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Tory Party Crisis Deepens – Time For The Trade Unions To...

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THE TUC trade unions have a duty, and have the power to end the death agony of the Johnson government. Even bankers have remarked...

Energy bills and rent through the roof! Benefits cut! Wages cut!...

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GAS and electricity prices have gone through the roof leaving families unable to pay their bills, with hundreds of thousands sitting in freezing cold...

Powerful Night Tube Picket Lines In Place

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POWERFUL picket lines were in place on London Underground (LU) Central and Victoria lines across the weekend, as RMT members took strike action against...

World Revolution In 2022!

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New Year’s statement by the News Line Editorial Board THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2022 to all our readers and to...

Powerful demo to stop ticket office closures

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A POWERFUL demonstration against mass railway ticket office hours cuts and total closures was held outside London’s Kings Cross Station early yesterday morning, with...

London fire service facing ‘unprecedented’ staff shortages

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Rising Covid cases have left London fire and rescue with ‘unprecedented’ staff shortages, meaning that up to a third of London’s fire engines have...

Inflation rips through Europe as working class rises up over wages

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EMPLOYEES at the European Central Bank (ECB) are the latest to join workers across Europe in demanding wage increases to meet the spiralling inflation...

RMT Tube Strike ‘Rock Solid’

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THE WEEKEND strike action on London Underground (LU) on the Central, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly & Victoria Tube lines was rock solid. The striking Tube driver...

BELOW INFLATION RISES ARE A BIG WAGE CUT! – says Unite’s...

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UNITE general secretary Sharon Graham yesterday said below inflation rises are a wage cut with workers paying the price of the pandemic. Speaking after new...

Trade Unions must call a general strike now to scrap the...

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ON TUESDAY the Unite union, which has 100,000 members working in the health sector, wrote to every member of the House of Lords urging...

RMT London Transport strike ballot

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THE RMT ann-ounced yesterday that it is to ballot all of its London Transport members for strike action from Monday as TfL (Transport for...

‘We are starting fightback against pay-pension cuts!’

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OVER 300 University and College Union (UCU) striking lecturers and student supporters rallied and marched to the Royal Exchange Building in the City of...

Students join striking university staff – Day one of 3-day strike...

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AS PART of the nationwide three-day strike to combat pay and pension cuts to university staff, a team of over 40 activists from unions...

58 universities three days of strike action!

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THREE consecutive days of strike action hitting 58 universities begin this morning after university bosses and their representatives refused to withdraw pension cuts or...

Workers across the UK erupt against cuts to wages, pensions and...

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MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) at 58 universities across the UK have come out on a three day strike, starting today,...

BMA & RCEM demand urgent action to end NHS winter crisis!...

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has demanded ‘urgent action this winter to stop the National Health Service derailing entirely’. This stark warning came in a new report...

Goldsmiths launch 3-week strike

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LECTURERS and staff took on Goldsmiths College higher management yesterday launching a bold and powerful three week strike against redundancies and the axing of...

‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth’ ...

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NEWS LINE Editor Jonty Leff told the News Line 52nd Anniversary Rally on Saturday: ‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth. ‘We...

‘We are meeting at the point of a worldwide explosion of...

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‘WE ARE meeting today in a period where the world crisis of capitalism has reached the point of explosion,’ All Trades Unions Alliance National...

Civil servants at war with Tories

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THE PCS trade union issued a statement on Thursday in which it criticised the Tory government and the attacks on the living standards of...

Tories breaking triple-lock will plunge millions of pensioners into poverty!

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MILLIONS of pensioners will be plunged into poverty as the Tories press ahead with ending the triple-lock on state pensions. The triple-lock guarantees the basic...

Strike Wave Surge In The US

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THE US is experiencing a surge of strikes – 10,000 John Deere workers went on strike in October, and so did 1,400 Kellogg workers,...

17 More Universities Vote For Strike Action!

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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at 17 more UK universities have voted to strike over pay and working conditions, meaning that...

HANDS OFF OUR PENSIONS! – 37 Universities to strike!

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STAFF at 37 universities are to strike over an ‘unprecedented attack on their pensions’, it was announced by their union University College Union (UCU)...

Lecturers 76% ‘Yes’ for strike – 37 Universities to come out!...

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UNIVERSITY lecturers and staff across the country have voted for strike action with an overwhelming 76% ‘YES’ vote. It means 37 universities will join...

1,700 GPs quit in six years

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THE NHS’ latest GP workforce data for England has shown a drop of more than 1,700 full-time GPs – in the last six years. And...

Social housing projects cancelled after costs to make buildings fire safe...

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MORE than one in ten ‘affordable’ new homes planned by housing associations can no longer be built due to the costs of making buildings...

‘Don’t make the student debt nightmare worse!’

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‘DON’T make the £141bn student debt nightmare worse,’ the University and College Union (UCU) warned yesterday ahead of a government spending review. University staff have...

150 Unis ballot for strike action!

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THE UCU (University and College Union) begins balloting members today for strike action at over 150 universities across the country, with higher education set...

Italian All-Out Strike!

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A 24-HOUR general strike paralysed Italian towns and cities on Monday, while 127 Alitalia flights were cancelled and public transport ground to a halt. The...

Kwarteng Accused Of ‘Making Up’ Aid For Industry Plan

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Treasury officials accused Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng of ‘making things up’ when he appeared on TV yesterday morning. With PM...

Strike ballots will open at UK universities on October 18th

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The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed that strike ballots will open at UK universities on Monday 18 October in rows over USS...

Tory split widens over £20 UC cut

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TORY PM Johnson faced splits in his ranks as Conservatives opposed the £20 a week cut to Universal Credit in a vote in Parliament...

Tories prepare for perfect storm of anger from workers – General...

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AS THE annual conference of the TUC, this year conducted on-line, opens, the GMB union released analysis of official data showing that 100,000 care...

ANC workers demonstrate – two months without pay!

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AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) workers are continuing protesting outside party headquarters at Luthuli House in Johannesburg demanding fair labour practices and salary payments. The ANC...

Tax hike for workers while rich pay zero! – 1.25% NI...

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A VOTE took place last night, fast tracking the Johnson government’s 1.25% hike on National Insurance to pay for social care announced only on...

War on workers & youth – National Insurance 1.25% hike,...

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‘WE WILL FIX the long term problems of health and social care that have been so cruelly exposed by Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson said...

University pension strike looms after cuts

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UNIVERSITY lecturers are gearing up for strike action against cuts to their pensions. Universities UK’s (UUK) announced yesterday that cuts to the pensions of university...

Meet Tory payback time for working class with a general strike...

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THE END of September is ‘payback time’ for the working class as far as the Tories are concerned. This is when all the debt incurred...

End imperialist war by bringing an end to imperialism through...

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A NEW report from the Costs of War Project at Brown University has exposed the death toll of imperialist wars across the globe. It...

Misuse of lecturers’ online recordings – UCU warns of disputes...

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) has warned all UK colleges and universities that they may face industrial disputes if they misuse recorded lectures...

After Afghan Disaster, UK Ruling Class Is Determined That UK Workers...

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THE HUMILIATING hiding that the UK ruling class has taken from the Taliban in Afghanistan, where the US and the UK have squandered tens...

Taliban cuts the US-UK imperialist powers down to size – now...

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THE US AND UK imperialist powers have just suffered a historic defeat in Afghanistan. Last week, even as they scuttled out of the country,...

Unite leaders beg the Tories for permanent furlough! New leadership...

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UNITE, with a membership of 1.4 million, wielding the power to strike and shut down vast proportions of industry, has reduced itself to begging...

Thousands of civil servants jobs under threat

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THOUSANDS of civil service jobs are under threat in the wake of plans to cut numbers swollen by both Brexit and the Covid crisis...