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25 Colleges strike over pay

OVER 300 striking teachers from sixth form colleges around the country demanded the government honour their £700 million funding ‘invoice’ which was signed by...

South African auto and security workers plan massive campaign of strikes

he National Union for Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has rejected a wage proposal from employers in the motor sector and is set to...

Over 2 Years Since Grenfell Inferno And Still 321 High-Rise Blocks...

DESPITE it being well over two years since the horrific Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed the lives of 72 men, women and children, only...

‘Moreno A Hypocrite And Traitor! People’s Blood Non-Negotiable!’

‘Lenin Moreno Hypocrite and traitor – the blood of the people is not negotiable,’ shouted over a hundred Ecuadorians and their supporters outside the...

Mustafa Barghouti Slams US-Israeli Campaign Against Palestinian State

Dr Mustafa Barghouti, speaking at the 200-strong Solidarity for Palestine trade union conference on Saturday, warned of the massive campaign by US president Trump...

Moreno Flees Ahead Of Ecuadorian Mass Demonstrations!

ECUADORIAN President Lenin Moreno abandoned the capital, Quito, on Monday and fled to the coast ahead of mass demonstrations which were held yesterday. A mass...

NUJ demand perpetrators of Khashoggi killing are ‘put behind bars’

ONE year on from the gruesome murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who entered the Saudi embassy in Istanbul, Turkey but never came out...

SA National Banking Strike Banned!

ATTEMPTS to put on trial the most notably capitalist elements of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ suffered a major blow at the Labour Court of...

Corbyn Condemns Pm Johnson Over Customs Union

IN THE House of Commons yesterday morning PM Johnson sought to persuade MPs to support his Brexit plan. He said: ‘This government has moved. Our...

Johnson Hopes That ‘EU Friends Will Compromise’

A WEAKER than usual Boris Johnson broke with the pre-speech propaganda that he would take a very defiant ‘do or die’ stance on leaving...

Johnson Pleads For Compromise – The Working Class Must Finish The...

BORIS Johnson revealed his plans for a Brexit deal at the Tory Party conference yesterday before formally putting his proposals to the EU. Johnson’s deal...

Students unite with staff in pension battle

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the University and College Union (UCU) in the fight for fair pay and...

Saudis hit again! Victory to the Houthis! End war on Yemen!

THE SAUDI regime has been hit again! The Yemeni Army yesterday released footage of a large-scale military offensive in which three Saudi brigades were...

Students support Notts lecturers striking against ‘sign or be sacked’ contracts

STUDENTS are campaigning to support striking staff at Nottingham College and have organised a petition in support of the action which has already topped...

Universal Credit: ‘Cruel and flawed’ – says Unite

A bombshell report and survey of nearly 1,200 claimants by the union Unite lays bare the misery caused by the roll-out of Universal Credit. The...

US nurses strike over pay and condition

ABOUT 6,500 registered nurses staged a one-day strike in Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California, and Arizona last Friday, demanding better working conditions and...

World Climate Strike!

MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

University asbestos killer scandal

ALMOST two-thirds of universities in England have ‘potentially harmful’ asbestos in their campus buildings, a survey of top-ranking English universities has claimed. It also judged...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...