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‘The US has lost 240,100 automotive jobs since 2000’

THE UAW President Ron Gettelfinger has made a submission to the Congressional Roundtable on the Crisis in the US Auto Industry. He told the Commission:...

North Korea Has The Right To Self Defence

YESTERDAY the British Foreign Secretary, Margaret Beckett, condemned North Korea’s testing of an intercontinental missile that when developed will have the capacity to deliver...

‘Prime Minister’ Brown shows the City he is their man

Gushing Gordon Brown began his speech at the Lord Mayor’s banquet on Wednesday night, by exhibiting his fawning subservience to the audience of bankers....

World crisis spurring on world revolution

THE Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King has forecast that there is a bumpy road ahead for both the national and the...

TRADE UNIONISTS MURDERED FOR DEFENDING WORKERS’ RIGHTS – ICFTU report

ONE-HUNDRED-AND-FIFTEEN trade unionists were murdered for defending workers’ rights in 2005, while more than 1,600 were subjected to violent assaults and some 9,000 arrested,...

Nurses Call For National Strike Action To Defend The NHS

NURSES and other National Health Service workers called for national strike action from all unions to defend the NHS last Thursday. RCN and UNISON health...

‘We don’t know the wickedness being done by our government’ –...

‘MY demonstration continues,’ said Brian Haw on Monday, after three Court of Appeal judges ruled in favour of the government and the chief of...

I’m Staying Put Says Brian Haw

‘I’M NOT going to be shut up. I want the whole people of Britain to raise their voice against this,’ said peace campaigner...

IMMIGRANTS ARE NOT RUBBISH, TO BE USED AND THROWN OUT –...

OVER 25,000 refugees, workers and youth marched through the centre of Paris on Saturday, demanding, ‘Withdraw the CESEDA’! and ‘Immigrants are not disposable like...

OCCUPY PEUGEOT – says ATUA National Secretary

Workers threatened with the sack at the Peugeot plant in Coventry voted at mass meetings yesterday morning for strike action to defend their jobs...

The Easter Rising a powerful blow against ‘the power of the...

OUR theses were written before the outbreak of this rebellion, which must be the touchstone of our theoretical views. The views of the opponents...

Herts Firefighters Ready For Action

Firefighters in Hertfordshire are to vote on strike action against plans to axe job losses and close fire stations, Hertfordshire FBU has announced. The Fire...

Thirty Day Countdown To Attack 0N Iran

DOWNING STREET denials that there is a meeting today of top military, state and government officials to discuss the implications of a US attack...

US Falls Out With Iraqi Puppets

PRESIDENT Bush has fallen out with the major section of his puppet regime in Iraq, that is the Dawa Party and the United Iraq...

Hounslow march on March 25th

‘OUR march through Hounslow on Saturday 25th of March is very important, not just for us but for all trade union members.’ Locked-out Gate Gourmet...

Imperialists Drive To Break Up Iraq

THERE can be only one gainer from a civil war in Iraq, that will lead to the breaking up of the country into three...

Gate Gourmet workers demand hardship pay

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers said yesterday that they were very happy with their conference with the News Line on Sunday. Mrs Rajamy Sharma told...

Pfi Crisis Hits Bart’s & London

‘Direct government investment is by far the cheapest and best way to build new hospitals,’ said a UNISON spokeswoman yesterday, in response to the...

GG– great support in Southall

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers were out campaigning at the weekend for their mass picket next Sunday and their conference in London on Sunday January...

Blair proclaims summary justice for the masses

ON TUESDAY Prime Minister Blair began his ‘genuine intellectual debate about the nature of liberty in a modern developed society such as our own.’ ...

Bring Blair before a tribunal says General Rose

THE call by retired General, Sir Michael Rose, for the Prime Minister to be impeached by the Privy Council over the invasion of Iraq...

BLAIR’S POLICE STATE POWERS – come in on Sunday January 1

‘These powers constitute a serious erosion of civil liberties in this country. They will change the relationship between the police and the individual fundamentally,’...

TEMPORARY WORKERS USED AND ABUSED – TUC urges protection against exploitation

TEMPORARY workers in Britain are being paid illegally low wages, having unlawful deductions taken from their pay packets, and are being denied holiday pay...

Sharon’s deception at the United Nations

ISRAEL’S Prime Minister Ariel Sharon tried to cut a figure as the liberator of the Palestinian people of the Gaza Strip at the United...

Union leaders pledge total support – time for action has arrived!

YESTERDAY the trade union bureaucracy was skating on the thinnest of thin ice at the TUC Congress. With one hand, trade union leader after trade...

‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF TALKS WE WANT ACTION’ say Gate...

The Gate Gourmet pickets at Heathrow Airport yesterday had a Transport and General Workers Union shop stewards report back on a meeting held with...

‘WE NEED PLAN FOR VICTORY’ say Gate Gourmet strikers

GATE GOURMET strikers were sacked four weeks ago today and were very angry yesterday morning that they have been out so long withtheir union...

MASSACRE! – US bombers kill 47 near to Syrian Border

FORTY-SEVEN people were massacred in two bombing raids by American warplanes in occupied Iraq early yesterday morning, close to the Syrian border. The air strikes...

GOURMET CRISIS! – Siegel flies back to the USA

THERE WERE no talks yesterday between the TGWU and Gate Gourmet bosses after its chairman David Siegel flew back to the US for crisis...

1,000 CLASH WITH POLICE IN SAMAWA – Iraqis angry over no...

At least one person was killed and sixty others were wounded yesterday when over 1,000 angry Iraqis clashed with police in Samawa, south of...

State Raising Terror Tensions

ON SATURDAY night, the city centre of Birmingham, the second largest city in the country, was emptied of more than 20,000 people by the...

MPs CALL TO REJECT ID CARDS BILL

MPs yesterday raised questions about the ID card Bill which was introduced in the House of Commons by Home Secretary Charles Clarke. Clarke said he...

STOP POACHING AFRICA’S DOCTORS AND NURSES – urge BMA and RCN

Doctors’ and nurses’ leaders have written letters to Prime Minister Blair and Chancellor Brown urging Britain and other G8 nations to stop poaching doctors...

Security Council extends Iraq occupation mandate

THE imperialists and their Chinese and Russian stooges on the UN Security Council have extended the mandate of the US-led occupation armies in Iraq,...

Freeze settlements – Abbas appeals to Bush

PALESTINIAN president Mahmud Abbas is set to meet US president George Bush in Washington this Thursday for an urgent summit. The Palestinians said this is...

May Day manifesto! Keep the Tories out! The working class will...

THE Editorial Board of the News Line, the daily socialist paper of the WRP, sends its greetings to the workers and youth of the...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO...

THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...

BBC spends £38m to enforce collection – Pensioners refusing to pay...

THE BBC has threatened pensioners with bailiffs if they don’t pay the licence fee, after spending £38m on 800 staff to enforce collection. Bailiffs will...