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NO SHEIKH JARRAH EVICTIONS! – Settler shoots Palestinian outside High Court

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MASSES of people surrounded the Israeli High Court yesterday protesting against the eviction of families in the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem. Israel’s supreme court...

Congresswoman sleeps out against evictions

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CONGRESSWOMAN Cori Bush has spent a night on the steps of the US Capitol to protest against the end of a Covid-related moratorium on...

51 refugee deaths in UK detention centres

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THERE has been a sharp increase in the deaths of refugees in detention centres in the UK in the last 18 months. More than...

Johnson-Sunak Sought To Avoid Self-Isolation

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PM JOHNSON and Chancellor Sunak were forced into a humiliating u-turn yesterday morning, having initially sought to avoid self-isolating after having been ‘pinged’ following...

Tory Nationality & Borders Bill will make rescuing refugees from drowning...

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ON MONDAY night, the Tory Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (the Policing Bill) passed its third reading in Parliament on its way to...

GRENFELL CRISIS – 88 claimants refuse to negotiate with council until...

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the 1,000 claims against The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and its tenant management organisation (TMO)...

Israel proceeds with demolitions, evictions and arrests of Palestinians

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THE UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says Israeli forces have either demolished or seized 24 Palestinian-owned buildings in the occupied...

Health Workers March On Downing Street!

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OVER 250 London NHS doctors, nurses and hospital workers demonstrated through the West End on Saturday, demanding a 15 per cent pay increase and...

Camden threats to rough sleepers ‘may breach human rights laws’ ...

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Liberty, the human rights organisation, has written to Transport for London (TfL) and Camden Council warning that recent threats issued to rough sleepers may...

KCTMO chief admits blame for Grenfell

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FORMER chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) Robert Black told the Grenfell Tower Inquiry last week that ‘a failure to...

US Senate agrees $1.2tn ‘coronavirus stimulus’ – US and world capitalism...

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THE US Senate finally agreed on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. This huge sum was in fact just half of what Biden wanted –...

South Africa introducing private energy producers! Cost-cutting will increase the price...

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THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) spokesperson Trevor Shaku came out guns blazing and has charged that the Eskom energy production crisis...

Rcn Demands Immediate 12.5% Pay Rise For Nurses!

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HOUSE prices rose six times faster than NHS nurses’ pay in last decade. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says nurses’ wages are left in...

‘UPROOT VIRUS OF OCCUPATION–SANCTIONS NOW!’ – urges the Palestinian Ambassador Husam...

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‘IT IS TIME to get serious. It is time to go all the way and uproot the virus of occupation. We demand sanctions on...

Still no justice for Grenfell!!

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AHEAD of today’s fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire of 14th June 2017, survivors and bereaved relatives have condemned the lack of progress...

Shin Bet official warns of Israeli ‘domestic violence’

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A SENIOR Israeli intelligence official has warned of ‘politically-instigated domestic violence’ similar to the January mayhem on the United States Capitol, after the opponents...

Refugees unlawfully imprisoned in Napier – High Court rules Home Office...

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IN A CRITICAL and damning judgment, the Home Office’s decision to house asylum seekers who had made it across the Channel in a ‘squalid’...

Stop all evictions – socialist revolution the answer to mass homelessness

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YESTERDAY the temporary ban on evictions in England ended, leaving hundreds of thousands of people facing being thrown out of their homes for rent...

70 schools built with flammable insulation

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MORE than 70 schools have been built using combustible insulation since the material was banned on high-rise apartment blocks after the Grenfell Tower disaster,...

US National March for Palestine takes place today in Washington –...

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MASSIVE demonstrations are sweeping the United States in support of Palestine. There have been big marches and rallies in New York, Chicago, Texas, San...

Tory policy will see non-UK rough sleepers deported – Councils pledge...

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LOCAL councils are pledging not to co-operate with the Tories’ Home Office and its proposed ‘policy that will see non-UK national rough sleepers deported’. They...

UNHCR condemns UK for plan to deport all asylum seekers

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THE UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) has condemned the practice by countries like the UK of deporting asylum seekers for processing in...

President Abbas meets Blinken in Ramallah!

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‘WE THANK the US for the support given to the State of Palestine,’ President Mahmoud Abbas said yesterday at a joint press conference with...

Charge Israel with Gaza war crimes! – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh...

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PALESTINIAN premier Mohammad Shtayyeh yesterday pledged to file charges with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israeli leaders responsible for the Gaza onslaught. This came...

TUC stands with Palestine – TUC statement declaring solidarity with Palestine

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THE TUC stands in solidarity with all Palestinian workers and the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) who on Tuesday took part in...

Palestine’s Heroic Masses Stand Up To Israeli Terrorism And Are Now...

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THE HEROIC masses of Palestine have stood fast in the face of desperate Israeli terrorist missile attacks calculated to break the spirit and the...

I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem! We will not...

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‘I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the state of Palestine, and from besieged and heroic Gaza, and from...

Palestinians rising up against Israeli drive to ethnically cleanse them from...

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ISRAELI forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound yesterday morning, firing rubber-coated bullets, tear gas and sound bombs at Palestinian worshippers, wounding hundreds in a...

The trade unions must sack Starmer and dump Labour’s right wing!...

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THE HARTLEPOOL by-election result and the council by-election results mean that Starmer and Labour’s right wing must be dumped by the trade unions at...

COSATU president celebrates Workers Day on May 1st

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) President Zingiswa Losi delivered a Workers Day Speech on May 1st. ‘My fellow South Africans, President Cyril...

‘STOP ISRAEL DISPLACING 500 PALESTINIAN FAMILIES!’ – urges Fatah

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THE Fatah Movement yesterday called upon the United Nations and the UN Security Council to fulfil their legal responsibilities and act against Israel’s imminent...

Abolish cladding loan scheme! demands Housing, Communities & Local Government Select...

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THE CURRENT government-proposed cladding loan scheme must be abolished – and it should be replaced with a ‘comprehensive’ fund, a cross-party group of MPs...

Grenfell tenants were treated as ‘sub-citizens’. All those responsible for...

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TENANTS of the Grenfell Tower warned time and again about the dangerous building they were living in, but their cries for action fell on...

‘We will shut down public service until government takes our demands...

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SALARY negotiations between South Africa’s government and public servants for 2021 have gone awry. Trade unions representing public servants have tabled a wage increase...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

HOUSING OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS OF MOULD & DAMP – but...

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THE HOUSING Ombudsman has launched an investigation into damp and mould in buildings – which has shown just how widespread it now is throughout...

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities funding – cut to the bone!

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SPECIAL Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) funding is being cut to the bone, the National Education Union (NEU) warned in a motion on the...

SAFTU demands expropriation of the land without compensation! 72 per cent...

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TUESDAY 6th April, marked the 369th anniversary of the arrival of Dutch settlers in South Africa. The first settlers aimed at establishing trading posts...

3-quarters of medium-rises use combustible material!

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THREE-QUARTERS of cladding systems on new medium-rise buildings use combustible materials, data show. These include 76 schools, 25 hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and older people’s...

Police officer charged as a neo-Nazi recruiter! Another probed for ‘raping...

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A METROPOLITAN Police officer is facing jail after acting as a recruiter for a banned neo-Nazi terrorist group. PC Benjamin Hannam, from Edmonton in...

‘Shocked And Appalled’ By The Treatment Of Children At Rainsbrook Training...

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Members of the House of Commons Justice Committee are ‘shocked and appalled’ by the treatment of children at a privately run detention centre in Northamptonshire, they say in a report published on Monday. They have called on...

French CGT union announces ‘spring of struggles’ Workers take to the...

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FRANCE’S major trade union confederation, the CGT, has announced a ‘spring of struggles and has called for ‘joint action between the different professions in...

Wits University Students Strike Against Debt

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STUDENTS at Wits University in South Africa are embarking on a strike, warning that returning students may be unable to continue with their studies...

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...

‘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...