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South African joblessness rises to 27.6%

SOUTH Africa’s unemployment rate has risen to its highest level since the third quarter of 2017 to 27.6% at the end of the first...

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...

From the River to the Sea Palestine will be free! –...

PALESTINIAN heroine Ahed Tamimi was introduced to the cheering crowd at the end of the 10,000-strong march to 10 Downing Street marking Nakba Day...

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...

DON’T INVEST IN ILLEGAL ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS! – Palestinians issue a warning

THE PALESTINIAN Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has warned Israeli and international companies against investing in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied...

Quit the EU! Forward to a workers government! – WRP...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world. We send our revolutionary greetings...

Malnutrition doubles in UK – BMJ

THE PROPORTION of UK adults on low incomes who face hunger has almost doubled since 2004, with the unemployed and disabled particularly vulnerable, says...

Palestinian Flag Raised On Mount Everest

RAISING the flag for Palestine 5,400 metres above sea level, following six days and 100 kilometres of walking and climbing mountains, 27 Palestinian men...

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...

Notre-Dame Cathedral burnt out as Macron concentrates spending on civil war...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron was forced to cancel his important address to the French nation on Monday night, after a massive fire erupted at...

Scotland In The Red! 30,000 In Debt Crisis

In its report Scotland in the Red released on Tuesday, StepChange Debt Charity Scotland reveals that thousands of households in Scotland are being driven...

‘West Bank is Palestinian territory occupied by Israel’ says Turkish Foreign...

TURKEY has strongly censured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for promising to annex settlements in the West Bank if re-elected, saying that his ‘irresponsible’...

Global youth are striking against climate change! To save the planet...

YOUTH in their hundreds of thousands rose up all over the world yesterday in a global strike against climate change. In every continent, and in...

Israeli Settlers Vandalise Mosque And Uproot Olive Trees

Israeli settlers vandalised a mosque in Deir Dibwan, a village to the east of Ramallah, on Monday. The Mayor of Deir Dibwan, Mansour Mansour,...

17,070 Disabled People Have Died Before Receiving One Penny In Benefits!

IT NOW takes so long for claims to be processed that 17,070 disabled people have died before receiving a penny because they were still...

SAFTU opposes ‘slave wage’ new minimum wage

SOUTH Africa’s Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, says 2019 is the ‘earliest opportunity’ for government to implement the R20 per hour National Minimum Wage,...

5,000 Greek teachers in insurrectionary march

OVER 5,000 striking state schools teachers marched through the Athens city centre last Friday and attempted to storm into the Vouli building (Greek parliament)...

Thousands of car jobs under threat – Expropriate the bosses and...

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday stated that if Theresa May’s ‘Brexit Deal’ with the EU is defeated in parliament next week, then Labour will...

Answer Macron’s declaration of war on French workers with a general...

FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron made his annual New Year address to the nation yesterday calling for ‘unity’ and an end to the ‘hateful’ attacks...

Saftu Marches For Better Wages And Working Conditions!

THE South African Federation of Trade Unions – and unions affiliated with the federation – has applied pressure to companies employing their members, with...

Saftu Set To Call National Shut-Down

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions – and unions affiliated with the federation – applied pressure to companies employing their members last Thursday,...

‘TODAY I START A REVOLUTION!’ ‘for those who have no means...

CLASHES have erupted between protesters and security forces in Kasserine city in Tunisia following the funeral of a journalist who had set himself on...

SAFTU plans mass actions for 2019

‘THE poor of our country are suffering! A human calamity is unfolding! The difference is that this is not making headlines because the poor...

Saftu Salutes French Workers!

‘THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) salutes the workers of France who have been protesting in their hundreds of thousands ...

Yellow jacket uprising spreads across Europe and inspires the masses in...

ON MONDAY night, French President Emmanuel Macron used a televised address to the nation to try and head off the insurrectionary wave sweeping the...

French Workers Force Macron Back – Now They Will Bring Him...

OH HOW the mighty have fallen! ‘Emperor Macron’, in the tradition of Napoleon III, has made no secret that he considers himself the master...

Gaza Fishermen And Farmers Demonstrate Against The Israeli Siege!

Hundreds of Palestinian farmers and fishermen protested on Monday at al-Saraya Square in Gaza City demanding an end to the siege and the Palestinian...

Poroshenko’s anti-Russian provocations are a sign that his end is near...

ALL RUSSIAN men aged between 16-60 have been banned from entering the Ukraine in a further ratcheting up of tensions by the Poroshenko dictatorship,...

The removal of all illegal settlements is ‘prerequisite for a...

THE de facto annexation by Israel of East Jerusalem violates Palestinian rights and endangers the prospect of a two-state solution, the Executive Director of...

French ‘yellow vest’ protest today!

LES GILETS JAUNES, France’s nationwide ‘yellow vest’ protest movement, has organised to unite and descend on Paris today Saturday 24 November, in an attempt...

ISRAEL PREPARING NEW ONSLAUGHT ON GAZA – US continues support for...

A SENIOR Israeli official has warned the leader of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas against a large-scale operation in the besieged Gaza Strip, asserting...

May’s Britain a hostile place for workers and youth – Now...

DESTITUTION under May’s crippled Tory government is soaring to levels not seen since the Victorian times. The roll-out of Universal Credit has created...

East End Suffragettes – revealed for first time in 100...

East End Suffragettes: the photographs of Norah Smyth 2 November-9 February 2019 Tues-Sat: 11.00-18.00 daily Admission free EAST End Suffragette photos from 100 years ago, are revealed, for...

Sana Journalist Sentenced To Four Years In Jail For Exposing Turkish...

A COURT in Turkey has sentenced a journalist working for Syria’s official news agency, SANA, to more than four years in prison for allegedly...

Landlords ban DSS tenants! End the housing crisis through putting...

AT LEAST one in 10 landlords are ‘unlawfully’ advertising their flat for rent by saying that they do not accept tenants on housing benefit,...

Tories insist on ‘gagging orders’ to cover up for their crimes...

IT EMERGED this week that the company hired by the Tories to test for flammable cladding on government and other public buildings in the...

Trump sends 15,000 troops to Mexican border – threatening to open...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump spat on the Statue of Liberty this week and the revolutionary history of the United States, especially its call from...

South African firefighters demand payment for overtime!

Hundreds of members of the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) marched to the Cape Town Civic Centre to deliver a memorandum...

EU gives Italy three weeks to re-write its budget or face...

ITALY is now on a collision course with the EU. The European Commission has issued an ultimatum insisting that the country’s budget plan does...

Smash Universal Credit by smashing the Tories

ON WEDNESDAY this week, the Tory government whipped its MPs to vote down a motion from the Labour Party calling for the release of...

NUMSA BATTLES FOR PLASTIC WORKERS – while Marikana victims demand compensation

STRIKING members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) members in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) held a mass demonstration on Tuesday to hand...

France General Strike

FRANCE’S nine main unions united for the first time in a decade in public sector protests earlier this week against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans...

Universal Credit– Claimants Suffering

THE PUBLIC and Commercial Services Union (PCS) yesterday accused the government of being ‘complicit in the suffering’ of Universal Credit claimants, labelling the system...

No recovery for capitalism from 2008 crash – forward to socialist...

A RECENT analysis by Sky News has shown that the ‘recovery’ of British capitalism since the world banking crash in 2008 is actually smaller...

Amcu Demands A ‘Social Democracy’

SOUTH Africa should transition from a constitutional democracy to a ‘social democracy’ and implement more socialist policies to retain jobs in the mining sector,...

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...

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