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NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from 1.1m Australians!

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1.1 million workers in Australia will have their ‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from this week, with the Head of Treasury estimating that between 100,000 and...

PM Johnson wants a nuclear rearmament drive to confront China!

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WITH Britain in a major economic and political crisis the Johnson government is not only preparing for a war with the UK working class,...

Aussie Food Workers Third Week On Strike

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United Workers Union (UWU) members at the McCormick Foods manufacturing site in Clayton, south-east Melbourne, Australia, have just started their third week out on...

Unions must occupy the steel industry to save thousands of jobs!...

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GREENSILL Capital, the biggest lender to crisis-ridden steel magnate Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, collapsed into administration yesterday. It has gone bust, and 5,000 steel...

Assange sent back to Belmarsh!

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has been sent back to Belmarsh high security prison after a judge refused him bail yesterday, despite a decision to...

US, Japan & France to hold military drill to ‘send message’...

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JAPAN, France, and the United States are reportedly set to hold joint military drills for the first time in May next year, as part...

EU-UK post-Brexit deal deadlock!

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TALKS between the UK and EU broke up yesterday, as the two sides remained at loggerheads over a post-Brexit trade deal. Another deadline passed, but...

Aussie Journalist Oakes Will Not Be Prosecuted!

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AUSTRALIAN Federal Police (AFP have confirmed that ABC journalist Dan Oakes will not be prosecuted over his reporting on alleged war crimes carried out...

Refugees from imperialist wars are welcome – the enemy of the...

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ON WEDNESDAY it was revealed that the Tory government is considering building an ‘asylum processing centre’ in the South Atlantic on Ascension Island. The Foreign...

END THE PROSECUTION OF JULIAN ASSANGE! – Demand the Presidents of...

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THE PRESIDENTS of Venezuela and Argentina have demanded an end to the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently fighting extradition to...

‘QANTAS PLANNED TO USE PANDEMIC TO OUTSOURCE 2,500 WORKERS’ –...

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AUSTRALIA’S Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) is demanding that PM Scott Morrison explains what he knew about Qantas management’s long-term decision to axe and outsource...

Nurses rise up to demand 15%

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‘WHAT do we want? Pay rise! How will we get it? Strike!’ shouted over 200 nurses and NHS workers marching from St Thomas’ Hospital...

Wage theft in Aussie universities

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‘WAGE theft is flourishing in Australian universities, with at least three elite institutions in the midst of underpayment scandals!’ says the National Education Union...

‘Eviction, homelessness and hunger’ facing US families – Indivar Dutta-Gupta advisor...

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AN ECONOMIC adviser to the campaign of US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has warned of ‘evictions, homelessness, and food insecurity’ by the end...

END THE TORTURE! FREE JULIAN ASSANGE! – demands Home Office protest

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‘FREE Julian Assange!’ demanded a 20-strong demonstration outside the Home Office on Friday mid-day. Addressing the protest Emmy Butlin of the Julian Assange Defence Committee...

SAFTU condemns assassination of community leaders!

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SAFTU (the big South African Confederation of Trades Unions) has strongly condemned ‘the low-intensity war against working-class activists!’ In a statement earlier this week, SAFTU...

US police murder of George Floyd is part of a war...

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THE WORKING class internationally has risen up in anger over the police murder of George Floyd in the US. The burning issue over police...

UP TO 80% OF US-BASED MEDICAL DOCTORS HAVE FINANCIAL TIES TO...

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A BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL STUDY reveals that almost three quarters of leaders of influential medical groups have financial ties to industry. Payments to them totalled...

‘Scrap the charges for overseas NHS staff!’ – say Doctors for...

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AFTER lauding NHS workers as ‘heroes’ and giving them ‘a clap’ the Tories have upped the amount that overseas NHS and care workers and...

Israel attacks ICC & Palestinian rights organisations – as it censors...

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THE RAMALLAH-based Al-Haq human rights organisation has condemned as ‘misleading and inflammatory’ a recent publication by the Israeli Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs of...

Airport workers sacked, construction workers not paid! ‘Management callously sacking staff...

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THE UNITE union, has accused Blue Handling at Stansted, which provides services to Ryanair, of cruelly sacking over a hundred workers instead of using...

‘Release Julian Assange now!’ demands defence as extradition hearing is delayed

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WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing in London has been delayed, potentially to November, due to the coronavirus pandemic. A hearing, held by video...

Qantas Staff At Adelaide Airport Directed To Continue Working Despite Coronavirus...

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Qantas staff at Australia’s Adelaide Airport were directed to continue working after it was discovered they had been exposed to the coronavirus, the Transport...

Coronavirus ripping through Belmarsh!

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BELMARSH High Security prison is suffering from an outbreak of coronavirus to such an extent that it is ‘barely functioning’, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has...

BofE cuts interest rates to 0.1%

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THE BANK of England cut its base rate to a record low of 0.1%, a sliver above zero, warning the coronavirus pandemic will result...

NO SICK PAY FOR 3.3m AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

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Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says the...

US Fed emergency rate cut fails to halt crash – only...

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FOR THE second time in less than two weeks the US Federal Reserve slashed interest rates to near zero on Sunday, a desperate last...

‘A Sense Of Fear & Panic’ In The Stock Markets

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STOCK indexes were recovering some ground yesterday after the huge record falls on Thursday. ‘There is a sense of fear and panic,’ said James Tao,...

Global Markets Total Carnage!

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THE GLOBAL economy nosedived as soon as markets opened yesterday morning with shares around the world haemorrhaging. Once more at the start of US trading,...

NHS ‘safe staffing forum’ demands minimum legal safe staffing level!

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SIXTY Unison nursing delegates gathered in Warwick last week for the ‘safe staffing forum’ in which the worforce crisis in the NHS was discussed....

2,000 March On Eve Of Assange Extradition Hearing!

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Over 2,000 marched from Australia House to a rally in Parliament Square in support of Julian Assange on Saturday shouting: ‘Free Julian Assange! Only...

Assange Must Be Freed!

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ALMOST a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret US documents, a London court will begin hearings on Monday to decide...

‘End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange!’ say doctors in...

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‘End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange,’ demand Doctors for Assange – Stephen Frost, Lissa Johnson, Jill Stein and William Frost on behalf...

Johnson and Barnier clash over EU/UK fishing rights

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TORY PM Johnson clashed yesterday with the EU’s Barnier over the thorny issue of Europeans fishing in UK waters and vice-versa. Speaking in Greenwich, Johnson...

‘LAST FRIDAY IT WAS LIKE WAR ON THE STREETS OF PARIS’...

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TWO coachloads of French ‘Gilet Jaunes’ (Yellow Vests) joined the Committee to Defend Julian Assange ‘Bastille Day’ protest outside Belmarsh prison in south east...

Australia Governor General meets President Abbas for the first time

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PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas received the Governor General of Australia, David Hurley, and his accompanying delegation at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah on Wednesday, during...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

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EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...

The Unity Of The Working Class With The Oppressed Nations Is...

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IRAN launched a multiple missile attack against two bases in Iraq that contain US troops and other coalition forces on Wednesday night in retaliation...

US launches its anti-Iran naval coalition in Gulf! Workers of US...

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THE US has launched its naval coalition of anti-Iranian forces seeking to police the Persian Gulf. The anti-Iran coalition includes Australia, Bahrain, the UK,...

‘Systemic, chronic understaffing’ endemic in elderly care say Australian nurses unions

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‘Systemic, chronic understaffing’ endemic in elderly care say Australian nurses unions SYSTEMATIC, chronic understaffing leading to unacceptable instances of neglect, abuse, and too many preventable...

‘Julian’s treatment … is a sordid treachery from top to bottom’...

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OVER 200 supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange held a lively rally and a march on Saturday to the gates outside Belmarsh high...

World Climate Strike!

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MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

University asbestos killer scandal

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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...

US assembling coalition to launch war on Iran! Workers of UK...

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IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that ‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ He was responding to threats from US...