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Artists fight the Islamic State – while ‘Mosul Eye’ rebuilds the...

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MUSTAFA al-Tha’i worked in secret at night, using his brushes and pencils to record the violence he saw during the day under the Islamic...

Picturehouse Strike For A Living Wage

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‘WHAT do we want – the living wage!’ ‘When do we want it – now!’ shouted over a hundred striking BECTU members and supporters...

Trump’s 2018 budget slashes workforce training AFL-CIO

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THE AFL-CIO US trade union federation has produced an analysis of President Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following...

‘Return Bodies Of Slain Palestinians’

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‘RETURN the bodies of slain Palestinians!’ Bethlehem students unions demanded of Israel, adding that ‘withholding bodies is a war crime.’ Three student unions from...

Revolution – New Art For A New World

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REVOLUTION - NEW ART FOR A NEW WORLD A Margy Kinmonth Film Director: Margy Kinmonth Created with the support of Alisher Usmanov, Founder of the Art, Science...

MAY RETURNING TO CHILDREN BEING FAILURES AT ELEVEN! – as NUS...

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DOES the PM really want to return to labelling children failures at the age of 11, the ATL asked yesterday. Answering the question the...

Dump May Regime And Her Grammar Schools!

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TORY PM May yesterday launched her new offensive attempting to restore ‘secondary moderns’ by allowing every school to become a selective grammar school, and...

‘No education cuts’ chant 11,000 striking Teachers! – as NUT takes...

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‘NO education cuts!’ chanted over 11,000 striking teachers, parents and supporters from London and the south east as they marched through central London to...

‘We are defending education’ from massive Tory cuts!

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‘THIS demo is just the start, this strike is just the start,’ Kevin Courtney NUT acting General Secretary told a mass rally of teachers...

Teachers strike today – worst funding cuts since 1970s

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‘SCHOOLS are facing the worst cuts in funding since the 1970s,’ the NUT warned as teachers at every school in the country walked out...

250-strong Calais convoy halted by UK police and the French government!

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‘WITH our aid, let us through! Refugees are human too!’ hundreds of angry protesters demanded after their 250-vehicle strong Convoy to Calais was blocked...

‘UK Too Like The US – Gender Inequality And Student Debt’

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‘I WANTED to pick the flowers not the weeds,’ says Michael Moore of his new film ‘Where to Invade Next’. The producers point out: ‘Michael...

Steel workers & student nurses rally while university lecturers and Rio...

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‘SAVE Our Steel!’ shouted over one thousand steel workers as they marched through central London from the Embankment to Parliament yesterday afternoon. They were joined...

No sackings! Pay the London living wage!

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‘PAY all at least he London Living Wage! No sackings! No cuts to hours! Affordable cinema tickets for working class families! Save our community...

Public debt and pensions black hole

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THE right-wing, free market think tank, the Adam Smith Institute, yesterday hit out at the Tories’ ‘deeply immoral’ failure to bring down the national...

70th ANNIVERSARY OF SYRIAN EVACUATION DAY The ending of the French...

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SYRIANS on Sunday commemorated the 70th anniversary of Evacuation Day on Sunday (Syrian Independence Day, which marks the evacuation of French occupation forces from...

Bma & Teachers Unions Lead Condemnation Of The Tory Budget

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TEACHERS’ unions and the BMA led the condemnation of Tory Chancellor Osborne’s Budget on Wednesday, in which he announced the forced academisation of every...

Legal threat to Sheffield occupation!

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THE University of Sheffield has been granted a court order to remove 19 students who have been occupying a lecture theatre for more than...

NO PAY FREEZE! demands national college strike

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UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) members were taking strike action against massive Tory attacks on their pay yesterday. Pickets declared themselves angry that the employers’...

Rock-solid college strike!

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‘THIS is a national one-day pay strike. We haven’t had a pay rise for six years – which represents a 17 per cent pay...

‘Don’t privatise the National Gallery – Reinstate Candy Udwin’ – demands...

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‘WE are going to do everything to stop privatisation and defend out National Gallery strikers’ declared Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union president Janice...

Student Occupations Are Spreading!

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STUDENT occupations are spreading! Students have occupied the London School of Economics on March since Tuesday March 17 demanding free university education for all. By Thursday...

‘We support LSE occupation!’

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OVER 100 defiant occupying students at the University of Arts London (UAL) were joined by students from the LSE occupation and other universities and...

Arts being forced out of the schools!

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THE Warwick Commission’s final report, Enriching Britain: Culture, Creativity and Growth, launched on Tuesday, warns that the arts are being squeezed out of schools. Commission...

Labour Must Pledge To Recognise Palestine And To Stop Arming Israel

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700 BRITISH artists have signed a pledge to boycott Israel as long as it ‘continues to deny basic Palestinian rights’. The group, Artists for Palestine...

US Steel Workers Strike At 9 Oil Refineries

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STEEL workers in the US are engaged in an indefinite strike which began on Sunday at nine large oil refineries. Shell fears that the strike...

Abolish proposed water charges immediately – demands Irish electrical union

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DELEGATES to the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) biennial conference in Kilkenny on Sunday called on the Irish government to abolish the proposed...

‘Organise and fight!’ – education must be free!

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STUDENT Unions (SU) across the country have slammed the National Union of Students (NUS) President Toni Pearce’s decision to pull out of today’s national...

Massive Arts Council Cuts Must Be Defeated!

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MASSIVE Arts Council cuts were announced on Tuesday, hitting many superb professional theatre companies, opera companies, galleries and other arts bodies for six. But in...

French Workers Taking Strike Action

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THE Avignon theatre festival and France’s other summer arts festivals may not take place due to a strike threat by stage-hands and other arts-support...

Greek Riot Police Continue Vicious Attacks On Cleaners!

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GREEK armed riot police squads once again viciously attacked the women cleaners outside the Finance Ministry in central Athens last Thursday afternoon. Four women cleaners...

Students launch nationwide week of action against the privatisation of student...

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THE Student Assembly Against Austerity’s National Week of Action to stop the sale of student loans to private companies is well under way. At least...

Stop The Council Cuts – Bring Down The Coalition!

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COUNCILS all over the UK are poised to make the most savage cuts ever that will wreck and destroy local communities by destroying all...

March to save Chase Farm today!

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YESTERDAY’S 60-strong mass picket to save Chase Farm Hospital drew big support from patients and local residents who all said they would join today’s...

‘Continue action until we win’ – say striking uni staff

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THOUSANDS of striking university and college lecturers, along with other workers in higher education, were solidly on 24-hour strike on Tuesday. Four unions – University...

Lecturers and staff strike over 1 per cent pay offer

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UNIVERSITY lecturers and staff angry at the employers’ refusal to budge from a 1% pay offer, which represents a real-terms pay cut of 13%...

UNIVERSITIES WALKOUT! – over 1% insulting pay offer

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ACROSS the UK yesterday morning, university lecturers and staff walked out on strike against an ‘insulting’ 1% pay offer which, when taken into account...

‘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...

STOP SCHOOL CLOSURES – STOP SACKING TEACHERS – demand Greek...

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THOUSANDS of state secondary school teachers demonstrated throughout Greece on Tuesday night against the coalition government’s Education Bill for secondary education, schools closures and...

Send ex-Goldman Sachs Carney packing

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YESTERDAY the new head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, officially took up the reins from the outgoing Sir Mervyn King. Carney, formerly head...

Osborne imposes ‘Welfare Cap’

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CHANCELLOR Osborne launched a massive new attack on the working class and poor yesterday, with his £11.5 billion Spending Review onslaught on pay, public...

NO WORKER CAN BE JAILED FOR GOING ON STRIKE! – say...

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AN Alexandria misdemeanors court on Sunday overturned jail sentences for five workers from the Alexandria Container & Cargo Handling Company. The court had sentenced the...

May Day – Trade Unionists Demand A General Strike!

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UP TO 10,000 workers trade unionists, students and youth were on the London May Day march from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square on Wednesday. There...

‘We need mass industrial action!’ says McCluskey

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OVER 10,000 workers, trades unionists and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square yesterday on May Day. There were banners from trades unions, trades...

‘Resist and you’ll be sacked!’ – anti-academy heads are being told

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EDUCATION Secretary Gove is ‘irrepairably damaging children’s education’ says Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL). Speaking at the...