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Israel Violating Gaza Border Agreement

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Using the individual bombing attack in Netanya on Monday as a pretext, Israel is violating the Gaza borders agreement with the Palestinian National Authority...

QATAR ACTING LIKE 21ST CENTURY SLAVE STATE –TUC demands re-run vote...

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‘Qatar is acting like a 21st century slave state’, delegates attending the UEFA Congress in London heard. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)...

Californian social workers strike!

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MORE than 1,100 California social workers and eligibility workers conducted a three-day strike in Contra Costa County, then voted on Wednesday to extend their...

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

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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...

All out behind Junior Doctors strike! – demands News Line Anniversary...

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ONE-HUNDRED-AND-FIFTY workers, students and youth attended the rally to mark the 46th Anniversary of the News Line and the 75th Anniversary of the Assassination...

UCU Members At Bath And Bristol Are Set To Walk Out

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MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) at the University of Bath and the University of Bristol are joining the latest wave of...

Israel plans settlement in heart of occupied Jerusalem

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ISRAEL plans to build a new settlement in the central area of the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, despite international condemnation, a new report says. Israeli newspaper Calcalist...

MARX AND THE PERMANENT REVOLUTION – part Six The theory of...

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‘THERE can be no analogy of historical development,’ wrote Trotsky in his book 1905, ‘between, on the one hand, England, the pioneer of capitalism...

Unite’s Response To Health Select Committee Inquiry!

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‘THESE changes can not be separated from the problems A&E is facing. Unite believes that at the heart of this issue is...

Trade unions must take action for 15% – demand NHS staff

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‘WHAT DO we want? 15%! When do we want it? Now!’ rang out on the Nurses March through London on Saturday afternoon. More than 1,000...

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...

Tar Sands Regions and Gulf Coast communities lobby BP AGM

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REPRESENTATIVES of devastated communities from Gulf Coast and Tar Sands regions confronted the BP Board yesterday morning at their AGM over their failure to...

Striking NUT 6th form college teachers defy the Tories!

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STRIKING 6th Form College National Union of Teachers (NUT) members from around England took part in a national demonstration on Tuesday to defend their...

Thousands of West Virginia teachers on indefinite strike

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THOUSANDS of public school teachers across West Virginia have been on strike for more than a week in protest over their pay and benefits....

The Fight Of The Greek ‘Stage’ Workers

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By DINA ROVITHAKI, President of the ‘stage’ workers’ trade union at the Institute for Agricultural Development and member of the National Co-ordinating Committee of ‘stage’...

‘The Failure Of Their Battle For Aleppo Means A Total Transformation...

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PRESIDENT Assad had an interview with the Syrian newspaper al-Watan last Wednesday and we are pleased to be be able to publish some extracts...

DELAY BOOTS TAKEOVER IN WAKE OF IMF CRASH WARNING – GMB...

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THE GMB has called on the government to delay the private equity take-over of Boots in the wake of the IMF warning of the...

‘STAND BY US BEFORE THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY’ –Lebanese premier Siniora urges...

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THE Lebanese premier Fu’ad Al Siniora has urged Arab leaders at a special Beirut conference, held on Monday, to strive for an immediate cease-fire...

Don’t Extradite Assange!

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THE EXTRADITION hearing of Julian Assange at Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday morning brought a crowd of over a hundred demonstrators which was doubled...

Fonseka arrest deepens crisis of Sri Lankan ruling class

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THE split in the Sri Lankan ruling class has deepened with the arrest of General Fonseka who led the military campaign which killed tens...

Thousands of US youth face life in jail – No parole...

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‘America is one of only a few countries in the world where children face life sentences without parole’, said Amnesty International on Wednesday. ‘There are...

‘Obama couldn’t convince his people with lies’–says Assad

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SYRIAN President Al-Asad said that through Western support, now there are thousands of Al-Qaeda fighters from 80 countries in Syria and that terrorism must...

10 Israeli Negotiating Strategies

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Al-Zaytouna article BY DR MOHSEN SALAH ISRAEL has a negotiating strategy that is designed to prolong the negotiations allowing more time for the construction of facts...

BBC journalists and technicians set to strike Thursday – over job...

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BBC journalists and technicians are set to strike for 12 hours on from midday to midnight this Thursday, 28 March. BBC Easter programmes will be...

Hospital protests across Sri Lanka

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The All Ceylon Health Trade Union Federation (ACHTUF) held a series of protests opposite main hospitals across the country from 12 noon on Monday...

NHS 70 years on battles for funding

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ON JUNE 30th, hundreds of thousands of people will be marching to celebrate and defend our National Health Service. The NHS is facing many problems...

FORCED MIGRATION USED TO DEFLECT SOCIAL REVOLT – says Philippines health...

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‘Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is like a poster girl promoting migration of Filipinos in the name of dollar remittances, at the expense of the poor’, the...

60,000 March In Athens

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TENS of thousands of Greek workers from all industries and services took part last Thursday in the rallies and demonstrations staged in the capital...

US military to be a more ‘lethal, adaptive and resilient force’...

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US SECRETARY of Defence Lloyd Austin says his country is committed to protecting its Southeast Asian allies against what he called China’s aggression. ‘Beijing’s claim...

THE RIGHT OF RETURN IS NON-NEGOTIABLE – Palestinians declare

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A NUMBER of Palestinian faction leaders and representatives emphasised last Saturday, that the refugee issue and the right of return is a Palestinian...

‘THE WHOLE WORLD SHOULD UNDERSTAND GAZA IS NOT ALONE’ – Lebanese...

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WITH huge Lebanese popular support the Dignity (Karama) boat sailed into the port of Tyre in South Lebanon on Tuesday accompanied by...

Keep Barts And London Open!

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Workers and students at Bart’s and the Royal London hospitals are shocked and angry over the private finance initiative (PFI) crisis that threatens...

HOPE OF GAZA WAR CRIMES VICTIMS DASHED – says Palestinian...

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‘AS we send this press release, Palestinian civilians across the occupied territories, including East Jerusalem, are encountering extremely violent waves of state-sponsored oppression along...

Leon Trotsky’s CLASS AND ART

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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...

‘End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange!’ say doctors in...

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‘End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange,’ demand Doctors for Assange – Stephen Frost, Lissa Johnson, Jill Stein and William Frost on behalf...

May Day Marchers Demand ‘Kick The Tories Out!’

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THE LONDON May Day Rally of over 5,000 workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square in central London...

50,000 March For Jobs And Justice

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THE TUC-organised ‘Put People First’ march over jobs, justice and climate attracted up to 50,000 workers and young people in central London on Saturday. Trade...

Resistance Launches ‘Autumn Of Gaza’ Campaign

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Chief PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat met with US Assistant Secretary of State David Walsh and American Consul General Jake Wallacey on Sunday. The meeting took...

Workers in the US are joining unions in their tens of...

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Workers across the United States, including in multi-national corporations like Starbucks and Amazon, as well as in the video game industry, are joining trade...

EDUCATION NOT FOR SALE! – 100,000 students march against tuition fees

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OVER 100,000 students from all parts of Britain joined a massive demonstration against tuition fees in Westminster on Wednesday. The march called by the National...

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...

Assad celebrates Easter at Maalula Monastery – as presidential elections announced...

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SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad on Easter Sunday visited the ancient Christian town of Maalula, which his troops recently recaptured from rebels, state television said. ‘On...

‘RESISTANCE IS OUR PEOPLE’S LEGITIMATE RIGHT’ – decides Palestinian National Dialogue...

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THE Palestinian National Dialogue Conference (NDC) held on the 25th and 26th of May to try to end the armed conflicts between Hamas...

RICHARD SORGE: Hero of the Soviet Union

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An Impeccable Spy Richard Sorge Stalin’s Master Agent By: Owen Matthews Published by: Bloomsbury; £25 (hbk) THE SUBJECT of this book, Richard Sorge, is the daring, unequalled spy whose...

NASSIM NISR’S RELEASE PART OF PRISON SWAP – says Hezbollah

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The Lebanese detainee in Israeli jails for the past six years was released Sunday morning from the Nitzan (Ramle) Prison in Ramallah, in the...