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

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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

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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!

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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

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‘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’

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‘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

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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’

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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...

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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

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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!

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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...

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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!

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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!

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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...

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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...