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Protesters oppose the massacres in Myanmar

Protesters oppose the massacres in Myanmar Vicious attacks on the Rohingya Muslims have seen people take to the streets, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Hurricane Irma means storm chaos for the poorest as rich rulers refuse to help

Hurricane Irma, Caribbean, storm, wind, disaster, climate change, environment Hurricane Irma blasted a trail of destruction through the Caribbean last week. At least 28 deaths had been reported by Monday, with ten countries hit.

Mass French strike to defend workers’ rights

Mass French strike to defend workers’ rights Strikers, students and activists were marching through the major cities of France as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday in a day of strikes and protests.

Million march for Catalonian independence

Million march for Catalonian independence Supporters of Catalan independence responded to new harassment by the Spanish government with a million-strong march on Monday.

Battle is on as Spanish state tries to repress Catalan independence vote

Battle is on as Spanish state tries to repress Catalan independence vote The Spanish state is trying to prevent people in Catalonia from voting in a referendum on Catalan independence on 1 October.

Anger in Missouri after verdict ‘lets cop get away with murder’

Anger in Missouri after verdict  ‘lets cop get away with murder’ Cop walks free despite evidence that suggests he planted a gun—leading thousands to join angry protests, reports Mark Longden in St Louis

'We're opposing Trump's drive to war', say South Korean socialists


Members of Workers' Solidarity, Socialist Worker's sister newspaper in South Korea, spoke about what's behind the nuclear tensions—and how the South Korean working class movement is responding

Fury at massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar


Over 160,000 Rohingya minority Muslims have been forced to flee their homes in western Myanmar

West leaves victims of South Asia floods to rot as homes are swept away in monsoon


Over 1,200 people are dead, millions displaced and a third of Bangladesh is under water after devastating floods hit parts of South Asia.

Donald Trump’s showdown with North Korea risks disaster


Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous

Myanmar's military and Aung San Suu Kyi stoke racist attacks on Rohingya Muslims


Thousands of Rohingya minority Muslims have been forced to flee their homes in western Myanmar in the last week.

Togo protesters defy police brutality in fight to topple regime


Mass demonstrations for democratic rights have swept across Togo

‘Cops care more about property than people,’ say Houston activists after Storm Harvey


Tens of thousands of people in Texas are in shelters facing an uncertain future

Chemical leaks threaten poorest suburbs in Houston's danger zones


In the shadow of some of the world’s biggest oil refineries, Storm Harvey’s floodwaters brought dangerous toxins to poor black and Hispanic communities.

Trump pardons sheriff who ran racist ‘concentration camp’


Trump used the cover of Storm Harvey to pardon Joe Arpaio, the racist former Arizona sheriff.

Strike gives hope in Egypt’s textile mills


The Mahalla textile strike shows the potential for Egyptian workers to fight in the face of repression, writes Tom Kay

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks


Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

In Qatar, Yemen and Gaza, power play of Saudis and Iran brings new danger


An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.

Poor in Houston made to bear the brunt of Storm Harvey floods


The people of Houston have been let down by authorities’ failure to plan for deluge

Spanish Tory government is hounded on its own march


Activists in Barcelona made sure a protest in response to terror attacks opposed war and racism, reports Maria Dantas

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