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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...

Trump forces NATO ‘allies’ to capitulate to US imperialist war drive

THE TWO-DAY NATO summit ended yesterday with US president Donald Trump walking out and announcing that he had forced the European nations to submit...

PM May surrenders to EU! UK needs a workers government and...

ON THURSDAY 23rd June, 2016, the EU referendum took place and the people of the United Kingdom took a revolutionary decision to leave the...

‘Hooded, shackled, with gun to my head’ – UK spies witnessed

‘WE still don’t know the process of accountability,’ British citizen Moazzam Begg, previously held in Guantanamo Bay, said criticising the scope of an inquiry...

Windrush just ‘tip of the iceberg’ – time to kick out...

IN A MONUMENTAL act of cynicism, the Tory government on Monday announced that this Friday will be designated ‘Windrush Day’ and that henceforth 22nd...

Socialist revolution the only way to prevent mass unemployment

THE ANNOUNCEMENT this week by the aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls Royce that it is to slash 4,600 jobs in the UK as part of...

ACTU fights ‘disgrace of racial discrimination’

‘This programme is a disgrace to all Australians and must be scrapped,’ ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions) Indigenous Officer Lara Watson said on...

A&E beds & doctors crisis – May blocks 100 Indian doctors’...

A SEVERE shortfall of both A&E doctors and hospital beds must be tackled, the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) said in response...

Palestinian Prisoners’ Families Targeted By Israeli State

THE Palestinian Authority intends to file a legal case against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday for its crimes against the...

REFUGEES ARE WELCOME HERE! – 10,000 March against racism in London

‘REFUGEES are welcome here!’ shouted over 10,000 protesters on a March Against Racism through central London on Saturday. Labour’s shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott,...

‘PROSECUTE THOSE INVOLVED IN LOOTING AND CORRUPTION!’ – SAFTU hails police...

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) yesterday welcomed ‘the long overdue recall of Jacob Zuma as President of South Africa’. The ANC...

SAVE EALING A&E – REOPEN MATERNITY says mass picket

‘IT is more important for them to save money than save lives!’ Halla Kim, RCN member and nurse at Ealing Hospital declared yesterday morning...

Strike looms as 6,900 face sack at Germany’s Siemens

WORKERS at Siemens AG, the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, are demanding strike action against a programme of mass sackings. Thousands of Siemens ...

Lord Turner gives up on capitalism – forward to the socialist...

CAPITALISM is not delivering on its promise to raise living standards, Lord Adair Turner, a former head of the business lobby the CBI, has...

Renationalise the steel industry – the only way forward for steel...

ON Wednesday, it was announced that the lengthy negotiations between Tata Steel and the German steel conglomerate, Thyssen-Krupp, have been concluded and that a...

‘Profiteering from the deaths of innocent children’ – War Child UK...

WAR Child UK has accused UK weapons manufacturer BAE Systems of ‘profiteering from the deaths of innocent children’ by selling missiles and fighter...

UK workers are weighed down by debt while landlords are fattened...

LENIN, in his work ‘Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism’, wrote about one of the most important connections between the imperialist drive for colonies...

‘They’d rather eat grass than give up!’ Putin says of the...

SPEAKING at the Brics Group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) conference in China, President Putin said of the North Koreans: ‘They’d rather...

Trump and Pence threaten Venezuela with military intervention!

PRESIDENT Trump, in his latest speech on restarting the Afghan war, made it clear he is not just interested in ‘killing terrorists’. He insisted: ‘We...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...