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May Peddles Tory Charade

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YESTERDAY PM Theresa May set out her ‘vision for Britain after Brexit’ in a key note speech to their party conference in Birmingham in...

TUC must support junior doctors with a general strike!

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THE decision by the British Medical Association to authorise fresh strike action by junior doctors over the imposition of a new work contract is...

In the drive to privatise, the Tories are abolishing the...

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THE NHS is, in practice, being steadily and consciously abolished by the Tories as they drive relentlessly to the goal of a fully privatised...

Erdogan used coup to escalate crackdown on rights – says IndustriALL

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GLOBAL union federation IndustriALL has repeated its call for full democracy in Turkey as a crackdown on fundamental rights escalates. It said: ‘In the wake...

Zimbabwe workers ‘robbed of their wages’!

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A NEW report on the non-payment of workers’ wages in Zimbabwe was released earlier this month in Harare, entitled ‘Working Without Pay – Wage...

Turkish crisis strengthens the Syrian people and President Assad

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SYRIA’S President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that the Turkish president Erdogan may be using the ‘coup attempt’ in Turkey to eliminate his opponents...

May keeps Hunt as NHS Secretary

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TORY Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and ex-Education Secretary Michael Gove were both sacked from the Tory cabinet yesterday as new Tory PM Theresa May...

Corbyn must stand fast, remain LP leader and demand a general...

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ON June 23, the masses of the working class rose up and crushed the Cameron leadership of the Tory party by voting to leave...

Now sack the union leaders to bring down the Tories and...

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THE ‘Leave’ victory in the just-held referendum constitutes a huge revolutionary victory for the working class and the poor of the UK who voted...

French revolution coming to a head!

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THE massive strike movement against the Socialist Party-imposed anti-union laws is continuing in France with the railways due to take national strike action today...

Greece A Colony Of The Ec-Imf Lenders!

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GREEK civil servants employed at Inland Revenue offices picketed a Finance Ministry building in Athens on Thursday morning against a government ‘multi-Bill’ which scraps...

Greek 2-day general strike!

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WORKERS in Greece staged a militant two-day general strike last Friday and Saturday against the government’s Pensions and Tax Reforms Bill that crushes the...

School Support Staff Are Struggling To Cope With Workload

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MORE than half (52%) of school support staff across the UK have experienced stress, anxiety or depression as they struggle to cope with their...

Hunt agrees to talks!–as junior doctors call to scrap new contract

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HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt took a step back yesterday and said he is willing to pause the imposition of the junior doctors’ contract in...

Demand TUC take action! – Anna Athow tells BMA’s Representative Meeting

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BMA chair Dr Mark Porter told the union’s Special Representative Meeting yesterday that ‘Twenty-four years ago, it was the first reforms that established an...

ALL IN A DAY’S WORK – Working Lives & Trade Unions...

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All in a Day’s Work Working Lives and Trade Unions in West London 1945-1995 Published by the Britain at Work Project £12.80 with p&p ALL in a Day’s...

Public debt and pensions black hole

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THE right-wing, free market think tank, the Adam Smith Institute, yesterday hit out at the Tories’ ‘deeply immoral’ failure to bring down the national...

‘We are fighting for the NHS! Everyone must come out and...

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‘SUPPORT junior doctors! Save the NHS! Let’s stop this unfair, untested and unsafe contract from being imposed. This contract is bad for patient...

Bma & Teachers Unions Lead Condemnation Of The Tory Budget

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TEACHERS’ unions and the BMA led the condemnation of Tory Chancellor Osborne’s Budget on Wednesday, in which he announced the forced academisation of every...

Tory Party tearing itself apart – Now finish it off!

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THE spectacle of the Tory party tearing itself apart over the EU referendum will most certainly gladden the hearts of workers across the country. Last...

Irish Bus Drivers Vote 94% Yes To Take Strike Action!

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1,300 IRISH bus drivers working for Bus Éireann have returned a massive 94% ‘YES’ vote for strike action to defend their pay and conditions,...

Greek pensions strike!

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GREECE’S Seamen’s Pension Fund union held a general assembly to decide on further action on the second day of a two-day strike over pensions. Pension...

Trade unionists to join junior doctors picket lines

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TRADE unionists are flocking to the junior doctors picket lines this morning. Matt Wrack, general secretary at the Fire Brigades Union, said: ‘Our people...

Disabled ‘fit for work’ assessments failure!

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THE privatised assessment tests which find sick and disabled people ‘fit for work’ are ‘failing claimants and taxpayers’ and must be ‘brought back in-house’,...

‘Prosecute those who murdered my son’ says Colonel Mousa

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BAHA Mousa’s father, Colonel Mousa, considers it is imperative that those responsible for the death of Baha Mousa, including the commanding officer, are prosecuted. Public...

Shrewsbury trial and jailing ‘a conspiracy at the very heart...

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THE government has rejected calls to release confidential files relating to the Shrewsbury 24, who were charged with various offences after the first national...

Civil servant visits Calais refugee camp

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‘NO ONE should have to experience the conditions that the refugees are living in,’ civil servants union PCS member Wayne Harrison said yesterday after...

TUC’s weak response to Osborne’s attacks in his Autumn Statement!

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TRADE union leaders responded weakly, without any call to action, to Chancellor Osborne’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday, in which he announced a massive extension...

Osborne tax credits retreat but savage assault on Welfare State...

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CHANCELLOR Osborne was forced to make a humiliating retreat over working tax credits in the House of Commons yesterday after facing massive resistance to...

Osborne privatisation drive – but forced to retreat over tax credits

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CHANCELLOR Osborne announced a U-turn on the abolition of tax credits in his Autumn Statement yesterday, while massively extending Tory privatisation and cuts elsewhere. Nursing...

Civil Service Mayhem

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PLANS reported yesterday morning to close all but a handful of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC’s) 160 remaining UK offices would be ‘devastating’ and...

Answer 30% savage cuts with a general strike!

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YESTERDAY the Tory chancellor, George Osborne, proudly announced that four government departments have agreed to make cuts in their budgets of 8% a year...

Strike against 30% cuts

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‘WE HAVE to take strike action where and when we can and as much as we can,’ Sharon Hutchinson, northwest regional organiser and equalities...

Egyptian Strike Wave

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A STRIKE wave is continuing in Egypt as workers battle the El-Sisi regime, determined to improve their wages and conditions. Protests by workers at government-run...

Tories launch war on ‘all extremism’

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‘IT is no good simply talking about violent extremism, we need to confront all extremism, we need to recognise that the poison of extremism...

Huge Cairo Protests!

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CAIRO witnessed its biggest protests in months this week, when employees from the tax and customs authorities gathered in front of the Press Syndicate...

Greece 24hr national strike

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GREEK public sector workers launched a 24-hour national strike yesterday against the SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left)- ANEL coalition government’s new austerity accord...

Syriza Surrenders To Troika!

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THE GREEK government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a treacherous U-turn has turned the landslide ‘NO’ to austerity vote in last Sunday’s referendum,...

Palestinian children arrested, tortured and thrown in solitary confinement!

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AN international human rights group on Monday released details of the interrogation and assault of a Palestinian teenager during his arrest in June by...

Osborne knifes working families & slashes Welfare!

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IN a savage attack that will cost workers hundreds of pounds a week, Chancellor Osborne has said he will use Wednesday’s Budget to announce...

Moment of truth for Greece!

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GREECE’S Syriza government delayed yesterday’s 300m euros (£216m) debt repayment to the IMF, saying that it will pay over to the Troika (the...

Israeli interrogators force ‘confessions’ – says Palestinian prisoners’ committee

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ISRAELI interrogators are using ‘oppressive and brutal’ methods to frighten Palestinian detainees and force them into confessing to attacks against Israel, the Palestinian prisoners’...

‘UNITED ACTION IN EVERY SENSE’ – call by PCS leader Serwotka

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‘WE need to fight like never before,’ Public and Commercial Services (PCS) leader Mark Serwotka told the union annual conference on Wednesday. Tory Government cuts...

Throw Out The Tories – Forward To A Workers Government

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TODAY the working class and the majority of the middle class must put the Cameron government out of office and return the Labour Party...

Get The Tories Out!

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‘WE WANT the Tories Out!’ They are planning billions more savage cuts in benefits and services’ said Scott Dore, Workers Revolutionary Party general election...