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Workers Fury Forces Brown Retreat!

Hayes and Harlington Labour MP John McDonnell yesterday called for the 10p tax rate to be restored in full. He was speaking after Prime Minister...

OUR REVOLUTION – BY LEON TROTSKY – ‘Revolutionary anniversaries are days...

Leon Trotsky OUR REVOLUTION Essays on Working Class and International Revolution 1904-1917 Collected and Translated by MOISSAYE J OLGIN Introduction 5. Revolutionary anniversaries REVOLUTIONARY anniversaries are not only days for reminiscence, they are days for...

OUR REVOLUTION – BY LEON TROTSKY – ‘The aim of the...

Leon Trotsky OUR REVOLUTION Essays on Working Class and International Revolution 1904-1917 Collected and Translated by MOISSAYE J OLGIN Introduction by MOISSAYE J OLGIN THIS is an essay of triumph. Written on January 20, 1905,...

OUR REVOLUTION – BY LEON TROTSKY – ‘The revolutionary masses are...

Leon Trotsky OUR REVOLUTION Essays on Working Class and International Revolution 1904-1917 Collected and Translated by MOISSAYE J OLGIN Introduction by MOISSAYE J OLGIN THIS is an essay of triumph. Written on January 20, 1905,...

Bankrupt Budget!

In his first budget, Chancellor Darling hit the working class and middle class with big hikes in alcohol, tobacco and vehicle taxes while giving...

Abbas Suspends Contact With Israel

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas yesterday suspended the ‘peace negotiations’ and contacts with Israel until the Israeli ‘criminal aggression’ on Gaza stops. An emergency meeting of...

British Gas – 500% Profits Rise

‘This greed has got to be stopped and the government should step in now and levy a windfall tax on the company,’ said UNISON...

Jordan On The Brink Of Revolution

JORDAN has announced huge 76 per cent fuel price increases. In a statement the Jordanian government said that domestic fuel and kerosene prices had...

END GAZA SANCTIONS! – Palestinian Return Centre steps up campaigns

The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) has stepped up the international campaign to get the sanctions and siege of Gaza lifted. In its latest ‘update on...

Boycott Israel Lift Gaza Siege

ISRAEL has turned Gaza into a ‘concentration camp’, demonstrators warned on Thursday night, at an emergency picket opposite Downing Street attended by over 50...

‘THIS IS A WORTHLESS AND FALSE PARLIAMENT’ – Iraqi puppets administer...

the Accountability and Justice Law is a ‘worthless’ piece of paper, approved by a ‘worthless and false parliament’, a ‘Ba’ath party spokesman’ in Iraq...

Brown Wants 3 Years Of Wage Cutting

THE GMB and PCS unions came out against Prime Minister Brown and Chancellor Darling’s plan to impose three-year pay settlements on public sector workers...

Turkey Boasts Of US Support For Bombing Northern Iraq

TURKEY praised the United States on Wednesday for providing intelligence in support of attacks against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, as it confirmed its...

A NATIONAL SCANDAL – Help the Aged condemns winter death figure

‘THESE figures are nothing short of a national scandal.  It’s obscene that in this day and age more than 25,000 people aged 65 and...

PETROL £1 A LITRE – as economic crisis deepens

The average UK price of unleaded petrol yesterday went over £1 per litre for the first time, as oil reached almost $100 a barrel...

Cwu Members Determined To Defend Final Salary Pensions

THERE is uproar in the Communication Workers Union (CWU) over the Royal Mail drive to rip up members’ existing terms and conditions, and the...

NO PENSIONS SELL-OUT – demand CWU reps

Communication Workers Union representatives from across the country yesterday slammed the changes to Royal Mail pensions that their leaders want to sign up to,...

90 YEARS OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION – Forward to the World...

IN OCTOBER 1917 workers took power in Russia. This is the 90th anniversary of the victorious October Revolution, the first time in history that the...

Take Strike Action Against Royal Mail’s Draconian Plans!

Central to the Royal Mail ‘Pay Offer and Modernisation Agreement 2007/09’ are the sections on ‘flexible working’. These put the workforce at the minute-to-minute disposal...

UNISON, TGWU, and GMB leaders all support Brown’s staged pay cuts!

ANYONE who was wondering why, at the TUC Congress, when union leaders were moving resolutions calling for coordinated industrial action against the Brown government’s...

NAME STRIKE DATES! – demand CWU branches and members

Postal workers across the country are up in arms demanding their union, the CWU, proceeds to immediately name strike dates after Royal...

PRIVATE EQUITY THREATENS PENSION FUNDS – GMB ive evidence to MPs

THE GMB general workers union yesterday called on parliament to halt ‘tax privileges’ to venture capitalists and establish the amount of unfunded pension...

UNISON INDUSRIAL ACTION WARNING – if NHS pay award is staged

industrial action is inevitable if the government insists on paying the NHS pay award in stages, UNISON warned yesterday. ‘If there is no change of...

South Lebanon Citizens Demand Shelter

The first cries by citizens were heard yesterday coming from the southern Lebanese town of Al-Taybah to express their indignation at the fact that...

Blair hits out at ‘black crime’ – calls to ‘take...

BLAIR in his Callaghan Memorial lecture in Cardiff came out as an admirer of the right wing Labour premier, who he says ‘had neither...

‘THIS RESISTANCE HAS MADE THE OCCUPIERS TASTE BITTER DEFEAT’ – Statement...

THE Association of Muslim Scholars (AMS) has addressed an open message to the Iraqi people on the fourth anniversary of the occupation of Iraq,...

Cabinet Office Leads Fight To Smash Royal Mail

FOLLOWING instructions from the government’s Cabinet Office to government departments to put their mail out to tender to get the best cutthroat deal, ...

Brown and Blair – two sides of the same coin

WITH Blair’s political reputation destroyed by the Iraq war, and the massive resistance to his attack on the Welfare State, and with the media...

CHARITIES AND WAGE CUTS! – Civil Service strike likely says PCS...

In his tenth Pre Budget Report yesterday Chancellor Brown spoke about the threat to British capitalism from India and China. He said: ‘Once...

GAMBLING WITH PEOPLE’S LIVES – 700 Blood Service job cuts condemned

Health unions yesterday accused the government of a ‘reckless gamble that could risk people’s lives’ over plans to close centres and axe 700 Blood...

LOW WAGES WILL LEAD TO SOCIAL AND RACIAL TENSIONS – Irish...

THE Irish trade union movement has been discussing the dangers that a low rate minimum wage, if not corrected, will lead to it being...

All trade unionists must take action to defend the NHS

UP TO 5,000 health workers, trade unionists and local residents determined to save their jobs, hospitals and NHS services from massive cuts marched through...

Brown Won’t Retreat From Blair Agenda

PREMIER Blair got his well deserved come-uppance at the TUC Congress on Tuesday, while the co-author of his policies Gordon Brown was welcomed like...

Renationalise the electricity and gas monopolies!

POWERGEN, the energy monopoly, is putting up the prices of its gas and electricity services by 18.4 per cent and 9.7 per cent, next...

‘RACE AND ORIGIN WILL TRUMP MERIT’ says Dr Peter Trewby, of...

MORE than 1,000 angry doctors rallied at Downing Street last Friday, vowing to fight to reverse a sudden change in the law that threatens...

Pakistan PM forced to condemn US raid

THE Pakistani Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, yesterday spelt out that Pakistan cannot accept actions like the recent US cross-border air strike on a village...

No Military Action Against Iran – At This Point Says...

BRITAIN’S Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, has just revealed the policy of the British government on Iraq – or has he? He said that Iran...

‘We continue to picket, despite the cold!’

Locked Out Gate Gourmet workers are calling on all trade unionists to attend their Conference in London on Sunday the 29th of January. More than...

THE MAJORITY ARE STANDING FIRM – say locked-out Gate Gourmet workers

LOCKED-OUT Gate Gourmet workers are on the picket line today, determined to win victory this year. The airline catering company at Heathrow sacked over 700...

Straw’s cover up for illegal MI6 actions in Greece exposed

Greek newspaper Proto Thema has named the MI6 chief at the British embassy in Athens, after he was accused of organising British and Greek...

‘WE’VE SEEN OFF THE COMPROMISE AGREEMENT’ say Gate Gourmet workers

‘THE Compromise Agreement is dead. We have seen it off’ said Nirmal Purewal TGWU shop steward and locked out Gate Gourmet worker. ‘This dispute...

US Torture Flights – Questions Go Unanswered

LIBERTY has written letters to the Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, and to British police chiefs about the US’ ‘extraordinary rendition’ programme and the use...

‘THEY ARE GOING TO PAY FOR THEIR LIES!’ – Menezes family...

‘This will be the start, they are going to pay for all their lies, all the shootings,’ Alex Pereira, the cousin of Jean Charles...

‘We are going to win’ – Gate Gourmet workers

LOCKED-OUT Gate Gourmet workers are campaigning all this week for their march and rally in Southall on Sunday December 4. Speaking on the picket line...

Locked-out Gate Gourmet workers to march through Southall

LOCKED OUT Gate Gourmet workers are to march through Southall on Sunday December 4th to demand that the TGWU makes their dispute official and...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...