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250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

World Bank Report – capitalism  stands on brink of financial crash

THE WORLD stands on the brink of a financial crash according to the latest biannual Global Economic Prospects report from the World Bank. This warns...

Nationwide general strike in India Wed January 8th ‘DOWN WITH MODI!’

A GENERAL strike is set to take place in India on January 8 against the ‘anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies’ of the country’s Narendra Modi...

Trump gears up for war against Iran – defeat imperialist war...

US IMPERIALISM launched an unprovoked wave of airstrikes against targets in both Syria and Iraq on Sunday, targeting bases controlled by Iraqi Popular Mobilisation...

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...

FORWARD TO SOCIALISM IN 2020! – urges the SAFTU federation

THE News Line is pleased to reproduce the Christmas and New Year statement by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), edited for...

Netanyahu’s crisis deepens! – remains Premier but relinquishes positions

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to relinquish the four ministerial positions he currently holds in the face of his indictment on charges...

Senior doctors in Zimbabwe strike and accuse the government of turning...

STRIKING senior doctors in Zimbabwe have accused the government of misleading the nation – by suggesting it had secured large quantities of essential drugs...

‘A Revolution In Britain Will Be A Decisive Step In The...

‘THIS ISN’T a general election, it’s a general strike building up,’ News Line editor Jonty Leff told Sunday’s powerful over 100-strong News Line Anniversary...

The coup d’etat in Bolivia! – Statement by the Bartolina Sisa...

‘FOR many years the extreme right in Bolivia, based in the oil and gas rich east of the country and very much controlled by...

Google, Apple and Facebook facilitate international internet slave trade says UN!

HE INTERNET is being used to promote a modern day online slave market, where women and children are being sold into domestic servitude. This...

Anniversary Rally & News Line 50th Anniversary Rally – 24th November...

50 years of years of The News Line and 79th Anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination After leaving the EU on 31 OctForward to a workers...

Mustafa Barghouti Slams US-Israeli Campaign Against Palestinian State

Dr Mustafa Barghouti, speaking at the 200-strong Solidarity for Palestine trade union conference on Saturday, warned of the massive campaign by US president Trump...

Parades in Iran to mark ‘Sacred Defence Week’

FIGHTER jets of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have taken part in joint aerial...

World Climate Strike!

MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

Indian garment workers in Karnataka demand increase in minimum wage!

HUNDREDS of Karnataka textile workers gathered last week at Karmikara Bhavana – in the Mysore area of SW India – to protest against low-wage...

US Drone Carrying Missiles Crashes On Farms In Iraq!

US AIRCRAFT are flying over Iraqi territory collecting intelligence on the country’s popular forces, a senior Iraqi expert said, adding that a drone that...

Only Assad can bring stability say Raqqah residents

RESIDENTS of Syria’s Raqqah, which once served as the capital of the self-proclaimed ‘caliphate’ of the Daesh terrorist group, yearn for the return of...

25.9 million refugees – 70.8 million displaced says Global Trends report...

YET AGAIN, wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest annual study released yesterday...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

Free the Chagos Islands – Britain’s own Guantánamo Bay!

ON WEDNESDAY the General Assembly of the United Nations delivered a stunning vote which overwhelmingly condemned the continuing occupation of the Chagos Islands. By 116...

Trump’s trade war prepares the way for a real war against...

US PRESIDENT Trump sharply escalated his trade war with China yesterday, more than doubling tariffs on $200bn (£153.7bn) worth of Chinese goods. The US is...

US imperialism preparing war on Iran – workers must stop this...

THIS week US imperialism ratcheted up its preparations for an all-out military war against Iran. On Monday, Donald Trump’s national security advisor and warmonger-in-chief John...

Heathrow workers ‘flying picket’ protest for London Living Wage

WITH WAVES of strike action currently under way across UK airports, hundreds of workers are set to join a mass protest at Heathrow tomorrow,...

Philanthropy Is Promoting The Privatisation Of Education

‘Philanthropy and the privatisation of the democratic state: who needs a Ministry of Education?’ ironically ask the authors of a new report which sheds...

US SANCTIONS ON IRAN HAVE FAILED says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says, despite all the pressure exerted on the Iranian nation by the United States – especially through the imposition of...

Global youth are striking against climate change! To save the planet...

YOUTH in their hundreds of thousands rose up all over the world yesterday in a global strike against climate change. In every continent, and in...

US seeking to destroy Venezuela – UK workers must take action

AFTER the failure at the Guri hydroelectric power plant left much of Venezuela without power last Thursday night, Venezuelan authorities, after a huge effort,...

Kenyan strikers will not return until union leaders are freed

STRIKING Kenyan airport workers have declared that they will not return to work until their union leaders are released from jail. On Friday morning, the...

ALL IRANIAN PEOPLE MUST STAND UNITED AGAINST IMPERIALIST POWERS says...

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says all Iranian people are in ‘the same boat’ and must stand united against ‘hegemonic powers’ seeking to...

The Hague rules UK must ‘relinquish Chagos ASAP’

THE INTERNATIONAL Court of Justice (ICJ) known as ‘the Hague’ ruled yesterday that Britain’s ‘decolonisation and displacement’ of the Chagos Islanders from the Indian...

EU car & steel industries in crisis – UK must leave...

SHARES in India’s Tata Motors collapsed by almost 30 per cent yesterday after the company reported gigantic losses at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). On Thursday,...

Tens of thousands of Bangladesh garment workers walk out

THE PAST two weeks have seen mass walkouts and wildcat strikes by thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh. After five years the industry’s minimum...

Thousands of car jobs under threat – Expropriate the bosses and...

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday stated that if Theresa May’s ‘Brexit Deal’ with the EU is defeated in parliament next week, then Labour will...

Tories’ attempt to recreate the British Empire demands a revolutionary response

TORY Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s speech yesterday called for the UK to be ‘realistic about our global position’, insisting that this means recognising that...

MACRON OUT! – demands 287,000 workers

MORE than 287,000 people attended marches and clashed with police across France again on Saturday, wearing yellow vests to oppose tax rises on fuel...

East End Suffragettes – revealed for first time in 100...

East End Suffragettes: the photographs of Norah Smyth 2 November-9 February 2019 Tues-Sat: 11.00-18.00 daily Admission free EAST End Suffragette photos from 100 years ago, are revealed, for...

Defeat Imperialist war with Socialist revolution

THE TRUMP administration imposed its long threatened sanctions against Iran yesterday – a move that was greeted with dire warnings from market analysts that...

‘There is revolutionary determination to smash capitalism’ –WRP General Secretary tells...

OVER 100 workers, trade unionists and youth attended the rally at the Indian YMCA in Fitzroy Square, central London on Sunday to mark...

Britain Apologises To Chagossians – Now Hand Them Back Their Islands!

BRITAIN has apologised to the Chagos Islanders for the ‘shameful’ way it evicted them from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The apology came...

Chagos Islanders protest at the Hague

CHAGOS Islanders travelled from the UK to Holland yesterday to protest outside the International Court of Justice in The Hague to demand the right...

Chagos Islanders are determined to return to their homes!

NEXT week the British government will be hauled kicking and screaming before judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague over...

US, France and the UK supporting terrorists says Syria

Syria denounced as ‘misinformation’ a recent statement by the US, Britain and France on the alleged use of chemical weapons. The Damascus government said...

Iran Unveils Its Kowsar Jet Fighter

IRAN has unveiled its first domestically designed and manufactured fighter jet, named ‘Kowsar’, at a defence show in Tehran. The aircraft conducted its first...

Chagos Islander denied his right to UK citizenship

CHAGOS Islanders demonstrated outside the High Court in London’s Strand yesterday, in support of Dominique Elysse, who is seeking to establish British citizenship. The...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...