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COSATU president celebrates Workers Day on May 1st

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) President Zingiswa Losi delivered a Workers Day Speech on May 1st. ‘My fellow South Africans, President Cyril...

Mining companies dispossess communities in South Africa ‘in conduct reminiscent of...

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‘A CHINESE mining company is taking over plots of land in South Africa, paying residents small lump sums to give over mining rights to...

Biden adds $4tn to the US’ already unsustainable debt!

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YESTERDAY, US president Joe Biden announced to a joint session of Congress his plans to unleash a massive round of government spending amounting to...

Aslef Blames Network Rail For Stonehaven Crash

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BLAME for the the crash at Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday 12 August 2020, in which three people were killed, has been laid firmly...

RATP bus drivers strike against wage cutting!

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BUS drivers in London have launched a fresh wave of strikes as their union Unite announced further strike action involving bus drivers employed by...

‘Kiev & Its Western Supporters Bear Full Responsibility For Any Escalation...

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RUSSIA will do everything possible to guarantee its security and the safety of its citizens, should the crisis in Ukraine drastically deteriorate. However, Kiev and...

10,000 march in London demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ – as protests...

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OVER 10,000 youth and workers demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ marched from Speakers Corner Hyde Park and rallied in Parliament Square, central London, on Saturday. Protests...

National strike to defeat ‘fire and rehire’ – call from Manchester...

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DRIVERS employed by the bus privateer Go North West, marked five weeks on indefinite strike against £2,500 per annum pay cuts with a powerful...

Police officer charged as a neo-Nazi recruiter! Another probed for ‘raping...

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A METROPOLITAN Police officer is facing jail after acting as a recruiter for a banned neo-Nazi terrorist group. PC Benjamin Hannam, from Edmonton in...

NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

Desperate UK Tories seeking to curry favour with President Biden by...

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CHINA has imposed sanctions on nine UK citizens – including five MPs for spreading ‘lies and disinformation’ about the country. This is China’s very minor...

Conductors on ScotRail: Strike goes ahead Sun!

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RAIL UNION the RMT has confirmed that planned industrial action by ScotRail conductors will go ahead from this Sunday – in a fight for...

ScotRail nationalised! RMT, TSSA & ASLEF’S CAMPAIGN VICTORY!

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‘EVERY member of the RMT welcomes the Scottish government’s announcement that the publicly-owned Operator of Last Resort will run the ScotRail franchise from March...

Sixth Day Of Strike Action Against £2,500 Pay Cuts Per Annum!

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UNITE members at RATP London United yesterday held their sixth day of strike action against £2,500 per annum pay cuts being imposed by French...

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...

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...

London Bus Workers To Strike – Fighting Against Massive Wage Cuts...

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LONDON bus passengers should give their full support to London bus workers as they prepare for massive strike actions in the capital called by...

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’...

Defeat Tory onslaught on rail workers!

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‘DEFEAT this Tory onslaught by calling national strike action,’ Chigwell Aslef Chairman Bill Rogers said yesterday in response to the Tory government’s threat to...

Workers pay with their lives for the bosses’ profits – socialist...

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YESTERDAY the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published its report breaking down the number of deaths from Covid-19 in 2020 by occupation. The key conclusion...

‘A KICK IN THE TEETH FOR PASSENGERS!’ – TSSA condemns...

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TSSA rail union General Secretary, Manuel Cortes, has rounded on the Government over plans for an inflation-busting rail fares increase in England next year...

India’s Farmers And Workers Are On The March To A Socialist...

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INDIA’S farmers have launched a nationwide general strike against new capitalist laws creating agricultural markets, which they rightly say go against their interests and...

Heathrow – Unite steps up strike action

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WORKERS at Heathrow Airport will next week step up strike action in their increasingly bitter dispute over massive wage cuts that the company is...

‘Call the entire airport out!’ – demand Heathrow workers

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Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) workers are on picket lines today in the first of four days of strike action called to fight the savage...

Labour is rushing to Johnson’s defence. Make the TUC call a...

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THE TORIES have launched the most vicious attack on the working class since they came to power in 2010. After ten years of austerity,...

Greek State Of Siege Is Defied

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THOUSANDS of youth and workers participated throughout Greece in the annual Athens Polytechnic Uprising marches and mobilisations last Tuesday, defying a state of siege...

INVESTIGATION INTO RAIL DEATHS ‘failure to protect staff over many years’

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AN INVESTIGATION released last week into the deaths in July 2019 of two railworkers at Magram, a suburb of Port Talbot in Wales, has...

Tories hand billions to private rail companies while demanding workers...

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THE TORIES unveiled this week proposals for funding Transport for London (TfL) that will force the working and middle class to bear the huge...

Tories guarantee working class will pay for the profits of the...

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YESTERDAY the Tory government announced its plans to save the profits of the private rail companies by bankrolling them for another 18 months. In March,...

Israeli Military Attacking Gaza With Air Strikes And Artillery

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THE Israeli military has carried out airstrikes and artillery attacks on various sites across the besieged Gaza Strip over what it cited as a...

PCS Fights Tate Sackings

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A RALLY of over 200 PCS strikers from Tate Enterprises, employed at Tate Modern and Tate Britain galleries was held on Saturday outside the...

UK DEBT NOW EXCEEDS £2tn!

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UK GOVERNMENT debt has risen above £2 trillion for the first time amid heavy spending to support the failing capitalist economy amid the coronavirus...

‘ISSUE A CALL TO ARMS AND ORGANISE A GENERAL STRIKE!’ –...

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‘UNITE said they were going to call a strike and they should have gone ahead with it. They said they were going to, but...

US Attempt to Extend Arms Embargo on Iran is ‘Illegal’ and...

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IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif defiantly addressed reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of the Iranian cabinet in Tehran on August 12,...

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...

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...

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

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

South African miners–hundreds of coronavirus cases

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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...

3 Years After Grenfell Fire!

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'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,...

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

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

‘Capitalism is a system which has to go!’

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‘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,...

35,000 gather at Marble Arch – BLACK LIVES MATTER!

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35,000 WORKERS and youth rallied yesterday at Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, to insist that ‘Black Lives Matter’ and give their 100% support to the...

‘You Have Right To Refuse To Work!’ – Aslef Advises Members

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As London Underground ramps up services today, ASLEF has advised members of their right to refuse to work in circumstances where they are at...

TUC And Right Wing Labour Are Supporting Driving Workers Back To...

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PM JOHNSON’S drive to return workers to work, despite the coronavirus epidemic, announced in Parliament on Monday at 3.00pm has met with a split...

Israel attacks ICC & Palestinian rights organisations – as it censors...

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THE RAMALLAH-based Al-Haq human rights organisation has condemned as ‘misleading and inflammatory’ a recent publication by the Israeli Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs of...