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Italian All-Out Strike!

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A 24-HOUR general strike paralysed Italian towns and cities on Monday, while 127 Alitalia flights were cancelled and public transport ground to a halt. The...

Chronic NHS Staff Shortages At Guy’s And St Thomas’

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CHRONIC staff shortages, concerns about patient safety and plunging morale at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are the key findings of a...

TUC leaders must bin Johnson’s empty pledges and call a general...

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PM JOHNSON’S Tory conference speech was completely empty bombast that sought to cover over the economic catastrophe that is developing throughout the capitalist system...

Patel: More Police Powers – Despite Sarah Everard’s Murder!

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‘WE HAVE delivered more powers to the police, including stop and search,’ Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel told the Tory conference in Manchester yesterday. This...

Vaccines for 12-15s – boosters for 50+ says Johnson

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‘I WANT to set out our plan for Covid this winter and in many ways the situation we face is even more challenging than...

NHS 50,000 Doctors Short!

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THE NHS is 50,000 doctors short new British Medical Association (BMA) re-search released yesterday has found. The number of doctors in England has fallen even...

Students packed in like sardines–used as cash cows

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REPORTS have emerged of students, despite paying thousands of pounds in fees a year for their tuition, are forced to sit on the floor...

War on workers & youth – National Insurance 1.25% hike,...

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‘WE WILL FIX the long term problems of health and social care that have been so cruelly exposed by Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson said...

Steady rise in hospitalised Covid patients!

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THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic has taken a back seat in the news recently. Most public health restrictions in relation to the pandemic were lifted on 19...

Scotland’s A&Es ‘on the brink’ warns Royal College of Emergency Medicine...

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THE NHS in Scotland is ‘on the brink’ as A&E hospital waiting times are the worst since records of them began, the Royal College...

Thousands of civil servants jobs under threat

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THOUSANDS of civil service jobs are under threat in the wake of plans to cut numbers swollen by both Brexit and the Covid crisis...

Record 5.45m NHS waiting list – Nurses warn of staffing crisis

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A RECORD number of people, more than 5.45 million, are waiting for NHS hospital treatment in England. Responding to the latest NHS England performance data,...

Record top grades for private schools – huge social gap in...

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THE FORMER schools ‘catch-up tsar’, Sir Kevan Collins, says he is worried about the vast gap in in the just announced A-level results between...

Privateers will be handed £2bn to take NHS patients

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THE TORIES are in talks with private healthcare companies to deal with the backlog of thousands of NHS patients by farming them out, at...

Heart patients hit by pandemic

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THE overwhelming of NHS hospitals by Covid patients in successive waves has led to a large reduction in care for heart patients, with consequent...

21 firefighters leave UK to help fight Greek wildfires

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TWENTY-ONE firefighters from the UK left yesterday evening for Greece to assist firefighters out there, in an international effort to tackle the raging wildfires. Tony...

Congresswoman sleeps out against evictions

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CONGRESSWOMAN Cori Bush has spent a night on the steps of the US Capitol to protest against the end of a Covid-related moratorium on...

Union leaders are fiddling while the NHS burns! General Strike...

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THE BURNING issue of NHS workers’ pay is so explosive that the Tories left it to the very last day that Parliament sits before...

Tories to slash public services by £17bn

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UK PUBLIC services will be slashed by up to £17 billion, the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, as Tory chancellor Rishi...

600 Kansas workers are on strike against low pay and...

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AROUND 600 Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike for over three weeks, since Monday 5th July, against low pay and forced...

No NHS Pay Update Is An Insult To All UK Workers

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TORY Social Care Minister Helen Whately was yesterday afternoon unable to give an update on the government’s NHS pay offer. All she could say was...

Failure of USA highlighted on anniversary of JCPOA signing

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ON the sixth anniversary of the landmark Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the failure of the United States’ so-called...

Health Bill ‘is a Privateers Charter’ says Shadow Health Secretary Ashworth

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LABOUR said yesterday that it will oppose the government’s Health and Social Care Bill. ‘With more than one-in-10 people on waiting lists for treatment in...

Kick the Tories out! Get rid of capitalism to prevent a...

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NHS WAITING lists in England could more than double in the coming months, from the current figure of 5.3 million people to around 13...

‘It’s herd immunity by the back door’

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‘IT’S HERD immunity by the back door,’ Dr Deepti Gurdasani, an epidemiologist and senior lecturer at Queen Mary University told the BBC on Thursday. She...

‘Summer Of Dissent’ Against Police Bill

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A mass petition with over 600,000 signatures was delivered to the Government on Monday, demonstrating the strength of public opposition to the Police, Crime,...

Javid gambling with people’s lives! – self-isolating rules abandoned

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GAMBLING with people’s lives, the new Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid made a statement on removing Covid-19 restrictions yesterday. He told Parliament: ‘We...

PM Johnson’s 5-point ‘Living with Covid’ plan

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TORY PM Boris Johnson set out his five point plan for ‘Living with Covid’ yesterday saying that he expects the lifting of restrictions will...

Camden threats to rough sleepers ‘may breach human rights laws’ ...

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Liberty, the human rights organisation, has written to Transport for London (TfL) and Camden Council warning that recent threats issued to rough sleepers may...

‘Israel has already carried out new airstrikes against Gaza’

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FROM ELECTRONIC INTIFADA By M El Haj-Ahmed A translator and teacher from Gaza A MONTH has passed since Israel’s 11-day attack on Gaza came to an...

Infected blood scandal – 72 died from contaminated drug at...

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A PUBLIC inquiry yesterday heard from students and parents after more than 120 ex pupils at a school for disabled children were caught up...

Rcn Demands Immediate 12.5% Pay Rise For Nurses!

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HOUSE prices rose six times faster than NHS nurses’ pay in last decade. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says nurses’ wages are left in...

Sack Serco demand Ealing Unite strikers

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EALING Council Parking Services workers are striking again today and tomorrow demanding that Ealing Council sacks the Serco public services privateer and takes their...

US McDonald’s workers strike for $15 an hour

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McDonald’s cooks and cashiers in 16 cities went on strike last Wednesday, the day before the company’s annual shareholders meeting, to demand the burger...

OVERWORKED & UNDERPAID – New EPI study shows teachers are being...

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A NEW report on local pay and teacher retention in England, published at the beginning of the week by the Education Policy Institute (EPI),...

Eurozone caught in ‘debt trap’ with no way out – Socialist...

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THE LATEST dire prediction on the precarious economic state of the eurozone came from three former chief executives of the European Central Bank (ECB),...

‘CHILDREN WILL SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES’ – of UK government 60% funding...

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UNICEF has condemned the Boris Johnson government’s decision to cut aid to the United Nations body warning it will have ‘serious consequences for children’. It...

Banbury Workers Battle ‘Fire & Rehire’

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WORKERS at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury are ramping up pressure in the ‘fire and rehire’ struggle with a protest on Saturday (1...

720,000 UK companies on verge of collapse putting 10 million jobs...

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AS THE DATE for the Tory government to end its financial support to British companies looms so the warnings about a cataclysmic crash of...

JDE bosses step up fire & rehire dispute

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UNITE has reported that bosses at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury will stop workers from taking summer holidays to thwart an overtime ban,...

Strike wave across education against job and pay cuts

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A STRIKE wave is set to hit schools, colleges and universities across the UK during the summer as teachers and lecturers vote overwhelmingly in...

‘The fragile peace is hanging by its fingertips!’ – says Fra...

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TROUBLE erupted on the streets of Belfast on Wednesday the 7th of April 2021. We can only ask if we are witnessing a return...

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...

Israel will be hit by 2,000 missiles if war is declared...

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ISRAEL will be hit by 2,000 missiles a day in a future war with Hezbollah an Israeli general has said. A high-ranking Israeli military commander...

UK government ‘balancing the books on the backs of the starving...

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THE BRITISH government has decided to ‘balance the books on the backs of the starving people of Yemen,’ in an act that will see...