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Universal Credit: ‘Cruel and flawed’ – says Unite

A bombshell report and survey of nearly 1,200 claimants by the union Unite lays bare the misery caused by the roll-out of Universal Credit. The...

US nurses strike over pay and condition

ABOUT 6,500 registered nurses staged a one-day strike in Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California, and Arizona last Friday, demanding better working conditions and...

Parades in Iran to mark ‘Sacred Defence Week’

FIGHTER jets of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have taken part in joint aerial...

University asbestos killer scandal

ALMOST two-thirds of universities in England have ‘potentially harmful’ asbestos in their campus buildings, a survey of top-ranking English universities has claimed. It also judged...

Indian garment workers in Karnataka demand increase in minimum wage!

HUNDREDS of Karnataka textile workers gathered last week at Karmikara Bhavana – in the Mysore area of SW India – to protest against low-wage...

‘THIS IS THE LAST TIME WE COME HERE IN PEACE!’ –...

‘THIS is the last time we come here in peace, when we come here again we will vandalise,’ the leader of hundreds Community Work...

Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...

Iran rebuffs US false allegations of drone attacks

IRAN has rebuffed US accusations that it launched the drone attack that cut Saudi Arabia’s oil output in half, as a senior Islamic Revolutionary...

Israeli Occupation Forces Are Seizing The Land!

ISRAELI OCCUPATION FORCES ARE SEIZING THE LAND! THE ongoing seizure of Palestinian land for the expansion of an illegal settlement in the West Bank –...

TUC backs September 20 global school strike – workers vote to...

THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) has backed the global school strike on 20 September and pledged to support the efforts of school youth striking...

Companies at London Arms Fair supplying countries accused of committing ‘war...

THE WORLD’S biggest arms companies have set up shop at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI), one of the world’s largest arms fairs, taking...

‘Overthrow the EU – Replace it with the Socialist United States...

‘TROTSKY wrote about the prospects of the European capitalists uniting Europe,’ Dave Wiltshire, National Secretary of the All Trades Union Alliance told the YS/WRP...

‘Unceasing Fatalities’ In Bangladesh Shipbreaking Industry

‘UNCEASING fatalities’ continue in the Bangladesh shipbreaking industry, as two more workers were killed and thirteen injured in yet another incident at the Ziri...

Iran Starts Up Advanced Centrifuges To Boost Stockpile Of Enriched Uranium

IRAN says it has started up advanced centrifuges to boost the country’s stockpile of enriched uranium, warning signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal that...

‘Return bodies of our martyrs’

‘SINCE 1967, Israel has applied an inconsistent policy of refusing to deliver the mortal remains of hundreds of Palestinian combatants to their families,’ an...

Syrian Air Defences Foil Terrorist Drone Attacks On Hmeimim Air Base

SYRIAN air defence forces have reportedly managed to foil an attack by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants against the country’s strategic Hmeimim air base in Syria’s...

US, UK AND FRANCE CHARGED WITH COMMITTING WAR CRIMES IN THE...

THE UNITED States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to the...

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...

Israeli police demolish Bedouin village for 157th time

ISRAELI authorities and their heavily armed police force demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the Naqab desert in southern Israel for the 157th...

COSATU condemns political killings and ‘vote buying’ during ANC campaign

SOUTH Africa’s trade union federation COSATU has expressed concern over ongoing factional battles in the governing ANC party, allegations of vote buying by the...

Over A Decade Of Tory NHS Cuts Have Put Patients And...

OVER A decade of Tory NHS cuts have put patients and staff at risk, as hospitals have been left in such a state of...

London Busworkers Rally To Demand Action Over Driver Fatigue!

VER a hundred Unite bus drivers and their supporters held a lively rally on Thursday morning outside London’s City Hall demanding action from Transport...

RMT steps up the fight for workplace justice & insists every...

FOLLOWING his re-election this week as general secretary of specialist rail and transport union RMT for a further five-year term, Mick Cash is insisting...

Israel escalates its demolition of Bethlehem Palestinian structures

The latest demolitions of Palestinian structures in Beit Jala city in Bethlehem district and the string of Israeli attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip...

‘Israel will pay a high price for its brazen acts of...

THE spokesman for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's administration has slammed Israel’s recent attacks against a number of regional countries, warning Tel Aviv will pay...

Zarif Arrives In Biarritz For Talks With Macron

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suddenly arrived in the French city of Biarritz on Friday, where the G7 meeting of the seven top...

‘No extradition – free Julian Assange!’ – says Julian Assange Defence...

‘THERE is only one decision: No extradition! – free Julian Assange’ chanted a demonstration of over 50 supporters of the jailed Wikileaks founder Julian...

Give Fed workers right to strike–get rid of ‘right-to-work’ anti-union laws...

THE VERMONT US Senator Bernie Sanders wants to give federal workers the right to strike, to eliminate so-called ‘right-to-work’ laws, and at the same...

An ‘orgy of slashing HSE’ since 2010!

‘Since 2010, Coalition and Tory governments have indulged in an orgy of slashing the enforcement budgets of the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) and...

Marikana platinum miners ready to strike for a year!

MORE strife is looming at South Africa’s Marikana platinum mines, as members of Amcu (the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union) warned Lonmin’s new...

GM Latin American workers meet in Sao Paulo!

WORKERS from General Motors plants across Latin America met in São Paulo, Brazil, last week to discuss and take action against workforce casualisation within...

Seven Years Since The Marikana Mine Massacre!

‘THEY say in this country we’re free, but only some are free, others are not. A policeman has the power to kill and it’s...

‘We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire’ say...

ALTHOUGH Zimbabwe’s main opposition group, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute last...

Hamas Hails ‘Our People In Jerusalem’ And Warns Israel That Attacks...

ON the Israeli violations in al-Aqsa Mosque – statement from the Hamas movement. The leadership of Hamas held an urgent meeting on the ongoing dangerous...

Portuguese fuel strike into 2nd week! Army deployed as strike breakers....

FUEL DRIVERS in Portugal are continuing their strike, now entering its second week, as the Portuguese government called a state of emergency, deploying the...

‘Medicare for All’ the defining issue for Democrats

‘MEDICARE for All’ is shaping up to be one of the defining issues of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, with Bernie Sanders and...

‘Europe’s leaders consider people drowning as an acceptable price to pay...

MALTESE authorities on Monday refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship permission to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off...

US Drone Carrying Missiles Crashes On Farms In Iraq!

US AIRCRAFT are flying over Iraqi territory collecting intelligence on the country’s popular forces, a senior Iraqi expert said, adding that a drone that...

Israeli presence in US Persian Gulf force ‘a threat to Iran’s...

IRAN says it considers possible Israeli presence in a US-led coalition in the Persian Gulf as a clear threat to its national security, and...

NUMSA car workers to strike for 20% wage increase!

SOUTH Africa’s automotive sector, already reeling from poor sales, now seems set to suffer a further blow – as carworkers threaten to take strike action...

‘A WHOLESALE SELL-OUT TO PRIVATE OPERATORS’ – RMT warns over Tory...

THE RMT warned on Tuesday that the long-awaited Government Rail Review – set up on the watch of serial failure Chris Grayling – is...

Wadi al-Hummus demolitions are ‘a heinous crime we will not accept’...

THE PALESTINIAN Presidency on Monday ‘reiterated the firm position of the State of Palestine that supports the right of the People’s Republic of China...

‘To reverse years of underinvestment sustained levels of investment are needed’...

RESPONDING to PM Johnson’s comments in the weekend’s Sunday Times newspaper, in which he pledged a £1.8bn cash injection into the NHS BMA council...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

Gov. must end ‘two-child limit’ for payment of benefits!

UP to 600,000 children have now been affected by the Tory government’s two-child limit to ‘Universal Credit’ benefits, the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)...