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‘DON’T GO BREAKING MY ARTS’ – eight unions launch campaign to...

OVER 200 people attended a ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Arts’ rally outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday night. The rally was organised...

ULU Condemns Threat To Prosecute Demonstrators

THE University of London Students Union has slammed a letter sent to them by the University management which threatens to prosecute anyone who demonstrates...

4.8m WORKERS EARN LESS THAN LIVING WAGE

THERE are 4.8 million workers earning below the so-called living wage, according to new research from the Resolution Foundation. The figure, equivalent to 20% of...

General strike to stop the war in Syria and stop the...

OVER 1,500 people demonstrated outside Downing Street at short notice on Wednesday evening against imminent war on Syria. The demonstration, called by the Stop the...

UK Huge Wages Fall!

WAGES in the UK have seen one of the largest falls in the European Union since the coalition came to power, according to official...

‘EDUCATION IS NOT A CONVEYOR BELT’ NUT leader Christine Blower condemns...

TORY-LIBDEM plans to ‘rank’ 11-year-olds were denounced as potentially the return of the hated 11-plus by the NASUWT on Wednesday, while they were also...

Coalition To Take The Axe To Council Spending And End...

COUNCILS in England face a 10% cut in funding from central government as part of the coalition’s spending plans for 2015/16. As well, there...

NO WORKER CAN BE JAILED FOR GOING ON STRIKE! – say...

AN Alexandria misdemeanors court on Sunday overturned jail sentences for five workers from the Alexandria Container & Cargo Handling Company. The court had sentenced the...

Coalition Policy Is To Financially Collapse Local Authorities

THE House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned that ‘multiple’ local authorities are facing financial collapse due to government spending cuts. The...

Canadian School Workers To Strike Against 5-Year Pay Freeze

CANADIAN Union of Public Employees (CUPE) school worker members in the City of Nanaimo’s Ladysmith school district, British Columbia, have voted overwhelmingly in favour...

‘THE ISSUE TODAY IS AN ALL-OUT GENERAL STRIKE TO BRING DOWN...

OVER two hundred workers, trade unionists and youth attended the News Line-North East London Council of Action Special Conference to defend our hospitals and...

‘We need the TUC to organise a general strike’

CIVIL servants called for more action during their national Budget Day strike on Wednesday. PCS members at a lively picket outside the National Portrait...

Save Newport Art Gallery Temporary Exhibitions Programme

FRIENDS OF Newport Art Gallery are appealing to Newport City Council to Save the Newport Art Gallery Temporary Exhibitions Programme (T.E.P.) Newport City Council’s...

‘ALL CLOSURE THREATENED HOSPITALS, FIRE STATIONS AND FACTORIES SHOULD BE OCCUPIED’...

‘CHASE FARM Hospital is occupied,’ Bill Rogers, Secretary of the North East London Council of Action, told News Line, speaking inside the hospital at...

Answer Osborne with Councils of Action and a General Strike

In an interview on Sunday the Tory chancellor, George Osborne, made it absolutely clear that as far as the coalition government is concerned there...

Chase Farm CEO quits!

MARK EASTON, the chief executive of the Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, quit yesterday after it was made public that the trust intended...

‘No return to robber baron capitalism’ – says TEEU leader Devoy

THE Irish State may need to contemplate becoming an employer of last resort to tackle unemployment, says the ICTU General Secretary David Begg. Addressing the...

Chase Farm Trust Plans Over 200 sackings!

BARNET and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust has issued staff with a ‘consultation paper regarding administration review, emergency and planned care’, notifying them of...

‘Consign capitalism to the Natural History Museum!’ –Jonty Leff tells Anniversary...

More than 200 workers and youth got massive support from residents and shoppers as they marched through east London on Sunday, to a rally...

‘Welfare reforms’ a declaration of war against workers and youth

THE Tory pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, is a man on a mission – a mission to drive the unemployed, low paid and youth...

TUC VOTES FOR CO0RDINATED STRIKE ACTION TO DEFEND BASIC SERVICES, WAGES...

TUC delegates at their Congress 2012 in Brighton on Monday voted unanimously for motions calling for coordinated strike action against cuts in jobs and...

Malema blames ANC leaders for massacre

EXPELLED ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema last Saturday blamed the ANC leaders for the massacre of 34 miners and the...

Wrp May Day Rally Salutes Palestinian Hunger Strikers And World...

‘A socialist revolution in this country will open up the whole of the world,’ Frank Sweeney, the General Secretary of the Workers Revolutionary Party,...

Carillion at centre of blacklisting scandal

THE GMB has found that the senior Carillion HR manager involved in the Swindon dispute was the same HR manager for Carillion that dealt...

Students walkout today!

TENS of thousands of students are expected to participate in a national walkout today in campuses in every part of the UK against the...

Indoor Jacobean theatre opening November 2013

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the gift of £1.5 million from an anonymous private donor for a matched-giving scheme to help the Globe reach its...

‘WE ARE PREPARING FOR A HUGE BATTLE! says South African SAMWU...

‘We are preparing for a huge battle,’ said the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) at the weekend. In an extensive statement, SAMWU said: ‘Our...

St Paul’s occupiers support Chase Farm NHS occupation

Anti-capitalist occupiers camped outside St Paul’s Cathedral yesterday made it crystal clear that not only are they determined to stay indefinitely but will also...

NO DEAL! – says PCS

THE pcs civil servants union yesterday rejected the government’s pensions plan to force public servants to pay more and work longer for less in...

‘Corruption Is The Programme Of The Elite To Steal From The...

‘We do not like corruption, because corruption is a programme of the elite in society to steal from the poor,’ said COSATU General Secretary,...

Westminster Council demands unemployed do ‘voluntary work’

The Tory ‘flagship’ council, Westminster, yesterday unveiled its blueprint for dumping the savage cuts in local government finances squarely on the backs of the...

Angry Sparks Demand Official Action

ANGRY electricians fighting 35% pay cuts imposed by a ‘cartel’ of seven major building contractors led by Balfour Beatty, went on strike at construction...

‘WE WILL NOT BE EVICTED!’ – insist St Paul’s occupiers

‘We will not be evicted!’ was the clear message from the occupiers outside St Paul’s as they defy new attempts by the Corporation of...

Two Million Strike To Defend Pensions!

MORE than 4,000 striking council workers, NHS staff, teachers, lecturers, civil servants and students marched through Norwich on Wednesday, during the national strike in...

‘FORWARD TO WORLD SOCIALIST REVOLUTION’ –News Line Anniversary Rally told

‘TODAY the greatest crisis ever of the capitalist system is driving forward revolution in every country, as the workers of the world decide that...

Assembly Supports Chase Farm Occupation!

‘WE will defend Chase Farm Hospital with an occupation!’ was the message Bill Rogers, secretary of the North East London Council of Action, delivered...

Kensal Rise library picket!

Save Kensal Green Library campaigners are maintaining their round-the-clock presence outside their local library. Outside the library yesterday morning campaigner Phil O’Shea explained: ‘This campaign...

Court ruling shows government disregard for families – CPAG

The High Court of Justice on Thursday passed down judgment in favour of the government in a Judicial Review brought by Child Poverty Action...

NO PAY CUTS! Southampton strike continues

PUBLIC services staff in Southampton have rejected a revised pay proposal by the Tory city council and voted to continue their programme of rolling...

Workers Demand A General Strike To Defend Their Pensions

750,000 public sector workers struck to defend their pensions on Thursday. 70,000 of them marched through London with banners flying, determined to see the...

‘cowardly’ Attack On Gadaffi Compound

Libya condemned as ‘cowardly’ a series of NATO air strikes targeting Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi’s Bab al-Azizia compound in Tripoli early yesterday. Gadaffi’s whereabouts at...

Greek Teachers And Doctors Strike Against Closures

Some 4,000 primary and secondary school teachers, from both state and private schools, plus state hospital doctors, short-contract workers of the Athens municipality, university...

500,000 March Against The Coalition Attacks

OVER half a million trade unionists and youth from every town and city in Britain joined Saturday’s TUC march against the savage spending cuts....

Record Jobless Rise!

UK unemployment has risen by 27,000 in the three months to the end of January to 2.53 million, the highest figure since 1994. The Office...

Cameron declares war on public sector – unions must answer with...

Tory prime minister, David Cameron, has finally come clean about the coalition plans for destroying the welfare state and the entire public sector. Yesterday, he...

LABOUR’S £26bn NHS ‘RESCUE!’

LABOUR has announced a £26bn real terms Rescue Plan to deliver ‘real change in our health service’. The Labour Party is pledging to end the...

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