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Barnet families denounce mass evictions

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TENANTS facing eviction from their homes in Sweets Way Estate in Barnet, north London, were joined by their recently evicted former neighbours on Sunday...

COSATU leader Vavi attacks CP, Stalinism and ANC betrayal

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COSATU leader Zwelinzima Vavi has written an open letter to the South African Communist Party (SACP) expressing his concerns over the party’s right wing...

Ealing Midwives Condemn Maternity Closure Plans

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NINETY Ealing Hospital midwives have written a shocking open letter condemning the threatened closure of their Maternity Unit, warning that the ‘rotting away’ of...

Palestinians rally to mark Land Day!

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PALESTINIANS rallied across the West Bank and in Gaza on Saturday to commemorate Land Day. March 30 is commemorated every year because of a deadly...

Migrant Workers Paid £1.30 An Hour

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The TGWU trade union and the author of the Gangmasters Licensing Act 2004, Labour MP Jim Sheridan, last Wednesday organised a briefing in the...

Gadaffi’s son Saif al-Islam freed!

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SAIF al-Islam, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan Leader Muammar Gadaffi, is said to have been freed in Libya...

South Africa National Day of Action

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TENS of thousands took part in a National Day of Action organised by South Africa’s National Education Health & Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) against...

US janitors announce historic contract victory!

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SEIU Local 1 janitors in Detroit, Michigan, joined by supporters and elected officials, have announced their historic contract victory which includes raises to $15...

Debt bondage, sub-poverty wages and appalling health and safety in Brazil’s...

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A NEW INVESTIGATION into the Brazilian coffee industry has uncovered debt bondage, sub-poverty wages, sub-standard housing, water and sanitation facilities and appalling health and...

‘We’ve just replaced white capitalists with black capitalists’ – NUMSA...

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THE working class and the poor have no good story to tell about how their lives have been changed for the better, National Union...

”WE HAD NINE VOTES BUT NIGERIA CHANGED ITS MIND AT THE...

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PALESTINIAN Authority chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, said during an interview last Friday, that Palestine would become a member of the International Criminal Court by...

COALITION ‘TAKING A CHAINSAW TO OUR PUBLIC SERVICES’ – Prentis...

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MOVING the Public Services composite motion at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool on Monday, Unison General Secretary, Dave Prentis said: ‘Conference, today we...

10 Years After Katrina 100,000 Of The Poorest People Have Not...

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TEN years of uneven recovery have exacerbated the economic inequalities that predated Hurricane Katrina, says Louisiana SEIU local 21LA. Without a doubt, the economic progress...

Ufcw Fighting For Permanent Jobs At Phillips Seafood

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THE United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) returned to leaflet customers of US Phillips Seafood restaurants in support of The International Union of...

‘RESIST DELPHI ATTACKS’ – says ‘The Future of the Union’ UAW...

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‘We are moving nearer to Delphi motioning the bankruptcy court to pitch out our labor agreement,’ said ‘The Future of the Union’ rank and...

A&E consultants ‘stretched to the limit!’

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THE College of Emergency Medicine published a startling report yesterday entitled: ‘Stretched to the Limit’. It was based upon a survey of Emergency Medicine Consultants...

Solano County workers win a two year contract after two strikes

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ON WEDNESDAY evening, Solano County, California workers represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1021 overwhelmingly ratified a two-year contract with the...

WE WILL FIGHT WAGE CUTS IN 2008 say NHS unions –...

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THE overstretched and undervalued NHS workforce will not accept another below-inflation pay deal next year, trade unions representing over one million health workers have...

HAMAS OFFICIAL CALLS FOR LONG-TERM CEASEFIRE – while Israel demands mount...

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A HAMAS official on Tuesday renewed calls for a ceasefire amid mounting Israeli demands for a broad military offensive in the Gaza Strip. Writing in...

GPs angry at cuts and NHS privatisation

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GPs meeting in London on Thursday reacted angrily to the government’s cuts and drive to privatise, and press and government propaganda blaming GPs for...

ROYAL MAIL BOSSES ‘SECRET PLAN’ –to smash the CWU and casualise...

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ROYAL Mail management and government have a secret plan to smash the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and privatise the Royal Mail. It has been...

ISRAEL ACCUSED OF ‘TRAFFICKING WITH HUMAN BODIES’ – Jerusalem Legal Aid...

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FOR the first time, Israel has provided a list of names and place of burial of 123 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces and whose...

NUT Conference votes to fight Coalition cuts on the disabled

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A militant National Union of Teachers (NUT) Annual Conference in Torquay on Monday voted to defend disabled people against the attacks of the coalition...

‘GET READY TO OCCUPY CHASE FARM’ – Enfield residents declare

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‘We’ve had a lively picket today,’ North East London Council of Action secretary Bill Rogers told News Line outside Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield,...

French Foreign Minister Gets A Hostile Reception In Gaza

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ANGRY Palestinians demonstrated against French Foreign Minister Michèle Alliot-Marie as she visited Gaza on Friday over a ‘war crimes’ quote attributed to her by...

Unison Leaders Seek To Gag Conference Over How To ‘Save Our...

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THE AGENDA for UNISON’s 14th National Delegate Conference in Brighton from 19-22 June only palely reflects the exploding anger and determination of public sector...

‘Seeing death at this rate every day is not normal’ says...

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‘EMOTIONALLY, we are not coping. Seeing death at this rate every day is not normal,’ was the view of hospital nurse Mosima Doreen Mabeba...

Secondary teacher recruitment crisis Teacher trainee census 2018-19

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‘WE are at a crisis in secondary teacher recruitment,’ said Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, commenting on the...

Tshwane bus workers strike gridlocks city centre

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SOUTH Africa’s administrative capital Tshwane (Pretoria) was gridlocked for a second day on Tuesday as bus drivers disabled their vehicles and the City insisted...

20,000 STUDENTS AND WORKERS MARCH IN ATHENS! – on the 36th...

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Over 20,000 students, youth and workers took part in a militant anti-imperialist demonstration in Athens on Tuesday to commemorate the 36th anniversary of the...

OCCUPATIONS AND NATIONAL ACTION TO SAVE NHS – calls Enfield conference

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‘NATIONAL Action is needed to defend the NHS & stop hospital closures!’ was the title of the resolution that was carried unanimously at a...

‘The 3rd Intifada will defeat Israel’ – Haniya

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DEPUTY head of Hamas’s political bureau Ismail Haniya has urged Arab and Muslim leaders in the region, in letters sent to them, to support...

GREEK YOUTH ATTACK POLICE STATIONS – While French students occupy lycées

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FOR the fifth consecutive day Greek school and university students and workers continued to demonstrate in the capital Athens and in virtually all cities...

Iran cements strategic relations with Russia!

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THE speaker of the Iranian Parliament is on his first official foreign visit to Moscow with the goal of further cementing the two countries’...

Strike Wave Grips Egypt

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EGYPT is gripped by a wave of strikes as the working class continues its revolutonary actions along with the country’s youth that have seen...

Abbas Attends Moscow’s Victory Parade!

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PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas was among up to 30 world leaders on Saturday to attend a huge military parade in Moscow commemorating Russia’s 70th anniversary...

Aussie Food Workers Third Week On Strike

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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...

‘The Obama administration is afraid of the people’ – Snowden

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EDWARD SNOWDEN the former National Security Agency worker who blew the whistle on the US’s spying activities has been denied asylum by a host...

IndustriALL union supports investigation into PPE tenders in SA

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INDUSTRIALL Global union affiliates in South Africa are supporting the current probe by the country’s Special Investigating Unit into fraudulent activities in the awarding...

Yemeni Forces Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Airbase

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YEMENI forces successfully launched a missile attack on the airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces confirmed that army troops and allied...

4th Anniversary of the murder of Colonel Gadaffi

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Libyan Free Press – EDITORIAL STATEMENT – OCTOBER (2015), marks the four-year anniversary of the disappearance of Libya’s leader, Muammar Gadaffi, and...

A&Es IN MELTDOWN! – ‘TORIES TO BLAME!’ says A&E consultant Dr...

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‘UP and down the country our A&E departments are in meltdown, our staff are at breaking point and we need your help,’ Rob Galloway,...

Conference Votes For Chase Farm Occupation!

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A NORTH East London Council of Action conference of over 150 workers, pensioners and youth on Saturday voted unanimously for an occupation of...

PENTONVILLE SPIRIT REQUIRED TO FIGHT THE ANTI-UNION LAWS –but precious little...

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JULY 31 marked the 40th anniversary of a great working class victory, the release of the jailed Pentonville Five dockers in 1972. The TUC was...

Israel’s Golani Brigade Butalises Palestinians In The City Of Hebron

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A NEWLY released report submitted to the United Nations by international organizations working in Hebron (Al Khalil) documents a sharp increase in serious...