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Student uprising spreads from US to UK and Europe – It...

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THE explosive eruption of students in America against the genocidal war being waged by Israel in Gaza, with the full support of the capitalist...

‘Annihilation of Gaza Education: Israel is systematically erasing the entire education...

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ONE HUNDRED leading European academics have condemned Israel’s genocide against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip, ongoing since 7 October 2023. They have condemned Israel’s...

Greek Students Fighting Privatisation

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BY MARY KECHAGIA FOR the sixth week in a row, last Thursday many thousands of Greek university and school students staged militant marches in Thessaloniki...

Prestigious universities using ‘gig economy’ practices

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University and College Union (UCU) has released a report today, (Wednesday 31), which finds that around two-thirds (66 per cent) of research staff are...

200 Starbucks stores in US stage ‘Red Cup Day’ strike

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Workers at hundreds of Starbucks branches walked off the job and went on strike during a key promotional event last Thursday, demanding improved staffing and...

Local councils £3.5bn financial hole Tories are demanding savage cuts –...

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LOCAL councils have a hole in their finances exceeding £3.5bn collectively for the coming financial year, making it extremely likely they will have to...

University pickets call for a general strike!

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Over 20,000 staff at scores of universities are striking for five consecutive days this week in their fight for pay and working conditions and...

Over 1,000 march for ‘Right to Food’ in Haringey

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Haringey Right to Food, organised a Hunger March through Tottenham on Saturday, 23 September. A large crowd gathered outside the Spurs Football Stadium from 12...

TORIES DECLARE WAR ON BMA! –TUC must call a general strike...

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'WE are striking to defend the NHS,’ consultants told News Line on their picket lines as Tory Health Secretary Barclay issued a declaration of...

Hands off our ticket offices! – RMT leads march to 10...

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Over one thousand angry RMT rail union members and their supporters marched from the Department of Transport offices to Downing Street on Thursday evening...

Tories Ignore RCN Offer To Talk!

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TORY Foreign Secretary James Cleverley yesterday rejected talks with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), whose members are coming out on strike this Thursday...

Marchers call for Tories to be brought down on ‘Britain is...

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Over 10,000 workers and youth joined the ‘Britain is Broken’ march through London on Saturday, called by the People’s Assembly, with big delegations from...

‘Tories out of control!’ says Labour as pound crashes

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‘THEY'VE lost credibility, they’re losing confidence, they’re out of control,’ Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves told the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool as the pound...

JOHNSON STAYS AWAY FROM COMMONS – no Labour Party call for...

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LABOUR refused to demand Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resignation yesterday, following the revelation that he held a party in his Downing Street garden...

Grenfell Towers are everywhere! Capitalism cannot be regulated, it must be...

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THE TORY government is pushing its Building Safety Bill that it says addresses the big issue of fire safety raised by the horrific Grenfell...

70,000 workers to be balloted over 1.75%! – Unite, Unison &...

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SEVENTY thousand council workers are to be balloted in every borough in England and Wales in preparation for a strike action against a ‘derisory’...

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...

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...

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...

While Israel Lifts Its Lockdown, The Palestinian People Are Dying...

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THE PALESTINIAN Authority’s Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said yesterday that the Israeli occupation authorities are maintaining the unfair policy of medical negligence of...

South African variant spreading across UK

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THE SOUTH African variant has begun to spread across the UK, the Tories confirmed yesterday. Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the 5.00pm briefing: ‘We...

CROYDON BUST! Councils across the UK to make savage cuts

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CROYDON Council has gone bankrupt after racking up debts of £1.5bn. The council issued a rare Section 114 notice, effectively declaring itself bankrupt, on Wednesday...

Canadian schools – not safe to reopen – say union leaders

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‘The current back-to-school plan does not provide the adequate level of safety required to protect students and their families from Covid-19,’ say union leaders...

UCU pay and pensions strike set to escalate

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UNIVERSITY staff completed their first two days of strike action yesterday at 74 universities across the country and their strike was solid, winning 100%...

Heathrow workers support WRP’s Zulkifal

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HEATHROW Airport workers signed up to support the campaign to elect Hassan Zulkifal, WRP Ealing Southall general election candidate, yesterday. Unite member Ram Sheemar said:...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

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‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

Parliament & Peterloo Exhibition

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‘Parliament & Peterloo’ Exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4th July and 26th September 2019 THE Parliamentary Archives invites people to visit the ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ exhibition...

‘Streets of Shame: Homelessness and the NHS – a Tome of...

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THE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) has published ‘Streets of Shame: Homelessness and the NHS – a tome of tragedies,’ in which homeless people and...

Belfast raid on journalists is being challenged!

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A POLICE raid of the Belfast homes and office of two investigative journalists will be challenged as part of a judicial review that started...

Battle to save Essex libraries

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A BATTLE is well underway save 44 threatened libraries across Essex as figures show that 127 public libraries were closed across the UK last...

Patient DWP deemed ‘fit-for-work’ has died

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STEPHEN Smith, an extremely ill 64-year-old man, who the government’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had declared ‘fit-for-work’ has sadly died. Smith was left...

Half of England owned by less than 1% of the population!...

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THIS YEAR an estimated 4,677 people a night are sleeping rough on the streets of Britain, a figure that has increased for the past...

Fresh Tory council cuts – Vital services axed

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THE NEW financial year has kicked in, and with every council budget being cut to the bone the future of leisure centres, council run...

Pro-Palestinian students at KCL blocked from access to Campus!

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It is ‘outrageous’ that King’s College London (KCL) singled out pro-Palestinian student activists and blocked their access cards as a ‘security measure’ ahead of...

Businesses threaten to relocate before Brexit! Nationalise them and put them...

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RESEARCH for the Institute of Directors showed yesterday that a third of UK businesses are considering moving abroad after Brexit. The IoD said that...

3.1 MILLION NEW HOMES NEEDED – Shelter’s vision for social housing

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A LANDMARK report by Shelter’s social housing commission published today calls for an ambitious 3.1 million new homes, extending the offer of social housing...

Grenfell fire ‘could have been put out with an extinguisher’ –...

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CLADDING which burst into flames up the side of Grenfell Tower ‘could have been put out with a simple extinguisher’, cladding company Arconic has...

Form Councils Of Action To Stop Savage Council Cuts And Bring...

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THE LEADERS of England’s councils have predicted the inevitability of ‘unpalatable cutbacks’ in vital council services next year as a result of the Tories...

AUSTERITY MUST END NOW! says Unite’s McCluskey as nurses’ leader quits

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‘AUSTERITY must end now,’ Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey said yesterday, on the eve of the TUC Congress, following the announcement that the UK...

Tory enforcers paid £1,500 a day to push through savage Northants...

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TWENTY-one libraries closing, rubbish collections and road maintenance stripped to the bone, hundreds of council workers sacked, children’s services axed – these were...

Supermarkets to build schools! End the privatisation nightmare with socialist revolution!

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SUPERMARKET and on-line shopping giants are making a bee-line for our public services, licking their lips at the prospect of multi-million pound profits out...

Workers will not get any ‘new deal’ from the Tories! Make...

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THE WINDRUSH scandal, missiles launched at Syria without even seeking permission from Parliament, the Grenfell fire disaster, the winter NHS meltdown, homelessness and rough...

May Day Marchers Demand ‘Kick The Tories Out!’

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THE LONDON May Day Rally of over 5,000 workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square in central London...

The Great Pension Robbery – Contributions have tripled! This government...

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MILLIONS of workers, as of yesterday, have been hit for six. The amount that comes out of their wages in pension contributions now...

Teachers Vote To Strike Over Pay!

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THE ANNUAL Conferences of the two main teachers unions, the National Education Union (NEU) and the National Association of Schoolmasters and Union of...