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ONLY a Socialist revolution can provide a future for workers and...

TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled his latest attempt to resuscitate British capitalism in the midst of a crisis that has destroyed the economic...

13 universities are on verge of bankruptcy!

THIRTEEN universities face ‘a very real prospect’ of insolvency following the coronavirus crisis unless they receive a government bailout, a new report by the...

Trump Denounces The ‘Marxists’ As The Crisis Of US Capitalism Reaches...

IN HIS FOURTH of July speech on Saturday US president Donald Trump attacked the ‘angry mob’ that opposes him and which he claimed were...

Young People Face ‘Surging Housing Prices, Stagnating Wages And Rising Student...

‘YOUNG PEOPLE have been ignored by the government,’ Cat Smith MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Young People said reacting to the new Institute For...

A ‘BEYOND SUBSTANTIAL’ PAY RISE FOR NHS IN 2021-22! – demand...

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic reinforces – not diminishes – the strong case for the NHS workforce to receive a ‘beyond substantial’ pay rise for 2021-22,...

1-metre rule abandoned when schools re-open! – parents to be fined...

THE ONE-METRE distancing rule is to be abandoned in schools when they open in September, the Tory government announced yesterday to the alarm of...

Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ to rescue capitalism means war against working class

YESTERDAY Boris Johnson set out his policy to rescue British capitalism through spending limitless billions of pounds on investing in everything and anything: ‘infrastructure,...

FBU Warns Tory PM And London’s Labour Mayor ‘Not To...

THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has vowed to fight ‘unthinkable’ proposals to cut the budget for the London Fire Brigade by £25m over two...

Belfast Confronts Legacy Of Colonialism!

By Fra Hughes IRISH Republican Socialist group Lasair Dhearg has joined the street battles ranging from Minneapolis to Bristol to Belfast in confronting the legacy...

Postal workers, bus drivers and students in US support ‘Black Lives...

AMERICAN postal workers in Minneapolis are saying Black Lives Matter as over 400 local trade unionists signed a petition calling on workers to resist...

Starmer clears out Corbynite Long-Bailey to clear the way for a...

LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer has unceremoniously sacked shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey. This is the MP who was the main contender standing against...

SA education unions demand suspension of schooling – as 10,000 schools...

LESS than two weeks after schools re-opened in South Africa, there have been growing calls to suspend schooling as many schools have recorded positive...

‘Abysmal response’ to corona – experts warn antibody tests are ‘invalid’

EXPERTS have heavily criticised the Tories’ ‘ad hoc system’ for coronavirus tracking, testing and contact tracing, stating that the government’s ‘abysmal response’ means that...

Kick out TUC leaders who refuse to fight mass unemployment –...

INTERVIEWED on Sky’s Sophy Ridge programme on Sunday, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady appealed for the Tories to unite with the TUC, saying: ‘Let’s...

South African miners–hundreds of coronavirus cases

SOUTH Africa’s mining companies have recorded hundreds of Covid-19 cases, with most not complying with government measures – and also not complying with requirements...

‘Let’s get our act together!’ –TUC leader O’Grady appeals to the...

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday that the jobs market is on ‘red alert’, with thousands of firms set to go ‘over a...

National Audit Office Says Families Will Live In Fire Deathtraps Until...

IT HAS been three years since the horrific Grenfell fire which killed 72 men, women and children. Three years and there are still seven...

Doctors & pharmacists in Egypt arrested for speaking out over coronavirus!

IN EGYPT, six doctors and two pharmacists have been arrested, and medics transferred to quarantine hospitals for speaking out, said Amnesty International on Thursday. A...

SAFTU honours memory of Soweto youth 1976

AS SAFTU (the South African Federation of Trade Unions) honours the memory of the youth of Soweto 1976 – and as the Black Lives...

French Police Chokehold Mutiny!

NATIONWIDE demonstrations in France on Tuesday demanding better pay and resources for health workers were the subject of repeated police attacks. 18,000 people attended demonstrations...

Tories Want To Go From Starving Children To Pauperising Pensioners!

THIS week Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced to make a humiliating retreat over free school meals following a campaign led by the...

Brazilian meat and poultry workers defeat government attempt to cut safety...

AN IUF global union statement last Friday reminded that a determined campaign by IUF affiliates and allies has beaten back a government attempt to...

UK’s 63,000 excess deaths during coronavirus: the highest in Europe!

THE UK has had over 63,000 excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, the highest in Europe. The Office of National Statistics, (ONS) calculates excess deaths...

Rashford forces Tory U-turn over free school meals

OVER a million children suffering in dire poverty in the UK will now get free school meal vouchers during the holidays, after a successful...

3 Years After Grenfell Fire!

'IT'S been an absolute outrage that three years later and the Grenfell families still have no justice, and homes are still unsafe,’ Joe Delaney,...

JUNE 16th–FRENCH UNIONS NATIONAL HEALTH STRIKE

TOMORROW, June 16th, everyone is being mobilised (striking) for health, the CGT French union federation has declared. Health, medico-social, social, nursing homes and national education...

‘Brutal impact of Covid-19 on our healthcare services has been laid...

NHS STATISTICS highlight the ‘brutal impact’ of Covid-19 on healthcare services and patient care, doctor’s union the BMA said. Responding to the latest NHS performance...

Portsmouth Uni to axe staff!

THE University of Portsmouth is under fire over plans to axe more than half its English literature department. The university suspended the process in...

‘We are fighting for our brother in the US George Floyd...

IN THE WAKE of last week’s mass Black Lives Matter protests against police racism and brutality in France, the Macron government has announced a...

Palestinians rally in Ramallah against Israeli annexation plan

THOUSANDS of Palestinians rallied in downtown Ramallah on Monday against Israel’s intention to annex a large part of the occupied West Bank. Participants hoisted the...

Tories are driven back over schools opening!

THE PLAN for all primary school years in England to go back to school before the end of term has been dropped by the...

SAFTU condemns assassination of community leaders!

SAFTU (the big South African Confederation of Trades Unions) has strongly condemned ‘the low-intensity war against working-class activists!’ In a statement earlier this week, SAFTU...

Black Lives Matter: 60,000 Rally And March In London

SIXTY THOUSAND youth and older workers joined the Black Lives Matter march in London on Saturday, from Parliament Square to the Home Office, then...

US police murder of George Floyd is part of a war...

THE WORKING class internationally has risen up in anger over the police murder of George Floyd in the US. The burning issue over police...

Pandemic 2018 simulation warnings totally ignored!

AN EXERCISE simulating a coronavirus outbreak in Scotland, which was shared with a UK government advisory group in 2018, showed a ‘clear gap’ in...

‘Capitalism is a system which has to go!’

‘IT IS CAPITALISM as a system which has to go,’ artist Harlow Welldon said on the 35,000 strong protest last Wednesday in Hyde Park,...

FRENCH ECONOMY EXPECTING ‘BRUTAL SHOCK’ says Finance Minister Le Maire

THE FRENCH economy is expected to shrink 11 per cent this year because of the coronavirus crisis, much worse than the government’s previous forecast...

35,000 gather at Marble Arch – BLACK LIVES MATTER!

35,000 WORKERS and youth rallied yesterday at Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, to insist that ‘Black Lives Matter’ and give their 100% support to the...

Prosecute George Floyd’s murderers – demand millions of workers across the...

‘WE SEND solidarity to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) members and support the AFT’s call for the US Justice Department to conduct a...

‘Opening schools at this stage would be committing genocide’ – Educators...

‘THERE is no way schools can be opened at this stage because that would be committing genocide,’ Educators Union of South Africa (EUSA) Secretary...

10 years since Israel attacked the Mavi Marmara Ten activists lost...

ALTHOUGH Israel later apologised for the incident that claimed the lives of nine Turkish nationals and one American and compensated the victims’ families, Tel...

80% parents kept their children at home!

MORE than 80% of parents have refused to put their children in harm’s way, scuppering the government’s plan to reopen schools yesterday, a poll...

No to school reopening and a forced return to work –...

WHILE the Tories were hailing the relaxation of the lockdown rules that came into effect yesterday in England as a giant step forward, senior...

Government Fails To Meet The NEU’s Five Tests

OVER 1,200 members of the National Education Union (NEU) – all of whom are teachers who work in special school settings with children, many...

Thousands Of Parents, Pupils & Teachers To Defy Tories Today!

THOUSANDS of teachers, as well as the parents of hundreds of thousands pupils, are set to defy the government’s instructions for Reception, Year 1...

‘CULTURAL VANDALISM!’ Free TV licences for over-75s axed

‘TO HOBBLE the BBC in this way is, as one MP has already described, a piece of cultural vandalism. The government must face up...