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Glasgow Cladding Scandal

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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...

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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...

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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!

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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

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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

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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...

999 calls diverted – ‘Gambling with patients lives!’

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‘AMBULANCE workers skills are being downgraded by schemes which suggest that a video call can be a substitute for an emergency service arriving at...

Trump-Putin To Discuss Crisis In Syria

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US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have met for the first time, shaking hands at the start of a G20 summit in...

MAY SUSPENDS ELECTION! – after Manchester terror attack

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THE main political parties all suspended general election campaigning yesterday in line with PM May’s edict after Monday evening’s suicide terror bombing...

GM quits South Africa as car giants go from a credit...

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THE shock decision announced last week that General Motors (GM), the world’s largest car manufacturer, is ending production of vehicles in South Africa is...

Israeli army veteran Avigail Abarbanel opposes the occupation of Palestine!

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THE plight of the Palestinian people under the military occupation is so painful that even sometimes the citizens of Israel recount it in heartwrenching...

Call strike action to defeat Tory plans to destroy university system

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YESTERDAY, the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) published a detailed report into the effects of the Tory higher education bill due to return to...

Murdoch University in Perth: Unprecedented 80% cut to staff pay!

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MURDOCH University in Perth, Western Australia, is attempting to force ‘safety-net award conditions’ onto staff – slashing their pay by up to 80 per...

Public Sector Workers Storm Rio Assembly

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THOUSANDS of public workers have stormed the Rio de Janeiro assembly, occupying the building in protest at the right wing Brazilian government’s savage cuts...

Victory to Syria – US and UK imperialism out of the...

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‘THE hope that the ceasefire in Syria will be reinstated is very little now,’ Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov admitted on Tuesday. ‘We are expressing serious...

RAF joins US in Syrian air strike – 62 Syrian army...

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THE BRITISH airforce has admitted its involvement in the US-led airstrikes which killed over 60 Syrian Army troops and injured over 100 more. It has...

‘Industrial Mercenaries’ Used Against Striking Queensland Miners!

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‘BRINGING in industrial mercenaries shows just how little Anglo cares about their existing workforce,’ CFMEU (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union) Queensland District President,...

Palestinians condemn Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip!

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PALESTINIAN political factions have denounced Sunday’s Israeli air raids on the besieged Gaza Strip. The Israeli army fired missiles into the northern Gaza Strip town...

Actu Fighting For Wage Justice For All Indigenous Australians!

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AUSTRALIA’S Turnbull Government is backing laws that force Indigenous people into work, not for wages, only welfare. The ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions), including...

Australian unions outraged at abuse of youth prisoners

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SECRETARY of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Dave Oliver, has written a letter speaking out about the abuse of youth in a detention...

‘Opposition must be Syrian opposition,’ says Assad

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SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad has given an extensive interview with Australian TV channel SBS. In the interview, he covered such topics as Brexit, the hypocrisy...

David King 1943-2016

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BY ALEX MITCHELL GRAPHIC designer, photographer, collector and writer David King dedicated most of his adult life to celebrating the Russian Revolution of 1917. He produced...

Demand TUC take action! – Anna Athow tells BMA’s Representative Meeting

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BMA chair Dr Mark Porter told the union’s Special Representative Meeting yesterday that ‘Twenty-four years ago, it was the first reforms that established an...

Strike Wave Sweeps Australia

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A STRIKE wave is sweeping Australia as Liberal PM Malcolm Turnbull declares war on the unions and threatens to dissolve both houses of parliament...

Cameron prepared to use Navy against refugee boats!

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DAVID Cameron dramatically escalated the British government’s war against refugees fleeing imperialist war in the Middle East and North Africa when he announced...

JUNIOR DOCTORS’ ANGER REMAINS HIGH – ‘trade unions need to follow...

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‘THE strike is going extremely well. Pickets have been well-attended and junior doctors remain united in their struggle against contract imposition.’ Speaking on the second...

Australian Government Forced To Back Down Over Baby Asha!

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AUSTRALIAN unions have applauded the community #LetThemStay alliance that forced the Turnbull government to back down on Sunday from sending baby Asha and her...

Australian doctors demand ‘humane stance’

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IN THE British Medical Journal today, a leading doctor is calling on the Australian government to stop constraining doctors in the care of asylum...

Bin anti-union Commission report say Aussie unions

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THE Royal Commission report into Trade Unions should be relegated to the dustbin of 2015, along with Abbott and Co,’ said Australian Construction, Forestry,...

Three workers are killed in the Chittangong shipyard!

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ANOTHER major accident happened in a Chittagong shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh last week, this time killing three workers. This latest accident took place on Tuesday,...

Australian Mass Rallies To Condemn Refugee Detention Centres!

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AUSTRALIANS will be hitting the streets in their thousands in cities and towns across the country on Sunday, 11th October in opposition to the...

TPP pushed through!

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THE HATED anti-working class, pro-privatisation ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership’ deal was pushed through yesterday, in the teeth of opposition. Leaders from a dozen countries agreed the trade...

OPPOSE ABBOTT WORKPLACE CHANGES! says Australian Council of Trade Unions

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THE pay packets of regional workers will take a hit and communities will suffer if new workplace changes recommended by the Productivity Commission and...

Panic As China Cuts Rates Again!

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CHINA cut its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.6% yesterday, for the fifth time since November, as it moved to try...

Australian Workers Fight Sackings!

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A FEDERAL Court judge in Australia has granted an injunction preventing 97 workers at ports in Sydney and Brisbane from being sacked. The Maritime Union...

Australian companies spend millions spying on workers!

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DISCLOSURES by New South Wales (NSW) Government-owned electricity network companies have revealed almost five million dollars was spent in just four years to hire...

‘We need Ealing Maternity!’

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TODAY is the final day for Ealing Hospital Maternity, but the residents and staff remain completely angry at the planned closure. They are marching through...

Stop gagging asylum seekers’ doctors – warns BMJ

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IN THE British Medical Journal this week, two doctors criticise Australia for passing legislation that may be used to silence doctors working with asylum...

US Imperialism desperate to dominate its rivals

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INTERNATIONAL ‘free trade’ agreements represent the attempt by the vast multi-national capitalist corporations to completely dominate the globe. The domination they seek is over...

‘It’s A Social Revolution’ Says Archbishop Of Dublin

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IRISH Congress of Trade Unions General Secretary Patricia King has warmly welcomed the overwhelming ‘yes’ vote in the marriage equality (gay marriage) referendum saying...

Murder in the Med – a product of the capitalist crisis

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THE appalling death of up to 950 people fleeing the war-torn regions of the Middle East and North Africa has prompted the political representatives...

AUSTRALIAN UNIONS DEMAND A PLAN FOR JOBS! • Plus an end...

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THE federal government must deliver a plan for jobs to avoid Australia developing long-term structural unemployment, warns the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU). Thursday’s...

Coalition spy chaperoned UK schoolgirls to ISIS in Syria

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THE Turkish authorities have captured a person working for the intelligence agency of a coalition country in connection with the journey of three teenaged...

Gender pay gap: Australian women effectively working for free

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DUE to the ever-widening gender pay gap, Australian women were effectively working for free on International Women’s Day on Sunday, 8 March. Speaking on International...

Australian workers defeat Abbott government over GP tax

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AUSTRALIA’S biggest health union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is celebrating the defeat of the Tory Abbott government, which has had...