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Tens Of Thousands Of Aerospace Jobs At Risk

THROUGHOUT Britain, the Unite union is reporting, the aerospace industry and job futures for many thousands of workers are ‘at five to midnight’ –...

A ‘BEYOND SUBSTANTIAL’ PAY RISE FOR NHS IN 2021-22! – demand...

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic reinforces – not diminishes – the strong case for the NHS workforce to receive a ‘beyond substantial’ pay rise for 2021-22,...

1-metre rule abandoned when schools re-open! – parents to be fined...

THE ONE-METRE distancing rule is to be abandoned in schools when they open in September, the Tory government announced yesterday to the alarm of...

‘Annexation would exacerbate decades of systematic human rights violations’ – Amnesty

THE ISRAELI authorities must immediately abandon plans to further ‘annex’ territory in the occupied West Bank which breach international laws and exacerbate decades of...

Syrians demonstrate against the ‘Caesar Act’ sanctions

POPULAR protests against the US and Turkish occupation forces and in rejection of the so-called ‘Caesar Act’ have continued in Syria’s Hasaka province. The Caesar Syria...

Tories refuse to repeal draconian corona laws

MORE THAN 50 people have been ‘unlawfully arrested’ under the ‘draconian’ Coronavirus Act, it emerged yesterday, yet the government are insisting that the laws...

END THE TORTURE! FREE JULIAN ASSANGE! – demands Home Office protest

‘FREE Julian Assange!’ demanded a 20-strong demonstration outside the Home Office on Friday mid-day. Addressing the protest Emmy Butlin of the Julian Assange Defence Committee...

Postal workers, bus drivers and students in US support ‘Black Lives...

AMERICAN postal workers in Minneapolis are saying Black Lives Matter as over 400 local trade unionists signed a petition calling on workers to resist...

Capitalism about to bounce over the edge of the precipice!

IN THE week that Boris Johnson boasted that the lifting of coronavirus lockdown measures heralded the start of the economic ‘bounce back’, it became...

US police committed widespread human rights violations against Black Lives Matter...

Police forces across the USA have committed widespread human rights violations against Black Lives Matter protesters, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, as it launched...

Javid Warns Against Any Attempt To Return To Austerity!

FORMER TORY Chancellor Sajid Javid has warned against a return to austerity as the bankrupt UK economy plunges into a historic disaster with its...

Kick out TUC leaders who refuse to fight mass unemployment –...

INTERVIEWED on Sky’s Sophy Ridge programme on Sunday, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady appealed for the Tories to unite with the TUC, saying: ‘Let’s...

TWO MILLION BANGLADESHI GARMENT WORKERS SACKED – 53.64 million face extreme...

MORE than two million garment workers have been sacked in Bangladesh since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Because of fewer orders from the United...

South African miners–hundreds of coronavirus cases

SOUTH Africa’s mining companies have recorded hundreds of Covid-19 cases, with most not complying with government measures – and also not complying with requirements...

‘Let’s get our act together!’ –TUC leader O’Grady appeals to the...

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday that the jobs market is on ‘red alert’, with thousands of firms set to go ‘over a...

Doctors & pharmacists in Egypt arrested for speaking out over coronavirus!

IN EGYPT, six doctors and two pharmacists have been arrested, and medics transferred to quarantine hospitals for speaking out, said Amnesty International on Thursday. A...

50 Workers Chasing Every Job

AROUND 20 unemployed workers are chasing every job vacancy in poorer parts of the UK, with that number rising to 50 in the areas...

A desperate Bank of England pumps another £100 billion of free...

THE BANK of England (BoE) yesterday unleashed another round of Quantitative Easing (QE), adding another £100 billion to the amount of ‘free’ money they...

SAFTU honours memory of Soweto youth 1976

AS SAFTU (the South African Federation of Trade Unions) honours the memory of the youth of Soweto 1976 – and as the Black Lives...

Tories Want To Go From Starving Children To Pauperising Pensioners!

THIS week Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced to make a humiliating retreat over free school meals following a campaign led by the...

UK’s 63,000 excess deaths during coronavirus: the highest in Europe!

THE UK has had over 63,000 excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, the highest in Europe. The Office of National Statistics, (ONS) calculates excess deaths...

No escape for capitalism as stock markets crash

ON THE very day that Boris Johnson hailed the start of the economic bounce-back for capitalism with a return to work, the international stock...

Striking parallels between US police brutality and Israeli violence against Palestinians

IN A world of depleting resources and contracting economies, states are preparing for future uprisings by a growing underclass. It is hard to ignore the...

3 Years After Grenfell Fire!

'IT'S been an absolute outrage that three years later and the Grenfell families still have no justice, and homes are still unsafe,’ Joe Delaney,...

UK economy collapses 20.4% in a month! Time to expropriate the...

A SHATTERING collapse of the British economy has taken place. It has fallen 20.4% in a single month, in April, and it is still...

Portsmouth Uni to axe staff!

THE University of Portsmouth is under fire over plans to axe more than half its English literature department. The university suspended the process in...

US heading for revolution!

THE US coronavirus epidemic surpassed two million infections on Wednesday while health officials said that many new infections are likely as a result of...

Don’t Stop At Dumping Slavers, Dump The UK And US Ruling...

THE TORY leadership reacted in fury this week after the statue of the notorious slave trader Edward Colston was torn down and dumped in...

‘We are fighting for our brother in the US George Floyd...

IN THE WAKE of last week’s mass Black Lives Matter protests against police racism and brutality in France, the Macron government has announced a...

Johnson Getting Ready To Follow Trump, End The Lockdown And Bring...

THE MASSIVE ‘Black Lives Matter’ marches this weekend saw millions of workers internationally and tens of thousands of youth and workers in the UK...

Black Lives Matter: 60,000 Rally And March In London

SIXTY THOUSAND youth and older workers joined the Black Lives Matter march in London on Saturday, from Parliament Square to the Home Office, then...

‘One solution Revolution!’ says 40,000 crowd outside US embassy

‘ONE SOLUTION – Revolution’ rang out through the 40,000-strong crowd outside the US embassy in Vauxhall, south-west London yesterday as a mass demonstration broke...

US police murder of George Floyd is part of a war...

THE WORKING class internationally has risen up in anger over the police murder of George Floyd in the US. The burning issue over police...

Pandemic 2018 simulation warnings totally ignored!

AN EXERCISE simulating a coronavirus outbreak in Scotland, which was shared with a UK government advisory group in 2018, showed a ‘clear gap’ in...

Stop arming US police – demands 250,000-strong petition to UK...

AFTER last Wednesday’s massive march demanding justice for George Floyd, over a quarter of a million people in the UK have intervened in the...

‘Capitalism is a system which has to go!’

‘IT IS CAPITALISM as a system which has to go,’ artist Harlow Welldon said on the 35,000 strong protest last Wednesday in Hyde Park,...

FRENCH ECONOMY EXPECTING ‘BRUTAL SHOCK’ says Finance Minister Le Maire

THE FRENCH economy is expected to shrink 11 per cent this year because of the coronavirus crisis, much worse than the government’s previous forecast...

Trump sends in US military

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Monday said he would deploy the US military to US states that don’t use the National Guard in sufficient...

‘Charge police with murder’ say family of George Floyd

MASS uprisings have broken out in Minneapolis as hectic protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man George Floyd escalated into violent...

68 Yemen Covid-19 deaths ‘tip of iceberg’ says MSF

THE DOCTORS Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres – MSF) main Covid-19 treatment centre in Aden in southern Yemen has recorded at least 68 deaths...

PM’s top advisor Cummings refuses to quit

‘I KNOW that the British people hate the idea of unfairness. People like me who make the rules should be accountable for their actions,’...

JLR seeks £2bn government loan!

JAGUAR Land Rover (JLR) has been in talks with the government for weeks to secure a loan of £2bn, to prevent mass sackings following...

Mass Unemployment And Poverty Is All Capitalism Has To Offer Workers...

THE NUMBER of people claiming unemployment benefit in the UK soared to 2.1 million in April – the first full month of the coronavirus...

Tories declare war on the teachers! The TUC must join with...

THE HEADLINE of The Sunday Telegraph’s editorial yesterday is very much to the point. It insists: ‘The teaching unions must be defeated,’ and continues,...

National Strike Action To Stop Any Forced Return To Work!

Last Sunday Boris Johnson announced that the Tories intend to reopen primary and reception schools year 1 and year 6 on June 1st, with...

A ‘BEYOND SUBSTANTIAL’ PAY RISE FOR NHS IN 2021-22! – demand...

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic reinforces – not diminishes – the strong case for the NHS workforce to receive a ‘beyond substantial’ pay rise for 2021-22,...