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‘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...

‘WE MUST GET ON WITH BREXIT’ – TUC delegates tell WRP-YS...

LARGE numbers of TUC delegates in Brighton yesterday stopped at the 60-strong WRP and Young Socialists lobby to say that they want the TUC...

British Ruling Class Is Split – Forward With The British Socialist...

THE FACT that a section of the capitalist state leaked the UK ambassador Darroch’s damning estimation of the abilities of President Trump and his...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government...

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government...

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

NUJ addresses May Day in Ramallah

THE HEAD of the National Union of Journalists in the UK, Michelle Stanistreet, visited Ramallah in Palestine on May Day, reinforcing the unity between...

‘Break with EU now’ demands May Day meeting

Following the May Day march last Wednesday, 1st May, the Workers Revolutionary Party and the Young Socialists, held a lively meeting in Covent Garden. Chairman Jonty...

Get out of the EU now! – RMT’s Cash tells May...

‘GET OUT of the EU now,’ RMT general secretary Mick Cash told the May Day rally in Trafalgar Square at the end of the...

Anti-Brexit Coup Underway – Workers Must Take Action To Force UK...

ON FRIDAY PM MAY let it be known that if she did not think that her EU deal would be agreed by parliament she...

Trump and Fallon slam May’s deal while ‘Remainer’ Corbyn prepares to...

THE BREXIT war sharpened yesterday when both President Trump and ex-Tory Minister Michael Fallon rounded on May’s capitulation to the EU through her recognition...

EU – ‘a rich man’s club’ – Aslef

TRAIN drivers’ union ASLEF’s general secretary, Mick Whelan, has written an article reasserting the union’s commitment to withdrawing from the European Union. It was written...

DESELECTION BATTLE! – due at Labour Party Conference

THE LABOUR Party Conference in Liverpool next week is set to battle over the mandatory reselection of MPs. If it is agreed it will be...

Israel’s Nation-State Law condemned by the TUC!

TUC DELEGATES in Manchester yesterday waved Palestinian flags as they voted unanimously for Emergency Motion 4, ‘Cuts to UNWRA and the Nation-State Law.’ This...

‘WE WANT GENERAL ELECTION NOT A SECOND REFERENDUM’ – TUC delegates...

TUC DELEGATES on the opening day of their Congress in Manchester yesterday, were lobbied by a large delegation of WRP and YS members...

TUC traitors issue joint statement with the CBI bosses, the...

THE TUC leaders have just issued an unprecedented joint statement with the bosses of the CBI, the ETUC and Business Europe ahead of June’s...

Shut down the House of Lords and purge the House of...

THE MAY government avoided a House of Commons defeat for the Brexit Withdrawal Bill last Tuesday by making promises to the leading Tory Remainer,...

Rail unions demand permanent renationalisation of the whole rail network!

LAST WEEK Tory minority government Transport Secretary Grayling announced that the privately-run East Coast Mainline has collapsed again and will be ‘temporarily renationalised’ –...

Unison condemns ‘brutal massacre in Gaza’

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has joined others in condemning the ‘brutal massacre in Gaza’. Writing on the union’s website, Prentis said on Wednesday: ‘On...

Public services face privatisation catastrophe! Renationalise the lot under workers’ control!

THE COLLAPSES of Carillion, of East Coast Rail, of academy chain after academy chain, and now with the NAO report that private outsourcing giant...

East Coast Railway Renationalised!

RENATIONALISE the Railways now, the RMT, Aslef and Unite trade unions demanded yesterday, after Tory Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced that East Coast Main...

May Day Marchers Demand ‘Kick The Tories Out!’

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...

‘VICTORY TO PALESTINE!’ – shout May Day marchers

MORE than 5,000 trade unionists, workers, students and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square on the London May Day March yesterday...

UK MUST SUPPORT INDEPENDENT INTERNATIONAL INQUIRY INTO KILLING OF PROTESTERS IN...

A DEMONSTRATION on Saturday of over 2,000 people shouted their support for Palestine in solidarity with the ‘Great March of Return’ in Gaza and...

From 1917 Centenary–Forward To World October!

‘THE WORLD’S first socialist revolution when the working class took power is showing us the way forward today,’ Workers Revolutionary Party General Secretary Frank...

Demand that the UK recognises the state of Palestine – Attend...

IN A virtually unprecedented break with the normal language of international diplomacy, the Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyad Malki, has deservedly torn into British Prime...

‘NO MORE PRESSING ISSUE THAN PAY’ says Prentis – Unite, Unison...

OPENING the public sector pay debate at the 149th Trades Union Congress in Brighton on Monday afternoon, Unison general secretary Dave Prentis moved composite...

Youth demand a future–no zero hours contracts

‘YOUTH demand a future! No Zero hour contracts!’ shouted the fifty-strong Young Socialists and Workers Revolutionary Party lobby of the Trades Union Congress in...

£9,000 pinched from public sector pay packets since 2010 says Unison

‘FACING 10 years of pay cuts in real terms, our vital public sector workers – nurses, midwives and refuse collectors – have had an average of...

3 Train Strikes

TRAIN workers at three Rail companies across the country, Northern, Southern and Merseyrail were on strike simultaneously yesterday. Northern rail staff were on the last...

Railworkers will resist any Tory attack on their right to strike!

RAIL unions yesterday slammed Tory plans to illegalise rail strikes. Page 60 of the Conservative Party general election manifesto says: ‘We will work with train...

Trade unions welcome pledges in Labour’s election manifesto!

THE Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) welcomed pledges made in Labour’s election manifesto. Mark Serwotka, PCS general secretary, said: ‘Labour’s pledges to end the...

WRP GENERAL ELECTION MANIFESTO – vote WRP in the five constituencies...

THE working class must kick out the Tories on June 8th and return Labour to government to set the scene for the struggle for...

Get the Tories out! Victory to Palestinian hunger strikers! say London...

UP to 10,000 workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched on May Day in London from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square, carrying banners and...

Keep Guards On Trains

‘DOO Has to Go!’ chanted over 150 RMT members and their supporters from around the country outside parliament yesterday. On the national demonstration to mark...

‘RENATIONALISE OUR RAIL’ says RMT

‘THIS IS nothing short of a scandal and reinforces the demand for nationalisation of our rail,’ the RMT union said on Monday. The train union...

Orgreave was a planned attack on the miners

‘I WAS ARRESTED on that day at Orgreave. It was a really terrible day. There were thousands and thousands of police, I was walking...

100,000 march as trade union leaders fiddle while Tories burn NHS!

SATURDAY’S 100,000-strong march to defend the NHS from the accelerating Tory drive to destroy it showed once again that the masses are ready to...

Aslef drivers stand fast–throw out GTR-TUC sell-out deal!

ASLEF drivers have rejected the GTR-TUC proposed ‘resolution’ to the long-running dispute with Southern Railways. ASLEF said: ‘The following question was put to our driver...

1,000 Southern trains a year: Driver Only!

SOUTHERN are running the equivalent of a 1,000 trains a year with just a driver and no other member of staff on board, RMT...

Trade union-led occupations and a general strike to remove the Tories...

‘THIS Conference must give a lead in the struggle to defend the NHS and stop it being destroyed by this Tory government... Trade union...

Shocking Tuc Betrayal Condemned

THE RMT has reacted furiously to the TUC/Southern Rail betrayal of safety and the conductor grade. General Secretary Mick Cash said: ‘This so-called agreement is...

TUC corporatists must be kicked out! Come to the ATUA conference...

THE TRADE Union Congress (TUC) organised the knifing in the back of the Southern guards’ and drivers’ struggle on Thursday, brokering a ‘deal’...

Sunday’s Tube strike in London will have ‘massive impact’

RUTHLESS cuts on London Underground made by former mayor Boris Johnson ‘seriously threaten the safety of Londoners’, the RMT said on the eve of...

The strike wave sweeping Britain demands a new leadership in trade...

THE STRIKE wave sweeping across Britain has a revolutionary content. Since the capitalist crisis first burst into the open with the banking collapse of 2008...

Southern guards remain rock solid

‘RMT guards on Southern Rail remain rock solid and absolutely determined in their action in defence of rail safety,’ General Secretary Mick Cash said...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns...

IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...