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Thousands of jobs threatened at Bridgend, Luton and Ellesmere Port!

YESTERDAY Unite leader McCluskey was at the Bridgend plant in south Wales to address the three shifts of workers at separate meetings on the...

Occupy Vauxhall plants – the only way to save jobs!

TORY business secretary Greg Clark emerged from talks in France with General Motors and PSA, the owners of Peugeot, announcing that the talks had...

US Honeywell aerospace workers vote NO to cuts – locked out...

WORKERS have twice voted no on Honeywell’s proposals to eliminate cost-of-living increases and retiree health care, freeze pensions, curtail overtime pay, subcontract work, and...

TUC shocked that Tories break their promises!

THE TUC leadership reacted with shock when Theresa May made it quite clear that she had absolutely no intention of fulfilling her pledge to...

AFL-CIO ‘hope to work with President-elect Trump’

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement on the results of the 2016 presidential election in which he declared his willingness to work...

AFSCME members under fire as never before!

GLENN Sago has been fighting for his union rights for 10 years, and he’s been through plenty. ‘It’s a lot of work,’ he said....

Academy Expenses Scandal!

AN INVESTIGATION into academy schools has revealed that huge sums of public money are being spent on expenses claims for academy bosses. The investigation, which...

Ontario Nurses Under Attack!

THE firing of the head nurse at London Health Sciences Centre illustrates a larger systemic problem of hospital bosses trying to muzzle their staff,...

Steel Crisis Meeting At The Tuc

STEELWORKERS’ representatives from the Community, Unite and GMB trade unions met at the TUC yesterday to demand action to save their jobs and industry. They...

Cameron washes his hands of steel industry – steelworkers must occupy...

CAMERON yesterday gave the ‘V’ sign to the appeals by the Unite and TUC leadership that there must be a temporary nationalisation of Tata...

Bosses threaten car workers jobs if they vote to leave EU

THE giant German car maker, BMW, has written to every one of its 8,000 employees in Britain making the thinly veiled threat that in...

Justice For Eric Garner Rally Demands Police Prosecutions!

ONE YEAR since unarmed American black man Eric Garner died at the hands of the police, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of...

Demonstrators call for work stoppages over Ferguson repression

DEMONSTRATORS have called for the US unions to take strike action, in united action with the mass uprisings against the police which have spread...

‘There must not be any cooperation between Volkswagon and yellow unions’...

THE head of the German union (IG Metall) representing automotive workers has spoken out against Volkswagen working with anti-labour groups at its plant in...

US workers must form a Labour Party

THE Republican Party has won control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, and now controls both Houses of Congress, turning the final...

US Ends Quantitative Easing!

THE US Federal Reserve has announced it is ending its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus programme begun in 2008. The six years since the banking collapse...

Palestinian children welcomed in Venezuela

PALESTINIAN child victims of Israeli aggression are arriving in Venzuela to be house in shelters named Hugo Chavez after the former Venezuelan president, aimed...

NUMSA STRIKE ENTERS FOURTH WEEK – bosses warn capitalist order under...

THE powerful strike by 220,000 NUMSA members, workers in South Africa’s steel and engineering sectors, entered its fourth week on Monday. NUMSA members in...

No Agreement In Make-Or-Break Amcu Talks!

ON Thursday, make or break talks to end the three-month platinum mining strike collapsed once again. The third face-to-face meeting between the Association of Mineworkers...

Revolutionary leader RAY ATHOW (12.12.1945 TO 20.11.2013)

By Paddy O’Regan RAY ATHOW WAS a party member for 47 years and an organiser for over 30. In all that time, what distinguished him is...

Forward With The South African Socialist Revolution!

THE decision by the ANC government to talk to the Amcu trade union, which has won away from the NUM majority membership status in...

Motor City Goes Bankrupt – Unions Denounce Orr Power Grab!

DETROIT, once the motor car capital of the USA where hundreds of thousands of workers used to flock looking for good jobs in the...

McCluskey praises Miliband while Crow calls for a new Labour Party...

OVER a hundred thousand workers and youth took part in the Durham Miners Gala on Saturday and heard Unite’s McCluskey declare his allegiance...

Cameron-Heseltine-Tuc Unholy Alliance

The TUC has welcomed the government’s announcement that it will adopt most of Tory former deputy prime minister Heseltine’s plans for the privatisation...

Detroit gets its dictator over workers’ jobs, unions and wages

AN emergency manager, in fact a financial dictator with powers over jobs, wages and conditions, has been appointed for the bankrupt US city of...

US Trade Gap Widens As Banks Get Ready For Economic Storm

THE US trade gap widened in January to $44.45bn (£29.53bn) from December’s figure of $38.14bn, the US Commerce Department has reported. Much of the rise...

Ford and GM shutting down in Europe

THE US motorcar giants GM and Ford were rescued from bankruptcy by President Obama who ‘nationalised’ them, so that the US taxpayer could get...

Major Unions To Defend Canada’s West Coast

OTTAWA – Major unions have endorsed a mass sit-in to defend Canada’s West Coast from tar sands pipelines and tankers. The Communications Energy and Paperworkers...

Eurozone Crisis Is Hitting Every Country

IN a week when Greece and Spain witnessed massive strikes and demonstrations against austerity measures – designed to drive the working class and youth...

US billionaire brothers are financing anti-union drive

BILLIONAIRE brothers Charles and David Koch could be the poster boys for the big money special interests that are dumping hundreds of millions of...

Mass sackings on way in bankrupt Britain

IT’S ‘make or break’ time for UK manufacturing, according to the authoritative Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), an organisation not noted for...

‘The Next Global Shock Will Be Like An Earthquake!’

EUROZONE manufacturing activity has hit a three-year low at the same time as the banking crisis is reaching explosion point. Greece has run out...

North American Workers Battle Attacks On Rights And Jobs

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) joined thousands of Canadians opposing the Conservative budget in a mass online protest on Monday. NUPGE...

Russian car workers win union recognition

Benteler car workers in Kaluga, Russia, to the south west of Moscow, have won their strike over recognition of their union. On April 2...

Italy, Spain and Greece erupting against EU austerity

ITALIAN car giant Fiat has shut down five of its plants as the Italian ruling class struggles against a transport workers strike directed against...

Gm Threat To Close Ellesmere Port

The Unite union, which represents the bulk of the 2,800 workforce at Vauxhall Ellesmere Port, yesterday responded to news that Business Secretary Vince Cable...

SHUT DOWN WEST COAST PORTS! says Occupy Oakland

A proposal for a coordinated West Coast port shutdown was passed with unanimous consensus by vote of the Occupy Oakland General Assembly last Friday. The...

Mass Executions In Sirte

Fifty-three Muammar Gadaffi loyalists were executed by members of the counter-revolutionary NTC at a Sirte hotel last week, Human Rights Watch reported yesterday. Human...

Uaw Begins Contract Talks With ‘Big Three’

THE UAW auto workers union is beginning its 2011 contract talks with GM, Ford and Chrysler. For the employers the ...

Capitalist Debt Crisis Demands A Socialist Revolution!

THE deepening world capitalist crisis is poised to see entire nation states defaulting, plunging their banks into an even more desperate crisis, deepening the...

Build sections of the International Committee of the 4th International in...

Statement of the International Committee of the Fourth International IN THE first months of this year, north Africa has seen the eruption of colossal revolutionary...

‘We are the masters now’ say Tories and employers

THE TORY-led coalition is poised to give all power to the employing class through neutering employment tribunals and giving the employers their own ‘charter’...

Luton Mp Greets Ys March For Jobs

THE Young Socialists March for Jobs and Free State Education started the day yesterday with an effective early morning campaign outside the Luton GMM...

GMM Luton–decision within 6 weeks

A decision is to be made by GM within the next six weeks on whether the Luton GMM plant is to be closed in...

Gmm Profits Collapse!

The future of the General Motors plant in Luton, IBC Vehicles, and its 1,000 workforce, is looking ‘doubtful’, despite assurances from GM bosses. GM says...

VOTE WRP DECEMBER 12th

WRP parliamentary candidate for Camberwell and Peckham Joshua Ogunleye had a warm welcome for his socialist policies at the London College of Arts Camberwell...

Rail Guards Strike