After the general election, end austerity now!

Mobilise on the streets Call a general strike Bring the DUP/Tory government down   By International Socialist League - UK   A snap election by the Tory government produced a ‘shock’ election result of a ‘hung’ parliament because anger against nine years of austerity pushed people to use their votes against the Tories. Teresa May had...

Bank of England gets a New Speculator City of London Euphoric.

Daniel Campos, member of the Argentine PSTU and author of ‘The End of the Corporation’ published in Spanish 2012. Available in English in 2013. George Osborn selected Canadian Mark Carney to take over from Mervyn King amid great excitement in the City of London, but who is he and...

Pay Rise Now!

Half of the UK’s population are financially vulnerable, more than 8 million are over-indebted with 4.1 million already facing serious financial difficulties (source: Financial Conduct Authority). At the same time, we are seeing a rise in trade union militancy. By Matt Prittlewell.   Civil service union PCS have recently conducted a consultative...

Johnson’s throws sand in workers’ eyes and £2 billion into bosses’ pockets

On Wednesday 8 July, the government of Boris Johnson in the person of Chancellor Sunak Rishi, announced that the government will make available £2bn pounds to mitigate the economic and social crisis caused by the Coronavirus. By Etiandro Costa The government admits the following on the gov.uk website. The global economy...

Hands off the Malvinas (Falklands)

The British government nearly 30 years after ordering sinking the Belgrano that, was outside the British Malvinas exclusion zone, is at it again. Military might and arrogance, with backing from the USA, is driven by their desire for oil and their strategic interests in the area of the...

Independence referendum in Scotland: A vote against austerity

When David Cameron, the UK prime minister, signed the "Edinburgh agreement" on 15 October 2012 to allow a referendum on Scotland’s independence at the request of Alex Salmond,  leader of the SNP and Scotland's  prime minister, he couldn't imagine that the comfortable advantage of two thirds of Scotland's...

Justice for the Hillsborough victims in 1989

The Hillsborough campaigns had a lot of support in Britain, not only Liverpool where 2,000 stood outside St George's Hall in Liverpool on Wednesday night to hear speeches about the result of the panel enquiry into the deaths. The names of 96 people who died in 1989 were...

Support Old Swan Against the Cuts in the elections

The council union leaderships in Liverpool, Unison and GMB, have made a deal with the council not to fight. It means hundreds of their members will lose their jobs. On 5 March when Liverpool TUC and Liverpool Against The Cuts organised a protest outside the council’s budget meeting,...

End Police Violence, Release all Prisoners, Drop all Charges

Full support to the resistance in Turkey Reporting from outside Downing Street, London  at a demonstration of 2000 mainly Turkish and Kurdish people. We call on the world’s working class and all its organisations to support the occupations and demonstrations taking place in Turkey, the largest in the world at...

Build action against cuts and privatisation

    Following more than a year of struggle by workers and students to stop government and council cuts, the government is pressing ahead with the wholesale decimation of public services. In the last year we have seen the beginnings of huge austerity cuts and privatisation plans for public services because...

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