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Lebanon and Iraq erupt as masses demand political overthrow of their...

LEBANON erupted over the weekend with renewed clashes between thousands of demonstrators and security forces on Sunday following violent clashes in Beirut on Saturday...

Ban Pay ‘Gagging Clauses’ Says TUC

NEARLY a fifth (18%) of workers have been told they’re not allowed to discuss their pay with co-workers, according to new TUC/GQR polling published...

Doctors Pensions Victory – Presumption Of Guilt Proposal Is Outlawed By...

THE BMA doctors’ union secured a high court victory on Friday over controversial changes made by the Tory secretary of state for health and...

Putin’s speech confirms the bankruptcy of the Stalinist bureaucracy

RUSSIAN president Vladimir Putin opened his annual State of the Nation address on Wednesday by highlighting that Russia has been able for the first...

New Hampshire SEIU endorses Bernie Sanders for President!

The New Hampshire chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president. In doing so, the Granite...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike...

A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers...

FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...

High-School Student occupations postpone exams promoting inequality

PROTESTS and the occupation of schools marked the beginning of the week in Chile, where the University Selection Test (PSU, in Spanish) was scheduled...

Nationwide general strike in India Wed January 8th ‘DOWN WITH MODI!’

A GENERAL strike is set to take place in India on January 8 against the ‘anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies’ of the country’s Narendra Modi...

French unions answer Macron’s declaration of war by calling for ‘all...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron used his annual New Year’s address to the nation to rule out any compromise with the working class over his...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

Unions unite to defend RIGHT TO STRIKE!

OVER one hundred RMT members, along with members of the PCS, UCU and Unite rallied outside Parliament yesterday to defend the right to strike. This...

FBU pensions victory sets precedent for all public service workers

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) won a massive victory not only for their members but for all public service workers when the employment tribunal...

Firefighters pensions victory

FIREFIGHTERS have won back their pensions, dealing a mighty blow to the government with far reaching implication for all public sector workers, in particular,...

‘Day of Rage!’ Mass pension strike shuts France down!

FRANCE was totally paralysed yesterday with flights, trains, the Metro and buses all cancelled during the mass ‘Day of Rage’ over President Emmanuel Macron’s...

French General Strike escalates in fight to bring down Macron

THE MASS strikes and demonstrations throughout France today mark the sharp escalation of the confrontation between French workers and the ‘bankers’ government of president...

Xmas Mass Picket At Ealing Hospital

THE WEST London Council of Action has called a 7am-9am Xmas Mass Picket of Ealing Hospital on Friday 20th December to step up the...

Heathrow workers support WRP’s Zulkifal

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:...

Forward with the French, British and German workers to bring down...

WITH millions of workers and youth on strike or taking to the streets, where they have been joined by the masses of the Yellow...

FRANCE PARALYSED BY GENERAL STRIKE! – as workers defend pensions

FRANCE is paralysed by a nationwide general strike by transport workers, teachers and other trade unions, supported by the mass of the working population. This...

French General Strike As Working Class Defends Its Pension Rights Against...

FRANCE yesterday was paralysed by a general strike called by the trade unions in response to the attempts by the government of president Macron...

Hundreds of students join lecturers’ struggle at Goldsmiths!

HUNDREDS of students have joined their lecturers at Goldsmiths University fighting the cuts to education and the introduction of casual labour. The students and lecturers...

There are 10,000 medical vacancies

THE BMA doctors trade union has responded to data on NHS vacancies, GP workforce and GP appointments. Responding to the latest quarterly NHS vacancy data,...

Unions For Cuba Conference

ON Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The largest...

60 Unis Begin 8-Day Strike!

STUDENTS across the UK were on picket lines yesterday supporting their lecturers and support staff on the first day of their eight-day strike action...

NHS Faces ‘Worst Ever Winter!’

THE LATEST ‘catastrophic’ NHS performance figures have sparked fears that the health service is on track for the ‘worst ever’ winter, the BMA doctors’...

French police storm refugee camps in northern Paris

FRENCH police stormed the make-shift refugees camps in northern Paris, tearing down tents and ‘escorting’ families and individuals on to coaches. French police forcibly evicted...

Doctors warn of worst-ever winter crisis!

THE President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Dr Katherine Henderson, has urged hospital boards to ‘take immediate action’ to reduce crowding in...

Any attempt to ban Rail and Post strikes must be met...

THE DECEMBER 12 general election will take place in the middle of an unprecedented wave of strikes as workers show their revolutionary determination to...

South African NUM to march against privatisation of electricity

THE South African NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) has said it will march on the imminent meeting of the ANC National Executive Council, as...

Majority of world banks ‘not economically viable’ according to report

THE INTERNATIONAL management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company has published a global banking review which found that the majority of banks worldwide ‘may not...

Chile erupts as youth and workers take on the military in...

CHILE erupted over the weekend, with mass demonstrations and riots spreading from the capital Santiago to other major cities, as workers and youth rose...

Labour MPs must vote to break from the EU today, and...

ON THURSDAY morning, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Tory PM Johnson announced a Brexit deal. After three years, the EU...

Latest IMF report – Corporations in US, Britain and Europe facing...

THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) this week produced its latest Global Financial Stability Report, its half-yearly analysis of the state of the world’s banks...

Call A National All-Out Postal Strike To Renationalise The...

ON MONDAY, it was announced that over 97% of Communication Workers Union (CWU) members working in Royal Mail had voted for national strike action...

Royal Mail 97% YES for strike

OVER 97% of members of the CWU (Communication Workers Union) working for Royal Mail, voted ‘YES’ for strike action, it was announced yesterday. Hundreds of...

Students unite with staff in pension battle

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the University and College Union (UCU) in the fight for fair pay and...

Students support Notts lecturers striking against ‘sign or be sacked’ contracts

STUDENTS are campaigning to support striking staff at Nottingham College and have organised a petition in support of the action which has already topped...

Corbyn Attacks ‘No Deal’ Brexit At Tuc Conference!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn made a ‘project fear’ speech at the TUC in Brighton yesterday, in which he described a No-Deal Brexit as a...

Bring the airports out in support of Ryanair and BA strikers!...

THE BRITISH AIRWAYS pilots strike is on for both Monday and Tuesday in an escalating battle over pay. British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) BA...

Nationwide university pensions battle!

OVER 50,000 university staff at 69 universities are currently balloting for a nationwide strike over an attack on their pensions – which means they...

Over A Decade Of Tory NHS Cuts Have Put Patients And...

OVER A decade of Tory NHS cuts have put patients and staff at risk, as hospitals have been left in such a state of...

RMT steps up the fight for workplace justice & insists every...

FOLLOWING his re-election this week as general secretary of specialist rail and transport union RMT for a further five-year term, Mick Cash is insisting...

BA pilots strike!

BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) yesterday gave notice to British Airways that it calls on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...