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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...

COMPANIES TO LAUNCH MASS SACKINGS – following big cut in furlough...

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ONE-IN-FIVE companies are planning to sack workers in response to yesterday’s cut in furlough payments, a British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey has found. From...

As Johnson steps up his attacks on workers, Unite leaders offer...

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THE Johnson government stepped up its attack on the UK working class yesterday by reducing its furloughing payments to workers to 60% with the...

Hundreds of thousands mobilise against Macron’s dictatorial health law

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FRENCH President Macron’s dictatorial new health law and its passage through parliament has angered a vast swathe of workers, youth and the middle class. On...

Continuing uprising in South Africa driven by poverty & mass...

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SAFTU (South African Federation of Trade Unions) has acknowledged mass unemployment and poverty precipitated the continuing uprising in the country. In a statement last Friday,...

South African workers must bring down the ANC and take the...

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SOUTH Africa has erupted with the announcement yesterday that the ANC government plans to deploy 25,000 troops after days of violent uprising by workers...

Only by abolishing capitalism can poverty be abolished!

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THE WEALTH gap in Britain has widened dramatically during the pandemic with the richest 10% of the population gaining an extra £50,000 each on...

Socialist revolution the answer to youth and workers’ jobs crisis

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A REPORT yesterday by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) warns that up to 350,000 youth aged between 19 to 24 face being thrown...

GMB warn of furlough cliff edge

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‘INSTEAD of driving us off a furlough cliff edge later this year, the government should provide continued support for employers,’ the GMB union said...

Kick out TUC leaders who refuse to fight and are begging...

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FROM TODAY the Tory furlough scheme starts to unwind with businesses forced to contribute 10% of furloughed workers’ wages, rising to 20% in August...

Sajid Javid, the bankers’ man, put in to wage war on...

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FORMER Tory Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has been installed as Health Secretary to replace the disgraced Matt Hancock, with a remit to...

US Senate agrees $1.2tn ‘coronavirus stimulus’ – US and world capitalism...

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THE US Senate finally agreed on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. This huge sum was in fact just half of what Biden wanted –...

Only answer to capitalist crisis – build WRP and sections of...

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THE CRISIS in the Tory party sharpened over the weekend, as the requirement to dump the economic collapse of British capitalism onto the backs...

SAFTU remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy

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The South African Federations of Trade Unions (SAFTU) remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy by the militant youth of the 1970s. These martyrs, had...

Child labourers worldwide increase to 160 million!

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THE NUMBER of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million in the last four years. These...

NATO warmongers declare China a ‘systemic’ threat as imperialism threatens war...

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THE THREE-day meeting of leaders of the G7 nations ended with an open attack on China that included the demand that it carries out...

Nigeria Democracy Day protests demand Buhari Must Go

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NIGERIANS on Saturday staged protests and rallies throughout the country to mark the second anniversary of the declaration of June 12 as ‘Democracy Day’...

Revolutionary General Strike in Greece!

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ATHENS – Tens of thousands of workers and students marched in all main cities of Greece last Thursday in a 24-hour general strike against...

Deutsche Bank warning capitalism ‘sitting on a time bomb’ – socialist...

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ECONOMISTS at the German Deutsche Bank have issued a report about the inevitable consequence of the US Federal Reserve policy of printing worthless paper...

PCS strike – No compromise with Tories possible. A general strike...

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OVER 500 members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) came out on strike this...

Stop all evictions – socialist revolution the answer to mass homelessness

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YESTERDAY the temporary ban on evictions in England ended, leaving hundreds of thousands of people facing being thrown out of their homes for rent...

US National March for Palestine takes place today in Washington –...

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MASSIVE demonstrations are sweeping the United States in support of Palestine. There have been big marches and rallies in New York, Chicago, Texas, San...

Socialist revolution is the only way to smash capitalist police state!

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ON TUESDAY, the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, US president Joe Biden met with Floyd family members. The meeting...

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...

UK CPI rate increase only the start of inflation spiral

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YESTERDAY the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the UK inflation rate had more than doubled in April this year as energy costs...

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),...

No ‘bounce back’ as UK economy shrinks by further 1.5% in...

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IT SPEAKS volumes for the disastrous state of British capitalism that news that the UK economy has collapsed by a further 1.5% in the...

Trade Unions Must Dump Starmer And Labour’s Right Wing And Call...

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THE general secretary of the Unite union Len McCluskey has responded to Labour’s massive council election defeats and its disastrous loss in the Hartlepool...

The trade unions must sack Starmer and dump Labour’s right wing!...

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THE HARTLEPOOL by-election result and the council by-election results mean that Starmer and Labour’s right wing must be dumped by the trade unions at...

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...

Cape Town firefighters take to the streets to protect jobs

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SCORES of South African firefighters facing possible dismissal and or disciplinary action marched on the City of Cape Town offices on Saturday in support...

PARIS ERUPTS AS POLICE ATTACK WORKERS ON MAY DAY and the...

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THE major French trade union the CGT has protested at the massive attack on peaceful demonstrators by riot police and and vigilantes and has...

Overthrow bankrupt capitalism with socialist revolution! – demands WRP May Day...

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‘IT IS our international duty to organise the overthrow of the capitalist system here in Britain,’ WRP General Secretary Frank Sweeney told the 100-strong...

TIME TO GET RID OF THE CRISIS-RIDDEN CAPITALIST SYSTEM – WRP’s...

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THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world who are confronting a...

Generals threaten coup against Macron as France and Europe face bankruptcy

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LAST WEEK, an explosive letter from 25 senior retired French generals was published in the right-wing Valeurs Actuelles magazine threatening President Macron with an...

EIGHT YEARS SINCE RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE –‘the deadliest disaster in the...

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ON THE eighth anniversary of Rana Plaza on Saturday 24 April, UNI Global Union and IndustriALL demanded fashion brands commit to a new legally-binding...

Workers will demand Unite’s national action against fire and rehire be...

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YESTERDAY the Unite union announced it is launching a campaign to end fire and rehire with ‘coordinated strikes and actions across the country’. In a...

4 years of SAFTU is transforming SA class struggle

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STATEMENT BY SAFTU ‘BETWEEN the 21st and 23rd of April 2017, 1,500 delegates representing 24 unions with diverse organisational and historic backgrounds, assembled in Ekurhuleni...

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...

Football fans rise up to drive back the big capitalist bosses!

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ON SUNDAY night, the investment bankers, venture capitalists and hedge funds, who own the six biggest football clubs in Britain, announced that they were...

Youth &workers need British socialist revolution as they bear the brunt...

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YOUNG people are bearing the brunt of the jobs crisis. Under 35s accounted for 80% of the 811,000 payroll jobs lost in the UK...

‘Cronyism and sleaze’ engulfing Tories, as bankrupt capitalism collapses. Forward...

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SINCE GREENSILL Capital collapsed last month, all that is rotten throughout Parliament has been stirred up and has bubbled to the surface. The collapse...

Youth unemployment hits record levels – socialist revolution the only answer

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YOUTH unemployment in the UK has shot up over the past year according to the latest research carried out by the Resolution Foundation think...

Ex Bank of England boss demands let ‘zombie’ companies crash to...

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FORMER Bank of England governor Mervyn King this week called for heavily indebted ‘zombie’ companies to be allowed to ‘disappear’ taking with them, although...

Tories mired in scandal over Cameron and Greensill as financial collapse...

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THE MOST recent development in the collapse of Greensill Capital has been the revelations of all the lobbying for government bail-outs by ex-Tory prime...