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Child poverty & food bank use rises!

A SURVEY of UK social workers by the Child Poverty Action Group, Child Welfare Inequalities Project and the Association of Directors of Children’s Services,...

Trump champions the police and launches his war against communism and...

US PRESIDENT Trump, in his desperate attempt to win the November presidential election, has stepped up his war against the working class, branding all...

Unite Pleads With Tories To Extend Job Retention Scheme!

UNITE and over 100 MPs have joined forces to plead with Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the job retention scheme (JRS) for the aviation...

US ruling class fears an uprising by workers following Wisconsin shooting

PROTESTS in the US state of Wisconsin erupted on Sunday evening following another shooting by police of a reportedly unarmed black man. According to reports,...

Trump declares he will create 10 million new jobs by...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump is stepping up his trade war onslaught on China as his November presidential election date approaches, and the US continues...

Seattle Police Chief Quits As Working Class Gears Up To Deal...

SEATTLE’S chief of police has thrown in the towel and quit on the same day that the city council voted to reduce the police...

Post Office franchising ‘a deeply damaging strategy’ warns CWU

TERRIBLE recent news of retail closures and job cuts across Britain’s high streets prove the truth of the dire warnings that the CWU (Communications...

Escalating looting of South Africa’s resources – SAFTU statement

‘THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) founding congress in April 2017 warned our members, and the entire country, that both of the...

Gold Hits Record High As Trump Steps Up His War On...

GOLD hit a record high on Wall Street on Monday as increasing numbers of frightened investors dumped the dollar and sought safety by purchasing...

Trade unionists join Portland protesters

Trade unionists joined the Portland, Oregon demonstrations outside the Justice Centre on Saturday night, with many protesters wearing similar coloured shirts as part of...

Trump Is Organising A US Coup Not A Presidential Election Campaign!

IN HIS FOURTH of July speech US president Donald Trump attacked the ‘angry mob’ that opposes him and which he claims are out to...

‘Eviction, homelessness and hunger’ facing US families – Indivar Dutta-Gupta advisor...

AN ECONOMIC adviser to the campaign of US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has warned of ‘evictions, homelessness, and food insecurity’ by the end...

Youth unemployment at 20% – in some parts of the UK:...

FIGURES released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the number of workers on UK company payrolls fell by 649,000 between...

‘A HISTORIC VICTORY FOR ALL JOURNALISTS’ – NUJ welcomes court judgement...

THE NUJ (National Union of Journalists) has welcomed last Friday’s High Court in Belfast’s full written judgement on the quashing of arrest warrants for...

Trump Denounces The ‘Marxists’ As The Crisis Of US Capitalism Reaches...

IN HIS FOURTH of July speech on Saturday US president Donald Trump attacked the ‘angry mob’ that opposes him and which he claimed were...

BA ultimatum: accept 20% pay cut or lose your job

British Airways has told cabin crew they must take a 20% cut in basic pay if they want to keep their jobs, – but...

Unite-Gmb Appeal To Tories To Save Workers’ Jobs!

THE UNITE and GMB trade unions have appealed to the government to announce a bespoke financial package to save the beleaguered aviation industry. The two...

New Orleans sanitation workers strike enters eighth week

‘WE’RE being treated as disposable,’ striking New Orleans sanitation workers employed by Metro Services Disposal Group said last Friday. The workers began striking on May 5th, saying...

Brazilian meat and poultry workers defeat government attempt to cut safety...

AN IUF global union statement last Friday reminded that a determined campaign by IUF affiliates and allies has beaten back a government attempt to...

Tories Reeling From Crisis To Crisis While Lapdog Starmer Complains Johnson...

AS THE Tories reel from one crisis to another over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic that has so far led to over 380,000...

UP TO 80% OF US-BASED MEDICAL DOCTORS HAVE FINANCIAL TIES TO...

A BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL STUDY reveals that almost three quarters of leaders of influential medical groups have financial ties to industry. Payments to them totalled...

Trump steps up his war against China! However the enemy of...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has stepped up his war against China. Trump said on Thursday the United States ‘would react strongly if China imposes...

Mass Unemployment And Poverty Is All Capitalism Has To Offer Workers...

THE NUMBER of people claiming unemployment benefit in the UK soared to 2.1 million in April – the first full month of the coronavirus...

SAFTU celebrates the International Day of the Nurse – condemns government...

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), on this day when the world celebrates the International Day of the Nurse and the 200th...

Record Breaking Slump Will Lead To Socialist Revolution In The UK!

BRITISH capitalism is officially in recession as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported yesterday. In just three months, the UK economy shrank at a...

HEALTHCARE WORKERS RISKING LIVES! – without ‘death in service’ benefits guaranteed...

THE BMA (British Medical Association) said yesterday that ‘frustration grows’ over the government’s failure to guarantee that the families of healthcare workers who lose...

‘STOP LOOTING OUR PENSIONS!’ – demands FBU, PCS, GMB and POA

THE POA has joined the FBU, PCS and GMB in a Legal Challenge to ‘stop the looting of their pensions!’ The POA, along with the...

‘US jobs haemorrhaging’ 26m now unemployed

‘THE US economy is haemorrhaging jobs at a pace and scale never before recorded,’ Scott Anderson, chief economist at the Bank of the West...

South African Farmworkers Facing Hunger Two Weeks Into Lockdown!

ON April 9th South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the lockdown to disrupt the transmission of Covid-19 in the country would be ‘extended...

Sunak warns capitalism is reaching a ‘tipping point’ – time to...

IN THE week after the hospital coronavirus death toll rose above 10,000, the lockdown measures are to be reviewed. Anticipating this review, Tory chancellor Rishi...

IMF predicts ‘worst economic fallout since the Great Depression’ – Only...

INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund’s (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva said yesterday: ‘We anticipate the worst economic fallout since the Great Depression.’ ‘Just three months ago, we...

US commander dismissed after requesting help –137 sailors aboard aircraft carrier...

DEMOCRATIC lawmakers have formally protested against the Navy’s dismissal of the commander of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, who requested urgent aid to...

1 million forced onto Universal Credit while another 2 million get...

THE NUMBER of people forced to claim Universal Credit soared by nearly a million in the past two weeks. According to the Department for Work...

WTO warns that a bigger crash than 2008 is on the...

THE WORLD Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevedo said on Wednesday that the economic collapse and job losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic would be...

Worst US unemployment since Great Depression – 3.3 million Americans jobless

FIGURES released yesterday show that 3.3 million Americans have filed for unemployment, the worst jobless figures since the Great Depression of the 1930s after...

Trump’s Economic Miracle Is A Bankrupt Mirage – US Workers Need...

THE US Federal Reserve Bank yesterday launched an unlimited money printing programme to try to halt the collapse of the US ‘economic miracle’, and...

‘The Covid-19 Outbreak Is The Biggest Public Health Challenge For A...

IN LIGHT of the coronavirus pandemic leaseholders who live in buildings clad in the same flammable material which rapidly spread the Grenfell Tower Fire...

China has beaten coronavirus while Tories will allow 60% of the...

CHINA’S Wuhan province reported a zero increase in new coronavirus infections last week. China has beaten the virus and with no new cases, their...

Saint-Gobain Crystals in India sacks worker after exposing him to hazardous...

A FORMER Saint-Gobain Crystals and Detectors worker in Bangalore, India, Jayaraj Mathangi, was fired for absenteeism after developing severe health problems due to hazards...

Chancellor warns of ‘significant disruption!’

TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a £30bn Budget package to try to keep UK capitalism from being bankrupted and broken apart by the...

As the Tories get ready for more budget attacks on workers,...

THE SICKEST NHS patients ‘face hours on trolleys’ and in hospital corridors as the NHS desperately tries to find them beds, according to research...

CUPE campaigns for ‘outside’ municipal workers

THE City of Moncton management hides a dirty secret. It has been exploiting employment contract language loopholes to penny- pinch workers. Over 20% of all...

PARIS ERUPTS – as Macron’s pension attack goes to French Parliament

FRENCH unions brought the transport system to a halt again yesterday on ‘Black Monday’ the day the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, began debating...

Sanders wins union endorsement for presidential campaign

THE UNIVERSITY of California’s largest employee union, AFSCME Local 3299, has voted to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders’ bid for President ahead of California’s March...

Working class will smash Johnson’s fantasies with socialist revolution

TORY prime minster Boris Johnson yesterday delivered a speech composed entirely of wishful thinking from which reality was completely excluded. In Johnson’s fairy-tale world British...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...