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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’...

67 Labour peers begin their coup attempt to drive Corbyn out...

FOLLOWING hard on the heels of last week’s hatchet job carried out by the BBC Panorama programme, the Labour Party right wing have launched...

2,000 strike in Germany on Amazon’s Prime Day – Amazon workers...

MORE than 2,000 workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany have gone on strike over pay for at least two days, trade union Ver.di...

Worldwide strikes against Amazon’s brutal exploitation of workers – socialist revolution...

WORKERS at the online retail giant Amazon warehouse in Minnesota were out on a six hours-long strike yesterday called to coincide with the company’s...

Unite investigating union officials collaboration with blacklisters!

CLAIMS that trade union officials collaborated with the blacklisters of the Consulting Association are being investigated by Unite. The union has launched an inquiry into...

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...

‘Remain’ MPs plan to occupy House of Commons!

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has told MPs that he is determined to do everything in his power to stop the ‘catastrophe’ of a no-deal exit by...

Anti-Semitic slander against Corbyn – state-orchestrated attempt to destroy Labour Party

WEDNESDAY night’s Panorama programme ‘Is Labour Anti-Semitic?’ marks a new and increasingly desperate stage in the state-orchestrated witch-hunt of Jeremy Corbyn with the aim...

Darroch quits – ‘thrown under a bus by Johnson’ say...

SIR Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid the row over leaked emails that lampooned President Trump’s administration, and threatened...

Morrison government looks to bring back its union-busting legislation!

AUSTRALIA’S Industrial Relations Minister has accused the construction union CFMMEU of an ‘extraordinarily high standard of unlawful activity’ as the Morrison government moves to...

British Ruling Class Is Split – Forward With The British Socialist...

THE FACT that a section of the capitalist state leaked the UK ambassador Darroch’s damning estimation of the abilities of President Trump and his...

Nationalise Jaguar Land Rover – to save workers’ rights and...

THERE HAS been confirmation that Jaguar Land Rover will build a new all-electric model at its Castle Bromwich plant. Unite said yesterday that the announcement...

UK ‘pirates’ are doing the USA’s dirty work policing the Med...

IRAN has summoned the UK ambassador after UK marines illegally seized an Iranian oil tanker in the Strait of Gibraltar. British Royal Marines swooped in...

DOCTORS TAKE PENSIONS ACTION!–following the lead of the firefighters

AT least a dozen doctors are to take legal action against the government because they believe they were forced to join a pension scheme...

Casualisation is shattering the mental and physical health of university staff

Staff in UK universities working on insecure contracts say the lack of security is damaging their mental and physical health. A report released yesterday says...

Tayside healthcare workers demand ‘fair pay for all!’

HEALTHCARE assistants at NHS Tayside have gone into battle to demand the same pay as their colleagues demanding ‘fair pay for all!’ They are...

US ‘deal of the century’ legitimises Israeli crimes against the Palestinian...

THE CONGRESS of South African Trade Unions is ‘perturbed’ by the US’s Middle East Peace Plan. In a statement issued by COSATU national spokesperson Sizwe...

Pompeo Pledges To Prevent Anti-Tory Regime Change In The UK By...

WITH THE Tories in what is being called an ‘existential crisis’ over breaking with the European Union, the British ruling class and its allies...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses...

FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

The ‘gig economy’ is spreading throughout bankrupt British capitalism – time...

4.7 MILLION workers are now employed in the gig economy, twice as many as in 2016 with nearly one in 10 working age adults...

Day 16 of strike action against academisation

TEACHERS and pupils at The John Roan School in Greenwich took their 16th day of strike action to stop its privatisation. The school is being...

Marseille Dockers Refuse To Load Arms On Ship For Saudi Arabia

IN THE French port of Marseille, dockers have been refusing to load French weapons which are thought to be heading to Saudi Arabia. Following revelations...

11,000 US airline catering workers vote for strike

THOUSANDS of airline food workers have voted to authorise a strike across the US. The strike will be enormous as more than 11,000 workers who...

The capitalist state cannot be reformed – it must be smashed...

IN THE TORY leadership campaign, of the six candidates left after the first round of voting five went to Oxford University and every one...

GREECE GENERAL ELECTION JULY 7th –after 4 years of EU-imposed austerity...

A GENERAL election is to be held in Greece on Sunday 7th July with the right-wing New Democracy party seemingly heading for a comfortable...

Union must end all ‘positive engagement’ with the employers – only...

A STORM has erupted over the revelations that a taskforce set up in 2017, with the object of protecting the future of the Ford...

‘What we are seeing is a naked, brutal form of capitalism’...

‘WHAT WE’RE seeing is really a naked brutal form of capitalism where people’s lives are expendable,’ says University of Western Cape Professor Ruth Hall...

Deputy leader Watson condemns Labour EU policy

LABOUR members’ ‘hearts are Remain’ Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson claimed yesterday addressing the Centre for European Reform. He went on to insist that...

Parliamentary Democracy RIP! – Stewart wants a ‘Citizens Assembly’

BORIS Johnson came under fire yesterday for boycotting last night’s Channel 4 debate between the candidates for the Tory party leadership and the position...

11,000 Residents & Supporters Join Grenfell Silent Walk

MORE than 11,000 local residents and supporters joined last Friday evening’s 2nd Anniversary Silent Walk to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire...

‘Bring companies guilty of corporate murder to justice’

ONE HUNDRED and forty four workers have lost their lives while on the job in 2017-18, with the GMB at its Annual Conference in...

Health privateer takes NHS to court over right to profit from...

PRIVATEER Circle Health is once again taking legal action to overturn the decision to cancel its contract to run the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre. Rushcliffe...

GOVE ADMITS DRUG LAW-BREAKING! – as do six Tory leadership contenders

TORY leadership candidate Michael Gove admitted on BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that he had acted illegally in relation to using cocaine. The former Justice...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

UK workers must bring down Trump’s Tories to leave the EU...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has named three of his Tory candidates to replace May as the prime minister of his choice. All three of Trump’s...

‘Streets of Shame: Homelessness and the NHS – a Tome of...

THE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) has published ‘Streets of Shame: Homelessness and the NHS – a tome of tragedies,’ in which homeless people and...

Delivery riders unions are taking on gig economy employers

UNIONS representing delivery riders met at ITF (International Transport Federation) House in London to plan how to take on exploitative ‘gig economy’ employers, the...

Greek Bankworkers Fight Sackings

GREEK bankworkers at the Piraeus Bank went on a national strike last Friday against mass sackings. On the orders of the EU all Greek...

Council Made Millions While Cutting Grenfell Costs!

THE COUNCIL responsible for Grenfell Tower made multimillion-pound property deals while cutting costs to the tower’s restoration, it has emerged. Seventy-two people died when a...

Belfast raid on journalists is being challenged!

A POLICE raid of the Belfast homes and office of two investigative journalists will be challenged as part of a judicial review that started...

Eskom Mass Dismissals As Oakvalley Farm Workers Battle ‘Apartheid’ Conditions

TROUBLE is brewing at Eskom’s Kusile Power Station in South Africa, following the mass dismissal of hundreds of outsourced workers after protests threatened operations...

Sanders wins support from teachers and nurses to stand for presidency!

USA SENATOR Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 2020 presidential election, is gaining the support of nurses, teachers and...

MAY QUITS! Now bring down Tories

AT 10:36 yesterday morning PM May announced that she will resign as PM on June 7. She said: ‘I have agreed with the Party Chairman...

Hunt announces EU coalition to patrol Gulf

‘COBRA emergency meetings were held this morning and throughout the weekend. We must now take appropriate action to support the safe passage of vessels...