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Hundreds of thousands mobilise against Macron’s dictatorial health law

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FRENCH President Macron’s dictatorial new health law and its passage through parliament has angered a vast swathe of workers, youth and the middle class. On...

56 Refugees forced to sleep in a single office! Boot the...

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REFUGEES are being held in office space in Kent, with as many as 56 women and children crammed into a single room, sleeping together...

No limits Stop and Search! Youth chain gangs! – Sweeping police...

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THE TORY government yesterday put forward proposals for even more sweeping police powers. They include taking off all restrictions on Stop and Search. Under the...

Repeal Bangladesh Digital Security Act – demands Amnesty

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Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on right to freedom of expression online and urgently repeal or amend the draconian Digital Security Act (DSA),...

£372 billion–the lifetime cost of govt measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic...

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Commons, has produced two reports on ‘significant financial risks for decades to come’ for taxpayers,...

Now Is The Time To Go Forward To The State Of...

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THE war for the recovery of the land of Palestine is building up rapidly as the heroic Palestinian nation, men women and children battle...

Infection out of control – ‘Isolation exemptions will spread Covid-19’ –...

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STAFF isolation exemptions are absolutely the wrong answer to the government’s failure to control spiralling infection rates, says doctors’ union the BMA. Responding to news...

Union leaders are fiddling while the NHS burns! General Strike...

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THE BURNING issue of NHS workers’ pay is so explosive that the Tories left it to the very last day that Parliament sits before...

Tories to slash public services by £17bn

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UK PUBLIC services will be slashed by up to £17 billion, the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, as Tory chancellor Rishi...

600 Kansas workers are on strike against low pay and...

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AROUND 600 Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike for over three weeks, since Monday 5th July, against low pay and forced...

Continuing uprising in South Africa driven by poverty & mass...

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SAFTU (South African Federation of Trade Unions) has acknowledged mass unemployment and poverty precipitated the continuing uprising in the country. In a statement last Friday,...

4.3m UK CHILDREN NOW IN POVERTY! – RAISE CHILD BENEFIT DEMANDS...

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THE SOCIAL Mobility Commission in its State of the Nation report 2021, published yesterday, has unveiled in detail the devastating impact of coronavirus on...

Scrap the Tory Health and Care Bill – it is a...

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TORY PM Johnson’s new Health and Care Bill currently going through Parliament, is a fresh attack on the NHS by a Conservative Party that...

RCN Opposes Health Bill

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THE UK government has ignored a catalogue of warnings about the nursing workforce crisis since 2016, a new report from the Royal College of...

Johnson to remove restrictions – Putting transport staff’s lives at risk...

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‘WE KNOW that we are going to see more hospitalisations and more deaths from Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson admitted at yesterday’s 5.00pm press conference...

Kick the Tories out! Get rid of capitalism to prevent a...

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NHS WAITING lists in England could more than double in the coming months, from the current figure of 5.3 million people to around 13...

Global Academic Boycott Of University Of Liverpool As Lecturers Fight Sackings

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THE GLOBAL academic boycott of University of Liverpool began on Friday as lecturers fight against the sacking of 21 staff. The University and College Union...

BMA launch ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into Pandemic

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has launched its own ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic. This is ahead of the Tory...

‘It’s herd immunity by the back door’

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‘IT’S HERD immunity by the back door,’ Dr Deepti Gurdasani, an epidemiologist and senior lecturer at Queen Mary University told the BBC on Thursday. She...

Tories plan poverty and austerity for workers to bail out...

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LAST week, the outgoing chief economist at the Bank of England, Andy Haldane, bluntly warned that the rapid increase in inflation would make the...

Javid gambling with people’s lives! – self-isolating rules abandoned

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GAMBLING with people’s lives, the new Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid made a statement on removing Covid-19 restrictions yesterday. He told Parliament: ‘We...

PM Johnson’s 5-point ‘Living with Covid’ plan

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TORY PM Boris Johnson set out his five point plan for ‘Living with Covid’ yesterday saying that he expects the lifting of restrictions will...

Socialist revolution the answer to youth and workers’ jobs crisis

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A REPORT yesterday by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) warns that up to 350,000 youth aged between 19 to 24 face being thrown...

Doctors, NHS staff & nurses are gearing up for pay strike...

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MONDAY is the anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service (July 5th 1948) and Johnson’s Tories have marked the event by refusing...

Cook County health workers strike to defend pay and conditions

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THOUSANDS of health workers in Cook County, Illinois, are continuing strike action against attacks on their pay and conditions. Meanwhile 100 Illinois librarians have formed...

Camden threats to rough sleepers ‘may breach human rights laws’ ...

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Liberty, the human rights organisation, has written to Transport for London (TfL) and Camden Council warning that recent threats issued to rough sleepers may...

‘Israel has already carried out new airstrikes against Gaza’

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FROM ELECTRONIC INTIFADA By M El Haj-Ahmed A translator and teacher from Gaza A MONTH has passed since Israel’s 11-day attack on Gaza came to an...

Royal London SERCO strike rally

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DURING their five-day strike which concludes today, hospital staff working for SERCO gathered for a lively union rally at the Royal London Hospital at...

Tories to blame for education chaos

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THE TORY government is to blame for the suffering faced by university staff and students, the University College Union (UCU) has underlined. Responding to the...

In 3 years NHS learning disability nurse numbers increase by only...

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In 3 years NHS learning disability nurse numbers increase by only 22! ‘Lives are being put at risk’ – RCN warns The lives of learning...

Infected blood scandal – 72 died from contaminated drug at...

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A PUBLIC inquiry yesterday heard from students and parents after more than 120 ex pupils at a school for disabled children were caught up...

SAFTU remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy

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The South African Federations of Trade Unions (SAFTU) remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy by the militant youth of the 1970s. These martyrs, had...

‘Scandalous and incompetent’ GMB SLAMS LACK OF SICK PAY!

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THE GMB union has slammed as both ‘scandalous and incompetent’ reports that the government sought, at the start of the Covid pandemic, to make...

Gold & Ashes: A photo series by Feruza Afewerki

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Gold & Ashes: A photo series by Feruza Afewerki  Outdoor Exhibition From the 12th June – 31st August 2021  Freston Road and Bramley Studio, London W10...

Need for free school meals soars

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MORE than one in five pupils are now eligible for free school meals (FSM) following a steep rise during the pandemic, new government data...

CANADIAN WORKERS PREVENT ISRAELI CONTAINER SHIP DOCKING – AS NEW ISRAELI...

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CANADIAN workers on June 14th prevented an Israeli container ship from unloading by forming a picket line at the entrance to the Fairview container...

Child labourers worldwide increase to 160 million!

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THE NUMBER of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million in the last four years. These...

‘UPROOT VIRUS OF OCCUPATION–SANCTIONS NOW!’ – urges the Palestinian Ambassador Husam...

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‘IT IS TIME to get serious. It is time to go all the way and uproot the virus of occupation. We demand sanctions on...

NHS BACKLOG ‘Dangerously close to crippling services’ – BMA

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THE NHS BACKLOG is ‘dangerously close’ to crippling our health service as waiting times hit a record high, doctors’ union the BMA has warned. Responding...

Revolutionary General Strike in Greece!

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ATHENS – Tens of thousands of workers and students marched in all main cities of Greece last Thursday in a 24-hour general strike against...

US multi-billionaires tax revelations will fuel demand for the overthrow of...

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TAX RETURNS of America’s richest people have been leaked to the investigative website ProRepublica and prove that the mega wealthy have been paying little...

Israeli Police Cancel Settlers March! Trade Unions Must Take Action Now...

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ISRAELI police yesterday cancelled tomorrow’s annual massive settlers’ march through Jerusalem. The march celebrates the occupation of the eastern part of Jerusalem in 1967 and...

Eskom ‘declaration of war will be met head-on’ says NUM while...

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A NATIONAL pay strike is looming at Eskom, after management at South Africa’s massive national power utility issued a ‘declaration of war’ to the...

Belfast City Council Gives A Lead To The Workers Of Ireland...

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BELFAST City Council has given a big lead to the workers of Ireland and the UK by voting to urge the UK and Republic...

Pm Johnson Facing Defeat On Foreign Aid Budget Cut

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THE JOHNSON government faces a substantial rebellion in the House of Commons today and it could be facing defeat, with more than 30 Tory...