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Tories ‘sidelining NHS’ is the cause of testing crisis – time...

WITH coronavirus cases continuing to rapidly increase day on day as a result of the Tories’ campaign to drive the reopening of workplaces, schools...

Quit the EU now – defend jobs, forward to socialism!

A PROPOSED law giving PM Johnson’s government the power to reject parts of the Brexit agreement with the EU passed its first reading in...

Kick out TUC leaders who warn of a tsunami of job...

NEW ANALYSIS by the research group the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has shown that unemployment in the UK will be a massive increase...

South Africa crashes into economic depression – socialist revolution is the...

ON WEDNESDAY South African president Cyril Ramaphosa announced the death at the age of 91 of George Bizos, the renowned human rights lawyer who...

Leave The EU Now! Call A General Strike To Defend Jobs!...

THE UK’s negotiator with the EU, Lord Frost, has said that there is still time for the UK and the EU to agree a...

Universities will be hit as bad as care homes! –...

UNIVERSITIES must scrap plans to reopen campuses next month in order to prevent a major public health crisis, lecturers union UCU said. The union fears...

Tories split over massive debt crisis! Make the bosses pay for...

THE TORY Party split over how to pay off the massive debt run up bailing out the bosses during the coronavirus pandemic is now...

Scrapping of Public Health England part of Tory plan to force...

The lead story in last weekend’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper announced: ‘Hancock axes failing public health body,’ adding ‘PHE (Public Health England) to be scrapped...

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...

Socialist revolution is the only answer to unemployment of ‘biblical proportions’

AS THE END of the Tory furlough scheme looms, the reality of millions of workers being thrown on the scrapheap in the coming months...

South Africa: ‘A society that has become the most unequal in...

‘THE South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has consistently opposed the need to borrow from the international financial institutions for reasons we will...

‘We will conclude this matter on the streets!’ say South African...

THE South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Ekurhuleni is shocked and agitated that out of the blue, the City has provoked municipal workers...

EU tearing itself apart while British capitalism collapses under a sovereign...

On Friday EU leaders gathered for a three-day summit to agree on a proposed £1.6 trillion financial plan to bail out the national states...

Johnson Hands Power To Decide To Bosses

‘WE ARE going to give employers more discretion, and ask them to make decisions about how their staff can work safely,’ Tory PM Johnson...

Only way to defend the NHS is to kick out the...

ON SUNDAY the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, created in 1948 by Clement Attlee’s post-war Labour government, was marked by handclapping, with Boris Johnson...

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...

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...

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...

SA education unions demand suspension of schooling – as 10,000 schools...

LESS than two weeks after schools re-opened in South Africa, there have been growing calls to suspend schooling as many schools have recorded positive...

‘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...

What West Bank Annexation Really Means

JULY 1. That is the date by which Netanyahu has promised to complete the annexation of the West Bank. But what does that really...

FRENCH ECONOMY EXPECTING ‘BRUTAL SHOCK’ says Finance Minister Le Maire

THE FRENCH economy is expected to shrink 11 per cent this year because of the coronavirus crisis, much worse than the government’s previous forecast...

NUM & AMCU oppose reopening of mines in South Africa

THE South African mining sector’s two union rivals – the NUM and AMCU – have a common cause: Strident opposition to the reopening of...

Britain involved in smuggling arms to terrorists in Syria since 2012...

BRITAIN was involved in smuggling arm shipments to the terrorists in Syria from the beginning of 2012, training and organising them under the name...

‘THE CRISIS IS BEING PAID WITH OUR RIGHTS!’ – says Ecuadorian...

‘We are quarantined but not silent. The millionaire cut to public education moves us to take the space, ours, the house, the neighbourhood, the...

THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS STILL TRAPPED IN DANGEROUS BUILDINGS says the Fire...

FIREFIGHTERS yesterday slammed the government and building owners as an HCLG Committee cladding survey highlighted widespread safety failings. The Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG)...

McCluskey denounces Labour’s right wing who worked for a Tory victory!

THE general secretary of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has reacted with fury over the revelations contained in the leaked internal report by the...

The Crisis Of Capitalism Is Making It Clear That The Working...

BRITAIN is in the grip of the deepest recession since records began putting the country on course for the biggest economic collapse since 1709...

Coronavirus ‘Running Wild In Care Homes!’

THE LATEST figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which include every community death linked to Covid-19 in England and Wales, showed a...

‘Healthcare workers … are our soldiers being sent into war without...

‘HEALTHCARE workers are our soldiers on the front line, and they are literally being sent into war without any weapons,’ insisted Numsa general secretary...

Microsoft backs down from Israeli investment

AFTER eight months of campaigning to demand that Microsoft drop their investment in the Israeli facial recognition company AnyVision, the hi-tech giant finally announced...

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...

‘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...

Union leaders must take action to bring down the Tories – and...

THE WORLD Health Organisation has issued its ‘Test, Test and Test’ call as its main policy to lay the basis for dealing with the...

Tories announce £330bn bailout for big business

TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled a multi-billion bailout for big businesses in light of the coronavirus crisis. Speaking at the daily press conference Sunak...

SAFTU demands resignation after attempts to derigister municipal workers union

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions has called on Labour Registrar Advocate Lehlohonolo Molefe to ‘resign’ – after the labour court suspended as...

South African workers fear a lack of health cover

COSATU – The Confederation of South African Trade Unions – has held a Central Executive Committee workshop to discuss a number of pertinent issues...

Sack TUC traitors who collaborate with Tories and bosses – Build...

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak opened his Budget speech on Wednesday with an appeal to ‘put aside party politics, and act in the national interest’ in...

Trade union leaders divided over Tory Budget!

THE TRADE union leaders are divided over the Tory Budget. ‘Today’s Budget u-turn on spending is long overdue’ says the TUC, forging a partnership with...

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...

After A Decade Of Savage Austerity The Tories Propose A Massive...

THE NEW Tory chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, yesterday painted a picture of British capitalism as fundamentally ‘robust’ while the NHS was ‘sound’...

Reject US health insurance industry structure in the NHS Long Term...

THE NHS Long Term Plan (LTPlan), and national GP contract reform in England: ‘Investment and Evolution – a five year framework for GP contract...

As Capitalism Shuts Down Workers Must Be Mobilised To Fight For...

THE SCENE has been set for today’s budget by the crash of the stockmarkets on Monday March 9th when trillions of pounds were wiped...

6th Form strikes escalating

ON THE EVE of budget day, National Education Union members working in 34 sixth form colleges walked out demanding more funding as colleges have...

Chancellor ignores the crisis!

TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak said yesterday that the NHS will get ‘whatever resources it needs’ to cope with a coronavirus epidemic. He alleged to the...

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...