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40-day UAW strike at GM ends in victory!

THE SIX-WEEK national strike by more than 48,000 United Auto Workers members against General Motors Co. has ended in victory. Thousands of UAW-GM employees nationally were returning...

EUROPEAN CORPORATIONS ARE ‘TWO FACED’ ON WORKERS RIGHTS says AFL-CIO...

EUROPEAN corporations are two-faced when it comes to respecting working people’s freedom of association and workers’ rights, argues a new report by the AFL-CIO...

Call A National All-Out Postal Strike To Renationalise The...

ON MONDAY, it was announced that over 97% of Communication Workers Union (CWU) members working in Royal Mail had voted for national strike action...

Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...

Zarif Arrives In Biarritz For Talks With Macron

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suddenly arrived in the French city of Biarritz on Friday, where the G7 meeting of the seven top...

Tanker attack provocation in the Gulf – US looking to launch...

TWO oil tankers were attacked on Thursday morning in the Gulf of Oman. The Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous and Norway’s Front Altair were abandoned after two...

RUSSIA, GERMANY & FRANCE SUPPORT 2015 IRAN DEAL – while the...

THE leaders of Russia, France and Germany have underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

Heathrow strike vote!

THERE has been a strike vote over ‘punishing’ working patterns at Heathrow. International airlines flying from Heathrow Airport face major disruption to the supply of...

‘Deal of the Century’ LEAKED! – DEAL HAS BEEN STRONGLY REJECTED...

THE main points of the United States’ anticipated Middle East peace plan, the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’, were revealed by a Hebrew-language news...

Occupations and strikes are sweeping through Canada!

OCCUPATIONS, strike votes and rallies by health and care workers are sweeping Canada as trade unionists fight against low pay, unequal pay and privatisation...

British soldier who shot Daniel Hegarty charged with murder

A SOLDIER who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry, in the north of Ireland in July 1972 is to be charged with murder. Daniel...

Kurdish indefinite hunger strike!

ON Wednesday News Line visited the hunger strikers at the Kurdish Assembly in Haringey. It was the 27th day of their indefinite strike having joined...

Bahamas Nurses Union Is To Take Industrial Action!

BAHAMAS Nurses Union President (BNU) Amancha Williams said on Monday that the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) and the government have pushed frustrated nurses to...

90,000 Sa Miners Jobs Threatened By Electricity Price Increase!

THE JOBS of 90,000 gold and platinum mineworkers’ are at risk as Eskom (the state-owned South African electricity public utility, established in 1923 as...

Trade Unions of the Americas stand with Maduro

THE TRADE Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), which represents more than 55 million workers on the continent, expresses the following in respect of...

Global youth are striking against climate change! To save the planet...

YOUTH in their hundreds of thousands rose up all over the world yesterday in a global strike against climate change. In every continent, and in...

Parliament turns a blind eye to the mass slaughter and starvation...

THE reconstituted House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC), made up of members of four select committees – Business, Innovation and Skills,...

UK Workers Must Support Venezuela Against US, Eu, UK Attempts At...

MRS THATCHER notoriously revived her political fortunes in 1982 by going to war with Argentina. She flew to the US to insist that its...

”NEGOTIATE A FAIR CONTRACT!” – demands UFCW and its supporters

LABOUR activists, community allies and family members came out in force to support UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op on December 20. They...

Canadian Postal Union Fighting To Overturn Strike Ban

THE CANADIAN Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) filed a constitutional challenge last week to block legislation ordering them back to work, passed by the...

Bangladesh government using court to put workers’ safety at risk say...

The Bangladesh government is using proceedings before the Supreme Court of Bangladesh to prevent the Accord on workers’ safety from operating, thereby putting safety...

Fox-Gove Brexit Surrender

THE TORY Brexiteers are starting to split with a number moving to support PM May and a Customs Union with the EU. The UK...

Napoleon Gomez returns!

INDUSTRIALL global union marked a historic moment as Mexican union leader, Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, returned to his country after 12 years in exile to...

Stop the Saudi–imperialist war on Yemen! Defend the Iranian and...

HUMAN Rights Watch has indicted a so-called investigatory body, overseen by Saudi Arabia, which has for more than two years been covering up war...

Bangladesh garment workers’ unions demand massive increase in minimum wage!

BANGLADESH garment workers’ organisations will picket the wage board office in Dhaka on August 5th to demand Tk 16,000 as the minimum monthly wage...

Migrants Not Wanted In The UK – Unless They Are ‘White...

THAT well known humanitarian organisation, the Israeli armed forces, that is killing Palestinians on a daily basis, has just conducted a ‘humanitarian’ raid into...

Workers of the UK and USA must send May, Trump and...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump, on arrival to the UK on Thursday, did an interview with the Sun newspaper in which he said that he...

Workers must take action to bring down the May government and...

THE RESIGNATION of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary was only delayed until he was faced with dying from shame if he held back any...

PM May surrenders to EU! UK needs a workers government and...

ON THURSDAY 23rd June, 2016, the EU referendum took place and the people of the United Kingdom took a revolutionary decision to leave the...

Tories Greet NHS 70Th Annniversary With More NHS Cuts!

WHILE 70,000 NHS workers were marching through London on Saturday celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS, the Tory-appointed bosses of NHS England were...

Only a Socialist Revolution can force the break with the bosses’ and...

NOTHING summed up the crisis that is gripping the leadership of the trade unions like the TUC’s joint statement this week, with the bosses...

TUC traitors issue joint statement with the CBI bosses, the...

THE TUC leaders have just issued an unprecedented joint statement with the bosses of the CBI, the ETUC and Business Europe ahead of June’s...

Trump escalates trade war with China – Only Socialist Revolution can...

THE WORLD’S stock markets fell dramatically on Tuesday following US president Donald Trump’s latest move to ratchet up US capitalism’s trade war with China...

Thousands march in Ontario for $15 minimum wage!

JUST nine days after the Ontario election, thousands flooded the streets outside the Ministry of Labour and marched to Queen’s Park on Saturday in...

Western Bosses Alliance Breaks Apart At Quebec G7 Summit!

THE G7 summit has ended in tantrums, with US President Donald Trump lashing out at Canada’s Trudeau, who was hosting the gathering. Trump from...

Trump Blasts G7 Summit

AFTER departing early from the G7 summit in Quebec for Singapore, President Donald Trump called on US representatives not to endorse the joint communique...

‘THE HEART OF REMAIN!’ – Boris Johnson condemns Treasury

FOREIGN Secretary Boris Johnson has declared civil war in the Tory Party and savaged Chancellor Hammond and the Treasury as being the main...

Only solution to world crisis of capitalism – World Socialist...

TODAY we are living in the period of the death agony of the world capitalist system. Everywhere the crisis is ripping apart nation states,...

Trump Declares Trade War – On The Eu, Canada & Mexico

THE CAPITALIST world was rocking yesterday after President Trump’s declaration of a trade war on his European Union, Canadian and Mexican rivals. The US...

Carney fears wages and job losses driving workers to Marxism

THE GOVERNOR of the Bank of England Mark Carney is a very worried man. Giving him sleepless nights is the spectre of a working...

Workers Arise – May, Johnson And The Entire Tory Regime...

ON Tuesday evening, Gary Aitkenhead, chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down, announced, concerning the materials used to...

FIREFIGHTERS FACE GREATER CANCER RISK – because of alarmingly high levels...

FIREFIGHTERS face a greater risk of developing cancer because of an ‘alarmingly high’ level of dangerous chemicals carried on their clothing, researchers have found....

Child labour, sexual abuse and cruelty Working class children treated as...

THE ‘Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse on report into the Child Migration Programmes’ criticises UK governments over their cruel policy that was continued...

Tory-Lib Dem Underfunding Has Created ‘Extreme Risks’ To NHS

LABOUR IS pledging a relentless focus on the NHS in its first 100 days in government as new research reveals hundreds of ‘extreme’ risks...