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4,000 Greek students march in support of hunger striker

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SOME 4,000 students and workers marched in Athens on Monday night in the biggest demonstration so far in support of imprisoned hunger striker Dimitris...

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...

French Unions Call Equal Pay Strike On March 8

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FRENCH trade unions have called on workers to mobilise and strike on March 8th to demand equal pay for women and men. The CGT trade...

Myanmar – bloody military crackdown exposes weakness of the junta!

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THE WEEKEND saw the bloodiest crackdown by the Myanmar military dictatorship when police and soldiers opened fire on demonstrators killing at least 18 and...

Iran denies PKK presence on its soil – accuses Turkey of...

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IRAN has summoned Turkey’s Ambassador, Derya Ors, over the Turkish interior minister’s ‘unacceptable’ claim about the presence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant...

2.6% RAIL HIKES – Privateers get 15p in every £1 –...

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PRIVATISED rail profits have racked up 15 pence of every pound passengers paid on fares, transport union the RMT said yesterday on the day...

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...

SAFTU calls general strike to highlight that ANC policies are responsible...

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HUNDREDS of thousands of workers across South Africa downed tools on Wednesday, February 24, as a part of a general strike called by the...

Argentinian cotton workers strike

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COTTON processing workers in Argentina began a new strike on Monday, 22 February 2021, demanding wage increases, the latest in a string of farming...

Myanmar working class intervene with powerful general strike to bring down...

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MYANMAR (formerly called Burma) was brought to a halt yesterday as hundreds of thousands of workers and youth answered the call for a general...

‘No credible route to a zero Covid UK’ says Johnson setting...

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‘THERE IS no credible route to a zero Covid Britain or indeed a zero Covid world,’ Tory PM Johnson told Parliament yesterday, setting out...

Modi denounces Indian farmers as ‘beggars’ – CITU accuses Modi...

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‘THE CENTRE of Indian Trade Unions vehemently denounces the utterly humiliating and derogatory statement by the Prime Minister against the struggling farmers and their...

Tories split over reopening – time to bring them down

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THE SPLIT within the Tory Party over ending the coronavirus lockdown broke out in the open at the weekend when Tory Foreign Secretary Dominic...

Israel to demolish 15 Palestinian homes in West Bank

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ISRAEL yesterday notified Palestinians in the town of Yatma, south of Nablus, in the northern occupied West Bank, of its intention to demolish their...

Raab Refuses To Give End Of Lockdown Date

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FOREIGN Secretary Dominic Raab rebuked the Covid Recovery Group (CRG) of rebel Tory MPs yesterday, insisting that the government won’t be held to an...

Trump defeats second impeachment bid and vows to continue with ...

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EX-PRESIDENT Donald Trump has welcomed his impeachment acquittal on the charge of ‘inciting insurrection’, saying, his political movement ‘to Make America Great Again’ has...

Yemeni Forces Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Airbase

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YEMENI forces successfully launched a missile attack on the airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces confirmed that army troops and allied...

UK ECONOMY NOSEDIVES! – biggest fall in modern times

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THE UK economy nosedived by a record 9.9%, the biggest slump in modern times, with the contraction in 2020 ‘more than twice as much...

DVLA health & safety scandal! PCS strike ballot

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THOUSANDS of staff working at the DVLA will be balloted for strike action over continuing Covid health and safety concerns, the Public and Commercial...

Social Care Providers Were Left Exposed To Covid-19 By Lack Of...

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‘The Department for Health and Social Care’s decision to prioritise hospitals at the beginning of the pandemic meant social care providers were left exposed...

Leaseholders’ cladding nightmare is continuing – Tory extra £3.5 billion is...

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‘THREE and a half years on from Grenfell and hundreds of thousands can’t sleep at night because their homes are unsafe,’ Labour’s Shadow Housing...

CGT demands Macron extends ban on evictions

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AS THEY launched a general strike last Thursday the giant CGT French trades union federation demanded the government of Emmanuel Macron extend a ban...

Myanmar – working class intervene with national strikes to bring...

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WORKERS across Myanmar (formally Burma) came out on a nationwide general strike yesterday demanding the overthrow of the military dictatorship which was imposed last...

2,450 sacked by email – 214 Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton...

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TORY PM Johnson must wait until there are fewer than 1,000 Covid infections a day before lifting lockdown, NHS bosses and scientists have warned. The...

NO LIFTING OF LOCKDOWN! – until Covid infections fall to less...

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TORY PM Johnson must wait until there are fewer than 1,000 Covid infections a day before lifting lockdown, NHS bosses and scientists have warned. The...

Alabama Amazon staff unionisation fight!

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THE STRONGEST and most viable effort yet to create a union at technology giant Amazon in many years is underway at its warehouse in...

EU banker Draghi imposed as Italian Prime Minister in desperate attempt...

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BANKRUPT Italian capitalism moved on Tuesday night to cement the dictatorship of the bankers over the country when the president Sergio Mattarela unilaterally appointed...

SAFTU demands an end to vaccine profiteering – West snapping up...

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‘AS WE struggle to stay alive, and literally fight for our lives as peoples of the Global South, we believe it is time for...

TUC leaders collaborate with bosses to try and keep the working...

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YESTERDAY, the TUC joined forces with the leaders of top business groups to beg Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme for...

Kitson And Counter-Revolution!

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‘Kitson and Counter-Revolution’ was first featured by News Line on 30th April 2015. We are producing it once again because the British state is now preparing...

Israel attacking Palestinian health services

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HEALTH attacks by Israelis against Palestinians persist in the occupied territories during Covid-19 pandemic, says the World Health Organisation. In 2020 alone, the World Health...

Transport workers’ lives at risk – ‘Come into work’ TfL tells...

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TRANSPORT union RMT has blasted Transport for London (TfL) for calling on staff in South African variant postcodes to ‘come into work as normal’...

Bloody Sunday Commemorative March, Derry, forced off the road!

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By Fra Hughes in West Belfast FOR the first time in 49 years, the Bloody Sunday Commemorative March has been forced off the road, as...

Down with barbaric vaccine wars! Put an end to backward capitalism...

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A VACCINE war broke out between the European Union and the UK last week over the supply of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus. The...

More Than 100 Covid Cases At Napier Camp

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ACTIVISTS threw fake blood at the gates of Napier Barracks last Thursday – in protest against the conditions in which hundreds of asylum seekers...

No protection from unfair dismissal–for 7.5 million!

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THE TUC yesterday warned that millions of workers lack basic protections if they lose their jobs in the coming months. New analysis shows that 7.5...

IMF warns stock markets on verge of collapse – socialist revolution...

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IN THE LATEST update of its Global Financial Stability Report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that ‘complacent’ financial markets are facing a...

Bankrupt capitalism is responsible for 100,000 deaths in UK – Only...

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ON TUESDAY, the UK officially recorded 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 with half of these deaths being recorded since November 2020. Even this terrible number of...

37 farm unions demonstrate on Indian Independence Day

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  From Our India Correspondent ON TUESDAY 26th January, Indian Republic Day, a huge parade took place of at least 37 farm unions. In this rally, they...

‘It is illegal to leave home and travel abroad for leisure...

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‘WE MUST take additional steps to strengthen our borders,’ said Tory PM Johnson in Parliament yesterday, outlining the new Hotel Quarantine system. The system means...

1.72 million jobless! End of furloughing on April 21 will...

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1.72 MILLION are now jobless! The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said yesterday it is the highest level in five years. Workers aged between 25...

Indian farmers: tens of thousands rise up!

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TENS of thousands of farmers drove in a convoy of tractors yesterday into the Indian capital during national Republic Day celebrations as part of...

‘Outlaw fire and rehire’ – demands TUC, warning the tactic is...

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) warned yesterday that ‘fire and rehire’ tactics have become widespread during the pandemic, with new polling finding that nearly...

The future of bankrupt British capitalism is tied to a collapsing...

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THE INAUGURATION of Joe Biden as president of the United States on Wednesday was enthusiastically greeted by prime minister Boris Johnson saying: ‘When you...

By 278 votes to 0 MPs vote for extending the Universal...

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THE TORY government was delivered a massive blow on Monday evening when it was defeated by 278 votes to 0 when MPs voted for...