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Imperialist provocations against Iran a prelude to war

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IMPERIALIST preparations for war against Iran were ramped up even further on Tuesday with completely unsubstantiated claims that Iran was responsible for the ‘hijacking’...

Sunak mulls over how to slash pensions to ‘rescue’ British capitalism!

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AT THE weekend, The Telegraph newspaper reported that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak is ‘mulling’ over his options for breaking the triple lock on pensions...

COMPANIES TO LAUNCH MASS SACKINGS – following big cut in furlough...

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ONE-IN-FIVE companies are planning to sack workers in response to yesterday’s cut in furlough payments, a British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey has found. From...

As Johnson steps up his attacks on workers, Unite leaders offer...

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THE Johnson government stepped up its attack on the UK working class yesterday by reducing its furloughing payments to workers to 60% with the...

‘Stop Pandemic Profiteering!’

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‘PANDEMIC PROFITEERING has to stop’ says RMT as FirstGroup ann-ounces a £500 million shareholder payout and boasts that new National Rail Contracts will ‘support...

56 Refugees forced to sleep in a single office! Boot the...

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REFUGEES are being held in office space in Kent, with as many as 56 women and children crammed into a single room, sleeping together...

Crisis Of British Capitalism Is Reaching Explosive Proportions – Disaster Ahead...

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THE NUMBER of British businesses in immense financial distress and on the brink of collapse has soared by 25% to 650,000 during the past...

FORGEMASTERS NATIONALISED – as Honda Swindon is closed

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UNITE yesterday welcomed the news that the government will bring Sheffield Forgemasters into public ownership. The news came as the giant Honda plant in Swindon...

Johnson Declares War On Youth With ‘Chain Gang’ Threat

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has declared war on youth in the UK with his ‘Beating Crime Plan’ which labels youth as ‘criminal’ and targets...

No limits Stop and Search! Youth chain gangs! – Sweeping police...

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THE TORY government yesterday put forward proposals for even more sweeping police powers. They include taking off all restrictions on Stop and Search. Under the...

Unions Must Call Action To Halt Tory Law Equating Journalism With...

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THE NUJ is warning that Home Office plans to ‘reform’ The Official Secrets Act ‘are a severe threat to journalism’. It is calling on...

China is not the enemy – the enemy is at home...

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THE CHINESE People’s REPUBLIC is now the number one enemy for US imperialism and its UK ‘running dog’. The war is on all fronts,...

51 refugee deaths in UK detention centres

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THERE has been a sharp increase in the deaths of refugees in detention centres in the UK in the last 18 months. More than...

£372 billion–the lifetime cost of govt measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic...

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Commons, has produced two reports on ‘significant financial risks for decades to come’ for taxpayers,...

Savage Cuts On The Way!

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THE TORY government is preparing to simultaneously end the ‘triple lock’ pensions guarantee and raise the employee national insurance contribution (NIC) by one per...

Now Is The Time To Go Forward To The State Of...

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THE war for the recovery of the land of Palestine is building up rapidly as the heroic Palestinian nation, men women and children battle...

Union leaders are fiddling while the NHS burns! General Strike...

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THE BURNING issue of NHS workers’ pay is so explosive that the Tories left it to the very last day that Parliament sits before...

‘KILLING KELLY’ A documentary by George Galloway

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REVIEW BY FRA HUGHES THE strange death of Dr. David Kelly was exposed on celluloid at the premiere of the Killing Kelly documentary screened at...

Tories to slash public services by £17bn

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UK PUBLIC services will be slashed by up to £17 billion, the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, as Tory chancellor Rishi...

Seafarers will be criminalised for saving refugees lives says RMT as...

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SEAFARERS’ union RMT has raised alarm over government legislation criminalising seafarers for saving lives at sea. The proposals, contained in the government’s Nationality and Borders...

Israel’s NSO’s Pegasus Project hacks the phones of over 50,000 people...

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A DETAILED investigation carried out by Forbidden Stories, a Paris-based non-profit media organisation, the human rights group Amnesty International and world media organisations has...

PM And Chancellor Sunak Forced To Self Isolate As Labour Continues...

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THE Prime Minister and Chancellor are to ‘now self-isolate as normal’ after both met with Health Secretary Sajid Javid who had tested positively for...

Hospital numbers ‘could get scary!’ – admits Professor Chris Whitty

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‘COVID hospital numbers could get scary!’ Professor Chris Whitty said yesterday, adding that the UK is ‘not out of the woods yet’. ‘People should act...

Scrap the Tory Health and Care Bill – it is a...

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TORY PM Johnson’s new Health and Care Bill currently going through Parliament, is a fresh attack on the NHS by a Conservative Party that...

RCN Opposes Health Bill

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THE UK government has ignored a catalogue of warnings about the nursing workforce crisis since 2016, a new report from the Royal College of...

Failure of USA highlighted on anniversary of JCPOA signing

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ON the sixth anniversary of the landmark Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the failure of the United States’ so-called...

Bankrupt capitalism aims to balance the books through foreign aid cuts...

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ON TUESDAY, Tory PM Boris Johnson narrowly avoided defeat on a motion to cut UK foreign aid after a rebellion by Tory MPs. In the...

NUJ Condemns Home Office Call For ‘Increased Maximum Sentences’ For ‘Unauthorised...

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THE UK HOME OFFICE has called for comment on proposed new laws with greater reach and harsher penalties to ‘counter state threats’. These are intended...

Unions must take strike action to stop lifting of Covid-19 restrictions...

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HE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) doctors’ trade union has spelt it out that pressing ahead with lifting final Covid-19 restrictions in England on July...

Johnson wins vote to cut foreign aid – but majority...

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TORY PM Johnson faced Tory rebels in the House of Commons yesterday over whether to continue the foreign aid cut of 0.5% of GNI...

Only by abolishing capitalism can poverty be abolished!

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THE WEALTH gap in Britain has widened dramatically during the pandemic with the richest 10% of the population gaining an extra £50,000 each on...

US-led Black Sea drills a ‘provocation’ – Russia’s Embassy in Washington

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RUSSIA is warning Western allies that nothing good will come out of provocations in the Black Sea as any attempts to test Moscow’s willingness...

Kick the Tories out! Get rid of capitalism to prevent a...

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NHS WAITING lists in England could more than double in the coming months, from the current figure of 5.3 million people to around 13...

Global Academic Boycott Of University Of Liverpool As Lecturers Fight Sackings

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THE GLOBAL academic boycott of University of Liverpool began on Friday as lecturers fight against the sacking of 21 staff. The University and College Union...

BMA launch ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into Pandemic

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has launched its own ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic. This is ahead of the Tory...

‘It’s herd immunity by the back door’

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‘IT’S HERD immunity by the back door,’ Dr Deepti Gurdasani, an epidemiologist and senior lecturer at Queen Mary University told the BBC on Thursday. She...

Tory Nationality & Borders Bill will make rescuing refugees from drowning...

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ON MONDAY night, the Tory Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (the Policing Bill) passed its third reading in Parliament on its way to...

Tories plan poverty and austerity for workers to bail out...

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LAST week, the outgoing chief economist at the Bank of England, Andy Haldane, bluntly warned that the rapid increase in inflation would make the...

‘Summer Of Dissent’ Against Police Bill

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A mass petition with over 600,000 signatures was delivered to the Government on Monday, demonstrating the strength of public opposition to the Police, Crime,...

Hamas Condemns Arab States Joining NATO Anti-Russian War Manoeuvres!

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HAMAS, the Palestinian resistance movement which recently fought a successful 11 day war with Israel against its occupation of Palestine, has condemned the participation...

Javid gambling with people’s lives! – self-isolating rules abandoned

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GAMBLING with people’s lives, the new Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid made a statement on removing Covid-19 restrictions yesterday. He told Parliament: ‘We...

Socialist revolution the answer to youth and workers’ jobs crisis

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A REPORT yesterday by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) warns that up to 350,000 youth aged between 19 to 24 face being thrown...

Assange’s vision was ‘to rescue democracy’ says John Pilger – as...

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BY THE JULIAN ASSANGE DEFENCE COMMITTEE The week of Julian Assange birthday events kicked off in London on Saturday with protests at the Australian Embassy,...

US And UK Ruling Class Are Humbled In Afghanistan – Forward...

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THE US ruling class, and its UK and German allies have suffered a historic defeat in Afghanistan. This is the verdict of the former UK...

Doctors, NHS staff & nurses are gearing up for pay strike...

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MONDAY is the anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service (July 5th 1948) and Johnson’s Tories have marked the event by refusing...