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‘THE CRUELTY AND BRUTALITY ON MANUS AND NAURU HAS TO END’...

‘There is no good reason to keep these people on Manus and Nauru ... The cruelty, the brutality has to end,’ Chris Breen, co-organiser...

Morrison government looks to bring back its union-busting legislation!

AUSTRALIA’S Industrial Relations Minister has accused the construction union CFMMEU of an ‘extraordinarily high standard of unlawful activity’ as the Morrison government moves to...

Delivery riders unions are taking on gig economy employers

UNIONS representing delivery riders met at ITF (International Transport Federation) House in London to plan how to take on exploitative ‘gig economy’ employers, the...

Free the Chagos Islands – Britain’s own Guantánamo Bay!

ON WEDNESDAY the General Assembly of the United Nations delivered a stunning vote which overwhelmingly condemned the continuing occupation of the Chagos Islands. By 116...

Trump declares National Emergency! – ‘US will never crush us’ says...

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has declared a National Emergency to protect US computer networks from ‘foreign adversaries’. He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...

Sweden to re-open Assange investigation

YESTERDAY Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announced that an investigation into a rape allegation made against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange in...

‘Deal of the Century’ LEAKED! – DEAL HAS BEEN STRONGLY REJECTED...

THE main points of the United States’ anticipated Middle East peace plan, the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’, were revealed by a Hebrew-language news...

Aussie MEAA opposes Assange extradition

AUSTRALIA’S MEAA (Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance) union has written to the British and Australian governments to oppose the extradition to the United States...

Free Assange and Manning! The imperialists must be put on trial...

BRITISH police entered the Ecuadorian embassy in central London on Thursday, which is technically Ecuadorian territory, arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Australian who...

Settlers Attack Kifl Hares Village

Extremist Israeli settlers set up a big tent at a roundabout leading to the village of Kifl Hares, north of the occupied West Bank...

Global youth are striking against climate change! To save the planet...

YOUTH in their hundreds of thousands rose up all over the world yesterday in a global strike against climate change. In every continent, and in...

11,000 Bangladesh garment workers sacked after pay strikes

AS MANY as 11,000 Bangladesh garment workers were sacked in the wake of the pay strikes they waged in December and January, while many...

RMT Demanding No Slave Labour On Brexit Ferries

AS the RMT protested at the Department for Transport yesterday, the Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani has refused to agree that UK employment legislation such...

Thousands rally in Gaza on 31st anniversary of the founding of...

TENS of thousands of Palestinians have attended a huge rally in the besieged Gaza Strip to mark the 31st anniversary of the establishment...

US Is Preparing Assange Charges

THE US Justice Department is preparing charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, whose website published thousands of classified US government documents. US federal prosecutors inadvertently...

Deported for refusing a DNA test! – Javid forced to apologise

THE HOME Office has been forced to apologise after people were wrongly deported for refusing to take DNA tests to prove they were entitled...

Australian mass marches against low pay!

MORE THAN 170,000 workers marched through Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday, while tens of thousands of others marched through Sydney, Wollongong, Gladstone, Cairns, Mackay, Darwin,...

Britain Apologises To Chagossians – Now Hand Them Back Their Islands!

BRITAIN has apologised to the Chagos Islanders for the ‘shameful’ way it evicted them from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The apology came...

Tolpuddle Martyrs festival weekend

THE TOLPUDDLE Martyrs annual festival where thousands of people come together to celebrate trade unionism and remember the role of the Tolpuddle Martyrs began...

Australian Esso workers 1 year on strike!

MORE THAN 500 Australian trade unionists marked the first anniversary of strike action by 230 workers employed by energy giant Exxon Mobil’s maintenance contractor...

Joint Justice4Grenfell-FBU demonstration

‘THERESA May we don’t trust you, We trust the FBU,’ shouted over 3,000 marchers from Downing Street in London on Saturday. The joint...

ACTU fights ‘disgrace of racial discrimination’

‘This programme is a disgrace to all Australians and must be scrapped,’ ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions) Indigenous Officer Lara Watson said on...

‘Appalling’ treatment of staff as privateer closes two hospitals in Australia

Hundreds of staff working at two of Australia’s private hospitals set to be closed over the next few weeks were notified of the closures...

‘Insecure Work Is The Biggest Issue Facing Australian Workers’

Australia is a global pacesetter in the creation of various forms of insecure employment, leaving only 60% of the workforce in standard, secure work,...

PETER CHAPPELL (EtchellS) 1 Dec 1940–30 April 2018 A LIFELONG FIGHTER...

Peter was a member of the Workers Revolutionary Party for nearly 40 years. He was out in front in every campaign and even in...

No harassment! No discrimination! Demand students working for California University

STUDENT workers from the University of California demanded the UC implement new anti-discrimination and harassment provisions at a union contract negotiation session last Thursday. UAW...

Australian unions national campaign over wages and jobs!

OVER the next two weeks, thousands of Australian trade union members will be marching across the country, campaigning for wage increases and job security. Union...

Child labour, sexual abuse and cruelty Working class children treated as...

THE ‘Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse on report into the Child Migration Programmes’ criticises UK governments over their cruel policy that was continued...

West Virginia Teachers Walk Off The Job!

TEACHERS across West Virginia walked off the job last Thursday and Friday amid a dispute over pay and benefits, causing more than 277,000 public...

Record Jobless Rise Of 46,000!

THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate has risen by the biggest amount in almost five years, official figures showed yesterday. Some 1.47 million people were out of...

Carnage and bloodbath on world stock markets deepens – socialist revolution...

LAST Monday, the American Dow Jones Index, which records the share prices of the top US companies and banks, recorded the biggest drop in...

Stock market crash – Only socialist revolution can end the carnage!

ON MONDAY the Wall Street stock market crashed with the Dow Jones Index, which follows the fortunes of 30 large US companies on a...

Global Markets Crash

WALL Street suffered the largest one-day collapse in history on Monday, triggering the Asian markets to crash, followed by the European and the UK...

GLENCORE LOCKOUT REACHES 200 DAYS The longest lockout in Australia’s history

IN THE same week that the Glencore Lockout reached its 200th day last Friday, the nearly 200 locked out workers defiantly rejected an attempt...

Aussie student nurses: funding frozen

AUSTRALIA’S Federal Government has quietly decided to freeze university funding for regional nursing and other students, warns Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union (QNMU). In a...

USW steelworkers win 9-month strike against Glencore!

THE 371 USW United Steelworkers/Syndicat des Métallos workers in Quebec, Canada, have won their nine-month strike against Glencore-managed CEZinc. The workers went on strike at...

‘Wage Theft In Australia’–Bosses Exploiting Students

THE NATIONAL Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has demanded that Australia’s government takes ‘urgent and immediate action to stop unconscionable employers ripping off international students...

‘Any attempt to use force against Manus Island refugees could lead...

RESPONDING to a notice issued by Papua New Guinea (PNG) authorities on Thursday morning at the Lombrum refugee detention centre on Manus Island stating...

Glencore Locks Out Australian Workers

ON THE same day the global Paradise Papers scandal exposed the offshore tax havens and tax avoidance strategies of companies including multinational mining giant,...

Glasgow Cladding Scandal

HUNDREDS of residents have received letters confirming Glasgow tower blocks have the very same combustible cladding that rapidly spread the fire in the Grenfell...

‘Profiteering from the deaths of innocent children’ – War Child UK...

WAR Child UK has accused UK weapons manufacturer BAE Systems of ‘profiteering from the deaths of innocent children’ by selling missiles and fighter...

Australia’s working poor – ‘Workers’ share in the national income...

THE AUSTRALIAN Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has released a new report that shows Australia is at risk of becoming an ‘Americanised society’ of...

Australian Unions Accuse Aldi Of Attacking Workers Free Speech!

THE Australian Transport Workers’ Union has accused Aldi of attacking free speech by pursuing a Federal Court case to stop truck drivers from protesting...

US jets bomb Syria hospital

WARPLANES of the US-led international coalition shelled a hospital and perpetrated a new massacre in Syria on Saturday, claiming the lives of six civilians...

Australian unions celebrate the centenary of 1917 Great Strike

THIS WEEK will mark 100 years since The Great Strike of 1917, when 100,000 workers around Australia walked off the job to protest changing...

Hunt announces EU coalition to patrol Gulf

‘COBRA emergency meetings were held this morning and throughout the weekend. We must now take appropriate action to support the safe passage of vessels...