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BofE cuts interest rates to 0.1%

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

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...

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

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!

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!

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!

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!

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...

‘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

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’...

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

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!

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...

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...

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

‘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’...

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!

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

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

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...

University asbestos killer scandal

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...

Youth and workers in global strike against climate change – Time...

TODAY, a week of action across the world starts with a Global Climate Strike in at least 137 countries. This follows mass action in every...

Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...

‘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...

Roger Waters performs for Assange – Defend freedom of speech! No...

OVER a thousand supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rallied outside the Home Office on Monday evening to hear Roger Waters perform ‘Wish...

‘No extradition – free Julian Assange!’ – says Julian Assange Defence...

‘THERE is only one decision: No extradition! – free Julian Assange’ chanted a demonstration of over 50 supporters of the jailed Wikileaks founder Julian...

GM Latin American workers meet in Sao Paulo!

WORKERS from General Motors plants across Latin America met in São Paulo, Brazil, last week to discuss and take action against workforce casualisation within...

‘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...

NHS PORTERS AT RISK – transporting the dead in sheets...

NHS PORTERS at Epsom and St Helier Trust, not only have very ‘flimsy’ Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) but they are being forced to transport...

Ventilator Rationing!