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250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

High-School Student occupations postpone exams promoting inequality

PROTESTS and the occupation of schools marked the beginning of the week in Chile, where the University Selection Test (PSU, in Spanish) was scheduled...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

2019 was a disastrous year for the working class! – says...

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned a tough 2019, describing the entire 12 months as ‘annus horriblis’ (Latin word meaning very...

FORWARD TO SOCIALISM IN 2020! – urges the SAFTU federation

THE News Line is pleased to reproduce the Christmas and New Year statement by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), edited for...

There Is No Christmas Truce For Palestinians As Israel Attacks Both...

ISRAELI warplanes at dawn yesterday launched a series of airstrikes against several posts across the besieged Gaza Strip, causing extensive material damage. WAFA’s correspondent reported...

Answer Johnson’s war on the right to strike with a general...

HOURS after winning the December 12 election, Tory leader Johnson at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in central London announced that ‘We now speak...

Labour Reformism Is Rotten To The Core – The Working Class...

LABOUR’S defeat in the 2019 general election is a historic one, since its central feature was the way that the safest Labour seats in...

Tens Of Thousands March Against Athens Riot Police

TENS of thousands of school and university students demonstrated last Friday in Athens and in all Greek major cities against the oppression and violence...

Sharma refuses to sign petition to reopen Ealing paediatrics and maternity

EALING Southall Labour MP Varindra Sharma refused to sign the West London Council of Action petition to reopen maternity and paediatrics at Ealing Hospital...

Striking Catering Workers Arrested Across USA!

STRIKING catering workers employed by LSG Sky Chefs and Gate Gourmet were arrested at airports across the United States on November 26 as they...

Long live the Iraqi, Lebanese and Palestinian revolutions! Drive the imperialists...

IRAQI government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told the official Iraqi News Agency on Saturday that the authorities are going to issue arrest warrants for a...

‘A Revolution In Britain Will Be A Decisive Step In The...

‘THIS ISN’T a general election, it’s a general strike building up,’ News Line editor Jonty Leff told Sunday’s powerful over 100-strong News Line Anniversary...

Great Response In Hackney And Kensington

STUDENTS gave their full endorsement to WRP candidate for Hackney South and Shoreditch Jonty Leff yesterday as a campaign team worked hard fighting for...

Halt The Israeli Onslaught On Gaza! Labour Must Recognise State Of...

TWO MORE Palestinians were killed yesterday morning in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, said medical officials, bringing the number of Palestinians...

Anc Government Is Seeking To Make Public Sector Workers Pay For...

AGAINST a background of economic collapse with unemployment rising to nearly 30 per cent, the ANC government of South Africa, driven by the Treasury,...

US Troops Return To Syria To Grab Its Oil Resources –...

US TROOPS are back in military bases in north eastern Syria which they had previously evacuated ahead of Turkey’s military action against Kurdish forces...

South African NUM to march against privatisation of electricity

THE South African NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) has said it will march on the imminent meeting of the ANC National Executive Council, as...

40-day UAW strike at GM ends in victory!

THE SIX-WEEK national strike by more than 48,000 United Auto Workers members against General Motors Co. has ended in victory. Thousands of UAW-GM employees nationally were returning...

Chile erupts as youth and workers take on the military in...

CHILE erupted over the weekend, with mass demonstrations and riots spreading from the capital Santiago to other major cities, as workers and youth rose...

‘ATTACK ON IRANIAN TANKER WAS STATE SPONSORED!’ says Iran’s Foreign Minister...

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says the attack on the Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea last Friday was a ‘complicated action’ in...

Mustafa Barghouti Slams US-Israeli Campaign Against Palestinian State

Dr Mustafa Barghouti, speaking at the 200-strong Solidarity for Palestine trade union conference on Saturday, warned of the massive campaign by US president Trump...

Occupation a ‘major barrier’ to healthcare for Palestinians says World Health...

PALESTINIANS in the West Bank and Gaza Strip continue to face major barriers to the realisation of the right to health, said Gerald Rockenschaub,...

Moreno Flees Ahead Of Ecuadorian Mass Demonstrations!

ECUADORIAN President Lenin Moreno abandoned the capital, Quito, on Monday and fled to the coast ahead of mass demonstrations which were held yesterday. A mass...

SA National Banking Strike Banned!

ATTEMPTS to put on trial the most notably capitalist elements of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ suffered a major blow at the Labour Court of...

Homelessness in rural England rises by a third in a year!...

HOMELESSNESS in rural England has soared by as much as a third between 2012 and 2018, new figures released yesterday have shown. As rich...

Only socialist revolution can stop industrial collapse

THE BALLYMENA-based Wrightbus company went bust yesterday, throwing 1,200 workers out of a job with immediate effect. On top of this, 1,700 jobs in the...

Youth and workers in global strike against climate change – Time...

TODAY, a week of action across the world starts with a Global Climate Strike in at least 137 countries. This follows mass action in every...

Corbyn is just another Remainer – Build the new leadership in...

IN HIS address last week at the TUC annual congress, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn informed delegates that Labour’s priority was to stop a No-Deal...

46,000 auto workers close down GM as the class struggle erupts in...

ON SUNDAY night 46,000 members of the United Automobile Workers (UAW), employed by General Motors in America, walked out on indefinite strike in a...

EU announces further below-zero rate cuts and 2.6tn euro QE as...

THE EUROPEAN Central Bank (ECB) has announced its biggest package of rate cuts and economic stimulus in three years as EU President Mario Draghi...

Seven Years Since The Marikana Mine Massacre!

‘THEY say in this country we’re free, but only some are free, others are not. A policeman has the power to kill and it’s...

Corbyn calls for a National Government – Workers must demand a...

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday wrote a letter to leaders of the LibDems, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party along with selected...

NUMSA car workers to strike for 20% wage increase!

SOUTH Africa’s automotive sector, already reeling from poor sales, now seems set to suffer a further blow – as carworkers threaten to take strike action...

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR RESIGNS! – after one million-strong march and general...

PUERTO RICO’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned on Thursday – just three days after a million demonstrators marched down Puerto Rico’s Las Americas highway insisting...

Parliament & Peterloo Exhibition

‘Parliament & Peterloo’ Exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4th July and 26th September 2019 THE Parliamentary Archives invites people to visit the ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ exhibition...

PALESTINE WILL BE FREE! – Message from PALEXPO July 6th &...

THOUSANDS turned out over the weekend and packed the main auditorium sections at the Olympia Stadium, London for the PALEXPO exhibition to boost the...

Marseille Dockers Refuse To Load Arms On Ship For Saudi Arabia

IN THE French port of Marseille, dockers have been refusing to load French weapons which are thought to be heading to Saudi Arabia. Following revelations...

GREECE GENERAL ELECTION JULY 7th –after 4 years of EU-imposed austerity...

A GENERAL election is to be held in Greece on Sunday 7th July with the right-wing New Democracy party seemingly heading for a comfortable...

Delivery riders unions are taking on gig economy employers

UNIONS representing delivery riders met at ITF (International Transport Federation) House in London to plan how to take on exploitative ‘gig economy’ employers, the...

Eskom Mass Dismissals As Oakvalley Farm Workers Battle ‘Apartheid’ Conditions

TROUBLE is brewing at Eskom’s Kusile Power Station in South Africa, following the mass dismissal of hundreds of outsourced workers after protests threatened operations...

Tsipras Calls General Election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a general election for June 30 following the heavy defeat in last Sunday’s Euro elections of his...

Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails are suffering unbearable imprisonment conditions...

THE Palestinian Authority’s Detained and Ex-Detainees Commission has said that the Palestinian political prisoners in the Israeli prison of Etzion, near Bethlehem city in...

UK leads the way in austerity, welfare cuts and hungerK leads...

‘Nothing Left in the Cupboards: Austerity, Welfare Cuts, and the Right to Food in the UK,’ is the title of a devastating 115-page Human...

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...

‘Blatant act of annexation’ – Ashrawi slams Israeli ‘nature reserve’ land...

ISRAEL is creating ‘nature reserves’ in the occupied West Bank and this is ‘a blatant act of annexation and land theft that violates international...