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Indian garment workers in Karnataka demand increase in minimum wage!

HUNDREDS of Karnataka textile workers gathered last week at Karmikara Bhavana – in the Mysore area of SW India – to protest against low-wage...

‘THIS IS THE LAST TIME WE COME HERE IN PEACE!’ –...

‘THIS is the last time we come here in peace, when we come here again we will vandalise,’ the leader of hundreds Community Work...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

EU Makes A Fool Of Johnson – Time For The UK...

THE BRITISH Prime Minister was given the ‘Greek plus’ treatment by the EU leadership on Monday when the EU assembled British ‘Remainers’ to boo...

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...

EU announces further below-zero rate cuts and 2.6tn euro QE as...

THE EUROPEAN Central Bank (ECB) has announced its biggest package of rate cuts and economic stimulus in three years as EU President Mario Draghi...

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...

Only Socialist Revolution can resolve the political and economic crisis and...

YESTERDAY, Scottish appeal court judges ruled that the decision by the Tory government to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to the...

Corbyn Attacks ‘No Deal’ Brexit At Tuc Conference!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn made a ‘project fear’ speech at the TUC in Brighton yesterday, in which he described a No-Deal Brexit as a...

Corbyn Displays The Bankruptcy Of Reformism At The TUC!

WHAT has emerged out of the bankruptcy of Parliament this week is that the Labour leadership, along with the other opposition parties and rebel...

‘Overthrow the EU – Replace it with the Socialist United States...

‘TROTSKY wrote about the prospects of the European capitalists uniting Europe,’ Dave Wiltshire, National Secretary of the All Trades Union Alliance told the YS/WRP...

Bring the airports out in support of Ryanair and BA strikers!...

THE BRITISH AIRWAYS pilots strike is on for both Monday and Tuesday in an escalating battle over pay. British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) BA...

Roger Waters performs for Assange – Defend freedom of speech! No...

OVER a thousand supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rallied outside the Home Office on Monday evening to hear Roger Waters perform ‘Wish...

COSATU condemns political killings and ‘vote buying’ during ANC campaign

SOUTH Africa’s trade union federation COSATU has expressed concern over ongoing factional battles in the governing ANC party, allegations of vote buying by the...

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...

Lobby TUC Sept 9 to demand break from EU now and...

THE REMAINER MPs have been dealt a minor blow by the Scottish courts. A Scottish judge has refused to order an immediate halt to...

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...

Car industry collapses in UK and Europe under impact of capitalist...

THE BRITISH car industry is steadily collapsing as a result of the world economic crisis, figures produced yesterday highlighted. According to the Society of Motor...

‘We are here for as long as it takes!’ say defiant...

HUNDREDS of workers joined yesterday’s Harland and Wolff Rally in Belfast, with speakers reiterating their demand for the renationalisation of the shipyard. Unite Regional Coordinating...

Marikana platinum miners ready to strike for a year!

MORE strife is looming at South Africa’s Marikana platinum mines, as members of Amcu (the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union) warned Lonmin’s new...

GM Latin American workers meet in Sao Paulo!

WORKERS from General Motors plants across Latin America met in São Paulo, Brazil, last week to discuss and take action against workforce casualisation within...

TASERS FOR ALL OFFICERS! says East Midlands Chief Constable

EVERY frontline police officer in Northamptonshire is to be armed with a Taser gun, the East Midlands county’s Chief Constable Nick Adderley announced yesterday. Adderley...

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...

NUMSA car workers to strike for 20% wage increase!

SOUTH Africa’s automotive sector, already reeling from poor sales, now seems set to suffer a further blow – as carworkers threaten to take strike action...

All Trade Unions And The Tuc Must Take Action To Support...

HARLAND AND WOLFF shipyard has been occupied by the workforce to prevent its closure. However on Monday, the unions involved revealed that staff had already...

Harland & Wolff in administration

WORKERS vowed to continue their occupation and stop the closure of Harland and Wolff shipbuilding industry in Belfast, after the yard went into administration...

French youth rise up over death of 24 year-old after police...

THE GOVERNMENT of French president Emmanuel Macron went into a full blown crisis this week with riots in Nantes on Saturday where thousands of...

‘To reverse years of underinvestment sustained levels of investment are needed’...

RESPONDING to PM Johnson’s comments in the weekend’s Sunday Times newspaper, in which he pledged a £1.8bn cash injection into the NHS BMA council...

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...

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)...

Day four of Harland & Wolff occupation – South African unions...

THE OCCUPATION of Harland and Wolff, in Belfast in the north of Ireland, is going from strength to strength, now into its fourth day...

Tshwane bus workers strike gridlocks city centre

SOUTH Africa’s administrative capital Tshwane (Pretoria) was gridlocked for a second day on Tuesday as bus drivers disabled their vehicles and the City insisted...

Johnson reveals his feet of clay with his two-year transition plan...

AFTER ALL the bluster from Boris Johnson about delivering Brexit and that leaving the EU by October 31st was a ‘do or die’ issue,...

Harland & Wolff occupied!

SHIPBUILDERS have occupied the Harland & Wolff site in Belfast, closing the gates and refusing to leave, with their unions GMB and Unite demanding...

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...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...

Johnson’s ‘Defiance’ Of The EU Will Not Fool Workers – He...

THE NEW Tory PM, Boris Johnson, now has a cabinet dominated by ‘Leavers’ after his massive clear-out of ‘Remainer’ ministers, following his victory in...

‘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...

British Imperialism Hits The Rocks! Time For Workers To Despatch It...

CRISIS-RIDDEN British imperialism, split over whether to serve the European Union or the United States, is now like a ship without a rudder, and...

Remainer MPs attempt to block no deal! Workers must take strike...

Commons on Thursday to try to ensure that Parliament is able to block any attempt by the expected Johnson-led Tory government to shut Parliament...

‘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’...

‘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...