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CALL FOR £168bn OF CUTS – to reduce ‘Debt Time-bomb’

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THE Institute of Economic Affairs has called for draconian cuts by the government and has said that government spending will have to...

Eu Workers Demanding No Ttip And Ceta Trade Deals

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THOUSANDS of European citizens took to the streets in dozens of European cities on October 11 to show their rejection of the proposed trade...

BIS warning of global financial crash!

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GLOBAL financial markets are dangerously stretched and may unwind with shock force as liquidity dries up, the Bank of International Settlements has warned. BIS boss...

Greek Public Sector Workers Strike! – Against Mass Sackings

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GREEK public sector workers staged a one-day national strike last Tuesday against the government’s workers’ ‘evaluation’ schemes which are designed to lead to mass...

OUTSOURCING DESTROYS WORKERS CONDITIONS – study confirms

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THE John Smith Institute have produced a series of damaging case studies on the impact of outsourcing on employees’ terms and conditions. Outsourcing leads to: •...

Struggle against Assad and Iran more important to US-UK gangsters than...

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UK Prime Minister Cameron said yesterday that the UK supports US airstrikes against the IS not with boots on the ground, but by other...

Australian Unions Support Sri Lanka Workers

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AUSTRALIAN unions AMWU, CFMEU and TCFUA held a rally outside of Ansell’s Australian headquarters on Thursday, following the denial of entry visas to a...

89 Young People Took Their Own Lives In Prison From April...

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THE Howard League for Penal Reform has responded to the Prison and Probation Ombudsman’s learning lessons bulletin on young adult prisoners who died by...

US coup in Baghdad

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THE US on Tuesday organised its own coup in Baghdad, attempting to place the previous long-term Maliki ally, Haidar al-Abadi, into the office of...

Cameron & Obama threaten Russia and support Israel’s attack on Gaza

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CAMERON was in threatening mode on Monday in his statement to the House of Commons. He said that President Putin must use his influence to...

‘Governments are negotiating trade deal in secret!’ – exposed by WikiLeaks

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A WikiLeaks exposé has revealed the true intent behind secret 50-country negotiations on a new ‘financial services’ chapter of the Trade in Services Agreement...

Safety must be mandatory! – Australian maritime workers step up action...

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ON Wednesday, 18 June, Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) members will take action in Sydney to draw attention to the safety crisis in stevedoring. The...

‘A wrecking ball Australian Budget smashing jobs and services’ – CPSU

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‘The Abbott Government’s assault on welfare, Medicare, education and the public sector represents the end of the fair go and the biggest attack on...

Asian-US Axis Against China!

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US President, Barak Obama, returned last week from a tour of Asian countries designed to put military flesh on US imperialism’s ‘Asian Pivot’. This military...

One Year Since The Rana Plaza Disaster!

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TODAY, 24th April 2014, marks the first anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, when 1,138 people lost their lives and 2,000...

Deep Public Service Cuts Are Harming Australian Workers!

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OUTGOING Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson is right to highlight the impact deep public service cuts are having on the bureaucracy’s ability to do its...

Charge G4S With The Mubenga Killing!

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THE THREE G4S guards who unlawfully killed Jimmy Mubenga in 2010 – when he was just 46 years old – using restraint holds as...

TWU urges halt to 5,000 Qantas sackings!

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AUSTRALIA’S Transport Workers Union (TWU) National Secretary Tony Sheldon, at talks in Sydney on Thursday afternoon, said he would urge Qantas CEO Alan Joyce...

US ‘Defence Cutbacks’ are a cynical fraud!

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WHEN the gullible read the headline paragraph, that US Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, has unveiled plans to ‘shrink’ the US Army to its smallest...

UK university staff walk out tomorrow

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STAFF in UK universities are preparing to walk out for their third one-day strike tomorrow as part of a worsening pay dispute. On the eve...

Down with the Geneva 2 conference – victory to Assad’s...

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RUSSIA’S Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s decision to cancel Iran’s invitation to the ‘peace talks’ on Syria,...

Australian Unions Support Korean Rail Workers

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THE AUSTRALIAN Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has rallied with other Australian unions to increase worldwide pressure on the South Korean government to cease its...

Sri Lankan workers fighting Ansell Lanka Ltd union busters

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Australian-based manufacturer of medical gloves and condoms, Ansell, is attacking workers in its supply chain, suspending 800 striking trade union members in Sri Lanka...

Tamil People Celebrate Heroes Day!

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THE Tamil people commemorated Heroes Day on November 27, in remembrance of all the thousands who fought and gave their lives in the struggle...

No mandatory safe staffing levels for the NHS!

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THE TORY coalition Government’s announcement that they will publish NHS staffing levels on a website are a cover to ‘provide any level of nursing...

Champoor Tamil Families Demand To Return To Their Own Homes!

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A SECTION of uprooted Tamil families from Champoor, now staying at one of four so-called welfare centres in Trincomalee, staged a protest on Saturday. They...

‘We are a national union and this is a national campaign’...

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FIREFIGHTERS in Wales will march on the Welsh Assembly today in protest against attacks on their pensions. From noon until 4,00pm, firefighters across England and...

‘DON’T GO BREAKING MY ARTS’ – eight unions launch campaign to...

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OVER 200 people attended a ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Arts’ rally outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday night. The rally was organised...

CPSU suspends its election campaign

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AUSTRALIA'S Community and Public Sector Union leaders voted on Monday to extend the suspension of all CPSU election campaigning. The union called for an urgent...

Australian Waterfront Safety Rallies

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JOIN our nationwide rallies opposing the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) who are leading the charge against waterfront safety, said the Maritime...

‘PEOPLE’S OIL IS NOT FOR THIEVES!’ says Committee for the Defence...

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CHANTING ‘People’s oil for the people not for the thieves!’ hundreds of workers protested against the South Oil Company in Iraq on 19 February...

100,000 march through Dublin

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OVER 100,000 workers in their unions, with students and youth marched on Saturday through the centre of Dublin, furious at the 64 billion euros...

Free Palestine! Israel Is A Terror State! – Thousands Picket Israeli...

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‘FREE, free Palestine! Israel is a terror state!’, over 2,000 protesters chanted at a picket of the Israeli embassy in west London on Thursday...

Bradley Manning must be released says Assange

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THE head of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, yesterday afternoon thanked supporters for ‘turning out in the middle of the night’ when ‘police were storming up...

UK Threatens To Storm Ecuador Embassy!

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ECUADOR yesterday granted political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and called on the UK to ‘guarantee safe passage to Mr Assange to complete...

Hyatt Housekeepers & Unions Launch Their World Boycott!

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THE AFL-CIO, NFL Players Association, the NOW, Netroots Nation, the LGBT organisations and many more joined Hyatt housekeepers for the launch of a worldwide...

IndustriALL demonstrates at mine owners Glencore HQ

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IN RESPONSE to mine owners Glencore and Xstrata’s arrogant refusal to meet with a delegation of IndustriALL global union affiliates to discuss labour issues...

Dire warnings for Europe!

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BILLIONAIRE financial speculator George Soros warned yesterday that the German economy is going to totter in the Autumn, when the crisis will ‘come to...

US Getting Ready For War With China!

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SPEAKING at the International Institute for Strategic Studies conference in Singapore last Friday, US Secretary of Defence, Leon Panetta, made it clear that the...

Blair accused of war crimes!

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‘THIS man is a war criminal,’ a protester shouted at former prime minister Blair at the Leveson Inquiry in the courtroom of the Royal...

Blair at Inquiry on Monday

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Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to appear before the Leveson Inquiry into media standards on Monday. Under-pressure Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt will give evidence...

‘UK SOFT ON WAR CRIMES SUSPECTS’ – says Sri Lanka Campaign...

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THE UK has been accused of permitting an alleged war-criminal to escape prosecution. Tamil Net has reported that questions have been raised over the failure...

Thousands March To Defend Rio Tinto Alcan Jobs!

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THOUSANDS of people marched through the streets of Alma in Lac Saint-Jean in Quebec province on Saturday to demand an end to the...

STOP DETENTION OF CHILD IMMIGRANTS! – Worldwide campaign launched

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By Simon Parker, End Child Detention Now Co-ordinator End Child Detention Now campaigners have welcomed the launch of the International Detention Coalition’s Global report...

Clinton Accuses Bashir Of Undermining South Sudan!

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AFTER having pushed to separate oil rich South Sudan from the North, the US is now preparing for military action against the north, accusing...