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Labour’s Starmer offers Johnson support for the ‘national effort’

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‘LATER this week we will announce which areas will fall into which tiers,’ Tory PM Johnson told Parliament yesterday, speaking from Number 10, where...

While NHS workers scrabble for PPE Tories pay £1 million a...

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A MASSIVE mountain of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is currently sitting on Felixstowe docks while frontline healthcare workers are still being forced to work...

NUJ hears of suicide fears for Julian Assange – PCS ‘outrage’...

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JULIAN Assange will most likely take his own life if he is convicted, an online meeting for NUJ members has heard. Jen Robinson, lawyer to...

Kick the Tories out and stop the disaster of the second...

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BECAUSE the government waited so long before imposing a national lockdown on 31 October, large numbers of people will continue to die of coronavirus...

Labour right-wing removes whip from Corbyn

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BY A UNANIMOUS vote on Tuesday the disciplinary panel of the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee overturned the suspension of former leader Jeremy Corbyn...

TORIES BREAKING APART! – Gove suspected of an anti-Johnson plot

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SENIOR Tories sought to deny that the Tory government is breaking apart yesterday, with former Brexit Secretary David Davis congratulating PM Boris Johnson for...

IRUSA gives aid boost to orphaned and disabled Palestinian children

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AS COVID-19 continues to fuel increased hardship among the two million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip, thousands of vulnerable and orphaned refugee children living...

Tories torn apart by crisis – build the WRP to lead...

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NEARLY one year ago the Tories under Boris Johnson won a resounding victory in the general election winning a massive 80-seat majority in the...

South African Public Works Programme workers demand permanent jobs

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AROUND 80 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) workers protested outside the Port Elizabeth City Hall on Tuesday, demanding that the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality...

Venezuelan parliamentary elections are on December 6th!

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ON TUESDAY, November 3, the electoral campaign for the parliamentary elections of December 6, 2020 begins based on the schedule set by the National...

Police Spies Infiltrated 1,000 Groups

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The public inquiry into the actions of police spies over several decades got underway on Monday and is expected to last for three years. Members...

2nd wave more deadly than first! Labour pledges to push through...

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DEATHS from coronavirus will be twice as high this winter than in the first wave of the pandemic, Tory PM Boris Johnson told Parliament...

Labour Party leaders knife Corbyn to prepare way for ...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour Party over his remarks on Thursday about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Corbyn’s...

SA broadcasting workers to strike against ‘jobs bloodbath’

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SOUTH AFRICA’s CWU (Communication Workers Union) and BEMAWU (Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union) are organising for a full blown strike against the...

Nigeria Mass Protests Against Police Violence

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AS MASS protests against police violence continued across several cities in Nigeria for the eighth straight day last Friday, the Nigerian army issued a...

Johnson Imposes Tier 3 On Manchester

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TORY PM Johnson announced yesterday the government will impose the strictest measures – a Tier 3 lockdown – on Manchester, despite Greater Manchester Mayor...

Israeli military demolishes Palestinian primary school

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THE ISRAELI military has demolished a European Union-funded Palestinian primary school in the central part of the occupied West Bank as the Tel Aviv...

Police and MI5 granted licence to kill by the Tories &...

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POLICE spies and MI5 operatives have been given the green light to commit crimes with impunity after an extremely controversial law was passed on...

SA National strike against wage cutting

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ON WORLD Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against ‘the winds of austerity blowing out the...

ANOTHER LOCKDOWN IS POSSIBLE! – says Professor Peter Horby

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IN A statement to Parliament today Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce a new three-tier lockdown system where each region in...

General Strike In South Africa

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BOTH COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) and the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have vowed to bring the country...

2,500 US troops have already left Iraq says Iraqi Premier

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THE Iraqi prime minister says as many as 2,500 US troops have left the country as part of agreements reached with Washington to enable...

Palestinian doctor on hunger strike in Maghaberry prison has been joined...

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BY FRA HUGHES IN WEST BELFAST BRITAIN has been involved in duplicity and skulduggery in Palestine from the secret signing of the Balfour agreement in...

Greek School Pupils Rise Up

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SEVERAL hundreds of secondary schools throughout Greece remain shut as school students refused to attend classes considering the Covid-19 government guidelines to be ineffective. Last...

TUC line up with CBI and Tory Chancellor Sunak to impose...

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

TUC gives its full support to Sunak

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

‘The US is blackmailing Palestinians to compromise on their rights’ says...

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PALESTINE Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has accused the United States administration of pressuring and blackmailing the Palestinians to compromise on their national rights. Speaking at...

Patients to be turned away from A&E – Hancock outlines NHS...

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YESTERDAY in Parliament, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that less serious cases would be turned away from A&E and only the most serious...

Overseas Operations Bill will ‘decriminalise torture’ says Reprieve

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THE TORY government has announced that the Overseas Operations Bill will get its second reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 23rd September. In...

SA trade unions battle for inflation-beating pay increases for 1.2m

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THE LABOUR Court in Johannesburg will be the setting for South Africa’s trade unions and the African National Congress (ANC) government to fight it...

Hands off Palestine – no annexations! Arab workers must remove ‘recognition’...

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FOLLOWING the refusal of the Arab League to condemn the UAE for its recognition of the state of Israel, Bahrain has now followed the...

IndustriALL union supports investigation into PPE tenders in SA

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INDUSTRIALL Global union affiliates in South Africa are supporting the current probe by the country’s Special Investigating Unit into fraudulent activities in the awarding...

‘Painful to see an Israeli plane land in UAE’ says Palestinian...

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has slammed the direct flight of an Israeli plane to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Speaking at the weekly Palestinian...

‘Nurses gave their all – only to be greeted with a...

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MORE THAN 10,000 nurses, other NHS workers, trade unionists and supporters marched from St James’s Park to Parliament Square on Saturday on a demonstration...

Lebanon rises up after government ‘negligence’ kills 154! Socialist...

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THE LEBANESE bankers’ state has collapsed, undermined by the worldwide capitalist crisis which has plunged the country into a desperate situation of bankruptcy, mass...

Lebanon’s foreign minister quits while financial crisis rages!

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LEBANON’S Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday in protest at what he described as the government’s...

End war crimes by destroying capitalism with socialist revolution

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THE TORY defence secretary Ben Wallace has been ordered by a judge to come up with an explanation as to why the British government...

‘Trump’s only interest in Iraq is to loot the country’ –...

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WASHINGTON’S already tense relationship with the 82,000-strong Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces militia coalition suffered a major blow in January after PMF deputy commander Abu...

‘Ten firearms police officers aimed their rifles at me’ – says...

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‘MAJOR questions will need to be answered by the Metropolitan Police as to how this everyday event escalated into an armed raid, during which...

‘The criminal assassination of Qassem Soleimani must be pursued vigorously’ –...

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RAN’S Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf has called on neighbouring Iraq to ‘vigorously’ follow up on the US assassination of top anti-terror commander Lieutenant General...

Tories, Labour & SNP join forces to attack China!

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TORY Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab’s latest attack on China – suspending the UKs extradition treaty with the country, was supported by all Parties, turning...

Is the Irish Political Duopoly like Partition coming to an end?

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DISCUSSION ARTICLE BY FRA HUGHES IN BELFAST IRELAND has been partitioned North from South for nearly 100 years. 2021 will mark the centenary of the formation of...

Hamas Warns Israel Against Al-Aqsa Mosque Violations

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THE Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has warned Israeli authorities against violations at al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds, emphasising...

Chinese fury over Tory plan to kick Huawei out of UK!

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‘WHETHER the UK can provide an open, fair and non-discriminatory business environment for Chinese companies is a litmus test for British markets after Brexit,...

COVID-19s BRUTAL IMPACT ON NHS says BMA leader Chaand Nagpaul

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Thousands of cancer patients have not received the care they need and their conditions have worsened owing to the focus on Covid-19, the British...