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The trade unions must sack Starmer and dump Labour’s right wing!...

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THE HARTLEPOOL by-election result and the council by-election results mean that Starmer and Labour’s right wing must be dumped by the trade unions at...

COSATU president celebrates Workers Day on May 1st

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) President Zingiswa Losi delivered a Workers Day Speech on May 1st. ‘My fellow South Africans, President Cyril...

Kick out union leaders who collaborate with Tories – build the...

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THIS WEEK Unison, the largest public sector union in the country, issued a statement declaring that it ‘stands ready’ to work with the Tory...

Norwich City Council to strike!

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WORKERS who carry out vital services for Norwich City Council have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. In the Unite ballot 83% of the workers backed...

Palestinian PM calls on UN to act against Israeli apartheid, while...

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on United Nations bodies, particularly the Children’s Fund (UNICEF), to follow up on the recent Human Rights...

Cape Town firefighters take to the streets to protect jobs

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SCORES of South African firefighters facing possible dismissal and or disciplinary action marched on the City of Cape Town offices on Saturday in support...

‘STOP ISRAEL DISPLACING 500 PALESTINIAN FAMILIES!’ – urges Fatah

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THE Fatah Movement yesterday called upon the United Nations and the UN Security Council to fulfil their legal responsibilities and act against Israel’s imminent...

Abolish cladding loan scheme! demands Housing, Communities & Local Government Select...

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THE CURRENT government-proposed cladding loan scheme must be abolished – and it should be replaced with a ‘comprehensive’ fund, a cross-party group of MPs...

EIGHT YEARS SINCE RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE –‘the deadliest disaster in the...

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ON THE eighth anniversary of Rana Plaza on Saturday 24 April, UNI Global Union and IndustriALL demanded fashion brands commit to a new legally-binding...

‘Palestinian political prisoners, a crucial part of our national struggle’ –...

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AS Palestinians in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip prepare to vote in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections on May 22,...

4 years of SAFTU is transforming SA class struggle

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STATEMENT BY SAFTU ‘BETWEEN the 21st and 23rd of April 2017, 1,500 delegates representing 24 unions with diverse organisational and historic backgrounds, assembled in Ekurhuleni...

Grenfell tenants were treated as ‘sub-citizens’. All those responsible for...

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TENANTS of the Grenfell Tower warned time and again about the dangerous building they were living in, but their cries for action fell on...

‘HISTORY WILL JUDGE!’ NEU criticises UK foreign aid cut

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‘THERE is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century,’ teachers representing the National Education Union (NEU) are insisting this week: ‘History...

‘We will shut down public service until government takes our demands...

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SALARY negotiations between South Africa’s government and public servants for 2021 have gone awry. Trade unions representing public servants have tabled a wage increase...

Fifth of PPE contracts were ‘red flagged for corruption’!

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A DAMNING report published yesterday entitled ‘Track and Trace’ by Transparency International has shone a light on the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) scandal, where...

President Abbas congratulates Bashar al-Assad on the anniversary of Evacuation Day,...

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PALESTINIAN president Mahmoud Abbas has offered his congratulations to his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the annual anniversary of Evacuation Day, the day when...

Lifting all US sanctions will create ‘a new atmosphere’ – Rouhani...

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IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says the lifting of all US sanctions will create ‘a new atmosphere’ for the Islamic Republic’s economic cooperation with the...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

HOUSING OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS OF MOULD & DAMP – but...

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THE HOUSING Ombudsman has launched an investigation into damp and mould in buildings – which has shown just how widespread it now is throughout...

‘The fragile peace is hanging by its fingertips!’ – says Fra...

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TROUBLE erupted on the streets of Belfast on Wednesday the 7th of April 2021. We can only ask if we are witnessing a return...

UK singled out for care home deaths and assault on ...

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‘CORONAVIRUS has exposed global inequality, and leaders have ramped up attacks on human rights,’ so concludes the Amnesty International Report 2020/21 released today, which...

National strike to defeat ‘fire and rehire’ – call from Manchester...

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DRIVERS employed by the bus privateer Go North West, marked five weeks on indefinite strike against £2,500 per annum pay cuts with a powerful...

Derisory increase in minimum wage wiped out by inflation!

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APPROXIMATELY 2 million low paid workers will be covered by the increase in the national minimum wage that came into effect yesterday. Under this increase...

NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

Grenfell survivors want jail sentences for those responsible for the...

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LAWYERS for victims of the Grenfell fire have indicted the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea council, which owned the Grenfell tower block, and...

‘Indefinite strike to win’ – demand striking bus drivers

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‘INDEFINITE strike action to win it quick and win it now,’ Hounslow bus garage driver and Unite member Stoyan Ivanov demanded yesterday. More than 2,000...

‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from 1.1m Australians!

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1.1 million workers in Australia will have their ‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from this week, with the Head of Treasury estimating that between 100,000 and...

Conductors on ScotRail: Strike goes ahead Sun!

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RAIL UNION the RMT has confirmed that planned industrial action by ScotRail conductors will go ahead from this Sunday – in a fight for...

Return to public sector all services outsourced under PFI! says Public...

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VITAL public services such as schools and hospitals face serious disruptions should government fail to prepare for the expiry of its 700 PFI contracts,...

‘Pandemic has left the NHS running on empty! – Overworked doctors...

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OVERWORKED doctors must be allowed to rest and recover so we can keep patients safe, doctors’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) warned. The BMA...

With UK debt at £2.13tn, BofE is set to let inflation...

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THE DECREPIT state of British capitalism has been exposed for all to see. There is borrowing at an all-time high, industry is shutting down,...

Israel will be hit by 2,000 missiles if war is declared...

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ISRAEL will be hit by 2,000 missiles a day in a future war with Hezbollah an Israeli general has said. A high-ranking Israeli military commander...

Trump admin committed ‘terror acts’ against Iran – Biden’s admin is...

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IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the former ‘criminal’ US administration did great injustice to the people of Iran with its terrorist...

Aussie Food Workers Third Week On Strike

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United Workers Union (UWU) members at the McCormick Foods manufacturing site in Clayton, south-east Melbourne, Australia, have just started their third week out on...

Decade of Tory NHS cuts has disabled the NHS! 4.6m now...

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THE SURGE in coronavirus cases in January hit key services including cancer and even routine surgery, NHS England figures released on Thursday exposed. Over the...

Time to drive the Tories out! TUC must call a general...

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AFTER the Tory insult of a 1% pay offer to the heroic health workers, the working class and youth are boiling with anger and...

Bessemer, Alabama workers fighting to unionise Amazon

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STUART Appelbaum president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) has spoken about the campaign to unionise Amazon workers. ‘In Bessemer, Alabama, a...

RCN SETTING UP A £35m STRIKE FUND

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FOLLOWING the recommendation of the ‘slap in the face’ 1% pay award by the Department of Health and Social Care in its evidence to...

Tories have insulted NHS workers by ‘rewarding’ them with a 1%...

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NURSES, midwives and NHS workers around the country are enraged by the Tory plan set out in the Chancellor’s budget to ‘reward’ them with...

Fatah leader Rjoub stresses the need for agreement with Hamas!

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THE RULING Fatah party is going to run in the coming Palestinian legislative elections planned for May 22 in one list, today said Jibril...

Escalate the action – bus workers call for National Strike now!

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‘ESCALATE the action – national strike now!’ bus workers told News Line yesterday on the first day of another two days of strike action...

Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption – Cameron still evades...

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FRENCH ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to...

Syria And Its Allies Angrily Condemn Biden Air Strike

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SYRIA and its allies have angrily condemned the first airstrike ordered by new US President Joe Biden, which the Pentagon claimed had targeted Iran-backed...

TUC calls on Sunak for a ‘workers’ budget’! Trade Union &...

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THE LEADERSHIP of the Trade Union Congress, a body which includes 6.4 million workers and has the power to shut the entire country down...

Iran has responded to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy with ‘maximum resistance’...

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IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told Press TV in an exclusive interview that the Islamic Republic is open to negotiations on reviving...