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64 Universities Pensions Strike

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‘WHAT do we want? Fair pensions! How do we get it? Strike! Strike! Strike!’ students and lecturers at Sheffield University shouted yesterday while taking...

Ramaphosa & ANC are our ‘class opponents’

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THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has responded to the State of the Nation Address delivered by newly elected South African President,...

Portland fast food workers battle for $15.25 an hour!

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YOUNG fast food workers in Portland, Oregon, USA, who are fighting for a $5 an hour rise above the US state’s minimum wage and...

Bankers promote permanent austerity! Nationalise the banks through a socialist revolution...

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RICHARD SHARP, a member of the Bank of England’s Financial Stability Committee has warned that the UK is heading for a Venezuelan-style economic crash...

More Than 1,000 Parents, Teachers And Heads Lobby Parliament For More...

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MORE than a thousand parents, teachers, heads and support staff converged on Westminster on Tuesday to lobby MPs on school funding. Shadow education secretary Angela...

Sheffield Jobcentre Workers Launch Their Two-Week Strike!

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JOBCENTRE workers in Sheffield launch their two-week strike this morning, stepping up their action against the planned closure which the Public and Commercial Services...

300,000 March To Get Rid Of Tories!

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WORKERS, trade unionists and youth on the more than 300,000-strong march from the BBC Broadcasting House to Parliament Square on Saturday demanded that...

Vote For The 5 Wrp Candidates!

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ARJINDER Thiara Workers Revolutionary Party candidate for Ealing Southall was greeted with enormous enthusiasm at Ealing Hospital yesterday. Workers, patients and visitors queued...

Artists fight the Islamic State – while ‘Mosul Eye’ rebuilds the...

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MUSTAFA al-Tha’i worked in secret at night, using his brushes and pencils to record the violence he saw during the day under the Islamic...

The youth of Europe are rising up against their governments and...

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YOUTH across Europe are a revolutionary force that are ready to rise up against the ‘generation in power’ in their countries and in the...

Anc Using ‘Freedom Charter Language’ To Bolster Domination Of Capitalism’ –...

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THE latest ANC government budget entrenches the dominance of ‘white capital’ while intent on creating a ‘black capitalist’ class, says Irvin Jim, NUMSA...

Reinstate Indro Sen!

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‘REINSTATE Indro Sen,’ demanded striking lecturers yesterday, in defence of their UCU rep who was unfairly suspended from North West London College in...

Answer attacks on welfare state with a general strike

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THE LOCAL Government Association (LGA) yesterday warned that the increase in council tax bills by 5% will do absolutely nothing to halt the continued...

STPs TO CLOSE 19 HOSPITALS!

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THE NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with 19 hospitals marked for closure, and care from cradle-to-grave put through a...

Sanders Launches ‘Our Revolution’

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SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS recently spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia about the current US crisis and his new book ‘Our Revolution’. He said: ‘No:...

Abolish pensioners’ bus passes and triple-lock pensions! – urges Stephens &...

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HEAD of NHS England, Simon Stephens, has angered millions of workers with his suggestions that pensioners’ free bus passes and their triple-lock pension arrangements...

‘Keep Our Libraries Open’

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OVER 5,000 library campaigners, trade unionists, their families and supporters marched against cuts and closures from the British Library through central London to Trafalgar...

Ritzy strikes back!

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‘OUR strike is very effective. The cinema is completely closed down!’ BECTU rep and Ritzy cinema worker, Kelly Rogers, told News Line yesterday. Workers at...

Four Years Since Marikana Massacre!

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LONMIN workers on Tuesday gathered at the Marikana koppie near Nkaneng informal settlement to pay tribute to their 34 colleagues who were gunned down...

250-strong Calais convoy halted by UK police and the French government!

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‘WITH our aid, let us through! Refugees are human too!’ hundreds of angry protesters demanded after their 250-vehicle strong Convoy to Calais was blocked...

Axeing Bus Services Is Isolating Communities!

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‘WHEN bus services are axed, it isolates communities,’ Unison warned in launching a new campaign to save local bus services. ‘We are living in isolation!’...

Steel workers & student nurses rally while university lecturers and Rio...

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‘SAVE Our Steel!’ shouted over one thousand steel workers as they marched through central London from the Embankment to Parliament yesterday afternoon. They were joined...

‘Save Ealing Hospital – Defend The Children’s Services!’

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‘SAVE Charlie Chaplin ward – Don’t let it close! Save Ealing Hospital – Trade unions must act! Defend children’s services – Occupy now!’ demanded...

GPs demand 15 minutes per patient!

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GPs DEMAND a minimum of fifteen minutes to spend with each patient, rather than the current ten, which they rightly say is not enough...

SYRIAN ELECTIONS HUGE TURNOUT! ‘The Syrian people will decide their own...

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THE People’s Assembly elections for selecting 250 members from over 3,500 candidates from across all Syrian provinces began at 7am on Wednesday April 13th,...

1,500 march to stop library closures

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OVER 1,500 people marched on Saturday to oppose Lambeth Council’s closure of five of the ten libraries in the borough. The people from Carnegie...

Junior doctors confident of victory!

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A GOOD picket of junior doctors turned out at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital at 8am. They were in good spirits despite the wind...

Carnegie Library in Herne Hill is occupied

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CARNEGIE Library in Herne Hill, south London, is occupied. Over 30 people, including campaigners, supporters and local people have been in occupation since Lambeth...

£1.9bn black hole pensions raid –as Corbyn ready to force vote...

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A PENSIONS black hole has been identified in the Tory Chancellor’s budget plan with figures emerging yesterday showing that the...

Bma & Teachers Unions Lead Condemnation Of The Tory Budget

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TEACHERS’ unions and the BMA led the condemnation of Tory Chancellor Osborne’s Budget on Wednesday, in which he announced the forced academisation of every...

Stop Bombing Syria! 10,000 March In Central London!

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‘STOP bombing Syria! Welfare not warfare! David Cameron shame on you! Hilary Benn shame on you!’ shouted crowds at the end of a 10,000-strong...

NO PAY FREEZE! demands national college strike

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UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) members were taking strike action against massive Tory attacks on their pay yesterday. Pickets declared themselves angry that the employers’...

Answer 30% savage cuts with a general strike!

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YESTERDAY the Tory chancellor, George Osborne, proudly announced that four government departments have agreed to make cuts in their budgets of 8% a year...

Strike against 30% cuts

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‘WE HAVE to take strike action where and when we can and as much as we can,’ Sharon Hutchinson, northwest regional organiser and equalities...

Tax Credit Revolt Threatens Tories!

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‘TORY MPs could lose their seats at the next General Election if they support George Osborne’s tax credit cuts,’ said Seema Malhotra MP, Labour’s...

Stop privatising Barnet!

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BARNET Unison members were in determined mood yesterday as they began their 24-hour strike against privatisation of all Barnet Council services. The dispute involves social...

London Met Job Cuts Battle

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UNISON members at London Metropolitan University took strike action yesterday in the latest round of their struggle against job cuts, as the...

No Tory Dictatorship Smash Anti-Union Laws!

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THE publication of the newly proposed Tory strike-ban laws have brought a response from all trade unions. Some union leaders call for action but the...

Barnet Strike Action Today

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UNISON’s Barnet branch members will be taking strike action on budget day, today, as part of their ongoing battle against the rampant privatisation of...

Hundreds of thousands march against austerity! – WHILE LEADERS LIMIT DEMANDS...

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OVER 250,000 people took part in a huge anti-austerity demonstration in London on Saturday, organised by the People’s Assembly. They took part in a rally...

Bromley Workers Defend Jobs

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COUNCIL workers in Bromley, south London, are engaged in ten days of strike action to halt the privatisation of their services which threatens thousands...

Barnet Libraries Not For Sale!

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BARNET Unison, members of Unite Community and local supporters were out on strike all over the north London borough yesterday in defence of public...

‘Capitalism must go!’ Jonty Leff tells Walthamstow Trades Council hustings

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‘I BELIEVE that young people and working class people are being treated very badly by the capitalist system,’ Workers Revolutionary Party candidate Jonty Leff,...

Government Is Wasting Money On Free Schools – Say Teachers

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TEACHING unions yesterday condemned the Tory-led coalition government’s free-school policy, as more than half a million families were discovering which primary schools their children...

NO HOME FOR UNEMPLOYED! says Hastings council

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UNEMPLOYED workers will not be offered homes under a new council ‘re-generation’ scheme, sparking outrage and allegations that the move stinks of ‘social cleansing’. Hastings...