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3,000 March Demanding Freedom For Assange!

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OVER 3,000 people marched through London from the BBC in Portland Place to the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand to fight for...

Lgv Drivers Halt Oxford Mini

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PRODUCTION of the MINI at Oxford could be severely disrupted after drivers delivering components voted to go on strike for six days in a...

Trade unions must take action NOW to free WikiLeaks founder Julian...

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange, the man who dared to expose imperialist war crimes, must be immediately released from Belmarsh high security prison where he...

BAN ASBESTOS IN WORKPLACES! – demand South African unions

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UNIONS in South Africa are urging the government to join and back a global call against asbestos use – and for a total ban,...

Value Engineering Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry A new play...

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Value Engineering Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry By Richard Norton-Taylor Produced and directed by Nicolas Kent The Tabernacle Powis Square, London W11 13 October-13 November 2021 Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham 16 November- 20...

World Crisis Driving Capitalism Into Wars And Revolutions – Time To...

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WITH the US, EU and the UK capitalist economies and regimes in a growing and desperate economic and political crisis, the imperialist powers are...

Following renationalisation of Southeastern, the trade unions must call a general...

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SOUTHEASTERN rail collapsed into public ownership yesterday with the RMT revealing the true cost of the government’s slavish devotion to subsidising private profit capitalism. In...

‘Renationalise!’ Urges RMT

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AS Southeastern rail franchise passes into public ownership this Sunday, the RMT transport union has revealed the true cost of private sector failure and...

South African steel & engineering strike into 2nd week

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EMPLOYERS in the steel and engineering industry have upped their salary increase offer to striking workers affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of...

College lecturers – ten more days of strike!

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

IMF undermining world health and education – ActionAid’s dire warning

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

British Capitalism Is Bankrupt – TUC Must Defend Wages And Jobs...

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson is expected to mount a billion pound rescue operation to postpone energy-intensive British basic industries from going under, as gas...

Fresh Round Of College Strikes Begins

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THE FIRST day of a five-day strike yesterday marked an escalation in the college lecturers’ struggle with eleven colleges out on strike. At the College...

Nationalise The Energy Companies – The TUC Must Call A General...

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MICHAEL Saunders, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is warning that households, and million of workers must brace themselves...

‘Call general strike’ UCU CONEL chair Anglin tells mass rally of...

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‘TRADE unions must call a general strike to kick out this Tory government,’ Chris Anglin, College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL)...

South Africa’s Steel Workers Take Indefinite Strike Action!

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SOUTH African workers – members of the Numsa trade union in the steel and engineering sectors have embarked on an indefinite strike – recalling...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

Workers ‘will pay for recovery’ says Sunak

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‘I HAVE to be blunt with you, our recovery comes with a cost,’ Chancellor Rishi Sunak told the Tory Party conference yesterday outlining his...

Sunak’s speech a declaration of war on workers to make them...

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his speech to the Tory Party conference yesterday pledged to ‘double down’ on his plans to resuscitate drowning British...

Starmer eager to work with the bosses and the military

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LABOUR Party leader Keir Starmer followed up his refusal to support the £15-an-hour motion carried by the conference on Monday by boasting in his...

5,500 petrol stations run dry! Bad pay & conditions force truckers...

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THE SPIRALLING cost of energy, combined with a lorry driver shortage and now panic buying, has resulted in 5,500 petrol stations across the country...

‘Isolate Swaziland’s Monarchy’ – Cosatu

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COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) has vowed to ask the African National Congress (ANC) government to isolate the Eswatini (Swaziland) monarchy...

‘There is no fuel shortage,’ says Shapps as the bosses shut...

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THERE is ‘no shortage of fuel’ and people should be ‘sensible’ and only fill up when they need to, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said...

Strike ballots will open at UK universities on October 18th

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The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed that strike ballots will open at UK universities on Monday 18 October in rows over USS...

Grenfell Towers are everywhere! Capitalism cannot be regulated, it must be...

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THE TORY government is pushing its Building Safety Bill that it says addresses the big issue of fire safety raised by the horrific Grenfell...

Bank of England under pressure as inflation runs riot – socialist...

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THE UK INFLATION rate hit a nine-year high in August with prices increasing by 3.2%, a sharp increase from the 2% recorded in July,...

Saudis systematically targetting Yemen’s water infrastructure

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WHILE a United Nations panel has found that the daily Saudi-led air raids on Yemen have caused more than 18,000 civilian casualties since 2015,...

End all collaboration between TUC and Tories – build a new...

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TRADES Union Congress (TUC) general secretary Frances O’Grady’s speech to its annual conference contained no call for action from the unions to fight Tory...

Tories prepare for perfect storm of anger from workers – General...

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AS THE annual conference of the TUC, this year conducted on-line, opens, the GMB union released analysis of official data showing that 100,000 care...

Funding for disabled pupils slashed

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CASH-STRAPPED schools in England have been forced to cut support for special educational needs and disabilities (Send) pupils, a survey has revealed – after...

Met Commissioner Dick given 2-year extension – ‘Kick Dick out! Disband...

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THE TORY government have offered the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, a two-year extension to her term in office with campaigners for justice furious...

Tax hike for workers while rich pay zero! – 1.25% NI...

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A VOTE took place last night, fast tracking the Johnson government’s 1.25% hike on National Insurance to pay for social care announced only on...

Meet Tory payback time for working class with a general strike...

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THE END of September is ‘payback time’ for the working class as far as the Tories are concerned. This is when all the debt incurred...

Misuse of lecturers’ online recordings – UCU warns of disputes...

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) has warned all UK colleges and universities that they may face industrial disputes if they misuse recorded lectures...

Tories to hike up National Insurance – Youth will be hit...

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THE TORIES are pushing for a rise in the National Insurance rate, affecting over 25 million workers to pay for social care. For someone on...

Ontario nurses demand pay increase and ‘repeal Bill 124’

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HUNDREDS of Ontario emergency room physicians have signed an open letter to State Premier Doug Ford demanding that the province increase the pay of...

TUC denied seat at Tories trade table

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) complained yesterday that they have been barred from a seat at the table, demanding involvement in the trade negotiations...

Socialist revolution the answer to capitalist crisis

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ONE SURE SIGN that capitalism is rapidly heading for an economic crash of historic proportions is the regularity in which increasingly desperate articles are...

Seeking healthcare in Yemen’s ‘city of snipers’ – A feature from...

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SEEKING healthcare in Taiz, a city split by a frontline, is a Medecins Sans Frontieres feature on Yemen which has been under deadly assault...

Tories defy court ruling and keep asylum seekers detained at...

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IT HAS been confirmed that the Home Office is determined to keep the dilapidated and dangerous Napier Barracks open for a further four years. The...

Gaza siege ‘creates an atmosphere of escalation and explosion’ says...

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THE PALESTINIAN resistance movement Hamas says the Israeli regime must be held fully accountable for any consequences of tightening the years-long all-out siege on...

Dockers Win Compensation

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TWENTY-SEVEN Unite members have won their tribunal claim over calculation of a redundancy payment at Rosyth Royal Dockyard in an Employment Tribunal decision. The members...

Bosses demand a prison workforce to keep wages below poverty level

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IT EMERGED yesterday that desperate UK food companies are begging Tory ministers to let them use prisoners to work in meat processing plants as...

Fight against repression of trade unions will bring democracy to life...

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FIGHTING against the repression of trade unions is bringing democracy to life, says the CGT French trade union federation. Ikéa lawsuits, dismissals, legal attacks against...

Labour is moving to sack a quarter of its staff! A...

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THE LABOUR Party is facing strike action by staff who work at the party offices who are members of the GMB and Unite trade...