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South African steel & engineering strike into 2nd week

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EMPLOYERS in the steel and engineering industry have upped their salary increase offer to striking workers affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of...

UK military torn apart by ‘internal warfare’

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THE ARMED wing of the British capitalist state is being torn apart by ‘internal warfare’, according to a report in yesterday’s Daily Telegraph. This major...

‘The worst public health response in UK history’ – No test...

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THE TORY government’s failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early on in the pandemic was one of the ‘worst public health failures’...

Italian All-Out Strike!

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A 24-HOUR general strike paralysed Italian towns and cities on Monday, while 127 Alitalia flights were cancelled and public transport ground to a halt. The...

Met ‘rotten from top to bottom’ – disband it now!

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THE CONVICTION and life sentence of Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens for the murder of Sarah Everard was most certainly not the case of...

Kwarteng Accused Of ‘Making Up’ Aid For Industry Plan

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Treasury officials accused Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng of ‘making things up’ when he appeared on TV yesterday morning. With PM...

Nationalise The Energy Companies – The TUC Must Call A General...

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MICHAEL Saunders, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is warning that households, and million of workers must brace themselves...

‘Call general strike’ UCU CONEL chair Anglin tells mass rally of...

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‘TRADE unions must call a general strike to kick out this Tory government,’ Chris Anglin, College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL)...

TUC leaders must bin Johnson’s empty pledges and call a general...

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PM JOHNSON’S Tory conference speech was completely empty bombast that sought to cover over the economic catastrophe that is developing throughout the capitalist system...

Johnson ignores the crisis & praises USA!

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‘IT WAS CAPITALISM that ensured we had vaccines in less than a year,’ Tory PM Johnson boasted in his closing speech at the Tory...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

Johnson refuses to rule out raising taxation!

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson yesterday refused to rebut his Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s warning in Saturday’s Daily Mail newspaper that ‘very real shortages’ can be...

PC Couzens will die behind bars – MP Harriet Harman calls...

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PC WAYNE Couzens, who kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard was sentenced yesterday to a ‘whole life order’, which means he will never be...

Furlough ends, Universal Credit slashed – Socialist Revolution the only way...

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FURLOUGH ended today, with 1.6 million estimated to be still on the scheme while next Wednesday, the Tories will slash Universal Credit by £20...

Starmer eager to work with the bosses and the military

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LABOUR Party leader Keir Starmer followed up his refusal to support the £15-an-hour motion carried by the conference on Monday by boasting in his...

Labour Conference resolves to sanction Israel’s illegal occupation

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THE LABOUR Party Conference in Brighton overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning Israel for perpetrating an ‘ongoing Nakba’ in the occupied Palestinian territories. The motion, brought by...

Starmer’s speech – an application to join a national coalition with...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer’s first speech to a Labour Party conference yesterday was acclaimed by his supporters as heralding a ‘new dawn’ for the...

Labour conference votes for £15-an-hour minimum wage. Bakers’ union disaffiliates from...

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THE BAKERS’ union (BFAWU), which was one of the first unions to fight to set up the Labour Party in 1902, disaffiliated from the...

Working Class Is On The March – Tuc Must Call A...

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DRIVEN forward by the shock of capitalism’s energy catastrophe the working class is now on the march. Unite Wales union NHS members have voted to...

5,500 petrol stations run dry! Bad pay & conditions force truckers...

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THE SPIRALLING cost of energy, combined with a lorry driver shortage and now panic buying, has resulted in 5,500 petrol stations across the country...

British capitalism hit by unending crisis – put it out of...

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WITH the petrol stations closing, British capitalism suffered another shock yesterday when it was announced that the UK’s second biggest oil refinery is on...

‘Isolate Swaziland’s Monarchy’ – Cosatu

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COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) has vowed to ask the African National Congress (ANC) government to isolate the Eswatini (Swaziland) monarchy...

‘EXTEND PUBLIC OWNERSHIP’ – LP Conference rejects Starmer line

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A MOTION from the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Unite was passed at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton yesterday calling for ‘extending public...

Put an end to bankrupt capitalism! Forward to the victory of...

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THE CRISIS of capitalism is now acute. It has reached the point of explosion, with its very life blood – gas and electricity now...

Workers hit by global gas hike – Unison warns of big...

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An unprecedented rise in the price of gas has sent shock waves through the UK energy market, forcing energy suppliers out of business, threatening...

1.5m face living in the dark and cold – As more...

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NEARLY 1.5 million customers have been hit by energy firms collapsing under soaring gas prices. Avro Energy and Green ceased trading on Wednesday and their...

Tory ‘Orwellian’ attempts to cover Grenfell Tower atrocities in secrecy

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THE CAMPAIGN group ‘openDemocracy’ has revealed evidence of a concerted campaign by a secretive government Freedom of Information (FOI) screening unit to interfere with...

Only nationalisation under socialism can provide a solution to energy crisis!

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IN THEIR desperation to prevent a complete meltdown of Britain’s food industry the Tories have agreed to pump tens of millions of pounds into...

A further half a million will be in fuel poverty! warns...

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‘THERE is absolutely no question of the lights going out,’ Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory business secretary claimed yesterday He was making a statement after a number...

400 angry leaseholders rally at Parliament – they demand property owners...

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OVER 400 angry leaseholders from the End Our Cladding Scandal campaign, the National Leasehold Campaign rallied in Parliament Square last Thursday demanding an end...

Consumers facing huge oil & gas price rises!

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THE TORY government claimed yesterday that there is no threat to the UK gas supplies, despite four energy privateers being widely tipped to go...

‘Cold War mentality’ – China slams UK, US & Australia’s...

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THE UK, US and Australia have announced a security pact in the Asia-Pacific, to step up their war against China. China’s embassy in Washington...

Tory split widens over £20 UC cut

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TORY PM Johnson faced splits in his ranks as Conservatives opposed the £20 a week cut to Universal Credit in a vote in Parliament...

UK bans Chinese ambassador to step foot in Parliament! The enemy...

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THE UK government stepped up its war with China this week when it took the decision to ban the Chinese ambassador to the UK...

Williamson & Jenrick Sacked

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GAVIN Williamson was the first to go in Tory PM Johnson’s reshuffle yesterday as he was sacked from his post as education secretary. Then...

Vaccines for 12-15s – boosters for 50+ says Johnson

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‘I WANT to set out our plan for Covid this winter and in many ways the situation we face is even more challenging than...

Tories prepare for perfect storm of anger from workers – General...

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AS THE annual conference of the TUC, this year conducted on-line, opens, the GMB union released analysis of official data showing that 100,000 care...

20 years since 9/11 and imperialism has been driven out of...

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TODAY is exactly two decades after the terror attacks on the United States on 11 September, 2001. That morning, Al-Qaeda-affiliated hijackers flew two Boeing...

ANC workers demonstrate – two months without pay!

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AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) workers are continuing protesting outside party headquarters at Luthuli House in Johannesburg demanding fair labour practices and salary payments. The ANC...

Tax hike for workers while rich pay zero! – 1.25% NI...

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A VOTE took place last night, fast tracking the Johnson government’s 1.25% hike on National Insurance to pay for social care announced only on...

War on workers & youth – National Insurance 1.25% hike,...

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‘WE WILL FIX the long term problems of health and social care that have been so cruelly exposed by Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson said...

The only way to ‘fix’ the care system crisis is to...

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TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday unveiled his strategy for ‘fixing’ the country’s ‘broken social care system’. Central to his plan is to increase National Insurance...

Wall Street heading for a crash

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THE US Wall Street is fast heading for a crash according to the Bank of America (BoA) as the huge speculative bubble on the...

Tories to hike up National Insurance – Youth will be hit...

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THE TORIES are pushing for a rise in the National Insurance rate, affecting over 25 million workers to pay for social care. For someone on...

Labour Party staff vote 75% for strike – if redundancies go...

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STAFF that work for the Labour Party have voted in favour of striking if Labour carry out their threat of redundancies, GMB and Unite...