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Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption – Cameron still evades...

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FRENCH ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to...

Go North West bus drivers strike against Fire & Rehire on...

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Scores of striking Go North West bus drivers massed outside the company’s Queens Road depot in Manchester yesterday, on the first day of their...

TUC calls on Sunak for a ‘workers’ budget’! Trade Union &...

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THE LEADERSHIP of the Trade Union Congress, a body which includes 6.4 million workers and has the power to shut the entire country down...

‘THEY WILL NOT FORGET–THEY WILL NOT FORGIVE’ – Tory MP warns...

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IN THE House of Commons on Wednesday, Conservative MP Royston Smith said the housing market was at risk of partial ‘collapse’, with many leaseholders...

Tory split emerges with demands on Johnson for a budget that...

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IN ADVANCE of the budget next week, former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond delivered a shot across the bows of the Tory government with a...

SAFTU calls general strike to highlight that ANC policies are responsible...

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HUNDREDS of thousands of workers across South Africa downed tools on Wednesday, February 24, as a part of a general strike called by the...

Unemployment rises to 5.1% as the Tories and bosses move...

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THE UK’s unemployment figure rose to 5.1% in the three months to December, a five-year high, official figures from the Office for National Statistics...

‘HISTORIC WIN’ FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS – tens of thousands entitled to...

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THE GMB union scored an ‘historic’ win on Friday when the Supreme Court passed judgement in the union’s landmark workers’ rights case against Uber. This...

Grenfell fire and corona pandemic underline that under capitalism life ...

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THE GRENFELL inquiry has heard from the bosses of both the insulation and the cladding companies that produced the flammable material installed on the...

STOP THE FREEZE! ASCL, NAHT & NEU demand significant pay increase...

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‘WE HAVE warned that the government’s planned pay freeze will inflict yet another real-terms cut to salaries, adding to the damage caused by below-inflation...

Renationalise the buses – demand drivers on eve of strike

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LONDON bus drivers are preparing for strike action starting next Monday. Unite has called a series of strikes against massive attacks on pay and conditions...

GPs DEPORTATION THREAT – RCGP warns of visa crisis

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THE RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel demanding that the government must act ‘urgently’ to prevent newly-qualified...

DVLA health & safety scandal! PCS strike ballot

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THOUSANDS of staff working at the DVLA will be balloted for strike action over continuing Covid health and safety concerns, the Public and Commercial...

Unite plays ‘vital’ role for bosses in selling out fight for...

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UNITE yesterday launched a ‘learning hub, to improve employability’ for its members at Heathrow airport. Announcing the launching of this ‘learning hub@heathrow’, Unite stated that...

Abbas welcomes 81 UK MPs condemnation of mass evictions

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JERUSALEM – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement has welcomed the letter by 81 British parliamentarians to the UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, calling...

Myanmar – working class intervene with national strikes to bring...

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WORKERS across Myanmar (formally Burma) came out on a nationwide general strike yesterday demanding the overthrow of the military dictatorship which was imposed last...

Biden has China and Russia in his sights! End imperialist wars...

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THROWING TRUMP’S ‘America First’ economic policy out the window, the new US administration under President Biden is reinstating the interventionist policies which dominated during...

‘IN A QUEUE TO DIE!’ – South Africa’s nurses work in...

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NTHABELENG, a 28-year-old nurse on the front line of South Africa’s Covid-19 pandemic, is exhausted and afraid. Each day, she begins her shift haunted by...

SAFTU demands an end to vaccine profiteering – West snapping up...

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‘AS WE struggle to stay alive, and literally fight for our lives as peoples of the Global South, we believe it is time for...

TUC leaders collaborate with bosses to try and keep the working...

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YESTERDAY, the TUC joined forces with the leaders of top business groups to beg Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme for...

Kitson And Counter-Revolution!

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‘Kitson and Counter-Revolution’ was first featured by News Line on 30th April 2015. We are producing it once again because the British state is now preparing...

1.72 million jobless! End of furloughing on April 21 will...

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1.72 MILLION are now jobless! The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said yesterday it is the highest level in five years. Workers aged between 25...

‘Outlaw fire and rehire’ – demands TUC, warning the tactic is...

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) warned yesterday that ‘fire and rehire’ tactics have become widespread during the pandemic, with new polling finding that nearly...

As The Economic And Political Crisis Of Capitalism Deepens The ...

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WORKERS throughout the world have experienced, through massive job losses and huge wage cuts, just how the world crisis of the capitalist system is...

France Hit By Massive Strike Actions

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WORKERS at Sanofi, which is France’s largest pharmaceutical company, went on strike on Tuesday following the announcement of 1,000 sackings as part of a...

Trump denounced as ‘traitor’ by far-right extremists in US

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FAR-RIGHT extremists are reportedly furious with Donald Trump, calling him a ‘traitor’ and a ‘coward’, after the outgoing president pleaded for calm following his...

STOP UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUT! – Labour insists maintain £20 uplift

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‘REDUCING Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit would be fundamentally the wrong decision. It would be a profound mistake and put millions of families...

World banking crisis driving world revolution!

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LAST WEEK the Bank of England (BoE) finally confessed that it doesn’t understand its own quantitative easing programme (QE) – the central, in fact...

Tories getting ready for class war! Time for the trade unions...

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EVERYBODY knows that the Tory government was completely unprepared for the Covid-19 crisis that erupted in the UK in December 2020. The Operation Cygnus exercise...

Student Nurses, Unpaid And Uninsured, Are Treating Coronavirus Patients – And...

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STUDENT nurses who are currently doing their placements are facing serious risks. Their lives are at risk as many are treating coronavirus patients and...

‘No such thing as a free lunch’ BofE warns furlough scheme...

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DEPUTY governor of the Bank of England Ben Broadbent said this week that ‘resilient’ household spending has been ‘funded by tomorrow’s taxpayers’ – in...

POLICE EVICT CALAIS REFUGEES ‘They come at 5am, circle around your...

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A HUMANITARIAN organisation has made further allegations against French police, accusing them of abusing migrants within the port city of Calais. The Human Rights Observers...

‘No choice but to fight BT sackings!’ – Allan Eldred CWU...

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THE DEVASTATING ramifications for BT employees of the brutal new management approach sweeping across BT is not just illustrated by the scores of compulsory...

Trump Faces Impeachment – US Capitalism Faces Ruin – Forward To...

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LAST WEDNESDAY President Trump sent a 100,000-plus howling mob on a mission to break into the Capitol building to stop the certification of election-winner...

Tories have driven NHS to breaking point! The trade unions must...

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THE NHS is at breaking point! This is the warning from doctors, nurses and NHS staff, furious that the Tories did absolutely nothing to...

‘Something rotten at the heart of Labour’ – Labour disaffiliation: Bakers...

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THE LEFT-wing Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) yesterday announced the launch of an upcoming membership consultation on whether the trade union should...

Google has unionised!

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‘DON’T let this get around, but professionals are forming unions like crazy these days. And, just yesterday, a union unveiled itself at Google …...

Top Bosses Earn 120 Times A Worker’s Wage!

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THE HIGH Pay Centre’s ‘High Pay Day’ research, published Wednesday, is evidence that the government must rebalance the economy after Covid-19 to make it...

Indian agricultural workers demonstrate against anti-farmer laws

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Agricultural workers across India will protest today and tomorrow, January 7 and 8, in solidarity with the ongoing struggle of farmers against the contentious...

Big Business Demands Billi0Ns More To Save Their Bankrupt Economy!

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BIG BUSINESS warned yesterday that, with the return of the lockdown by PM Johnson, thousands of firms will go to the wall. They demanded...

Build a revolutionary leadership in the unions

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THE CRISIS that has erupted this week over the question of the Tory government’s determination to keep schools open in the face of the...

Irish Doctors’ Strike – Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) Has Had No...

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The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has had no contact from the Department of Health in relation to a planned public health doctors’ strike in...

Trade Unions Must Shut Down The Schools, And Kick The Tories...

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CORONAVIRUS cases are now rising fast, driven by a new variant of the virus that has emerged in the UK and is much more...

SAMA concerned over bed shortages and a dire shortage of medical...

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SAMA the South African Medical Association has expressed concerns over KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) hospital bed shortages, and medical staff fatigue. The South African Medical Association believes...

‘Frontline workers need to be respected, protected and paid’ says Mary...

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SERVICE Employees International Union (SEIU) International President Mary Kay Henry says the Covid-19 relief package ‘is just a down payment’. She released the following statement...