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Refurbishment to blame for fire deaths – Fire expert tells Inquiry

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FIREFIGHTERS were not to blame for the stay-put strategy in the Grenfell Tower, fire expert Dr Barbara Lane told the Inquiry, it is...

Joint Justice4Grenfell-FBU demonstration

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‘THERESA May we don’t trust you, We trust the FBU,’ shouted over 3,000 marchers from Downing Street in London on Saturday. The joint...

Workers must take action to put an end to rail privatisation!

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TORY MP Sir Nicholas Soames, grandson of Winston Churchill, told the House of Commons and Transport Secretary Chris Grayling yesterday, that the Rail Industry...

UK arming Israel and supplying it with drones, sniper rifles and...

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DURING almost a month of Friday demonstrations in Gaza, called the ‘Great March of Return’, the Israeli army has used snipers to shoot dead...

Safety Before Profits!

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SOME 200 railworkers and supporters demonstrated opposite Parliament yesterday morning to mark two years of strikes by the RMT union to Keep the Guard...

Capitalist debt transferred to the poor – McDonnell indicts Spring Statement

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‘I AM pleased to report to the House on a UK economy that has grown in every year since 2010,’ Tory Chancellor Philip Hammond...

No end to austerity under the Tories – workers must act...

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TORY Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered not so much a Spring Statement to parliament yesterday as a half hour of self-congratulation and boasting about how...

Smash Universal Credit by kicking out the Tories

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SINCE Universal Credit was devised over seven years ago, the Tories have gone to great lengths to keep from the public exactly how it...

Kick Tories Out–To Defend NHS! Demand 20,000 Marchers!

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MORE than 20,000 nurses, health workers, trade unionists, workers, students and youth marched on Downing Street on Saturday afternoon to demand TUC action to...

220,000 disabled to win back payments

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DISABLED people were thrown off benefits in their hundreds of thousands by private assessors Atos and then Capita, and left penniless to face eviction...

Permanent roles not agency! says Unison Renfrewshire

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SOCIAL WORK managers in Renfrewshire in Scotland have spent almost £4 million on agency care staff in just five years, figures reveal. Renfrewshire Health and...

‘Working Poor’ Evictions Scandal!

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THE WORKING poor have now become the working homeless, as nurses, teachers and firefighters are among those being thrown out of their homes...

Overwork & Low Pay Driving Nurses Out Of NHS!

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NURSES, midwives, doctors, paramedics and NHS staff are being driven out of the profession because of overwork and low pay... creating a ‘severe staff...

ANC leaders influenced by ‘liars and rogues’

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THE ANC leadership is influenced by ‘liars and rogues,’ anti-apartheid activist and retired Constitutional Court judge Zak Yacoob said. Reflecting on his judicial work which...

Mordaunt replaces Patel Johnson next for sack!

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THE BREXIT-supporting minister for disabled people, Penny Mordaunt, yesterday was promoted to International Development Secretary by PM May replacing Israeli backed Priti...

STAND TOGETHER!–RMT urges Southern rail staff

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THE RMT transport union yesterday called on Southern rail staff to stand together and reject a divisive and tainted company plan to destroy safety...

Tories turn their fire on the elderly! Kick them out –...

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IT IS often said that a society is judged by how it treats its elderly and its youth. Young people, as we know, are...

Australia’s working poor – ‘Workers’ share in the national income...

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THE AUSTRALIAN Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has released a new report that shows Australia is at risk of becoming an ‘Americanised society’ of...

Grenfell–Never Again!

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THE TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady yesterday welcomed six emergency workers to Congress who had been involved in the Manchester, Westminster and Finsbury...

Israeli Raids And Evictions Continuing In The Occupied Territories

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ISRAELI forces detained at least 14 Palestinians during raids in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem before dawn on Wednesday, with one family...

TUC must stand up for the disabled against the Tory government!

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THE UN has slammed the UK, which it says has violated the Convention on Disabled People’s Rights. A damning UN report released yesterday states that...

‘Refugees are not Terrorists’ – the real terrorists are the bosses...

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LAST Saturday thousands of refugees and their supporters marched through the streets of the Italian capital, Rome, venting their anger over the police attack...

Hawking slams Tories over NHS privatisation!

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PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking has attacked the government’s NHS policies, and health secretary Jeremy Hunt in person, and warned they are seeking to bring in...

‘Joint Enterprise’ Law Putting Youth In Jail For Decades

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THE ‘JOINT enterprise law’ is putting young people in prison for decades for simply being present when a crime is taking place despite them...

Sheffield Jobcentre Workers Launch Their Two-Week Strike!

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JOBCENTRE workers in Sheffield launch their two-week strike this morning, stepping up their action against the planned closure which the Public and Commercial Services...

UK workers must support the struggle for Palestinian state!

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EARLY on Wednesday morning Israeli occupation forces shot and killed two Palestinian youth, a 17-year-old and a 20-year-old, and injured at least two others...

Corbyn must reject May’s plea to keep her in power –...

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THIS pathetic minority Tory ‘government’ is so weak that Theresa May is forced today to make a speech begging for the Labour Party and...

Three unions reps sacked at the Brixton Ritzy cinema!

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THREE union representatives at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton have been dismissed by Picturehouse in a move described by their trade union BECTU as...

13 Ways The Trump Budget Hits US Workers

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THE AFL-CIO has warned of ‘13 Ways the Trump Budget hurts working people’. It says: ‘There are tons of analyses and numbers that could keep...

‘From The River To The Sea Palestine Will Be Free’

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‘FROM the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,’ shouted Palestinians and their supporters demonstrating opposite the Israeli embassy, west London, on Saturday...

Labour leaks its Fabian draft programme for keeping capitalism...

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THE leaked draft of Labour’s election manifesto yesterday brought out the predictable headlines in the press warning of the dangerous ‘socialist’ Jeremy Corbyn. But a...

Times Rich List shows that austerity UK has become a...

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THE just-published Sunday Times rich list shows that in austerity-hit UK – where millions of workers have not had a rise in the ten...

May Day meeting ‘Forward to the World October!’

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‘WE WERE marching with our banner “100 years of the Russian Revolution, for the World October”,’ WRP candidate for Hackney South Jonty Leff told...

Keep Guards On Trains

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‘DOO Has to Go!’ chanted over 150 RMT members and their supporters from around the country outside parliament yesterday. On the national demonstration to mark...

Bring down the Tories on June 8th to save the NHS,...

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ON JUNE 23 2016 the adventurers Cameron and Osborne, the then PM and Chancellor, came unstuck when they lost their EU referendum and were...

Over 1,600 Palestinian prisoners launch open-ended hunger strike

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MORE THAN 1,600 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody launched an open-ended mass hunger strike on Monday morning on Palestinian Prisoners Day, led by imprisoned...

Atos & Capita to be paid £700m to throw disabled off...

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THE TORY government have turned their fire against one of the most vulnerable sections of society: disabled people. The government has launched a three-pronged attack:...

Nafha Prisoners Will Be Joining Hunger Strike

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PALESTINIAN prisoners being held inside Israel’s Nafha prison have announced that they will be joining an upcoming mass hunger strike on Monday April 17,...

The Bma Slams ‘Deliveroo Doctors’!

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GPs HAVE recoiled in horror at the latest in a line of private services to spring up in recent months: ‘Deliveroo Doctors’ that...

Tories step up war on poor

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THE TORY government has launched an all-out assault on the poorest and most vulnerable sections of society, slashing disabled people’s money, cutting child tax...

‘CONDEMN BULLYING BAILIFFS!’ – AdviceUK

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A COALITION of seven debt charities has called on local authorities to ‘stamp out’ bad debt collection practices by bullying bailiffs acting as a...

1,000 schools providing free school meals are facing the biggest cuts!

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NEW research by NUT and the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) using DfE data shows that, under current government school funding policy, the 1,000...

Anc Using ‘Freedom Charter Language’ To Bolster Domination Of Capitalism’ –...

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THE latest ANC government budget entrenches the dominance of ‘white capital’ while intent on creating a ‘black capitalist’ class, says Irvin Jim, NUMSA...

BA profits £1.47bn–cabin crew outraged

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STRIKING British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew were outraged yesterday by the announcement of £1.47 billion profits for BA for the last financial year,...

1,000 Southern trains a year: Driver Only!

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SOUTHERN are running the equivalent of a 1,000 trains a year with just a driver and no other member of staff on board, RMT...