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Super-exploitation in Covid-infected meat factories!

THE LINK between outbreaks of Covid-19 at meat processing plants and the sector’s widespread exploitation of migrant workers on low pay and insecure contracts...

Tories refuse to repeal draconian corona laws

MORE THAN 50 people have been ‘unlawfully arrested’ under the ‘draconian’ Coronavirus Act, it emerged yesterday, yet the government are insisting that the laws...

Belfast Confronts Legacy Of Colonialism!

By Fra Hughes IRISH Republican Socialist group Lasair Dhearg has joined the street battles ranging from Minneapolis to Bristol to Belfast in confronting the legacy...

National Audit Office Says Families Will Live In Fire Deathtraps Until...

IT HAS been three years since the horrific Grenfell fire which killed 72 men, women and children. Three years and there are still seven...

Slum housing drove up Covid-19 deaths – new Public Health England...

POOR housing conditions contributed to the disproportionate amount of people who have died of Covid-19 in poverty-stricken communities, a new report released yesterday by...

SAFTU condemns assassination of community leaders!

SAFTU (the big South African Confederation of Trades Unions) has strongly condemned ‘the low-intensity war against working-class activists!’ In a statement earlier this week, SAFTU...

‘Capitalism is a system which has to go!’

‘IT IS CAPITALISM as a system which has to go,’ artist Harlow Welldon said on the 35,000 strong protest last Wednesday in Hyde Park,...

35,000 gather at Marble Arch – BLACK LIVES MATTER!

35,000 WORKERS and youth rallied yesterday at Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, to insist that ‘Black Lives Matter’ and give their 100% support to the...

Trump sends in US military

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Monday said he would deploy the US military to US states that don’t use the National Guard in sufficient...

1,000 face eviction during lockdown!

CITIZENS Advice (CA) has confirmed that in the two months since the lockdown began it has helped over 10,000 people with issues related to...

Working Class In UK Requires A New And Revolutionary Leadership!

TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak dropped any pretence that British capitalism would stage a miraculous ‘bounce back’ when he confessed that the country faces ‘a...

15th May 1948 – The day hundreds of thousands of Palestinians...

THE 15th of May 1948 was an extraordinary day for the Palestinian people, it was the day when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost...

Capitalism’s biggest crisis since 1706, warns BofE! Make it its last...

THE BANK of England’s latest report, released on Thursday, has revealed the full extent of the catastrophic crisis of capitalism, now writhing around in...

Deepest recession since 1706 – UK economy to contract 14% –...

THE BANK of England warned yesterday that the UK economy is heading towards its deepest recession on record, shrinking by as much as 14%...

THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS STILL TRAPPED IN DANGEROUS BUILDINGS says the Fire...

FIREFIGHTERS yesterday slammed the government and building owners as an HCLG Committee cladding survey highlighted widespread safety failings. The Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG)...

French mayors oppose ‘forced march’ to reopen schools!

MAYORS representing the Ile-de-France region, which includes the city of Paris, have called on President Emmanuel Macron to delay the reopening of schools until...

ILO urged to take action to protect the rights of ...

OVER 60 signatories comprising Palestinian human rights groups and non-governmental organisations have sent a joint open letter from Ramallah to the International Labour Organisation...

Aviation is going into the abyss! Nationalise the entire industry through...

RYANAIR is to cut 3,000 jobs representing 15% of its workforce, it was announced yesterday. British Airways is to cut up to 12,000 jobs and...

FBU leaders, fire chiefs and Home Office unite to throw firefighters...

FITTING masks to NHS workers, moving dead infected bodies, driving ambulances, making face shields, carrying out tests and delivering food to the elderly: all...

Fire rips through Greek refugee camp

A FIRE has ripped through one of Greece’s largest refugee camps after the death of an Iraqi woman sparked an uprising. The blaze late on...

LGA Warns ‘Extreme Cost-Cutting’ Is Destroying All Services!

THE LOCAL Government Association’s (LGA) Richard Watts has written to Tory Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick (of the two houses) warning against ‘extreme cost-cutting’...

South African Farmworkers Facing Hunger Two Weeks Into Lockdown!

ON April 9th South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the lockdown to disrupt the transmission of Covid-19 in the country would be ‘extended...

Tory Party trying to blame China to cover up their own...

THE TORY Party has launched a massive campaign to blame China to cover up their own culpability in the rapid spread of the coronavirus,...

Greece quarantines Ritsona camp refugees

GREECE has quarantined a refugee camp in the country’s mainland – home to 2,300 people – for at least two weeks after 20 of...

‘All NHS workers & their families must be tested!’ – demands...

‘ALL health workers and their families must be tested immediately,’ Chair of the Council of the British Medical Association and GP Dr Chaand Nagpaul...

20,000 are threatened with eviction during corona crisis

THE TORIES had promised a ‘complete ban’ on evictions from both council and private social housing. However, anger erupted yesterday as it emerged that...

‘The Covid-19 Outbreak Is The Biggest Public Health Challenge For A...

IN LIGHT of the coronavirus pandemic leaseholders who live in buildings clad in the same flammable material which rapidly spread the Grenfell Tower Fire...

Israel encourages coronavirus outbreak amongst Palestinian prisoners!

PALESTINIAN prisoners have again rejected their meals in protest against the Israeli Prison Service’s plans to stop supplying 140 products – including cleaning products...

Tory-Tuc Pay & Jobs Deal!

‘CAN I put on record my thanks to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the CBI, and other business groups,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said...

Chancellor warns of ‘significant disruption!’

TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a £30bn Budget package to try to keep UK capitalism from being bankrupted and broken apart by the...

Israeli army attacks Syrian army positions near Golan Heights! –while Japan...

THE Government of Japan has signed a contribution agreement worth $22.4 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine refugees...

No immunity over Grenfell Tower atrocity – arrest the real criminals...

WITNESSES from the firms responsible for creating a death trap at Grenfell Tower are to be granted immunity from prosecution arising out of any...

As the Tories get ready for more budget attacks on workers,...

THE SICKEST NHS patients ‘face hours on trolleys’ and in hospital corridors as the NHS desperately tries to find them beds, according to research...

Stop ‘Uberisation Of Universities!’

OVER 300 striking lecturers, university staff and students rallied outside the Universities UK (UUK) HQ in Tavistock Square, central London yesterday shouting: ‘Hey, hey,...

Cladding Lobby

TENANTS came from all over the country to lobby Parliament yesterday demanding that the tower blocks they live in are immediately stripped of flammable...

PARIS ERUPTS – as Macron’s pension attack goes to French Parliament

FRENCH unions brought the transport system to a halt again yesterday on ‘Black Monday’ the day the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, began debating...

London Bus Privateers Must Stop ‘Race To The Bottom’ Or Face...

UNLESS London bus privateers stop the ‘race to the bottom’ and cease their onslaught on working conditions all-out strike action will swiftly ensue, Unite...

Workers forced Brexit through! Now bring down Johnson to bring in...

AT ELEVEN pm last night, Britain officially left the European Union. After a long, hard and determined struggle Brexit has actually happened and the...

Suspend inquiry unless panellist immediately replaced say Grenfell campaigners

THE SECOND phase of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower Fire began yesterday with families and friends of the 72 men, women and children...

The Libyan people must drive out the imperialists and their agents...

ON JUNE 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were shot dead by a Bosnian Serb nationalist during an official...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

Investigation Into Israeli War Crimes To Begin

AT LONG last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that ‘all the statutory criteria...

UK trade unions must take action to end the UK’s criminal...

THE prime minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth has indicted the UK government for committing ‘crimes against humanity’ for refusing to allow Chagossians to return...

Over 71,000 sofa surfing this Xmas!

‘HUMILIATING, painful, depressing,’ says a new report released yesterday by homeless charity Crisis, highlighting the brutal realities of ‘sofa surfing’. The research shows that with...

A ‘BEYOND SUBSTANTIAL’ PAY RISE FOR NHS IN 2021-22! – demand...

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic reinforces – not diminishes – the strong case for the NHS workforce to receive a ‘beyond substantial’ pay rise for 2021-22,...