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Youth and workers in global strike against climate change – Time...

TODAY, a week of action across the world starts with a Global Climate Strike in at least 137 countries. This follows mass action in every...

Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...

Iran rebuffs US false allegations of drone attacks

IRAN has rebuffed US accusations that it launched the drone attack that cut Saudi Arabia’s oil output in half, as a senior Islamic Revolutionary...

TUC backs September 20 global school strike – workers vote to...

THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) has backed the global school strike on 20 September and pledged to support the efforts of school youth striking...

Companies at London Arms Fair supplying countries accused of committing ‘war...

THE WORLD’S biggest arms companies have set up shop at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI), one of the world’s largest arms fairs, taking...

‘WE MUST GET ON WITH BREXIT’ – TUC delegates tell WRP-YS...

LARGE numbers of TUC delegates in Brighton yesterday stopped at the 60-strong WRP and Young Socialists lobby to say that they want the TUC...

Syrian Air Defences Foil Terrorist Drone Attacks On Hmeimim Air Base

SYRIAN air defence forces have reportedly managed to foil an attack by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants against the country’s strategic Hmeimim air base in Syria’s...

TUC leaders back Remainers to keep the working class tied to...

WITH THE annual conference of the TUC opening on Monday the leadership of the trade unions have produced a report detailing the catastrophic effects...

US, UK AND FRANCE CHARGED WITH COMMITTING WAR CRIMES IN THE...

THE UNITED States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to the...

Nationwide university pensions battle!

OVER 50,000 university staff at 69 universities are currently balloting for a nationwide strike over an attack on their pensions – which means they...

US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Agreed – Awaits Trump’s Signature!

LAST week the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said Washington is not seeking a permanent military presence in Afghanistan, after the Taliban said...

Israeli police demolish Bedouin village for 157th time

ISRAELI authorities and their heavily armed police force demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the Naqab desert in southern Israel for the 157th...

Tories promise money for schools in the Tory shires, and ‘reasonable...

YESTERDAY the Department for Education announced that it will be pushing for higher pay for newly qualified teachers as part of the Tory government’s...

Over A Decade Of Tory NHS Cuts Have Put Patients And...

OVER A decade of Tory NHS cuts have put patients and staff at risk, as hospitals have been left in such a state of...

London Busworkers Rally To Demand Action Over Driver Fatigue!

VER a hundred Unite bus drivers and their supporters held a lively rally on Thursday morning outside London’s City Hall demanding action from Transport...

Tory PM Johnson to prorogue Parliament

THE QUEEN has been asked by Tory PM Boris Johnson to prorogue Parliament days after MPs return from the Summer break, which will mean...

Zarif Arrives In Biarritz For Talks With Macron

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suddenly arrived in the French city of Biarritz on Friday, where the G7 meeting of the seven top...

Give Fed workers right to strike–get rid of ‘right-to-work’ anti-union laws...

THE VERMONT US Senator Bernie Sanders wants to give federal workers the right to strike, to eliminate so-called ‘right-to-work’ laws, and at the same...

The UK Army Drive To Recruit Youth Is Stepped Up As...

THE BRITISH armed forces, especially the army, are making a big turn to recruit youth, with military colleges springing up everywhere. More than one-in-10 new...

Homeless Children Housed In Containers!

TENS of thousands of homeless children in England are ‘temporarily’ housed in converted shipping containers and office blocks, freezing in winter, sweltering in the...

‘Bleak Houses’ and desperate living conditions for workers and youth in...

THE REPORT by Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, ‘Bleak houses: Tackling the crisis of family homelessness in England’, reveals the ‘terrible reality’...

Seven Years Since The Marikana Mine Massacre!

‘THEY say in this country we’re free, but only some are free, others are not. A policeman has the power to kill and it’s...

‘Medicare for All’ the defining issue for Democrats

‘MEDICARE for All’ is shaping up to be one of the defining issues of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, with Bernie Sanders and...

NHS Trust withholds rent over fire safety – Patients evacuated from...

CORNWALL Partnership Foundation Trust is withholding rent payments to NHS Property Services to force it to take urgent action over fire safety. Patients have had...

Hostile Environment – Youth targeted & charged £2,033 every 30 months

THE TORIES’ Hostile Environment is alive and kicking with a new extortionate fee of £2,033 charged every 30 months, targeting people whose immigration status...

LOTHIAN PAYING £1.4m A MONTH FOR HOSPITAL IT CANNOT USE!

A health board is paying over a million pounds a month to a private consortium for a hospital it cannot use. The new children’s hospital...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

For-profit university bust! End all fees, restore grants, drive private business...

AN EXTREMELY controversial for-profit college has gone bust leaving staff and students stranded, prompting unions to demand that the privatisation of education be stopped...

Gov. must end ‘two-child limit’ for payment of benefits!

UP to 600,000 children have now been affected by the Tory government’s two-child limit to ‘Universal Credit’ benefits, the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)...

‘Cutting salaries and benefits will be met with hellfire’ – South...

‘ANY TALK of cutting salaries and benefits will be met with hellfire,’ Tahir Maepa, deputy general manager of the 200,000-strong Public Servants Association of...

Only Assad can bring stability say Raqqah residents

RESIDENTS of Syria’s Raqqah, which once served as the capital of the self-proclaimed ‘caliphate’ of the Daesh terrorist group, yearn for the return of...

United Farm Workers Slam Trump For Plans To Slash Farm Workers’...

PRESIDENT Trump’s proposed H-2A rules would harm not help, US farm workers and reduce protections for both domestic and foreign field labourers, warns the United...

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR RESIGNS! – after one million-strong march and general...

PUERTO RICO’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned on Thursday – just three days after a million demonstrators marched down Puerto Rico’s Las Americas highway insisting...

‘Get Ready For A Stayaway!’ Zimbabwe Trade Unions Instruct Their Members

‘Get Ready For A Stayaway,’ the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) General Council has instructed its member organisations. In a statement last Saturday, ZCTU...

‘Do Or Die’ Johnson Has Already Faced An Attempt To Remove...

THE JUST-elected Tory leader Boris Johnson has already faced an attempt to remove him by Tory Minister of State for Europe Sir Alan Duncan,...

Chicago Nurses Demonstrate Against Unsafe Working Conditions!

NURSES at the University of Chicago Medical Centre (UCMC) demonstrated against unsafe working conditions and inadequate staffing levels at a rally organised by the...

‘THE CRUELTY AND BRUTALITY ON MANUS AND NAURU HAS TO END’...

‘There is no good reason to keep these people on Manus and Nauru ... The cruelty, the brutality has to end,’ Chris Breen, co-organiser...

Israel Assassinates Palestinian Childhood

THE ISRAELI occupation authorities have transformed the images of joy, play and education that should be the norm for Palestinian children into a shocking...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

‘Total Showdown’ Nigerian Unions Call General Strike

TRADE Union leaders of Nigeria’s JNPSNC are telling members in public service, in all 36 states and in Abuja, to prepare for ‘total showdown’...

Parliament & Peterloo Exhibition

‘Parliament & Peterloo’ Exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4th July and 26th September 2019 THE Parliamentary Archives invites people to visit the ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ exhibition...

STOP SACKINGS AT ARCELORMITTAL says Solidarity SA

TRADE UNION Solidarity on Friday said that it regrets the retrenchment crisis at ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), warning that if key players in the...

Tories boost their navy in the Gulf, part of a ‘Maritime...

TORY foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has promised to ‘reverse cuts to the size of the Royal Navy’ if he becomes prime minister. Hunt has...

Staffing crisis! Patients waiting for operations! STOP TORY NHS CUTS!

IN RESPONSE to the most recent NHS performance statistics and the political situation in which they are occurring, Royal College of Nursing (RCN) director...

Yemen Boosts Its Defences Against Saudi-Led Aggression

emeni Armed Forces have unveiled new domestically-built military hardware, including ballistic and winged missiles in addition to unmanned aerial vehicles, which they say will...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns...

IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...