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NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

THE UNITE trade union yesterday urged ministers to take British Steel into public control if a deal cannot be struck between owners Greybull, its...

‘Never threaten the Iranians’ Zarif warns Trump

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned US President Donald Trump to avoid threatening the Iranians, advising him to ‘try respect’ as the...

The world capitalist crisis rattles bourgeois intellectuals as the working class...

IT is a fact that at times of acute economic crisis in the world capitalist system the minds of bourgeois economists and commentators are...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

35 Years Since Battle Of Orgreave!

ON Saturday, Wakefield was like a sea of miners’ banners, declaring: ‘United we stand, divided we fall,’ ‘An injury to one is an injury...

Amazon & Deliveroo pair up to super-exploit workers! Capitalism must go!

ONLINE retail giant Amazon is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars, it was announced yesterday, into the gig economy delivery service Deliveroo in...

Mass Protests All Over Palestine On Nakba Day

PALESTINIANS commemorated the 71st anniversary of the Nakba Day (May 15th – the Day of Catastrophe) in the occupied West Bank and the blockaded...

Sanders Warns The US Ruling Class Stay Out Of Iran! ...

BERNIE SANDERS, the US Senator, issued a live video on Tuesday warning that a war by the US against Iran would be ‘many times...

West Thames College – 8th day of strike action for 5%...

PASSING lorries, cars and buses hooted in support along the busy London Road in Isleworth, west London, as University and College Union (UCU) members...

Somerset pay battle

PRODUCTION workers at Somerset firm Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Bridgwater are to strike for three days over a ‘paltry’ pay offer. The Unite union said its...

Five Days of Strike

STAFF at Winchester University are set to walk out for five days at the end of the month after the university said it wants...

Yemenis strike Saudi pipeline

SAUDI Arabia have been forced to halt pumping oil through one of their major pipelines after a successful Yemeni drone strike yesterday afternoon. Saudi Minister of...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

Occupy Honda, Call A General Strike To Bring Down The Tories,...

THE Unite trade union has described Honda’s decision to press ahead with the closure of its Swindon plant by 2021 as a ‘body-blow of...

US drug firms inflating costs!

More than 40 US states have filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical firms of operating a cartel and conspiring to artificially inflate the cost of...

Corbyn condemns Israeli human rights violations!

THE LEADER of the UK opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, reiterated on Saturday his party’s support for the Palestinian cause, condemning human rights violations...

Defeat US-Saudi war provocations in the Gulf – Victory to Iran!

A SPOKESMAN from Iran’s Foreign Ministry yesterday warned of a ‘conspiracy by ill-wishers’ to blame Iran for an imperialist provocation, the ‘sabotage’ of four...

‘Shot From 10 Metres’

MARKING half a year of demonstrations against the Macron government, French Yellow Vests protesters defied police tear gas and water cannon attacks for the...

Heathrow strike vote!

THERE has been a strike vote over ‘punishing’ working patterns at Heathrow. International airlines flying from Heathrow Airport face major disruption to the supply of...

Corbyn comes out for a second referendum to sell-out Brexit

YESTERDAY Jeremy Corbyn launched the Labour Party manifesto for the upcoming elections to the EU parliament: ‘Transforming Britain and Europe: for the many not...

France Telecom ‘Modernisation’ Led To 19 Suicides

‘A LONG-AWAITED trial began on Monday in Paris, accusing telecom giant Orange and seven former or current managers of moral harassment and related charges,’...

Occupations and strikes are sweeping through Canada!

OCCUPATIONS, strike votes and rallies by health and care workers are sweeping Canada as trade unionists fight against low pay, unequal pay and privatisation...

West Thames College strike action

UCU (University and College Union) lecturers were on the picket line outside West Thames College in Isleworth, west London yesterday, demanding a 5% pay...

Palestinians force Israel to agree ceasefire in Gaza

LAST Friday Israel launched a murderous bombardment on the Gaza Strip killing at least 27 Palestinians, including two pregnant women and at least two infants,...

SA workers demand better life!

STATISTICS indicate that about 30% of South Africa’s workers now belong to unions. Workers in South Africa have many burning issues that include the pressing...

Tories call for May to go while Labour considers a pro-EU...

ON SUNDAY Prime Minister May in a panic-stricken move, after the Tory Party’s defeat in the council elections, urged Labour leader Corbyn to ‘put...

Corbyn ‘sorry’ for big losses

BOTH Labour and Tory parties have faced rejection at the ballot box in the English council elections over their Brexit betrayal, with smaller parties...

Tories & Labour are punished in council elections for refusing to...

BOTH the Tories and Labour suffered huge defeats in the council elections yesterday for their cowardly refusal to implement the 2016 EU referendum result. Polls...

Workers across the world rise up on May Day – Forward...

May Day erupted across Europe and the entire world this year in an unprecedented and revolutionary uprising of workers and youth against an international...

Get out of the EU now! – RMT’s Cash tells May...

‘GET OUT of the EU now,’ RMT general secretary Mick Cash told the May Day rally in Trafalgar Square at the end of the...

Renault halt operations in South Korea

RENAULT Samsung halted operations at its only plant in South Korea on Monday and Tuesday amid a drawn-out dispute with the plant’s labour union...

New Zealand junior doctors strike!

Thousands of New Zealand junior doctors walked off the job for a record five days from Monday in the fifth and longest strike for...

Watson and Starmer move against Corbyn

DEPUTY Labour leader Tom Watson and Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer, along with union leaders, are pushing for a second referendum in a move...

3 Years Of Guards Strikes

HUNDREDS of train workers rallied in Euston yesterday to mark three years of the guards strike, the longest in modern history, which has begun...

‘LEGAL AID DESERTS’ half of councils have no legal aid for...

OVER 50% of local authorities in England and Wales cannot provide publicly funded legal advice on housing issues, the Law Society warned yesterday as...

Heathrow workers ‘flying picket’ protest for London Living Wage

WITH WAVES of strike action currently under way across UK airports, hundreds of workers are set to join a mass protest at Heathrow tomorrow,...

30,000 US Stop & Shop supermarket workers win 10-day strike

The largest private sector strike in the USA in years ended in victory last week, with more than 30,000 Stop & Shop supermarket workers...

NASUWT Conference votes for strike action over pay

TEACHERS have instructed their trade union’s executive to consider calling action, ‘up to and including strike action’ against the Tory government’s attacks on their...

Armed intruders infiltrate mines in South Africa AMCU demands

THE SOUTH African Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) says it is ‘wary of armed intruders accessing mines where its members work.’ AMCU has...

Poroshenko crushed in elections – forward to Ukrainian workers taking back...

THE WORKERS and small farmers of Ukraine dealt a crushing blow to the right-wing oligarchs and to the EU and US imperialism when they...

Children subjected to horrific pain and torture techniques. End UK state...

CHILDREN locked up in the UK are subjected to horrific pain, inhuman and degrading treatment, cruel restraining techniques and solitary confinement, a damning report...

Trade union members beaten by thugs in Bangladesh confectionary factory

THUGS, allegedly supplied by a labour contractor at Netherlands-based global confectioner Perfetti Van Melle’s factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh, launched an organised attack on union...

British soldier who shot Daniel Hegarty charged with murder

A SOLDIER who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry, in the north of Ireland in July 1972 is to be charged with murder. Daniel...

Aussie MEAA opposes Assange extradition

AUSTRALIA’S MEAA (Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance) union has written to the British and Australian governments to oppose the extradition to the United States...

NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

THE UNITE trade union yesterday urged ministers to take British Steel into public control if a deal cannot be struck between owners Greybull, its...