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‘WE NEED THE REST OF THE WORKING CLASS BY OUR SIDE’...

YET more mass demonstrations were held on Wednesday in Athens and Salonica by state primary and secondary school teachers and their supporters in the...

WE DEMAND CITIZENSHIP, NO-ONE IS ILLEGAL – say thousands of migrant...

Migrant workers and refugees were joined by trade unionists, community groups and others fighting exploitation and deportations, in a demonstration of more than 25,000...

US CARRIER MUST NOT RETURN TO GULF! ‘We do not warn...

IRAN threatened on Tuesday to take action if the US Navy moves an aircraft carrier back into the Gulf. This is Tehran’s most aggressive...

Tshwane bus workers strike gridlocks city centre

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...

GET US TROOPS OUT – says mother of dead soldier, as...

Several hundred people joined an anti-Iraq war protest outside President George W Bush’s holiday ranch in Crawford, Texas, on Sunday, as the American...

Investigation Into Israeli War Crimes To Begin

AT LONG last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that ‘all the statutory criteria...

Passenger falls between platform and train at Canning Town – RMT...

TUBE union RMT is demanding a ‘full and transparent formal investigation’ into the recent Canning Town overcrowding incident and calls for all London Underground...

Israel Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity In Gaza

The latest health report from the Lancet considers Israel guilty of ‘crimes against humanity’ for the deaths of pregnant women and their babies at...

18th Amendment becomes law in Sri Lanka

THE Eighteenth Amendment to the Sri Lanka Constitution has become law with effect from Thursday, reports TamilNet. This was after the certification by the Speaker...

SA goldmine fires 1,500 strikers

SOUTH AFRICAN mining company Sibanye Gold has fired around 1,500 workers for taking part in a wildcat strike at its Cooke mine. The decision, announced...

Leon Trotsky’s CLASS AND ART

THIS speech was delivered on May 9, 1924 during discussions at the Press Department of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) on Party Policy...

‘Consign capitalism to the Natural History Museum!’ –Jonty Leff tells Anniversary...

More than 200 workers and youth got massive support from residents and shoppers as they marched through east London on Sunday, to a rally...

24-Hour Tube Strike Rocks Coalition

RAIL union RMT said Tuesday’s strike for tube safety and safe staffing levels on London Underground was ‘rock solid’, and demanded that the...

White goods catching fire daily!

FREEZERS and tumble dryers are catching fire daily resulting in nine fatalities and 298 injuries. In fact, this figure does not include the...

‘The only way to undo apartheid is to pay workers a...

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has said that it is 100% in solidarity with its affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers...

‘There has been a shift in the balance of power in...

PRESIDENT Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to al-Manar TV broadcast on Thursday. We are very pleased to publish it in two parts PART ONE AL-MANAR: In...

‘100 ROUNDS FIRED ON SLEEPING FAMILY’ – ACLU releases files on...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday made public hundreds of claims for damages by family members of civilians killed or injured by...

Coalition Privateers To ‘Liberate NHS’: Part Two

THE Tory-Lib Dem coalition government’s White Paper on the NHS contains plans for sweeping changes. NHS Commissioning Board The sole commissioners for the NHS will...

EXPAND SCO TO CONFRONT US POLICIES – urges Iran

‘The SCO (Shanghai Co-operation Organisation) countries face common threats in the form of America and NATO’, says the Iranian newspaper Resalat. Full members of...

100,000 march to Parliament to defend NHS

UP TO 100,000 health workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched through London to defend the NHS on Saturday. There were balloons from Unison, Unite,...

Israeli drones fire on kite fliers

ISRAELI drones carried out an airstrike targeting a group of Palestinian kite-flyers in eastern Rafah City in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon....

Workers Are Furious Over Attacks On Pay Pensions And Services

TWO million teachers, education support workers, lecturers, local government workers, firefighters, civil servants and other public sector workers went on a 24-hour strike on...

Roger Waters performs for Assange – Defend freedom of speech! No...

OVER a thousand supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rallied outside the Home Office on Monday evening to hear Roger Waters perform ‘Wish...

‘PALESTINE IS A STATE UNDER FOREIGN MILITARY OCCUPATION!’ – as it...

THE Palestinian Mission in the UK on Wednesday issued ‘Questions and Answers on the Accession of the State of Palestine to the International Criminal...

SRI LANKA: WORKERS FIGHT BRUTAL EXPLOITATION – Part 3:Working on the...

IN Sri Lanka over 75,000 workers are employed on the rubber plantations and are viciously exploited. There are at least 200 plantations, we visited...

Emergency Clinic Replaced With ‘Information Service’!

OVER 60 health workers, service users and local residents demonstrated against the closure of the Maudsley Hospital Emergency Clinic outside the renowned mental health...

ISRAEL ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BUILD 1,000 NEW SETTLER HOMES IN THE...

ISRAEL is inviting bids to build over 1,000 settler homes in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, the housing ministry said on Sunday, ahead...

GENERAL STRIKE TO BRING DOWN THE COALITION – build the revolutionary...

Resolution from yesterday’s News Line-All Trades Union Alliance Conference THIS News Line-All Trades Union Alliance conference gives its complete support to the June 30th pensions...

Brown’s Planned ‘Reforms’ A Recipe For Ending The NHS

On January 7th 2008, prime minister Gordon Brown made a key policy speech on the NHS, in which he called for ‘continued reform’ and...

100,000 MARCH IN DUBLIN – against government cuts

OVER 150,000 workers around the country, and in the north took to the streets in a series of marches last Friday to protest against...

Lewisham Couple Fighting Against Eviction

Joe and Christine Loughrell are fighting eviction from their family home of 30-years. Joe was a resident caretaker for Lewisham Council for 35-years, having joined...

US union to vote on Israel boycott

By Tithi Bhattacharya – a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University, and a long time activist for Palestinian justice THIS week UAW 2865,...

Health Workers Facing Severe Hardship

Health workers across the NHS are facing severe hardship due to the current economic crisis and the effect of a below inflation pay deal,...

Palestinians Banned From Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound!

ISRAELI police at dawn carried out a large-scale detention campaign in the Jerusalem area, detaining at least 18 Palestinians before releasing them after handing...

Numsa To ‘Swamp’ The Streets Of Durban In A Massive May...

THE National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa in KwaZulu-Natal (KzN) working closely with other like-minded and class orientated COSATU affiliates, will swamp the...

THE BATTLE AT THE BMA’s ANNUAL REPRESENTATIVE MEETING

THE British Medical Association (BMA) leadership had a plan for the 2007 Annual Representative Meeting (ARM) in Torquay last week. They wanted to push through...

Teachers Condemn Tory Sats Tests Debacle

TEACHERS’ unions united together this week in condemning the Tory SATs tests ‘debacle’, vividly reporting the harm they are doing to children and insisting...

100 Years Of The Balfour Declaration!

ON THE hundredth anniversary of the Balfour Declaration more than 60 leading British personalities signed the Balfour Centenary Declaration launched in London on Tuesday...

‘Repressive legislation from a repressive government’ – Mental Health Bill condemned!

‘This is further repressive legislation from a very repressive government – attacking the most vulnerable,’ mental health service worker and user Jo Squires said...

Savage cuts causing ‘chaos’ at london met university – warn UCU

‘THE chaotic scenes during enrolment say it all: we lost over 350 jobs last year and you can already see the difference,’ said the...

SIRTE IS LIBERATED FROM ISIS – says Libya’s unity government

TRIPOLI – Libya’s unity government leader Fayez al-Sarraj on Saturday officially announced the end of military operations in Sirte, after the liberation from Islamic...

ISRAELI TROOPS RAID KOBAR VILLAGE –settlers go on the rampage in...

THE ISRAELI army has told members of the Barghouti family from the village of Kobar, northwest of Ramallah on Saturday, that they will be...

Israeli airstrike on Gaza kills 3 Palestinians

ISRAELI forces launched a deadly airstrike that struck southern Gaza on Tuesday, killing three young Palestinians. Gaza Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed that...

Irish TUC must call a general strike – Forward to a...

RESPONDING to the announcement today of an 85 billion euro European Union and IMF loan facility for Ireland, SIPTU General President Jack...

Palestinian minors beaten & interrogated in Israeli detention!

THE Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) on Sunday said three Palestinian minors were assaulted by Israeli forces during detention in January. PPS’s attorney said he...