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BDS has hit back after Pompeo’s ‘anti-Semitic’ slander

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THE PALESTINIAN-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has criticised and firmly rejected US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s labelling of its movement as...

Public Sector pay freeze ‘A kick in the teeth for millions!’...

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PUBLIC SECTOR employees, many of whom are essential Covid-19 workers, should not be subject to a continuing pay freeze from a government that has...

Greek State Of Siege Is Defied

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THOUSANDS of youth and workers participated throughout Greece in the annual Athens Polytechnic Uprising marches and mobilisations last Tuesday, defying a state of siege...

THE SAFETY OF MATERNITY SERVICES UNDER SERIOUS THREAT says Royal College...

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THE SAFETY of maternity services is under serious threat, according to a new survey released by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on Tuesday. The...

1,400 University of Bristol students on rent strike

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OVER 1,400 students at the University of Bristol are participating in an ongoing rent strike to protest against the University’s Covid-19 response. This constitutes...

IRUSA gives aid boost to orphaned and disabled Palestinian children

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AS COVID-19 continues to fuel increased hardship among the two million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip, thousands of vulnerable and orphaned refugee children living...

French Teaching Unions Nationwide Day Of Action

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TEACHERS’ unions in France held a nationwide day of protests and strikes on Tuesday to call for stricter sanitary measures in schools as coronavirus...

Suspend Ofsted inspections demands teachers union NEU – Exams for 2021...

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‘SUSPEND Ofsted inspections’ demanded Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) yesterday, responding to Ofsted’s second report into the...

4,000 Colombian miners enter third month of strike!

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OVER 4,000 miners, members of the Sintracarbón union, have entered the third month of a bitter strike at the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia. The...

Liverpool City Council ‘in partnership’ with army! – over testing crisis

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FLANKED by Brigadier Joe Fossey, Tory PM Johnson set out the mass testing programme trialled in Liverpool in which 2,000 troops have been sent...

Manchester students tear down the fences. UK workers and youth are...

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STUDENTS have torn down prison-like fencing erected around their campus on the first day of the new nationwide lockdown. As the Tories allowed the second...

North of Ireland health workers demand £2,000 wage rise

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HEALTH staff in Unison across the north of Ireland – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are urging the UK government to...

South African Public Works Programme workers demand permanent jobs

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AROUND 80 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) workers protested outside the Port Elizabeth City Hall on Tuesday, demanding that the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality...

Tories instruct students to stay on campus till Dec 22

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STUDENTS and university staff are furious after the Tory government inst-ructed them to remain in their student halls and not to return home before...

2nd wave more deadly than first! Labour pledges to push through...

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DEATHS from coronavirus will be twice as high this winter than in the first wave of the pandemic, Tory PM Boris Johnson told Parliament...

Starmer Volunteers To Work In The National Interest!

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LABOUR Party leader Sir Keir Starmer volunteered yesterday to ‘work with the Prime Minister in the national interest.’ Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show,...

Labour Party leaders knife Corbyn to prepare way for ...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour Party over his remarks on Thursday about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Corbyn’s...

Strike threat at Manchester Met

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A STRIKE threat has been issued at Manchester’s Metropolitan University – as students learned that in-person teaching was to resume in spite of the...

CORBYN SUSPENDED! – He vows to fight this ‘political intervention’

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer has suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from the party over his remarks yesterday about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Corbyn was...

EU in crisis – forward to United Socialist States of Europe

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WITH THE second wave of the coronavirus pandemic ripping through Europe and overwhelming hospitals and health services, EU countries have been forced to implement...

US & EU continuing economic terrorism against Syria

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‘MEMBER countries at the UN Security Council are attempting to destabilise Syria and impose their own hostile agendas,’ Syria’s permanent representative to the UN,...

‘Black, Asian & minority ethnic people have been over-exposed and under-protected...

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Covid-19 has ‘thrived’ among black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) communities because of structural race discrimination, a new Labour Party report from Baroness Doreen...

Youth from poor backgrounds hit hardest by coronavirus pandemic

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YOUNG people, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, have had their earnings and job prospects hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, adding to fears...

Chile – workers and youth vote to smash Pinochet-era constitution

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TENS of thousands of Chilean workers and youth flooded the main square of the capital Santiago on Sunday celebrating the result of the referendum...

Nearly 500 students still living in ‘fire-trap’!

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NEARLY 500 students still remain living in a housing complex in west London while waiting for alternative accommodation despite it having been deemed a...

Corona cases soar by 25% across UK!

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CORONAVIRUS infections have risen by 25% across the UK, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, to more than 35,200...

UK protest against Nigeria’s police killings

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OVER 2,000 angry Nigerians demanding their president ‘Buahari must go’ demonstrated outside the Nigerian Commission in London on Wednesday evening before marching to Downing...

SA broadcasting workers to strike against ‘jobs bloodbath’

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SOUTH AFRICA’s CWU (Communication Workers Union) and BEMAWU (Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union) are organising for a full blown strike against the...

Nigeria Mass Protests Against Police Violence

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AS MASS protests against police violence continued across several cities in Nigeria for the eighth straight day last Friday, the Nigerian army issued a...

Israeli military demolishes Palestinian primary school

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THE ISRAELI military has demolished a European Union-funded Palestinian primary school in the central part of the occupied West Bank as the Tel Aviv...

Police and MI5 granted licence to kill by the Tories &...

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POLICE spies and MI5 operatives have been given the green light to commit crimes with impunity after an extremely controversial law was passed on...

IMF warns of devastating recession worldwide – forward to world socialist...

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THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) this week issued a grim warning of worldwide recession with global debt reaching a staggering record of £64 trillion. In...

London, Essex and York tough restrictions imposed – while Liverpool intensive...

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MILLIONS of people in London, Essex, York and other areas face tougher Tier 2 Covid measures from Saturday, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said...

SA National strike against wage cutting

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ON WORLD Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against ‘the winds of austerity blowing out the...

Johnson imposes local lockdowns!

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TORY PM Johnson announced severe restrictions to be imposed on Liverpool yesterday to try to tackle the coronavirus crisis. He said he supported the Metro...

ANOTHER LOCKDOWN IS POSSIBLE! – says Professor Peter Horby

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IN A statement to Parliament today Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce a new three-tier lockdown system where each region in...

Second wave drives deaths up by 98%! Get rid of capitalism...

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THE SECOND wave of coronavirus has hit the UK with devastating consequences, and the Tory government’s efforts at bringing in measures to curb the...

California’s Health Staff 5-Day Strike

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WORKERS at eight campuses of the Alameda Health System (AHS) in California’s East Bay – 3,200 members of the SEIU union local 1021 –...

End herd immunity capitalist barbarism with a socialist revolution!

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THE DEMAND for capitalism to ‘reopen’ under the umbrella of the discredited theory that herd immunity is the only way to combat coronavirus has...

‘PM Johnson’s promises are nothing more than hot air’ says GMB

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‘THE PRIME Minister’s promises are nothing more than hot air,’ the GMB trade union said in response to Boris Johnson’s speech to the virtual...

Unemployment is soaring! Defending the ‘right to work’ means getting rid...

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UNEMPLOYMENT is set to soar to levels not seen since The Great Depression, the ‘Hungry 1930s’, when workers starved. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)...

Refugees from imperialist wars are welcome – the enemy of the...

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ON WEDNESDAY it was revealed that the Tory government is considering building an ‘asylum processing centre’ in the South Atlantic on Ascension Island. The Foreign...

Cosatu plans October 7 ‘national shutdown’

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THE CONFEDERATION of South African trade unions (Cosatu) is planning a nationwide shutdown next week, and has announced that its affiliated workers will not...

1,002,296 have died from Covid-19 – Capitalism cannot deal with...

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THE number of people worldwide who have died from Covid-19 has passed one million, reaching 1,002,296 with 33,378,462 infected, the Johns Hopkins University reported...

NUMSA pickets Zimbabwe embassy against labour rights violations

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THE BANNING of protests, abductions and torture of activists and students, arrests of journalists and the intimidation of trade unions are not issues that...