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TUC must call action now against the BoE and Tory theft...

ONE BILLION dollars (£800m) worth of Venezuelan gold in the vaults of the Bank of England has been successfully seized, in an act of...

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’ –...

Smash Israeli Annexation Plan – Forward To The Palestinian State!

ISRAEL’S illegal annexation of Palestinian land due to start yesterday failed to materialise as the entire scheme was plunged into disarray. July 1 had been...

TUC Proposes A Labour Front With The Tories

WITH great fanfare the Tories have announced that they are following in the footsteps of President Roosevelt who, in 1933, launched the ‘New Deal’...

BA ultimatum: accept 20% pay cut or lose your job

British Airways has told cabin crew they must take a 20% cut in basic pay if they want to keep their jobs, – but...

FBU Warns Tory PM And London’s Labour Mayor ‘Not To...

THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has vowed to fight ‘unthinkable’ proposals to cut the budget for the London Fire Brigade by £25m over two...

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...

Unite-Gmb Appeal To Tories To Save Workers’ Jobs!

THE UNITE and GMB trade unions have appealed to the government to announce a bespoke financial package to save the beleaguered aviation industry. The two...

New Orleans sanitation workers strike enters eighth week

‘WE’RE being treated as disposable,’ striking New Orleans sanitation workers employed by Metro Services Disposal Group said last Friday. The workers began striking on May 5th, saying...

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...

Bring down the Tories – the only way to defend and...

THE BMA’s just-published Survey of Doctors reveals the depth of the crisis that the Tory government has plunged the NHS into, as a result...

National Audit Office Says Families Will Live In Fire Deathtraps Until...

IT HAS been three years since the horrific Grenfell fire which killed 72 men, women and children. Three years and there are still seven...

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...

French Police Chokehold Mutiny!

NATIONWIDE demonstrations in France on Tuesday demanding better pay and resources for health workers were the subject of repeated police attacks. 18,000 people attended demonstrations...

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...

Defend Jobs With A General Strike To Bring Down The Tories!

JAGUAR LANDROVER has plunged to a £500m loss in the first three months of this year. The Unite trade union has described the announcement...

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,...

JUNE 16th–FRENCH UNIONS NATIONAL HEALTH STRIKE

TOMORROW, June 16th, everyone is being mobilised (striking) for health, the CGT French union federation has declared. Health, medico-social, social, nursing homes and national education...

Tories rip up workers health and safety as their bankrupt economy...

TORY CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak did the rounds of press interviews yesterday preparing the way for today’s reopening of non-essential shops and businesses and he...

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...

Kick out trade union leaders collaborating to impose job and...

THE ENGINEERING giant Rolls-Royce which manufactures jet engines this week confirmed that it will slash 3,000 jobs across the UK. Already Rolls-Royce has begun 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,...

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

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...

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...

No to school reopening and a forced return to work –...

WHILE the Tories were hailing the relaxation of the lockdown rules that came into effect yesterday in England as a giant step forward, senior...

US Trade Unions Must Call A General Strike To Bring Down...

CURFEWS are now in place in cities right across the USA after President Trump sent in the National Guard to try and drive back...

SUNAK’S FLEXIBLE FURLOUGH! – to bring in wage and job cuts...

‘THE FURLOUGH scheme can not continue indefinitely,’ Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday at the Downing Street daily briefing, announcing that by September, the employer...

Tories lay groundwork for police military dictatorship to force a return...

THE INSTITUTE of Directors (IoD) has warned that 250,000 businesses could sack workers as the Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak runs down the furlough scheme. Sunak...

There can be no return to Bretton Woods – world socialist...

AN ARTICLE in the Business section of the Daily Telegraph yesterday laid bare the historic depth of the crisis of world capitalism today. The article,...

Unite and the major trade unions must defend jobs with occupations...

THE UK government is considering intervening in large UK companies through ‘Project Birch’ to ‘save’ the firms that are going bust by more government...

Now’s the time to kick out Cummings and Tory government –...

IN A COMPLETELY unprecedented act of defiance Boris Johnson’s special advisor Dominic Cummings gave a press conference yesterday defending his conduct in breaking the...

Heroic Iran Breaks US Blockade Of Venezuela As Its Oil Tankers...

ON SUNDAY, the Iranian embassy in Caracas posted a video of the first Iranian oil tanker arriving in Venezuelan waters. ‘The first Iranian tanker...

‘We want the world to recognise the state of Palestine’ –...

THE PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has issued orders to his cabinet members to immediately start work on implementing the decision of the Palestinian...

Rolls Royce jobs massacre! – Unite calls for National Recovery Council...

THE UNITE trade union has responded to the news that Rolls Royce is to cut 9,000 jobs globally, 3,375 of them in the UK,...

Trade union leaders abandon members – build a revolutionary leadership in...

A STUDY published yesterday revealed that as many as six million workers in Britain live in fear of losing their jobs in the next...

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

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

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...

Union leaders offer to save capitalism

BORIS JOHNSON’S address to the nation on Sunday night about ‘relaxing’ the lockdown rules has been widely criticised by the leaders of the Labour...

US and world economic crisis deepens as PM Johnson decides to...

THE CORONAVIRUS crisis is smashing up the US and world capitalist economy at a tremendous rate. The latest casualty is the electric car firm Tesla...

British Capitalism Is On The Rocks! All Life Support Attempts Are...

SUCH is the crisis of British capitalism more than half of the adult population, 27 million people, have had to be financially assisted by...

French mayors oppose ‘forced march’ to reopen schools!

MAYORS representing the Ile-de-France region, which includes the city of Paris, have called on President Emmanuel Macron to delay the reopening of schools until...

Lift lockdown now and our members will refuse to work

‘THE GOVERNMENT is trying to say: “You take the risk to the staff, and you take the risk to the passengers, it is on...

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,...