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Greek students march against riot police

SEVERAL thousand Greek university students marched victoriously and defiantly on Monday night in Athens after they had forced the armed riot police ‘storm-troopers’ off...

Corbyn’s Balancing Act Faces Its Moment Of Truth!

THE ABRUPT decision by Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage not to contest the 317 seats held by the Tories in the general election means...

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,...

NHS Bosses Using Election To Gag Staff – Gmb

NHS bosses are trying to ‘gag’ staff during the general election, GMB Union revealed yesterday, warning that health service workers are being told they...

French police storm refugee camps in northern Paris

FRENCH police stormed the make-shift refugees camps in northern Paris, tearing down tents and ‘escorting’ families and individuals on to coaches. French police forcibly evicted...

CWU defiant and fighting Royal Mail asset-stripping

ROYAL MAIL is to seek a High Court injunction on Tuesday to stop a postal strike. The company said it woulmake a formal application on...

Unite – Significant Victory For The Lower Paid!

UNITE has secured a significant victory on behalf of low-paid cleaners employed by outsourcing giant Mitie at Heathrow airport. The mainly migrant workforce whose first...

Doctors warn of worst-ever winter crisis!

THE President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Dr Katherine Henderson, has urged hospital boards to ‘take immediate action’ to reduce crowding in...

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson quits – Now drive the rest...

YESTERDAY morning, Labour’s deputy leader and leading right winger Tom Watson announced that he was quitting his post and would be standing down as...

Any attempt to ban Rail and Post strikes must be met...

THE DECEMBER 12 general election will take place in the middle of an unprecedented wave of strikes as workers show their revolutionary determination to...

RMT–27 Days Of Strike Action On Swr In Defence Of Guards...

THE RMT announced on Tuesday that its members on South Western Railway (SWR) will be holding a further 27 days of strike action in...

CORBYN OUTLINES BREXIT STRATEGY: 2nd referendum: new Labour deal with EU...

‘A VOTE for Johnson’s Conservatives is a vote to betray our NHS in a sell-out to Trump,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday launching...

Algerian riot police invade court to attack judges!

Algerian riot police clashed with judges participating in a nationwide strike on Sunday in the north-western port city of Oran. The judges are pushing for...

Sixth Forms strike today across UK

TWENTY five Sixth Form Colleges take their second day of strike action today against savage cuts to pay, funding, courses and staff. The strikers, who...

Workers must defend the right of postal workers to strike in...

THE MASSIVE vote by postal workers for strike action in December over Royal Mail tearing up the previous agreements on pay and conditions has...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO...

THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...

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...

Trump Puppets Johnson & Farage Fall Out!

THE TORY government has defended its proposed Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from President Trump, who suggested a Johnson-Farage alliance. Trump told LBC...

Google, Apple and Facebook facilitate international internet slave trade says UN!

HE INTERNET is being used to promote a modern day online slave market, where women and children are being sold into domestic servitude. This...

Safety in custody – prisons in chaos – urgent intervention...

PRISON Officers’ Association (POA) has again this week urged Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland MP, ‘urgently to intervene in order to protect...

Corbyn launches election: ‘Remain in EU an option’

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn, in launching his party’s election campaign yesterday, reiterated Labour’s plan for Brexit which means renegotiating another deal with the European...

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...

Corbyn must dump ‘Remain’ and insist on socialist policies to win...

TUESDAY night’s vote in parliament calling a general election on December 12 revealed that the Labour Party is split from top to bottom. In the...

GMB and Unite slam the Grenfell Report

THE GMB union has slammed the failure of the Grenfell Report to tell the full story. The roots of this disaster lay not with the...

Corbyn backs a general election – while Labour MPs voice opposition

YESTERDAY in Parliament Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke in favour of a general election and said this is now Labour’s position. He said: ‘Labour backs...

The Firefighters are the heroes of Grenfell! Jail the real culprits...

A LEAKED report by the chairman of the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry, Martin Moore-Bick, has found a scapegoat for the fire – they are...

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...

Uni treating workers like slaves! – NUMSA mass picket

AT THE end of last week, members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) staged a mass picket at the University...

EU tightens the screw! – Johnson dumps ‘do or die’

EU ambassadors yesterday agreed to delay Brexit, but will not make a decision on a new deadline date until next Monday, just three days...

World Crisis driving world revolution – Build the Fourth International!

LAST week it was the turn of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to issue its latest warning that world capitalism is on the point...

EUROPEAN CORPORATIONS ARE ‘TWO FACED’ ON WORKERS RIGHTS says AFL-CIO...

EUROPEAN corporations are two-faced when it comes to respecting working people’s freedom of association and workers’ rights, argues a new report by the AFL-CIO...

Museum workers strike across UK

STAFF from top science museums around the country launched strike action yesterday to demand the Living Wage. The dispute involves tourist attractions, including London’s Science...

Workers must force the UK out of the EU on October...

ON TUESDAY night, MPs voted by 329 to 299 to pass a motion in principle to back Boris Johnson’s EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill. Almost immediately,...

Vote for the deal or we leave with no deal –...

THE DEBATE on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement Bill began yesterday with Tory PM Johnson confirming that if it is not voted through, the...

BREXIT ‘DO OR DIE’ ON OCTOBER 31st NEEDS A GENERAL STRIKE...

PM JOHNSON urged MPs last night to back his EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill and approve a three-day timetable to consider the legislation and adopt...

Don’t Extradite Assange!

THE EXTRADITION hearing of Julian Assange at Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday morning brought a crowd of over a hundred demonstrators which was doubled...

Labour Woos Democratic Unionists!

LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer appeared on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday to urge the Democratic Unionist Party to join Labour in...

26,000 Chicago public teachers & 8,000 support staff strike

TWENTY-SIX thousand Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers and 8,000 support staff workers including custodians, special education assistants and bus aides walked out on strike...

Labour MPs must vote to break from the EU today, and...

ON THURSDAY morning, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Tory PM Johnson announced a Brexit deal. After three years, the EU...

Johnson and EU agree new Brexit deal!

YESTERDAY morning the President of the European Commission and Tory PM Johnson announced that they had agreed a Brexit deal. That deal now has...

25 Colleges strike over pay

OVER 300 striking teachers from sixth form colleges around the country demanded the government honour their £700 million funding ‘invoice’ which was signed by...

Call A National All-Out Postal Strike To Renationalise The...

ON MONDAY, it was announced that over 97% of Communication Workers Union (CWU) members working in Royal Mail had voted for national strike action...

‘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...

Royal Mail 97% YES for strike

OVER 97% of members of the CWU (Communication Workers Union) working for Royal Mail, voted ‘YES’ for strike action, it was announced yesterday. Hundreds of...

CORBYN, McDONNELL SET TO BETRAY AS BREXIT ‘DAY OF DECISION’...

SENIOR Labour Party leaders are at war with each other over the best way to betray the 2016 referendum result, when PM Boris Johnson...

Greek students march against riot police

SEVERAL thousand Greek university students marched victoriously and defiantly on Monday night in Athens after they had forced the armed riot police ‘storm-troopers’ off...

Workers support WRP candidates