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Greek Public Sector Workers Strike! – Against Mass Sackings

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GREEK public sector workers staged a one-day national strike last Tuesday against the government’s workers’ ‘evaluation’ schemes which are designed to lead to mass...

PNA illusions in Sharon move

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THE Palestinian National Authority (PNA) immediately reacted to the latest Israeli political upheaval on Monday, describing it sceptically but hopefully as a ‘volcano’ that...

Israel Steps Up Jerusalem Demolitions

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Israeli bulldozers demolished two Palestinian houses in the Ath-Thuri neighbourhood of Jerusalem on Monday morning, according to a statement from the Al-Quds Centre for...

ABBAS CELEBRATES 26th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PALESTINIAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE –and...

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ON Saturday 15th November, the 26th anniversary of the Palestinian ‘declaration of independence’, and 10th Anniversary of the death of Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat,...

UK government ‘balancing the books on the backs of the starving...

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THE BRITISH government has decided to ‘balance the books on the backs of the starving people of Yemen,’ in an act that will see...

Any agreement with Russia will be put to referendum says Zelensky

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UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky says any agreement that would be yielded from the peace talks with Russia that are aimed to end the conflict...

NO TO KING GEORGE HOSPITAL CLOSURE – demand marchers

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Over two hundred workers and youth marched and rallied against the planned closure of King George Hospital, Ilford on Saturday. News Line spoke to participants...

Lebanese condemn Israeli aggression

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Lebanon’s president, prime minister and Parliamentary Speaker slammed Israel’s ‘aggression’ against the country on Tuesday, as Lebanese and Israeli occupation troops exchanged fire...

HEALTH IN GAZA THREATENED – by unexploded bombs and war debris

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UNEXPLODED bombs and the uncontrolled dumping of rubbish pose the greatest environmental and public health risks to residents of the Gaza Strip, according to...

MANNING WAS UPSET BY THE PLIGHT OF IRAQI CIVILIANS – witness...

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BRADLEY Manning, the US soldier accused of espionage, was ‘upset’ about the plight of Iraqi civilians before he handed over a trove of secret...

Canadian Postal Union Fighting To Overturn Strike Ban

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THE CANADIAN Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) filed a constitutional challenge last week to block legislation ordering them back to work, passed by the...

‘All The Lebanese Will Lose If They Get Engaged In A...

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HEZBOLLAH leader Hasan Nasrallah said last Thursday that anti-government protesters would ‘never surrender’ and would continue their street demonstrations until they achieved...

SA police attempted murder of a 14-year-old!

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A CASE of attempted murder has been opened over the shooting of a 14-year-old boy on a demonstration in Hangberg, Hout Bay, Cape Town...

ABBAS REJECTS KERRY’S SECURITY PLAN – while US ex-CIA chief says...

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PRESIDENT Mahmud Abbas has rejected US proposals for Israel to keep troops in a future Palestinian state along its border with Jordan, a Palestinian...

PNA CALLS FOR MEETING ON GOLDSTONE – Palestinian anger forces U-turn

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The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has executed a U-turn over action on the Goldstone report on the Israeli war on Gaza last December 2008/January...

TRANSITIONAL PROGRAMME OUR GUIDE FOR TODAY – Part one: Socialist Revolution...

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A revolutionary wave is sweeping the planet, driven by the world economic and political crisis of capitalism and the undefeated nature of the working...

Pro-US Haftar Mobilising Against Libyan Islamists

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PREPARATION is underway for a ‘decisive’ battle, to storm the city of Benghazi and expel the Islamist militias, by pro-US forces led by Major-General...

Over 1 Million Iraqis Have Died Since The US Invasion

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MORE than one million Iraqis have died because of the war in Iraq since the US-led invasion of the country in 2003, according to...

War Crimes Dossier Launched At A Packed News Conference

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A DOSSIER relating to a complaint delivered last Friday to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court regarding the responsibility of...

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

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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...

250 million strong India strike!

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OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

Mexican maquiladora workers win

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MEXICAN maquiladora workers in 70 factories have won big wage increases and bonuses in a strike wave that began in January. Maquiladoras are tariff and...

Threat by the Egyptian Defence Minister to call out the army!

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EGYPT’S defence minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned last Sunday that the army will intervene if violence breaks out in the country where rallies are...

‘Disabled rights and entitlements snatched away’

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DISABLED People Against Cuts (DPAC) organised a lively demonstration near Parliament on Monday, to mark the 25th birthday of the Independent Living Fund, which...

Trade Unionists Killed At Guerrero Mine!

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THE United Steelworkers (USW) union has called on the Canadian government to intervene after violence flared last Saturday in a labour dispute at a...

NHS ‘RECONFIGURATION’ IS CLOSING HOSPITALS! – GP role being changed from...

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THE NHS was a key issue in the general election. US-HMO-style (Health Maintenance Organisations) integrated care systems are being set up all over England. Provided largely...

Trump Declares War On Public Sector Unions

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LAST Wednesday night the Trump administration declared war on America’s public sector unions. In a brief filed with the Supreme Court, the Department of Justice...

90% of nurses say understaffing is affecting quality of care

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Nine out of ten nurses say understaffing is affecting quality of care for patients, a Nursing Standard poll reveals. The RCN (Royal College of Nursing)...

McDonald’s, TGI Fridays, Uber Eats and Wetherspoon strike!

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HUNDREDS of striking McDonald’s, TGI Fridays, Wetherspoon, and Uber Eats mostly young workers held a joint rally in London’s Leicester Square on Thursday. They...

‘CLOSE TO ONE BILLION PEOPLE HAVE NEVER HAD ACCESS TO...

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The Global Campaign for Education on Tuesday launched its Global School Report. The report, looking at 178 countries – from Haiti to Norway found the...

‘A scar on the conscience of Britain’

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THE fact that 40 per cent of disabled children are living in poverty is ‘a scar on the conscience of Britain’, says Unite, the...

Five Years Since Yasser Arafat’s Murder

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PALESTINIANS around the world marked the fifth anniversary of the death of President Yasser Arafat yesterday. In the West Bank, where Arafat’s Fatah movement...

JUNE 16th–FRENCH UNIONS NATIONAL HEALTH STRIKE

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TOMORROW, June 16th, everyone is being mobilised (striking) for health, the CGT French union federation has declared. Health, medico-social, social, nursing homes and national education...

Open letter to chairs of BMA and BMAGPC

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Dear Dr Meldrum, Dr Buckman and all members of the BMA General Practitioners Committee (GPC) Following the publication of the health White Paper earlier this...

‘the Tamil National Cause Cannot Afford To Be Deviated And...

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LTTE’s Department of International Relations on Sunday announced that the LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabakharan attained martyrdom fighting the military oppression of the Sri Lankan...

US Supreme Court Victory for ‘Dreamers’

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A US FEDERAL judge has rejected the limitations imposed by the Trump administration on a programme protecting hundreds of thousands of immigrants – often...

25 Palestinians detained in West Bank raids

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AT least 25 Palestinians were detained in raids from Monday evening to the early morning hours on Tuesday, as Israeli state forces stormed several...

Modi denounces Indian farmers as ‘beggars’ – CITU accuses Modi...

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‘THE CENTRE of Indian Trade Unions vehemently denounces the utterly humiliating and derogatory statement by the Prime Minister against the struggling farmers and their...

‘We need more action! The teachers unions must come out together!

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SCHOOLS were closed or disrupted across England and Wales on Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of angry teachers took part in a one-day strike...

Palestinian hunger strikers are fighting for their freedom!

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PALESTINIAN prisoners have been hitting the headlines around the world with the escalating wave of hunger strikes for the release of high-profile prisoners in...

‘The first time that workers from all over Egypt have come...

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WORKERS from electricity companies from around the country went on strike in Egypt on Sunday. Workers Media Coordinator at the Egyptian Centre for Economic and...

Students Call For Nationwide Rent Strikes!

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NATIONWIDE student rent strikes have been called for by more than 25 universities who gathered in London over the weekend of the 16th-18th September. Activists...

‘The political people … have delivered incompetence and indifference towards us’...

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FIVE years ago, in the early hours of the morning of June 14th 2017, a kitchen fire led to an inferno that set alight...

UK doctors in Palestine treating expanding bullet wounds

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New types of complex injuries in the occupied Palestinian territory are leading to lifelong disabilities as prompt comprehensive care is beyond the scope of...

Staff And Parents Say ‘No’ To Forced Academy!

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STAFF and parents have said ‘No’ to a Brent, north west London, primary school being forced to become an academy school. At a well attended...