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US Fed’s third emergency programme in 2 days fails to stop...

THE US Federal Reserve announced late on Wednesday the third emergency programme in two days in an increasingly desperate and futile attempt to avoid...

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...

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...

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...

JLR to shut for 9 days!

JAGUAR Land Rover is to shut its Halewood plant in Merseyside for nine days, in the latest development in the sharpening car manufacture crisis. Jaguar...

Car Factories Could Be Closed In A Matter Of Weeks Says...

FOR THE first time since coronavirus erupted in China shutting down Chinese manufacturing, cutting off the supply of vital components and commodities to the...

Coronavirus sparks biggest crash since 2007/8 threatening to derail Trump and...

CORONAVIRUS is spreading around the world, sparking a global economic collapse. For seven days in a row financial markets have fallen. The crisis has...

World Crisis Can Only Be Resolved By World Revolution!

THE DEEPENING of the world crisis of capitalism is driving forward massive job cuts for workers across the world, as manufacturing industry globally faces...

3-day week looms! JCB cuts 4,000 workers’ hours

DIGGER manufacturer JCB is cutting production and working hours in the UK as it faces a shortage of components from China due to the...

Eurozone Plummets

INDUSTRIAL production in the eurozone plummeted dramatically in December with factory output falling by 4.1 per cent in the final month of the year...

Capitalism has no ‘safety net’ to save it from economic crash

THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) can no longer act as the world’s ‘lender of last resort’ according to a task force of currency experts...

The world’s capitalists quake in their boots as coronavirus shuts down...

‘THE WORKSHOP of the world is closed,’ Ambrose Evans-Pritchard wrote in the Telegraph on Thursday predicting a colossal disaster for capitalism if the massive...

New Hampshire SEIU endorses Bernie Sanders for President!

The New Hampshire chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president. In doing so, the Granite...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

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...

World Crisis driving world revolution – Build the Fourth International!

LAST week it was the turn of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to issue its latest warning that world capitalism is on the point...

US nurses strike over pay and condition

ABOUT 6,500 registered nurses staged a one-day strike in Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California, and Arizona last Friday, demanding better working conditions and...

46,000 auto workers close down GM as the class struggle erupts in...

ON SUNDAY night 46,000 members of the United Automobile Workers (UAW), employed by General Motors in America, walked out on indefinite strike in a...

Car industry collapses in UK and Europe under impact of capitalist...

THE BRITISH car industry is steadily collapsing as a result of the world economic crisis, figures produced yesterday highlighted. According to the Society of Motor...

Trump splits US ruling class with demand they give up vast...

ON THE eve of the G7 Summit in France over the weekend US president Donald Trump ordered US companies to leave China and move...

GM Latin American workers meet in Sao Paulo!

WORKERS from General Motors plants across Latin America met in São Paulo, Brazil, last week to discuss and take action against workforce casualisation within...

NUMSA car workers to strike for 20% wage increase!

SOUTH Africa’s automotive sector, already reeling from poor sales, now seems set to suffer a further blow – as carworkers threaten to take strike action...

Johnson reveals his feet of clay with his two-year transition plan...

AFTER ALL the bluster from Boris Johnson about delivering Brexit and that leaving the EU by October 31st was a ‘do or die’ issue,...

Occupy UK Car Plants! Call General Strike To Bring In Workers...

THE UNITE union, representing car workers, said yesterday that its members will fight ‘tooth and nail’ to safeguard Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant, and urged...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...

South African Pay Strikes Escalate!

THE Health & Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has declared a dispute against SANParks following months of protracted wage negotiations. Union...

STOP SACKINGS AT ARCELORMITTAL says Solidarity SA

TRADE UNION Solidarity on Friday said that it regrets the retrenchment crisis at ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), warning that if key players in the...

Nationalise Jaguar Land Rover – to save workers’ rights and...

THERE HAS been confirmation that Jaguar Land Rover will build a new all-electric model at its Castle Bromwich plant. Unite said yesterday that the announcement...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses...

FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

Union must end all ‘positive engagement’ with the employers – only...

A STORM has erupted over the revelations that a taskforce set up in 2017, with the object of protecting the future of the Ford...

Tories Are Split, Divided And Fighting Each Other – Time...

THE TORY PARTY and its leadership are thrashing around in their death agony. The Tory crisis has reached the stage where Tory ministers have been...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

Renault halt operations in South Korea

RENAULT Samsung halted operations at its only plant in South Korea on Monday and Tuesday amid a drawn-out dispute with the plant’s labour union...

Swindon Day Of Action To Keep Honda Car Factory Open

ON SATURDAY thousands of Swindon football fans showed their determination to fight to keep the Honda car factory open, which is an absolute life...

Spring Statement: ‘From a government that has run out of road’...

RESPONDING to the chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement yesterday, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘The chancellor’s Spring Statement offered nothing to put a...

Mexican maquiladora workers win

MEXICAN maquiladora workers in 70 factories have won big wage increases and bonuses in a strike wave that began in January. Maquiladoras are tariff and...

Honda Swindon Plant Axed – 3,500 Car Workers’ Jobs To Go

THREE thousand five hundred car workers’ jobs are to be axed as Japanese carmaker Honda announces this morning that it is to shut down...

EU car & steel industries in crisis – UK must leave...

SHARES in India’s Tata Motors collapsed by almost 30 per cent yesterday after the company reported gigantic losses at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). On Thursday,...

Workers must answer state preparations by forcing through Brexit and putting...

AFTER the news that over 3,000 troops were being mobilised for action after Brexit Day on March 29th, we have now been told that...

Jaguar to axe 5,000 jobs

JAGUAR Land Rover (JLR) announced yesterday it is cutting up to an eighth of its 40,000 strong UK workforce with up to 5,000 car...

Thousands of car jobs under threat – Expropriate the bosses and...

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday stated that if Theresa May’s ‘Brexit Deal’ with the EU is defeated in parliament next week, then Labour will...

Turkish workers victory after six month strike!

AROUND 250 members of Turkey’s IndustriALL trade union affiliate Selüloz-Is have won an outstanding victory after being out on strike for six months. Selüloz-Is members...

BIS warns of new banking ‘catastrophe!’

CAPITALISTS are quaking in their boots at the prospect of the next worldwide banking crash. All eyes are on Italy going the same...

Ex-head of Fed warns ‘US capitalism under threat’

SPEAKING at the Policy Exchange in London this week Alan Greenspan, former head of the US Federal Reserve Bank, issued his direst warning about...

British capitalism crashing into bankruptcy – Unions must organise a...

THE UK’s largest car maker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), yesterday announced a massive pre-tax loss of £354 million for the six months to September...

Ventilator Rationing!

VENTILATORS are to be rationed, using tactics employed on the battlefield, where army medics choose who to treat and who to leave to bleed...

Wildcat Postal Strikes