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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...

Bessemer, Alabama workers fighting to unionise Amazon

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STUART Appelbaum president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) has spoken about the campaign to unionise Amazon workers. ‘In Bessemer, Alabama, a...

‘Sunak’s refusal to lift the pay cap on civil servants and...

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RESPONDING to Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget speech last Wednesday, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka commented: ‘Rishi Sunak has today failed to vaccinate the...

TORY CRISIS DEEPENS AS SUNAK SET TO BORROW £598bn MORE

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CHANCELLOR Sunak began his Budget speech by drawing attention to the £280 billion already spent on Covid-19 rescue measures saying, ‘I said I would...

CGT demands Macron extends ban on evictions

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AS THEY launched a general strike last Thursday the giant CGT French trades union federation demanded the government of Emmanuel Macron extend a ban...

‘We must have redress for the mishandling on the pandemic!’

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Statement by Kamran Abbasi Executive editor British Medical Journal ‘WHAT went wrong in the global governance of Covid-19? After two million deaths, we must have...

Bankrupt capitalism is responsible for 100,000 deaths in UK – Only...

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ON TUESDAY, the UK officially recorded 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 with half of these deaths being recorded since November 2020. Even this terrible number of...

39% teachers still working in unsafe schools

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IT IS now estimated that 39% of teachers and school leaders – as well as 51% of teaching assistants and other staff – are...

French and UK workers must unite to smash capitalism and fight...

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FRENCH workers and youth have risen up against the Macron-military police dictatorship and on Saturday launched massive attacks on the capitalist state’s police forces...

200 years since the birth of Frederick Engels

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TODAY is the 200th anniversary of the birth, on 28th November, 1820, of Frederick Engels, the closest collaborator, benefactor, friend and comrade of Karl...

CROYDON BUST! Councils across the UK to make savage cuts

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CROYDON Council has gone bankrupt after racking up debts of £1.5bn. The council issued a rare Section 114 notice, effectively declaring itself bankrupt, on Wednesday...

Suspend Ofsted inspections demands teachers union NEU – Exams for 2021...

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‘SUSPEND Ofsted inspections’ demanded Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) yesterday, responding to Ofsted’s second report into the...

‘Closures Being Cynically Fast-Tracked’ Says Unite!

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THE CLOSURE of the Alexander Dennis (ADL) plant in Guildford this week after 125 years of vehicle building with the loss of 200 jobs...

King’s unions & management disengage

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KING’S College Hospital Foundation Trust (KCHFT) management has been accused by the Unite union of ‘racism, discrimination and bullying’ as staff-side joint partnership meetings...

‘No Medals, Badges Or Claps Just Pay Nurses 12.5% Rise!’

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‘NO MEDALS, badges or claps this time – just pay nursing fairly’, a nursing union leader told Boris Johnson yesterday. The leader of the UK’s...

The Palestinian people and the US, UK and EU workers are...

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IN RESPONSE to legal action taken by Adalah – The Legal Centre for Arab Minority Rights in Israel – Israeli authorities have clarified that...

Older people abandoned to die in care homes

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OLDER PEOPLE in care homes were abandoned to die amid government failures during the coronavirus pandemic, Amnesty International accuses the Tory government in a...