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10,000 Tube strikers fighting 600 job cuts

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10,000 TUBE workers took strike action yesterday after London Underground (LU) bosses refused to rule out job cuts and detrimental changes to pensions. Under the...

US-UK ruling classes are using Ukraine crisis and NATO to organise...

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PM Boris Johnson said yesterday that Ukrainians are ‘fighting heroically’ and with ‘great success’ in some places against Russian troops who have intervened to...

The Trial of Julian Assange: A Story of Persecution

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UNITED NATIONS special rapporteur on torture, Professor Nils Melzer, held a Question and Answer session with the Foreign Press Association (FPA) last Friday, discussing...

Imperial College No Confidence Vote Against Gast & Sanderson!

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STAFF at Imperial College London have voted ‘no confidence’ in the university’s President Alice Gast and Muir Sanderson Chief Financial Officer demanding that they...

Teachers angry – nine out of ten facing workload stress

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‘Ministers, employers and inspectorates are failing in their duty of care to teachers, with a lack of action to address workload and the impact...

Poverty Stricken Haiti Workers Attacked By Riot Police

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POVERTY-stricken garment workers in Haiti have been violently attacked by riot police. Last Thursday, for the second day in a row, police fired tear gas...

Sheffield lecturers are determined to beat the attack on their pay!

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THERE were picket lines outside every department at Sheffield University’s many buildings yesterday morning with striking lecturers and staff determined to fight until they...

10 days of university workers strikes begin

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STRIKING UCU union university lecturers and students set up picket lines at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) yesterday morning at the...

Clover Workers Escalate Strike Action!

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THE STRIKE at South African dairy giant Clover, that started on 22 November last year, has brought together unions, political parties, civic organisations and...

Met chief Cressida Dick quits! Unions must call a general strike...

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METROPOLITAN Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick has quit! Millions will be cheering the news, and demanding that the whole Met Police force be disbanded...

Bring us back ‘in-house’ – demand Barts SERCO strikers

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BARTS Hospital Trust workers organised a march from the hospital to a meeting at Altab Ali Park on the final Friday of their two-week...

Sri Lankan health workers begin indefinite pay strike – defying five-year...

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Sri Lankan health workers launched an indefinite pay strike on Monday, 7th February, protesting against the government’s failure to address salary and other issues. The...

Clover workers strike in SA since November 22

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The General Industries Workers Union of SA (Giwusa) has lambasted Clover, claiming that the massive South African dairy producer is lining its pockets at...

Three weeks of Goldsmiths University strike underway

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THREE weeks of strikes at Goldsmith’s University in south London began yesterday morning and continue today by members of the University and College Union...

Civil servants are dreading energy bill hike of 54%

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CIVIL servants in the PCS union have shared how they are dreading the steep rise in energy prices as energy regulator Ofgem yesterday confirmed...

Five Tory advisors quit! Finish Johnson and the Tories off with...

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FIVE Tory advisors to Prime Minister Boris Johnson have now resigned. They are leaving the sinking ship while more Tory MPs have handed in...

1,500 Greek Hospital Workers March In Athens

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SOME 1,500 hospital workers and doctors, along with delegations from public and private sector trade unions and university students, staged a militant rally and...

Disband the Met Police – forward to a workers state and...

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WHEN Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel is forced to say that she is ‘appalled and sickened’ by the behaviour of Metropolitan Police officers, then...

PM Johnson refuses to resign despite damning Gray report!

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TORY PRIME Minister Boris Johnson refused to resign yesterday despite calls to do so from MPs of all parties across the House of Commons,...

Barts Serco Workers Strike Begins

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MASSES of workers and supporters turned out for the first day of the 15 day strike action at the Royal London Hospital yesterday, part...

‘The ANC is in a mess’ – Zingiswa Losi COSATU President

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‘THE ANC NEC lekgotla was the opportunity to address and correct the existential crises facing the nation, the state and the movement. The question...

Tories Split Over The Johnson–Sunak Decision To Raise National Insurance ...

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PM JOHNSON’S decision to bloc with Chancellor Sunak to see that National Insurance Contributions are raised in April by £12.9 billion has widened the...

The Tories are split to the hilt! The trade unions must...

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THE SPLIT in the Tory Party over the planned hike in National Insurance (NI) has got wider and deeper! Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s proposed 1.25...

Tory war on unemployed must be answered with a general strike...

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THE LATEST Tory onslaught on the unemployed was revealed by Boris Johnson at Prime Minister’s Question Time on Wednesday when he praised the ‘Way...

Disabled angry at Grenfell ‘safety advisor’ appointment – ‘legitimised a discriminatory...

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DISABLED Grenfell campaigners are shocked and outraged at the reappointment of the very same firm that wrote fire safety guidance before the Grenfell Tower...

Tories step up war on the unemployed – new callous sanctions...

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JOHNSON’S Tory government have stepped up their war on the unemployed ratcheting up the sanctions regime, which leaves some of the most vulnerable people...

Global action plan needed for worldwide nurse shortage!

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A NEW report from the International Council of Nurses calls for a global action plan to address the ‘nursing workforce crisis and prevent an...

SERCO STRIKE – battle against low pay & exploitation

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HUNDREDS of key NHS workers, employed by the giant outsourcing company Serco, will stage a two week strike across Barts Health NHS Trust in...

Tory Party disintegrating – working class must prepare to seize power...

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THE CONSERVATIVE Party is tearing itself apart this week as Tory MPs await with trepidation the result of the inquiry by Sue Gray into...

Only a sliding scale of wages can defend workers from inflation

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OFFICIAL figures have confirmed that consumer price inflation surged to 5.4% in 12 months to December – up from 5.1% month before – the...

Johnson puts Navy in charge of repelling refugee dinghies

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THE MILITARY will take charge of the operations targeting refugees and asylum seekers crossing the English Channel in inflatable boats within weeks, the government...

700,000 London families plunged into fuel poverty

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THREE quarters of a million families in London will be plunged into fuel poverty after energy bills spiral by as much as 50% in...

US nurses National Day of Action for safe staffing

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NATIONAL Nurses United held a National Day of Action on January 13th to demand their employers, and the Biden administration protect registered nurses (RNs),...

10,000 march against police bill

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MORE than 10,000 workers, students and youth marched against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill from Lincoln Inn Fields to Parliament on Saturday...

Energy bills and rent through the roof! Benefits cut! Wages cut!...

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GAS and electricity prices have gone through the roof leaving families unable to pay their bills, with hundreds of thousands sitting in freezing cold...

PM HELD ILLEGAL DRINKS PARTY – while millions were under lockdown

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PM JOHNSON yesterday apologised for attending an illegal drinks party in the Downing Street garden while millions of people were under lockdown, and making...

Powerful Night Tube Picket Lines In Place

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POWERFUL picket lines were in place on London Underground (LU) Central and Victoria lines across the weekend, as RMT members took strike action against...

1,000 days in Belmarsh–Free Assange now!

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JULIAN Assange supporters held a lively protest outside the Australian High Commission in London on Wednesday, the 1,000th day of his imprisonment in Belmarsh...

NATIONAL RAIL STRIKE LOOMS – TSSA warns action over Tory job...

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THE TSSA union warned yesterday: ‘A national rail strike in 2022 is very much on the cards’ as the Tory government seeks to cut...

Hundreds of thousands of UK firms ‘looking down the barrel’ of...

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BRITISH capitalism enters 2022 with experts and business owners predicting a massive surge in bankruptcies amongst SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises with no...

World Revolution In 2022!

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New Year’s statement by the News Line Editorial Board THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2022 to all our readers and to...

RCN raises the alarm!

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THE Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is today (Thursday 30 December) raising the alarm over morale, sickness absence and the prospect of rising vacancies...

ENERGY BILLS SET TO RISE! – economy is heading for a...

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UK ENERGY bills are set to rise even higher, with suppliers warning of a ‘nationwide crisis’ and a 2008-style financial crash. Several ‘providers’ including Good...

Senior nurses take strike action in New South Wales

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SENIOR nurses in New South Wales, Australia, took two hours of strike action on Monday, saying that chronic staff shortages have pushed them to...

Powerful demo to stop ticket office closures

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A POWERFUL demonstration against mass railway ticket office hours cuts and total closures was held outside London’s Kings Cross Station early yesterday morning, with...