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TUC leaders collaborate with bosses to try and keep the working...

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YESTERDAY, the TUC joined forces with the leaders of top business groups to beg Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme for...

Defeat Tory onslaught on rail workers!

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‘DEFEAT this Tory onslaught by calling national strike action,’ Chigwell Aslef Chairman Bill Rogers said yesterday in response to the Tory government’s threat to...

IMF warns stock markets on verge of collapse – socialist revolution...

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IN THE LATEST update of its Global Financial Stability Report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that ‘complacent’ financial markets are facing a...

1.72 million jobless! End of furloughing on April 21 will...

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1.72 MILLION are now jobless! The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said yesterday it is the highest level in five years. Workers aged between 25...

By 278 votes to 0 MPs vote for extending the Universal...

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THE TORY government was delivered a massive blow on Monday evening when it was defeated by 278 votes to 0 when MPs voted for...

STOP UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUT! – Labour insists maintain £20 uplift

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‘REDUCING Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit would be fundamentally the wrong decision. It would be a profound mistake and put millions of families...

Tories getting ready for class war! Time for the trade unions...

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EVERYBODY knows that the Tory government was completely unprepared for the Covid-19 crisis that erupted in the UK in December 2020. The Operation Cygnus exercise...

Sunak prepares for war on working class to pay off capitalism’s...

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OVER 250,000 small firms and companies are destined to collapse this year according to research carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Nearly...

Tories have driven NHS to breaking point! The trade unions must...

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THE NHS is at breaking point! This is the warning from doctors, nurses and NHS staff, furious that the Tories did absolutely nothing to...

Johnson Treats ‘Doormat’ Starmer With Complete Contempt

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ON MONDAY night, prime minister Boris Johnson decreed that England’s third national lockdown would legally come into force on Tuesday night with parliament called...

Big Business Demands Billi0Ns More To Save Their Bankrupt Economy!

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BIG BUSINESS warned yesterday that, with the return of the lockdown by PM Johnson, thousands of firms will go to the wall. They demanded...

2021 – Year For World Revolution!

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New Year statement by the News Line Editorial Board THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2021 to all our readers, and to...

ANC government intends to slaughter thousands of workers’ jobs – SAFTU...

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IT HAS become clear that the ANC government is intending to slaughter thousands of workers’ jobs, said the South African Federation of Trade Unions...

British Workers Win The Brexit Battle And There Is Much More...

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BRITAIN is leaving the EU, much to the consternation of Tory and Labour Party anti-Brexiteers who had been convinced that they would be able...

Netanyahu Forced Into An Election – Israelis Must Dump Him And...

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THE RULING coalition government of Israel this week collapsed in chaos after just seven months, forcing an unprecedented fourth general election in four years. The...

Tory borrowing breaks all records

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GOVERNMENT borrowing broke all records soaring to historic heights in November, figures released yesterday show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing hit £31.6bn...

840,000 tenants are facing eviction over rent arrears – only socialist...

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A REPORT by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has warned of a ‘rent debt crisis’ as up to 840,000 people in England and...

Tories are unable to beat Covid virus – time to bring...

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YESTERDAY, the BMA revealed in a statement that thousands of doctors feared that the NHS would not be able to cope with the ‘incredible...

‘Misuse of government funds on a massive scale!’ – NY...

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A NEW YORK Times investigation into the UK’s handling of the pandemic reveals misuse of government funds on a massive scale during its Covid-19...

Labour Court decision is a ‘blatant travesty of justice’ says South...

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SOUTH AFRICA’s union federation SAFTU is appalled by the judgement of the Labour Appeal Court against several public sector unions over the unilateral government...

‘No justice, no peace’ chant marchers after Ohio police shooting of...

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ANGRY demonstrators marched through the northwest city of Columbus in Ohio last Friday to demand justice and transparency in investigations into the police killing...

Throw Out Bankrupt Sunak And The Tories With A General Strike!

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak, at a cabinet briefing before unveiling his latest spending review in Parliament yesterday, warned that the forecast for the UK...

Johnson-Sunak Are Preparing A Winter War Against The British Working Class!

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THE UK working class is heading into the greatest ever winter struggle in its history, much greater than any of the ‘winters of discontent’...

£16.5bn for the military as Tories plan a war on public...

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THE TORIES have exceeded all previous borrowing records, taking the British bosses’ national debt to its highest level ever since records began, reaching £2.3tn....

BDS has hit back after Pompeo’s ‘anti-Semitic’ slander

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THE PALESTINIAN-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has criticised and firmly rejected US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s labelling of its movement as...

1,400 University of Bristol students on rent strike

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OVER 1,400 students at the University of Bristol are participating in an ongoing rent strike to protest against the University’s Covid-19 response. This constitutes...

CROYDON BUST! Councils across the UK to make savage cuts

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CROYDON Council has gone bankrupt after racking up debts of £1.5bn. The council issued a rare Section 114 notice, effectively declaring itself bankrupt, on Wednesday...

Suspend Ofsted inspections demands teachers union NEU – Exams for 2021...

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‘SUSPEND Ofsted inspections’ demanded Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) yesterday, responding to Ofsted’s second report into the...

South African Public Works Programme workers demand permanent jobs

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AROUND 80 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) workers protested outside the Port Elizabeth City Hall on Tuesday, demanding that the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality...

FBU demands emergency funding – London Fire Brigade is facing £20m...

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PM Johnson has been urged to deliver emergency funds to protect London from £20m of fire cuts. The London Fire Brigade faces £20m of cuts...

UK unemployment surges! – while IFS predicts debt to GDP of...

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THE UK unemployment rate has surged to its highest level in over three years to 4.5% in the three months to August, compared with...

California’s Health Staff 5-Day Strike

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WORKERS at eight campuses of the Alameda Health System (AHS) in California’s East Bay – 3,200 members of the SEIU union local 1021 –...

Unemployment is soaring! Defending the ‘right to work’ means getting rid...

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UNEMPLOYMENT is set to soar to levels not seen since The Great Depression, the ‘Hungry 1930s’, when workers starved. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)...

OBR predicts 4 million unemployed – as Furlough scheme begins winding...

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AS OF YESTERDAY the Tory government’s contribution to furloughed workers’ wages was cut, marking the beginning of the end of the scheme – with...

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

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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!

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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...

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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...

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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!...

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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! –...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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’

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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...

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