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Air France workers – more strike action – ‘future of airline...

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TRADE unions representing Air France workers have threatened to ground more flights in September as a pay dispute with the airline’s bosses continues. Air...

‘JUSTICE FOR PAUL COKER’ – vigil held at Plumpstead police station

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‘WHAT do we want? Justice! – When do we want it? Now!’ and ‘Police – murderers!’, shouted more than 70 people at a demonstration...

No pay rise! A slap in face for NHS staff

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‘ENOUGH is Enough,’ chanted a rally of 500 angry NHS workers outside Downing Street on Wednesday night. They are angry that they have been excluded...

‘THE COST OF REMOVING CLADDING MUST NOT BE IMPOSED ON RESIDENTS’...

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‘THE cost of removing dangerous flammable cladding must not fall onto a building’s residents,’ the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said. ‘The government must fund...

PUT POLICE ON TRIAL AND END ALL ANTI-STRIKE LAWS! – demand...

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Political groups participating in the Tahrir Square sit-in issued two statements Sunday underlining their demands. The statements were issued separately, but the demands are almost...

EGYPT SHOULD LEGALISE INDEPENDENT TRADE UNIONS! – urges Human Rights Watch

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THE Egyptian government should legalise independent trade unions, Human Rights Watch said last Sunday, May 1st, International Workers’ Day. What has emerged is that police...

JUSTICE FOR NOAH! Noah’s family call for investigation into his ‘disappearance’

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By Fra Hughes in West Belfast LAST Thursday, January 7, 2020, Fiona Donohoe led a cavalcade of hundreds of cars with perhaps thousands of people...

‘WE WILL NOT BEND TO AMERICA’S WILL’ – says Palestinian Prime...

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THE Hamas-led Palestinian government spokesman Dr Ghazi Hamad confirmed on Monday that the current freeze of the negotiations, regarding forming a Palestinian national...

‘ONLY WAY TO GET RID OF OCCUPATION IS RESISTANCE’ – say...

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Palestinians on Sunday celebrated the 20th anniversary of the First Intifada, the popular uprising that rocked the Israeli regime to its foundations. The Intifada uprising...

Settlement Building Must Stop Immediately! All The Settlers Must Be Evacuated!

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ARAB and Islamic countries in the United Nations are drafting a resolution to ask the UN Human Rights Council to adopt the conclusions of...

Unite and PCS join forces to fight ‘coalition savagery’

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TWO million workers in the UK are joining together to fend off savage attacks on working people and their families. That was the message from...

Third Intifada Is Erupting!

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RAMALLAH, October 6 2015 – Dozens of Palestinians were injured with live ammunition on Monday night and Tuesday and suffocated by inhaling tear gas...

FORWARD WITH THE WORLD SOCIALIST REVOLUTION – –News Line Anniversary Rally...

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MORE than 200 workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched through Whitechapel to Bethnal Green in central London on Saturday to the News Line...

‘SERIOUS THREAT’ TO EXISTENCE OF STUDENT UNION – warns London Met...

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‘To whom it may concern,’ writes Michelle Harris, president of London Metropolitan University Students’ Union. ‘There is a serious issue occuring at London Met university...

‘FRY CRIMINALS’ – demand Orangefest leaders

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Orangefest’s family fun dissolved into political Orange fury as demonstration speakers blasted homosexuals, the Irish language and even called for volunteers to execute criminals...

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...

‘THERE WILL BE ‘BIG CHANGES’ IN EGYPT’S GAZA POLICY– Ambassador Yasser...

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Egypt’s ambassador to the Palestinian territories Yasser Othman on Tuesday said there will be ‘big changes’ in Egypt’s policies towards the Gaza Strip. Othman told...

‘I AGAIN PROMISE YOU THAT WE WILL WIN’ – Hasan Nasrallah...

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THE Hezbollah leader, Hasan Nasrallah, promised victory in an address to the Lebanese and the Arabs on Friday 14th July after a failed...

1,380 Workers From India And Nepal Have Died Since Qatar ...

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On International Workers Memorial Day, 28th April 2014, it is time to call the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by its proper name: a...

PNA slams ‘collective punishment’

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The Palestinian leadership on Sunday condemned the ‘unjustified’ extra-judicial execution of a Palestinian activist and slammed Israel’s tightening of the closure it imposed on...

US Trade Unions Slam Obama Over His Upgrading Of Malaysia To...

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THE AFL-CIO US trade union federation stated yesterday that the Obama administration has made the deplorable decision to upgrade Malaysia – a major...

40 years since the UK drove the Chagos Islanders from their...

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BY DAVID VINE AURELIE Lisette Talate died last year at 70 of what members of her community call, in their creole language, sagren — profound...

43 million forcibly displaced worldwide says UNHCR report

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‘At the end of 2009, some 43.3 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced due to conflict and persecution, the highest number since the mid-1990s,’...

BMA CHAIR TELLS GPs: INDUSTRIAL ACTION ILLEGAL!

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ANGRY GPs on Saturday voted for action over underfunding and a workload that threatens patient safety and their own health. But at the start of...

Egyptian Workers Demand The Legal Right To Form Free Trade Unions

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EGYPTIAN labour activists are keenly anticipating a new law on labour syndicates, a draft of which has apparently been completed and which could be...

Journalists Cannot Reveal Sources

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IN a hard-hitting personal reflection, Irish Political Journalist and National Union of Journalists member JOHN COULTER vehemently defends the right of reporters to withhold...

Unions Must Take Action To Remove The Coalition To Defend The...

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The Health and Social Care Bill aims to end the NHS as a public service. It legislates for private companies to do NHS clinical...

Marikana miners did not trust NUM –admits NUM President Zokwana

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IT WAS impossible for the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) to negotiate for striking miners at Marikana because of their aggressive attitude and their...

Nato-Israeli-Backed Gang Assassinates An Iranian Commander

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ASSAILANTS shot dead an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander in Syria while he was travelling by road from Damascus towards the Lebanese capital Beirut, the...

19 KILLED AS ISRAELI COMMANDOS STORM FREEDOM FLOTILLA –thousands protest outside...

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THE death toll has risen to 19 after an an attack on the Freedom Flotilla sailing from Cyprus to Gaza, by Israeli commandos. They...

‘DON’T GO BREAKING MY ARTS’ – eight unions launch campaign to...

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OVER 200 people attended a ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Arts’ rally outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday night. The rally was organised...

Two US troops killed in Manbij bomb explosion

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AT LEAST two US servicemen and 14 other people have lost their lives when a massive bomb explosion struck near a patrol of the...

UCU Strike Actions At 10 Colleges

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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at ten colleges will take strike action throughout May and June as part of a row...

Safe routes needed for refugees to reach UK

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THE UK government ‘needs to pay much more attention to establishing safe and regular routes for people to reach safety and their loved ones...

Dozens of Bangladesh workers’ leaders are facing fabricated criminal charges!

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DOZENS of garment workers and labour leaders are facing unfair or apparently fabricated criminal cases in Bangladesh after wage strikes in December 2016, Human...

ABBAS ESTABLISHES GOVERNMENT BY DECREE – has the full support of...

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PRESIDENT ABBAS, now ruling by decree is set to establish a national salvation front government, without any Hamas members, and without any reference to...

ISRAEL-PALESTINE TALKS TO BEGIN WITHIN ‘A WEEK OR SO’ says...

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US SECRETARY of State John Kerry said on Friday that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet in Washington within ‘the next week or so’...

Occupy movements and trades unions take action in the US

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‘We are the 99 per cent. We are getting kicked out of our homes. We are forced to choose between groceries and rent,’ says...

US Presidential candidates appear before AFL-CIO Executive!

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THE AFL-CIO’s executive council meeting is this week, which means visits from presidential candidates: Martin O''Malley, Bernie Sanders, Jim Webb, and, of course, Hillary...

‘Iran Will Give A Crushing Response To Any Military Assault

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Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pour-Dastan said on Monday that if its enemies dare to commit any mistake and...

Sri Lankan Military Targets Farmers

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Unidentified armed men arriving on a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade on Friday around 5:30am on the house of a Muslim teacher in Ea’raavoor...

LEON TROTSKY’S ‘WHITHER FRANCE’ TODAY Part 2: Neither ‘austerity’ nor ‘growth’...

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AFTER governments across Europe either took over debt-laden banks, or the debts of the banks, in 2008 they demanded ‘austerity measures’ to repay the...

Powerful march demands ‘Stop closure of children’s services in Ealing’

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‘SAVE the Charlie Chaplin Ward, stop the closure of Children’s Services!’ demanded yesterday morning’s 7am-9am Mass Picket of Ealing Hospital. The picket was called by...

‘ISRAEL IS TERRORIST – FREE PALESTINE!’ says Israeli Embassy picket

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Over a thousand demonstrators, gathered outside the Israeli Embassy for the second day running on Monday, determined to show solidarity with the besieged people...

‘THERE WILL BE AN EVEN WORSE DISASTER THAN THE MARCHIONESS’! –if...

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THE Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT), the Marchioness Action Group and others demonstrated on Tuesday against the lowering of age and training standards...