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May To Meet Trump On Friday – Trump To Meet The Queen In Summer!

IT’S BEEN a lightning courtship. PM May is to meet Trump on Friday. May opposed the Brexit pre-referendum and was appointed PM by the 1922...

Straw’s cover up for illegal MI6 actions in Greece exposed

Greek newspaper Proto Thema has named the MI6 chief at the British embassy in Athens, after he was accused of organising British and Greek...

Israeli leaders call to annex West Bank to create a new Naqba!

ISRAEL’S Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Uri Ariel speaking in Moscow, where he travelled with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, has...

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

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...

Capitalist crash drives HBOS into the arms of Lloyds TSB

THE Federal Reserve Bank’s $85bn ‘rescue’ of AIG was carried out to stave off an immediate international financial and business collapse. It has turned...

Britain Leading The Way To Slump Says The Imf

LAST October the IMF predicted world output would increase by 2.2 per cent in 2009. Yesterday it changed its tune saying that world output...

The 1% NHS pay award is a slap in the face for all trade...

THE trade unions are unanimous in their condemnation of the 1% pay award for NHS workers. Even the TUC, which considers PM May to be...

US Ruling Class Forced To Nationalise Bankrupt Mortgage Giants

THE nationalisation of the Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac mortgage finance companies by the ultra right wing Bush administration is a forced admission of...

Cox joins the war criminals with her plan to attack Syria!

ON Monday evening in the House of Commons Labour MP Jo Cox came to the rescue of Cameron and the Tories when she...

The needs of profit making are a higher morality than bourgeois law

THE High Court yesterday ruled that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) acted unlawfully by dropping a corruption inquiry into a £43bn Saudi arms deal....

Deepening world capitalist crisis is creating wars and revolutions

NATO and Russia held ‘frank and serious’ talks despite ‘profound disagreements’ as their ambassadors met on Wednesday for the first time since 2014, alliance...

Revisionists in alliance with Tory right-winger Ian Duncan Smith

AT a time when the crisis of the Labour government is reaching the point of explosion, the WRP and the Young Socialists are calling...

Japan Boosts Its Military Spending!

WHILE the US and the UK have reduced their military spending, under pressure from the greatest ever crisis of the capitalist system, the new...

Answer NHS crisis with general strike and occupations

THIS week saw the crisis in the NHS reach breaking point with at least 17 hospitals in England declaring they faced a ‘major incident’...

North Korea successfully tests H-Bomb to be loaded onto an ICBM!

NORTH Korea has successfully tested an H-bomb, a nuclear weapon that it will now be able to load onto an Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile...

Trade unions must fight zero hours contracts

THE news that over one million workers now have ‘zero hours contracts’ and work only when their employer wants them, have no holidays or...

Parents Queue At 3Am To Get Their Children Into Breakfast Clubs!

MORE than 130 parents queued outside a school in Cardiff, Wales from 3am Thursday morning to try and get their child a space at...

‘Recovery’ Rests On Bed Of Nitroglycerine

THE 0.1 per cent ‘recovery’, the ‘work’ of Gordon Brown and Chancellor Darling has caused laughter and incredulity throughout the planet. It is a...

Take strike action to defend wages and jobs

RAPIDLY rising food, gas, electricity and petrol prices pushed up the cost of living in January, even according to the government’s rigged inflation rate...

Coalition ready for Mumbai-style heavy weapons battles in cities

UK security chiefs have ordered an acceleration in police heavy weapons training so that they can hold the line against Mumbai-style attacks in UK...

Occupations & a general strike needed to defend the NHS and bring the Tories...

‘SLASH, Trash and Privatise’ – this is how the purpose of the Tories’ 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) is now correctly understood. Drawn up...

Now Smash The Bill And Bring Down The Coalition!

THE RCN (Royal College of Nursing) yesterday carried a 97% vote of no confidence in Health Secretary Lansley, with 478 for six against and...

Financial Crisis Worsening, Says The Imf

IN its just-published Global Financial Stability Report, the IMF has found that ‘Confidence remains fragile despite recent policy actions’, and that the ‘Euro area...

Panic And Alarm Over Housing Bubble

THE OECD has in effect, accused the Bank of England and the Coalition government of blindly organising another banking disaster, under the cover of...

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...

Blairites and Tories form a counter-revolutionary alliance!

BLAIR, the universally hated and reviled ex-Labour prime minister, was thrown a lifeline in his quest to resurrect his political career as an anti-Brexit...

Reconstitute The Ussr!

UKRAINE’S decision to suspend a deal on closer EU ties and sign a Russian aid agreement instead has helped avoid bankruptcy, Prime Minister Mykola...

Putin tells the bosses how to run capitalism

RUSSIA’S Stalinist leader, President Putin, addressing a business forum in Leningrad on Sunday, told the assembled capitalist leaders that the IMF and the World...

UK Opts For Syria Regime Change

WITH its recognition of the Syrian ‘opposition’ as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, the UK has joined France, Saudi Arabia and...

UCU & NUS stop pleading with the Tories & call an all-out strike...

TODAY tens of thousands of lecturers and students will march through central London to demand free education for all. The Tory government has pushed plans...

Tory-Led Coalition Breaking Apart – Bring It Down!

WHILE the Prime Minister is being hailed by the anti-EU section of the Tory Party as standing up for the UK like a...

OBAMA READY FOR MAJOR STRIKE ON SYRIA, SAYS McCAIN

US SENATOR and former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has warned that a Congressional vote against military action in Syria would be ‘catastrophic’. He also...

Murdoch’s Man, Hunt Savages The NHS With A View To Privatise

Local AFL-CIO leaders and trade unionists from across the United States were in Washington on Tuesday and Wednesday to ask members of Congress to...

Syria refuses to give way to imperialism

THE news that the Obama regime is demanding the complete withdrawal of Hezbollah fighters from Syria marks a decisive development in the increasingly desperate...

Reject postal sell-out deal!

THE reply of the leaders of the CWU postal workers union, Billy Hayes and Dave Ward, to the injunction obtained by the ruthless Royal...