Home Features

Features

More in-depth featured articles from the newspaper

‘Kiev & Its Western Supporters Bear Full Responsibility For Any Escalation...

0
RUSSIA will do everything possible to guarantee its security and the safety of its citizens, should the crisis in Ukraine drastically deteriorate. However, Kiev and...

Strike wave across education against job and pay cuts

0
A STRIKE wave is set to hit schools, colleges and universities across the UK during the summer as teachers and lecturers vote overwhelmingly in...

Amazon ‘illegally interfered in Alabama’s union vote’ alleges RWDSU

0
THE UNITED States’ Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) is to file charges against Amazon on the grounds that they illegally interfered in...

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities funding – cut to the bone!

0
SPECIAL Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) funding is being cut to the bone, the National Education Union (NEU) warned in a motion on the...

‘The fragile peace is hanging by its fingertips!’ – says Fra...

0
TROUBLE erupted on the streets of Belfast on Wednesday the 7th of April 2021. We can only ask if we are witnessing a return...

SAFTU demands expropriation of the land without compensation! 72 per cent...

0
TUESDAY 6th April, marked the 369th anniversary of the arrival of Dutch settlers in South Africa. The first settlers aimed at establishing trading posts...

‘Child poverty is on the rise–the effects can last a lifetime’...

0
‘The State of Education: Poverty, the Pandemic and Recovery’ is the title of a devastating new NEU (National Education Union) survey of 10,000+ school...

UK singled out for care home deaths and assault on ...

0
‘CORONAVIRUS has exposed global inequality, and leaders have ramped up attacks on human rights,’ so concludes the Amnesty International Report 2020/21 released today, which...

10,000 march in London demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ – as protests...

0
OVER 10,000 youth and workers demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ marched from Speakers Corner Hyde Park and rallied in Parliament Square, central London, on Saturday. Protests...

National strike to defeat ‘fire and rehire’ – call from Manchester...

0
DRIVERS employed by the bus privateer Go North West, marked five weeks on indefinite strike against £2,500 per annum pay cuts with a powerful...

Go North West negotiations collapse – Manchester bus strikes to...

0
GO NORTH West negotiations have collapsed without agreement as Manchester bus strikes are set to continue. Protracted peace talks between management at Go North West...

Syrians reject plunder of resources by Turkish and US occupations

0
LOCAL inhabitants of Jarmaz village in Syria’s Qamishli area on Wednesday declared a national stand in rejection of both the US and the Turkish...

‘Shocked And Appalled’ By The Treatment Of Children At Rainsbrook Training...

0
Members of the House of Commons Justice Committee are ‘shocked and appalled’ by the treatment of children at a privately run detention centre in Northamptonshire, they say in a report published on Monday. They have called on...

French CGT union announces ‘spring of struggles’ Workers take to the...

0
FRANCE’S major trade union confederation, the CGT, has announced a ‘spring of struggles and has called for ‘joint action between the different professions in...

‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from 1.1m Australians!

0
1.1 million workers in Australia will have their ‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from this week, with the Head of Treasury estimating that between 100,000 and...

Myanmar military mass murder of workers and youth continues

0
THE NUMBER of protesters killed in Myanmar since February’s military coup has surpassed 320, according to the country’s Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, which...

Conductors on ScotRail: Strike goes ahead Sun!

0
RAIL UNION the RMT has confirmed that planned industrial action by ScotRail conductors will go ahead from this Sunday – in a fight for...

NHS staff ‘exodus’ if no increase in pay says BMA –...

0
DOCTORS’ union the Medical Association (BMA) underlined their demand on Thursday for a pay increase for NHS staff. Responding to a recent analysis by the...

10,000 Rohingya shelters destroyed by fire in Bangladesh camp!

0
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said that it is ‘deeply saddened at the loss of life and immense suffering caused’ by Monday’s massive fire...

Ikea In France Used Police And Private Detectives To Spy On...

0
N 2012, French union confederation Force Ouvrière decided to take legal action to shed light on the discovery of a ‘surveillance and espionage service’...

Return to public sector all services outsourced under PFI! says Public...

0
VITAL public services such as schools and hospitals face serious disruptions should government fail to prepare for the expiry of its 700 PFI contracts,...

‘Pandemic has left the NHS running on empty! – Overworked doctors...

0
OVERWORKED doctors must be allowed to rest and recover so we can keep patients safe, doctors’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) warned. The BMA...

ScotRail nationalised! RMT, TSSA & ASLEF’S CAMPAIGN VICTORY!

0
‘EVERY member of the RMT welcomes the Scottish government’s announcement that the publicly-owned Operator of Last Resort will run the ScotRail franchise from March...

Israel will be hit by 2,000 missiles if war is declared...

0
ISRAEL will be hit by 2,000 missiles a day in a future war with Hezbollah an Israeli general has said. A high-ranking Israeli military commander...

Trump admin committed ‘terror acts’ against Iran – Biden’s admin is...

0
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the former ‘criminal’ US administration did great injustice to the people of Iran with its terrorist...

Inquest into the death of Leon Briggs – died after being...

0
‘Over our long fight for the truth there has been no remorse shown by the police – in fact they have tried to disrupt...

Aussie Food Workers Third Week On Strike

0
United Workers Union (UWU) members at the McCormick Foods manufacturing site in Clayton, south-east Melbourne, Australia, have just started their third week out on...

Greek mass marches are developing into an insurrection

0
THE MASS protest marches in Greece against the sheer police violence and oppression have been developing all last week into an insurgency against the...

200 jobs to go at Aston Martin

0
THE UNITE union has expressed its ‘deep concern’ at management proposals to axe more than 200 jobs at the Aston Martin site in the...

Wits University Students Strike Against Debt

0
STUDENTS at Wits University in South Africa are embarking on a strike, warning that returning students may be unable to continue with their studies...

Asylum seekers housed in cramped and filthy conditions!

0
ASYLUM seekers are housed in cramped and filthy conditions at two military barracks, with a number of residents feeling suicidal, inspectors have said. Key findings...

UK government ‘balancing the books on the backs of the starving...

0
THE BRITISH government has decided to ‘balance the books on the backs of the starving people of Yemen,’ in an act that will see...

Female doctors take on extra work to fight Covid – RCN...

0
Female doctors say they have ‘felt compelled to step up’ during the pandemic, even though they knew they were at risk, as BMA research shows that they...

Bessemer, Alabama workers fighting to unionise Amazon

0
STUART Appelbaum president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) has spoken about the campaign to unionise Amazon workers. ‘In Bessemer, Alabama, a...

Fatah leader Rjoub stresses the need for agreement with Hamas!

0
THE RULING Fatah party is going to run in the coming Palestinian legislative elections planned for May 22 in one list, today said Jibril...

‘Sunak’s refusal to lift the pay cap on civil servants and...

0
RESPONDING to Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget speech last Wednesday, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka commented: ‘Rishi Sunak has today failed to vaccinate the...

Myanmar protesters shot dead by police and army!

0
POLICE in Myanmar opened fired on protesters on Tuesday in several cities with live rounds, witnesses and local media reported, killing at least nine...

French Unions Call Equal Pay Strike On March 8

0
FRENCH trade unions have called on workers to mobilise and strike on March 8th to demand equal pay for women and men. The CGT trade...

Iran denies PKK presence on its soil – accuses Turkey of...

0
IRAN has summoned Turkey’s Ambassador, Derya Ors, over the Turkish interior minister’s ‘unacceptable’ claim about the presence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant...

Syria And Its Allies Angrily Condemn Biden Air Strike

0
SYRIA and its allies have angrily condemned the first airstrike ordered by new US President Joe Biden, which the Pentagon claimed had targeted Iran-backed...

Palestinian court demands Britain be prosecuted over Balfour

0
THE HEAD of the Palestinian National Independent Assembly says a London-based law firm has been hired to prosecute the British government over the 1917...

SAFTU calls general strike to highlight that ANC policies are responsible...

0
HUNDREDS of thousands of workers across South Africa downed tools on Wednesday, February 24, as a part of a general strike called by the...

G7 condemns Myanmar Junta’s war on the people while the general...

0
THE G7 (Group of Seven) countries have ‘firmly’ condemned the heavy-handed crackdown, including the use of live ammunition, committed by Myanmar’s junta against the...

Argentinian cotton workers strike

0
COTTON processing workers in Argentina began a new strike on Monday, 22 February 2021, demanding wage increases, the latest in a string of farming...

Iran has responded to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy with ‘maximum resistance’...

0
IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told Press TV in an exclusive interview that the Islamic Republic is open to negotiations on reviving...