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‘CULTURAL VANDALISM!’ Free TV licences for over-75s axed

‘TO HOBBLE the BBC in this way is, as one MP has already described, a piece of cultural vandalism. The government must face up...

ONLY a Socialist revolution can provide a future for workers and...

TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled his latest attempt to resuscitate British capitalism in the midst of a crisis that has destroyed the economic...

‘Cowardly Johnson’ dodges responsibility for the ‘Great Care Home Massacre!’

PM BORIS Johnson was condemned yesterday after trying to pin the 20,000 plus coronavirus deaths in care homes on care home staff saying: ‘Too...

Scrap Coronavirus Act – Liberty

Liberty is calling for the Coronavirus Act 2020 to be scrapped, highlighting that it contains sweeping powers that continue to threaten basic civil rights...

13 universities are on verge of bankruptcy!

THIRTEEN universities face ‘a very real prospect’ of insolvency following the coronavirus crisis unless they receive a government bailout, a new report by the...

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...

Young People Face ‘Surging Housing Prices, Stagnating Wages And Rising Student...

‘YOUNG PEOPLE have been ignored by the government,’ Cat Smith MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Young People said reacting to the new Institute For...

Debt will bring ‘nasty surprises!’ – Chancellor Sunak gets a warning

WITH MILLIONS of new Universal Credit claimants expected when the Tory ‘job retention’, or ‘furlough’, scheme ends over the next three months, the government...

TUC must call action now against the BoE and Tory theft...

ONE BILLION dollars (£800m) worth of Venezuelan gold in the vaults of the Bank of England has been successfully seized, in an act of...

Tens Of Thousands Of Aerospace Jobs At Risk

THROUGHOUT Britain, the Unite union is reporting, the aerospace industry and job futures for many thousands of workers are ‘at five to midnight’ –...

A ‘BEYOND SUBSTANTIAL’ PAY RISE FOR NHS IN 2021-22! – demand...

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic reinforces – not diminishes – the strong case for the NHS workforce to receive a ‘beyond substantial’ pay rise for 2021-22,...

Now is the time to defend the Chinese revolution!

THE US House of Representatives has hit out at what the US ruling class considers to be its major enemy, the People’s Republic of...

‘Annexation would exacerbate decades of systematic human rights violations’ – Amnesty

THE ISRAELI authorities must immediately abandon plans to further ‘annex’ territory in the occupied West Bank which breach international laws and exacerbate decades of...

Smash Israeli Annexation Plan – Forward To The Palestinian State!

ISRAEL’S illegal annexation of Palestinian land due to start yesterday failed to materialise as the entire scheme was plunged into disarray. July 1 had been...

Super-exploitation in Covid-infected meat factories!

THE LINK between outbreaks of Covid-19 at meat processing plants and the sector’s widespread exploitation of migrant workers on low pay and insecure contracts...

TUC Proposes A Labour Front With The Tories

WITH great fanfare the Tories have announced that they are following in the footsteps of President Roosevelt who, in 1933, launched the ‘New Deal’...

Tories refuse to repeal draconian corona laws

MORE THAN 50 people have been ‘unlawfully arrested’ under the ‘draconian’ Coronavirus Act, it emerged yesterday, yet the government are insisting that the laws...

Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ to rescue capitalism means war against working class

YESTERDAY Boris Johnson set out his policy to rescue British capitalism through spending limitless billions of pounds on investing in everything and anything: ‘infrastructure,...

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...

FBU Warns Tory PM And London’s Labour Mayor ‘Not To...

THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has vowed to fight ‘unthinkable’ proposals to cut the budget for the London Fire Brigade by £25m over two...

END THE TORTURE! FREE JULIAN ASSANGE! – demands Home Office protest

‘FREE Julian Assange!’ demanded a 20-strong demonstration outside the Home Office on Friday mid-day. Addressing the protest Emmy Butlin of the Julian Assange Defence Committee...

Belfast Confronts Legacy Of Colonialism!

By Fra Hughes IRISH Republican Socialist group Lasair Dhearg has joined the street battles ranging from Minneapolis to Bristol to Belfast in confronting the legacy...

Postal workers, bus drivers and students in US support ‘Black Lives...

AMERICAN postal workers in Minneapolis are saying Black Lives Matter as over 400 local trade unionists signed a petition calling on workers to resist...

IMF: World faces £9.5tn Covid bill as capitalism crashes into bankruptcy

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned yesterday that the Covid-19 crisis could cost the global economy a staggering £9.5 trillion in the biggest hit...

‘Abysmal response’ to corona – experts warn antibody tests are ‘invalid’

EXPERTS have heavily criticised the Tories’ ‘ad hoc system’ for coronavirus tracking, testing and contact tracing, stating that the government’s ‘abysmal response’ means that...

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...

Capitalism about to bounce over the edge of the precipice!

IN THE week that Boris Johnson boasted that the lifting of coronavirus lockdown measures heralded the start of the economic ‘bounce back’, it became...

US police committed widespread human rights violations against Black Lives Matter...

Police forces across the USA have committed widespread human rights violations against Black Lives Matter protesters, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, as it launched...

Javid Warns Against Any Attempt To Return To Austerity!

FORMER TORY Chancellor Sajid Javid has warned against a return to austerity as the bankrupt UK economy plunges into a historic disaster with its...

Removing 2-metre rule risks second wave warn unions

DESPITE announcing yesterday a seven-day rolling average of 130 people a day dying from Covid-19, Tory PM Johnson announced measures to ‘safely ease the...

Kick out TUC leaders who refuse to fight mass unemployment –...

INTERVIEWED on Sky’s Sophy Ridge programme on Sunday, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady appealed for the Tories to unite with the TUC, saying: ‘Let’s...

TWO MILLION BANGLADESHI GARMENT WORKERS SACKED – 53.64 million face extreme...

MORE than two million garment workers have been sacked in Bangladesh since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Because of fewer orders from the United...

Scrap Tories’ ‘Hostile Environment’ – demand Human Rights lawyers on 72nd...

YESTERDAY, campaigners marked the 72nd anniversary of the landing of the Empire Windrush, bringing hundreds people to live and work here from the Caribbean,...

‘Let’s get our act together!’ –TUC leader O’Grady appeals to the...

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday that the jobs market is on ‘red alert’, with thousands of firms set to go ‘over a...

National Audit Office Says Families Will Live In Fire Deathtraps Until...

IT HAS been three years since the horrific Grenfell fire which killed 72 men, women and children. Three years and there are still seven...

50 Workers Chasing Every Job

AROUND 20 unemployed workers are chasing every job vacancy in poorer parts of the UK, with that number rising to 50 in the areas...

A desperate Bank of England pumps another £100 billion of free...

THE BANK of England (BoE) yesterday unleashed another round of Quantitative Easing (QE), adding another £100 billion to the amount of ‘free’ money they...

SAFTU honours memory of Soweto youth 1976

AS SAFTU (the South African Federation of Trade Unions) honours the memory of the youth of Soweto 1976 – and as the Black Lives...

Slum housing drove up Covid-19 deaths – new Public Health England...

POOR housing conditions contributed to the disproportionate amount of people who have died of Covid-19 in poverty-stricken communities, a new report released yesterday by...

Tories Want To Go From Starving Children To Pauperising Pensioners!

THIS week Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced to make a humiliating retreat over free school meals following a campaign led by the...

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...

Defend Jobs With A General Strike To Bring Down The Tories!

JAGUAR LANDROVER has plunged to a £500m loss in the first three months of this year. The Unite trade union has described the announcement...

UK’s 63,000 excess deaths during coronavirus: the highest in Europe!

THE UK has had over 63,000 excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, the highest in Europe. The Office of National Statistics, (ONS) calculates excess deaths...

Rashford forces Tory U-turn over free school meals

OVER a million children suffering in dire poverty in the UK will now get free school meal vouchers during the holidays, after a successful...

No escape for capitalism as stock markets crash

ON THE very day that Boris Johnson hailed the start of the economic bounce-back for capitalism with a return to work, the international stock...

‘CULTURAL VANDALISM!’ Free TV licences for over-75s axed

‘TO HOBBLE the BBC in this way is, as one MP has already described, a piece of cultural vandalism. The government must face up...