praise on fellow Tory Heath

IN THESE days, when capitalist Britain is being rocked by the world economic crisis and the disaster of its imperialist policies in Iraq and...

Bush and Blair’s war against democratic rights

IN the United States it has just been revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has been secretly collecting the internal documents of...

‘Indirect incitement’ to be a terror offence

BUSH and Blair say that they are ‘fighting for democracy and freedom’ in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, the more they step up this fight,...

US Must Quit Iraq At Once! Says Ex-CIA Chief

THE US state is beginning to split over the war in Iraq, so severe is the pounding that US troops and the US leadership...

Imperialist aggression is the roots of terrorism

PRIME Minister Blair yesterday said that there is to be more new repressive legislation, on top of the huge powers that the government and...
G8 demonstrators condemn the imperialist  occupation

HSBC says Italy and Germany better off outside the euro

THE HSBC, one of the world’s major banks, has published a paper called ‘European Meltdown’ in the wake of the Dutch and French votes...

Israel extends Wall to grab Jerusalem

THE Israeli Cabinet decided last Sunday to extend the route of the Zionists’ illegal ‘Security Wall’ to grab a large chunk of Palestinian East...

State Raising Terror Tensions

ON SATURDAY night, the city centre of Birmingham, the second largest city in the country, was emptied of more than 20,000 people by the...

Get out of Iraq and Afghanistan to end terrorism

NEWS LINE sends its condolences to the families of those who were killed in Thursday’s terrorist attacks on London, and its best wishes for...

Trade union inquiry needed into London transport disaster

YESTERDAY’S tube and bus disaster in London, with 33 dead and hundreds injured, has already been claimed as a terrorist attack, despite the fact...

Karzai calls for rethink, as Taleban attacks mount

THE Afghan ‘government’ has called for a rethink of the US-led fight against the Taleban, after heavy casualties to civilians caused by US air...

US fears its forces can’t fight war on two fronts

THE scale of the insurgency in both Iraq and Afghanistan has got the Pentagon rattled. It fears that the US strategic requirement, to be...

Bush Kicks Blair In The Crutch

IT has long been Prime Minister Blair’s contention that the strategic interests of the British ruling class demand 100 per cent support for the...

Revolution not bourgeois aid or charity, the future for Africa

ON Saturday, leaders of the capitalist world, from the Pope and his Cardinals to various Presidents, Prime Ministers, Kings and not a few Chancellors...

Make Capitalism History! The Way To End Poverty

TODAY’S Edinburgh march to ‘Make Poverty History’ will be led by Bishops, Cardinals and boss class politicians, in other words, by the religious and...

UNISON condemns Blair for breaking NHS promise

UNISON Head of Health, Karen Jennings, has condemned Labour government plans to allow private treatment centres to poach NHS staff, breaking a Labour government...

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

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...

Bank of England warns over £1 trillion of domestic debt

WITH Coral Eurobet the bookmakers now the most successful British company, with a turnover of £5.4 billion, and with manufacturing industry being slaughtered, no...