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Johnson ready to hand billions to bosses! – as unions refuse to demand nationalisation

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THE JOHNSON government is to pay out tens of millions of pounds to restart production of carbon dioxide at a key plant in the...
Lecturers, staff and students marching out of the University of Manchester – they are out on strike Monday and Tuesday

Manchester University strike – 140 sackings

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MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) will walk out on strike on Monday and Tuesday against moves by the university to sack...
Riot police buses blocking the Hellenic Steel plant on Friday morning

Greek Riot Police Storm Steel Plant

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AT 5.30AM yesterday about 50 armed riot police stormed the striking steel workers’ pickets at the Hellenic Steel plant in Aspropyrgos, about 25 km...

Throw out ‘new’ Junior Doctors’ contract

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JUNIOR Doctors must vote from tomorrow to throw out the junior doctor contract agreed by the BMA and the Department of Health on 27...
Young Socialists marching in Cambridge last November 14 for a socialist future

Hoon & Hewitt Stab Labour In The Back

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The House of Commons yesterday witnessed a Blairite revolt against Prime Minister Brown. Ex-cabinet ministers Geoff Hoon and Patricia Hewitt bolstered the Tories by calling...
Labour Shadow Chancellor JOHN McDONNELL (right) alongside TOM WATSON supporting striking BA workers lobby of parliament

‘I want to transform Capitalism’ says John McDonnell as he disowns Marx

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LABOUR will not raise taxes for the vast majority of workers but will increase rates for those earning over £80,000, John McDonnell said yesterday. He...

Assad Visits Moscow!

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SYRIAN President Bashar Assad visited Moscow on Tuesday to extend thanks to the Russian authorities and people for helping to preserve the unity and...
Residents & GPs demonstrate against the takeover of St Paul’s Way GP surgery in Bow, by private company Atos Healthcare

HANDS OFF OUR GP SURGERY! – 200 residents & GPs protest against privatisation

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‘PATIENTS before profits, defend the NHS!’ shouted around 200 demonstrators outside St Paul’s Way General Practice yesterday, opposing the take-over of the doctors surgery...
Marching in defence of the NHS on its 63rd anniversary last July

‘DROP THE HEALTH BILL!’ – demand 365 GPs

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‘It is essential that the Health Bill is scrapped. Unison is completely opposed to the Health Bill. We are right behind the doctors who...

‘Blair Lied Thousands Died’

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‘Blair lied, thousands died! Tony Blair, war criminal,’ chanted hundreds assembled outside the QE2 Centre, Westminster, yesterday. They were taking part in a demonstration organised...

‘HAND OVER YOUR CASH!’ Syriza orders municipalities & hospitals – to pay IMF

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GREECE has ordered its public sector bodies to hand over any reserve cash to help it meet a payment due to the International Monetary...

GROSS MISCONDUCT – officer being investigated

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The officer who restrained 20-year-old Rashan Charles in Dalston, East London shortly before he died on July 22 is being investigated for gross misconduct. Rashan...
Junior doctors during their recent strike actions insisting that over-tired doctors can make mistakes

BMA condemns ‘trial by media’

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THE BMA has made a legal intervention to highlight the huge implications to doctors posed by the outcome of the Bawa-Garba case. The ongoing two-day...
Police in action outside the Vouli (Greek parliament)

Class Struggle Is Erupting In Greece And UK!

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TENS of thousands of workers and youth congregated early yesterday morning in Athens at three pre-arranged points to enforce an encirclement of the Vouli...

No limits Stop and Search! Youth chain gangs! – Sweeping police powers ‘discriminatory’ –...

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THE TORY government yesterday put forward proposals for even more sweeping police powers. They include taking off all restrictions on Stop and Search. Under the...

RCN: ‘Not a single unoccupied bed!’

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‘ON EVERY day except Friday last week, several hospitals across England didn’t have a single unoccupied bed,’ Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and...

Medical Student Fees Could Reach £57,000 – Bma

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New medical students are likely to graduate with debts of £37,000 warns a new British Medical Association (BMA) report published today. The BMA says this...

Defend Gp Surgeries!

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GP LEADERS yesterday handed in a 16,000-strong petition from patients to Downing Street demanding ministers act urgently to help GP practices under threat of...

Heygate Tenants Eviction Warning!

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TENANTS on the Heygate estate in south London’s Elephant and Castle are being sent ‘take it now or face eviction later’ letters, as part...

Unite-Rolls Royce jobs deal – includes a 10% pay delay for 1 year

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THE UNITE union has agreed a package with engineering giant Rolls-Royce to financially protect the 20,000 UK workforce during the coronavirus emergency by delaying...

Homeless deaths up 25% Rough sleeping up 165%

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THE NUMBER of homeless people dying on the streets of England has dramatically increased by 25% over five years, while the sheer scale of...

Nurseries Crisis!

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NEW government funding proposals will force nursery schools to close, warns the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). Yesterday was the deadline for submissions to...

Itv 24 Hr Strike!

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BROADCASTING unions at ITV have voted to go on strike next Thursday after management failed to budge from an ‘insulting’ pay offer of 2...

NO SHEIKH JARRAH EVICTIONS! – Settler shoots Palestinian outside High Court

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MASSES of people surrounded the Israeli High Court yesterday protesting against the eviction of families in the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem. Israel’s supreme court...
Gourmet pickets earlier this month – calling the whole trade union movement to join their march in Southall on December 4

Locked-out Gate Gourmet workers to march through Southall

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LOCKED OUT Gate Gourmet workers are to march through Southall on Sunday December 4th to demand that the TGWU makes their dispute official and...

‘UK at forefront of support for Ukraine!’ – Truss launches new alliance between UK,...

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‘I AM HERE today to show the United Kingdom’s steadfast support for the Ukraine,’ Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said yesterday at a joint press...
The YS March for Jobs and Free State Education arriving in London in November last year

The Ys Calls ‘Jobs For Youth’ Lobby Of Tuc!

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THE Young Socialists yesterday called a mass lobby of the TUC Annual Congress for Monday September 12, beginning at 8.00am. The conference is being held...

University pension strike looms after cuts

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UNIVERSITY lecturers are gearing up for strike action against cuts to their pensions. Universities UK’s (UUK) announced yesterday that cuts to the pensions of university...
WRP Manchester Central parliamentary candidate (right) with his team making every minute count in the last days of the campaign

WRP campaign steps up a gear

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THE campaign for Jonty Leff, the WRP candidate for Manchester Central, has stepped up a gear on the eve of Thursday’s general election. While canvassing...

‘INDUSTRIAL SCALE ILLEGAL ACTIVITY’ by Murdoch press – says Charlotte Church

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MURDOCH'S News Group Newspapers (NGN) ‘are not truly sorry, only sorry they got caught,’ Charlotte Church insisted in a devastating statement outside the High...

Khalida jarrar free at last

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KHALIDA Jarrar, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) is free! She was greeted by a cheering crowd after...

Strike till CPE is withdrawn

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More than 2,000 students meeting outside the entrance of Jussieu university in the centre of Paris yesterday afternoon voted virtually unanimously to strike until...

Gate Gourmet Pickets Join Terminal 5 Strikers

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WHILST out campaigning yesterday, Gate Gourmet workers, now locked out for almost six months, spoke out very angrily about the unsigned letter just received...
The RMT has consistently fought to stop the  privatisation of the Rail network in Britain

RENATIONALISE THE RAIL – demands RMT rail union

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Rail union RMT yesterday called for the renationalisation of the railways. A union statement said: ‘The post-Christmas chaos caused by major engineering overruns on the...

May declares war on the pensioners!

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TORY PM Theresa May yesterday declared war on pensioners and their children yesterday with the launch of her party’s election manifesto. This includes means testing...
Migrant workers demanding no deportations and that all migrants should have basic rights including the right to free health care

TREAT ALL ASYLUM SEEKERS – demand doctors

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A group of doctors has challenged the UK government over plans to deny GP care to failed asylum seekers, saying they breach medical ethics...
Carillion strikers at Swindon Hospital allege very bad treatment from their employer

Police-MI5 worked to blacklist trade unionists!

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It has emerged that the police, MI5 and other security services supplied information to a blacklist compiled for and funded by Carillion and...

‘Shut Down Inquiry! It’s A Disgrace!’

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‘SHUT down the inquiry, it’s a disgrace!’ protesters shouted outside the Grenfell inquiry yesterday, on the first day it resumed after the Attorney General...
DES WARREN (front second from right) with RICKY TOMLINSON  (next to him holding poster) – both men were jailed as a result of the frame-up trial

Secret Shrewsbury papers to be revealed this week

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DOCUMENTS kept secret by the Cabinet Office that implicate former prime minister Edward Heath in a concerted attempt to influence the jury in the...

Russia Hits Isis Targets

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AN ISIS HQ, command point and an ammo depot in Syria were destroyed by Russian military night operations on Wednesday, it was revealed yesterday. Footage...
Angry fishermen outside DEFRA (the Department of the Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs) yesterday

BLOCKADE THE PORTS – say fishermen after no progress in talks

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‘BLOCKADE the Ports’ was the cry that went up from up to 300 fishermen, at the outcome of their meeting yesterday with Jonathan Shaw,...
Health workers marching on the NHS anniversary demonstration were determined to prevent the privatisation of the NHS

Half Acute Hospitals In London Under Threat!

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THE House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on the requirement for all the remaining 113 hospital trusts to achieve foundation business status...

Carers must be paid travel time, rules EU

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IN A LANDMARK judgement the European Court of Justice has ruled that care workers in the UK must be paid for their travel...

Osborne privatisation drive – but forced to retreat over tax credits

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CHANCELLOR Osborne announced a U-turn on the abolition of tax credits in his Autumn Statement yesterday, while massively extending Tory privatisation and cuts elsewhere. Nursing...

‘MAY’S TIME HAS RUN OUT!’ – Corbyn calls for general election

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TORY PM Theresa May’s ‘time has run out,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Parliament yesterday. He added: ‘She no longer has the authority to offer...