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Capitalism Is Set To Destroy Small Business And Then Turn The...

A FIFTH of all UK small and medium sized businesses are set to close permanently over the next four weeks as they run out...

‘CRADLE OF DISEASE’ – 4,000 packed into ASOS warehouse

JAM-PACKED ASOS clothing warehouse is a ‘cradle of disease’, terrified workers in the GMB union warned yesterday, calling for their entire operation to be...

EU split and breaking up – Forward to the United Socialist...

LAST THURSDAY, the 27 heads of the European Union held a video conference call to decide the EU’s economic response to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Microsoft backs down from Israeli investment

AFTER eight months of campaigning to demand that Microsoft drop their investment in the Israeli facial recognition company AnyVision, the hi-tech giant finally announced...

China shows the way to defeat the coronavirus plague – while...

THE creator of the Universal Credit onslaught against the working class and the poor, Iain Duncan Smith has launched an attack on China in...

Unite Is Fighting For Workers’ Rights!

TWO LONDON organisations are flouting government policy over coronavirus by attacking the pay, and terms and conditions of their employees, the Unite, union said...

Johnson goes down with coronavirus – plunging his anti-working class regime...

THE TRADE union leaders and the Labour Party are currently cementing their role as the most enthusiastic would-be partners of the Tory government and...

WTO warns that a bigger crash than 2008 is on the...

THE WORLD Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevedo said on Wednesday that the economic collapse and job losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic would be...

Johnson Will Use His Dictatorial Powers Against The Working Class!

THE DEBATE on the adjournment of Parliament for a month until April 21 took place immediately after the Tory emergency legislation passed though the...

Care workers have little or no protection says GMB

HORRIFYINGLY, care workers have been told if they test positive they will have to self-isolate at the care home and will not be able...

Trump’s Economic Miracle Is A Bankrupt Mirage – US Workers Need...

THE US Federal Reserve Bank yesterday launched an unlimited money printing programme to try to halt the collapse of the US ‘economic miracle’, and...

Renationalise the railways permanently by bringing down the Tories and...

YESTERDAY, the Tories introduced emergency measures to save the private rail companies from complete collapse. The Department for Transport announced it is suspending all the...

DOCTORS ‘FEEL LIKE CANNON FODDER’ says Chair of Doctors’ Association UK

Doctors ‘feel like lambs to the slaughter and cannon fodder’, said the chair of the Doctors’ Association UK yesterday morning, demanding that frontline NHS...

China has beaten coronavirus while Tories will allow 60% of the...

CHINA’S Wuhan province reported a zero increase in new coronavirus infections last week. China has beaten the virus and with no new cases, their...

Tory-Tuc Pay & Jobs Deal!

‘CAN I put on record my thanks to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the CBI, and other business groups,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said...

US Fed’s third emergency programme in 2 days fails to stop...

THE US Federal Reserve announced late on Wednesday the third emergency programme in two days in an increasingly desperate and futile attempt to avoid...

Saint-Gobain Crystals in India sacks worker after exposing him to hazardous...

A FORMER Saint-Gobain Crystals and Detectors worker in Bangalore, India, Jayaraj Mathangi, was fired for absenteeism after developing severe health problems due to hazards...

Royal Mail workers must set the date for their all out...

ON TUESDAY, postal workers delivered a massive 94.5% YES vote to strike in defence of their jobs, pay and conditions and the very existence...

Zimbabwe trade unions ‘itching for mass action’ to be paid in...

THE OPPOSITION Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has joined forces with the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to push for salaries in United...

‘Stay Off Work From Next Monday’ Say Neu Leaders!

MANY schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, say teachers’ leaders. ASCL general secretary Geoff...

NO SICK PAY FOR 3.3m AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says the...

94.5% yes for post strike – CWU leaders run away!

COMMUNICATION Workers Union (CWU) members in Royal Mail have beaten the anti-union laws for the third time in less than three years delivering a...

Union leaders must take action to bring down the Tories – and...

THE WORLD Health Organisation has issued its ‘Test, Test and Test’ call as its main policy to lay the basis for dealing with the...

Coronavirus–10,000 troops on the streets!

‘OPERATION Broadshare’ has been launched by the military to put 10,000 troops on the streets. The military said that it will work alongside the...

Unions Must Stop Pleading With Bosses And The Tories And Use...

BORIS JOHNSON’S policy of do-nothing to combat or turn back the coronavirus has now been dumped after 229 scientists wrote to the government saying...

SAFTU demands resignation after attempts to derigister municipal workers union

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions has called on Labour Registrar Advocate Lehlohonolo Molefe to ‘resign’ – after the labour court suspended as...

Tories to bail capitalism out, while leaving workers and their families...

GLOBAL stock markets crashed on Thursday, the biggest single day fall in history. This is the historic crisis of capitalism, its death agony. The...

South African workers fear a lack of health cover

COSATU – The Confederation of South African Trade Unions – has held a Central Executive Committee workshop to discuss a number of pertinent issues...

Sack TUC traitors who collaborate with Tories and bosses – Build...

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak opened his Budget speech on Wednesday with an appeal to ‘put aside party politics, and act in the national interest’ in...

Trade union leaders divided over Tory Budget!

THE TRADE union leaders are divided over the Tory Budget. ‘Today’s Budget u-turn on spending is long overdue’ says the TUC, forging a partnership with...

As Capitalism Shuts Down Workers Must Be Mobilised To Fight For...

THE SCENE has been set for today’s budget by the crash of the stockmarkets on Monday March 9th when trillions of pounds were wiped...

Hamas demands immediate release of Palestinian detainees in Saudi Arabia

A Hamas spokes-man has condemned the continued detention and prosecution of Palestinian figures in Saudi Arabia over their support for the Palestinian resistance movement, and...

6th Form strikes escalating

ON THE EVE of budget day, National Education Union members working in 34 sixth form colleges walked out demanding more funding as colleges have...

OCCUPIED! – UCL student action in support of UCU lecturers strike

AT UNIVERSITY College London (UCL) over fifty students occupied the Cloister Building at 7am yesterday morning in front of the Provost’s office, and plan...

The raging coronavirus crisis is smashing up the worldwide capitalist economy!

ON FRIDAY £60 billion was wiped off the UK’s leading companies. The FTSE 100 plunged by 3.62%. In the US a rate cut saw...

NHS ‘safe staffing forum’ demands minimum legal safe staffing level!

SIXTY Unison nursing delegates gathered in Warwick last week for the ‘safe staffing forum’ in which the worforce crisis in the NHS was discussed....

‘OPEN THE DOORS TO THE REFUGEES’ – urge 20,000 marchers in...

‘OPEN the doors to the refugees,’ demanded 20,000 marchers in Athens on Thursday. Some 20,000 people marched through Athens on Thursday night calling for the...

Flybe collapse just the start! Coronavirus has brought the crisis of...

LOW-COST British airline Flybe has collapsed with the loss of 2,000 jobs. The pilots union BALPA has put the blame squarely on the Tory...

Wilko Imposes Draconian Cuts!

GMB UNION members working for Wilko are furious over a threat that the company is to turn on them and impose draconian cuts. It...

FLYBE BUST! Tories to blame – BALPA

‘FLYBE staff feel disgusted at this betrayal and these broken promises,’ pilots union BALPA General Secretary Brian Strutton said yesterday as the news broke...

In US elections Sanders must defy Democrat campaign to stop him...

THE RACE to become the Democratic Party candidate to face Trump in November’s presidential election has come down to a fight between the democratic...

FIFTY-SEVEN TURKISH SOLDIERS KILLED IN IDLIB –‘Erdogan using terrorism to achieve...

THE TURKISH military has announced the death of at least one of its soldiers and the injury of nine others in an attack in...

Car Factories Could Be Closed In A Matter Of Weeks Says...

FOR THE first time since coronavirus erupted in China shutting down Chinese manufacturing, cutting off the supply of vital components and commodities to the...

Barclays Sacking 1145!

UNITE has expressed its alarm at the announcement yesterday that Barclays bank is closing a major processing centre in Leeds with nearly 800 jobs...

British Steel 400 sackings

BRITISH Steel is to be sold to Chinese firm Jingye next Monday with the loss of 400 workers. Jingye has offered a contract to 3,200...

A Fifth Of Small Businesses Are Going Under

A FIFTH of all small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are unlikely to get the cash they need to survive the next four...

50 Italian Doctors Dead!