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COMPANIES TO LAUNCH MASS SACKINGS – following big cut in furlough...

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ONE-IN-FIVE companies are planning to sack workers in response to yesterday’s cut in furlough payments, a British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey has found. From...

As Johnson steps up his attacks on workers, Unite leaders offer...

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THE Johnson government stepped up its attack on the UK working class yesterday by reducing its furloughing payments to workers to 60% with the...

Crisis Of British Capitalism Is Reaching Explosive Proportions – Disaster Ahead...

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THE NUMBER of British businesses in immense financial distress and on the brink of collapse has soared by 25% to 650,000 during the past...

Myanmar Miners – 5 Months On Strike!

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Since MYANMAR’S military coup in February this year, 4,800 miners have been on strike in Monywa township in a solid five-month action which has...

China is not the enemy – the enemy is at home...

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THE CHINESE People’s REPUBLIC is now the number one enemy for US imperialism and its UK ‘running dog’. The war is on all fronts,...

Zimbabwe’s doctors and nurses new strike ban

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DOCTORS and nurses working in Zimbabwe’s public health institutions will no longer be allowed to go on strike for an uninterrupted period spanning more...

Demand the TUC call a general strike to defend NHS workers...

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IF THE Tories hoped that the last minute scramble to head off the anger of NHS workers by increasing the derisory and insulting 1%...

No NHS Pay Update Is An Insult To All UK Workers

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TORY Social Care Minister Helen Whately was yesterday afternoon unable to give an update on the government’s NHS pay offer. All she could say was...

Labour Party bankrupt financially and politically – unions must break from...

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THE POLITICAL bankruptcy of the Labour Party is now matched by its financial bankruptcy as, under the leadership of Keir Starmer, it has become...

Seafarers will be criminalised for saving refugees lives says RMT as...

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SEAFARERS’ union RMT has raised alarm over government legislation criminalising seafarers for saving lives at sea. The proposals, contained in the government’s Nationality and Borders...

PM And Chancellor Sunak Forced To Self Isolate As Labour Continues...

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THE Prime Minister and Chancellor are to ‘now self-isolate as normal’ after both met with Health Secretary Sajid Javid who had tested positively for...

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...

Scrap the Tory Health and Care Bill – it is a...

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TORY PM Johnson’s new Health and Care Bill currently going through Parliament, is a fresh attack on the NHS by a Conservative Party that...

Health Bill ‘is a Privateers Charter’ says Shadow Health Secretary Ashworth

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LABOUR said yesterday that it will oppose the government’s Health and Social Care Bill. ‘With more than one-in-10 people on waiting lists for treatment in...

Johnson wins vote to cut foreign aid – but majority...

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TORY PM Johnson faced Tory rebels in the House of Commons yesterday over whether to continue the foreign aid cut of 0.5% of GNI...

Johnson to remove restrictions – Putting transport staff’s lives at risk...

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‘WE KNOW that we are going to see more hospitalisations and more deaths from Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson admitted at yesterday’s 5.00pm press conference...

Global Academic Boycott Of University Of Liverpool As Lecturers Fight Sackings

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THE GLOBAL academic boycott of University of Liverpool began on Friday as lecturers fight against the sacking of 21 staff. The University and College Union...

‘Summer Of Dissent’ Against Police Bill

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A mass petition with over 600,000 signatures was delivered to the Government on Monday, demonstrating the strength of public opposition to the Police, Crime,...

Assange’s vision was ‘to rescue democracy’ says John Pilger – as...

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BY THE JULIAN ASSANGE DEFENCE COMMITTEE The week of Julian Assange birthday events kicked off in London on Saturday with protests at the Australian Embassy,...

Kick out TUC leaders who refuse to fight and are begging...

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FROM TODAY the Tory furlough scheme starts to unwind with businesses forced to contribute 10% of furloughed workers’ wages, rising to 20% in August...

Cook County health workers strike to defend pay and conditions

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THOUSANDS of health workers in Cook County, Illinois, are continuing strike action against attacks on their pay and conditions. Meanwhile 100 Illinois librarians have formed...

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...

Sajid Javid, the bankers’ man, put in to wage war on...

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FORMER Tory Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has been installed as Health Secretary to replace the disgraced Matt Hancock, with a remit to...

‘My task – open the economy’ – New Health Secretary...

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‘MY TASK is to return the economic and cultural life that makes this country so great,’ new Tory Health Secretary, Sajid Javid said in...

‘Charge sheet against Hancock grows by the hour!’ says Labour’s Jonathan...

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HEALTH Secretary Matt Hancock was forced to resign on Saturday afternoon despite repeated public statements from PM Boris Johnson that he retained his full...

After Johnson Refused To Sack Hancock, The Capitalist State Did The...

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BRITISH capitalism is in a desperate economic and political crisis that calls for truly desperate measures by the ruling class. The use of the capitalist...

Tories to blame for education chaos

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THE TORY government is to blame for the suffering faced by university staff and students, the University College Union (UCU) has underlined. Responding to the...

Striking RMT Members Demand To Know How Much Has Been Paid...

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WITH RMT members ‘rock solid’ in their latest day of strike action at Abellio ScotRail and Serco Caledonian Sleeper on Sunday, the railworkers union...

Only answer to capitalist crisis – build WRP and sections of...

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THE CRISIS in the Tory party sharpened over the weekend, as the requirement to dump the economic collapse of British capitalism onto the backs...

SAFTU remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy

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The South African Federations of Trade Unions (SAFTU) remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy by the militant youth of the 1970s. These martyrs, had...

Amersham Defeat Crisis Hits Tories

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THE TORY government has been plunged into crisis by last Thursday’s Amersham by-election defeat. Around 100 Tory MPs have reportedly joined a WhatsApp group called...

Lib Dems Dump Hs2 Policy To Win Tory Seat!

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THE Lib Dems have pulled off another opportunist by-election victory, overturning a 16,000 Tory majority in a seat that has always voted Conservative. They did...

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...

CANADIAN WORKERS PREVENT ISRAELI CONTAINER SHIP DOCKING – AS NEW ISRAELI...

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CANADIAN workers on June 14th prevented an Israeli container ship from unloading by forming a picket line at the entrance to the Fairview container...

Child labourers worldwide increase to 160 million!

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THE NUMBER of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million in the last four years. These...

21st June ‘unlocking’ postponed – Johnson – Speaker condemns Johnson’s conduct

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WE CANNOT simply eliminate Covid, we must be able to learn to live with it,’ Tory PM Boris Johnson said in announcing a delay...

Chinese Revolution Has Made Huge Advances, While Capitalism Gets Ready For...

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NOT SO long ago in the late 1930s ‘European concessions’ on the Chinese mainland contained ‘European Only’ parks, some with signs declaring ‘no dogs...

‘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...

Revolutionary General Strike in Greece!

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ATHENS – Tens of thousands of workers and students marched in all main cities of Greece last Thursday in a 24-hour general strike against...

Trade unions condemn Colombian state murder

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THE TRADE Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) adopted a resolution on the dire situation in Colombia, condemning the violence against trade unionists and calling on...

Hancock ‘lying over PPE’ alleges GMB – Probed by committees...

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TORY Health Secretary Matt Hancock was ‘lying through his teeth to MPs when he claimed there was no Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortage during...

US multi-billionaires tax revelations will fuel demand for the overthrow of...

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TAX RETURNS of America’s richest people have been leaked to the investigative website ProRepublica and prove that the mega wealthy have been paying little...

Cabinet Minister Gove Broke The Law Rules The High Court!

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove broke the law by acting with ‘apparent bias’ in handing a £560,000...

Israeli Police Cancel Settlers March! Trade Unions Must Take Action Now...

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ISRAELI police yesterday cancelled tomorrow’s annual massive settlers’ march through Jerusalem. The march celebrates the occupation of the eastern part of Jerusalem in 1967 and...

Eskom ‘declaration of war will be met head-on’ says NUM while...

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A NATIONAL pay strike is looming at Eskom, after management at South Africa’s massive national power utility issued a ‘declaration of war’ to the...