PROTESTS in the US city of St Louis continued for a third day yesterday following the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley for killing Anthony Lamar Smith there in 2011.
Mr Stockley was found not guilty of murder on Friday, six years after having shot 24-year-old...
Monday 18th Sep 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in World
CONGRESS gave a resounding thumbs-up yesterday to a motion calling on the TUC to “lead a major transformative project to create a new model of trade unionism.”
Moving, CWU general secretary Dave Ward said the “tide was turning” in British...
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
TRADE UNIONS must not give the impression they are prepared to fl out the “democratic will of the people” on the EU, Aslef general secretary Mick Whelan warned yesterday.
The rail union leader was addressing a Trade Unionists Against the EU (TUAEU) fringe...
Tuesday 12th Sep 2017
BEN CHACKO hears Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador outline his left-wing Morena party’s plans to transform his country
Saturday 9th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Ukraine's Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko speaks to Ben Chacko about the Institute of National Memory and the wave of destruction engulfing his country
Saturday 2nd Sep 2017
Far right in police and army ‘must be tackled’
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump signed an order yesterday allowing police forces to tool up with lethal military equipment.
The Department of Defence’s Excess Property Programme, known as the 1033 Programme, allows police forces to obtain surplus military equipment.
THE Scottish National Party was accused of “lying to the electorate” yesterday after it said Labour was backing Tory Brexit plans.
Holyrood’s Europe committee convener Joan McAlpine MSP said Jeremy Corbyn and Kezia Dugdale’s claim to be “on the side of...
Friday 25th Aug 2017
A VOTE against union recognition by Nissan workers at the Canton plant in Mississippi was the result of “intense scare tactics” and “intimidation,” the United Auto Workers (UAW) has charged.
The US’s National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) supervised a...
Monday 7th Aug 2017
Caracas suspended from regional trade bloc
Sunday 6th Aug 2017