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Movement in Myanmar could turn towards armed struggle

Movement in Myanmar could turn towards armed struggle The slaughter of democracy protesters in Myanmar ramped up again last weekend

Revolt over tax increase in Colombia

Revolt over tax increase in Colombia Furious protests in Colombia have forced the right wing government to back down from plans to raise taxes on goods bought by ordinary people

Splits at top over India’s Covid crisis

Splits at top over India’s Covid crisis India’s hard right prime minister Narendra Modi is finally feeling the heat after weeks of Covid-19 devastating the country.

Vaccine used to attack rights in New Zealand and Hong Kong

Vaccine used to attack rights in New Zealand and Hong Kong New Zealand’s customs agency has sacked nine border workers, while in Hong Kong hundreds of thousands of migrant workers could lose their jobs

Mexico City maintenance workers issued over a dozen warnings before metro disaster

Mexico City maintenance workers issued over a dozen warnings before metro disaster The horrific disaster on Mexico City’s metro railway system—with at least 24 people dead and dozens more seriously injured—was long in the making.

French government’s racist crackdowns fuel far right coup threats

French government’s racist crackdowns fuel far right coup threats The French government is ramping up measures against migrants and Muslims—just as far right forces threaten a coup.

International round up—Troops aim to crush protests in Myanmar


Protesters have continued to take to the streets, and other ruling classes are concerned. writes Yuri Prasad

Big pharma wants to cash in on India’s coronavirus catastrophe


India is in the grip of a Covid-19 storm that is killing more than 2,000 people a day. But for the country’s two leading drugs firms this is not a time for mourning—it’s a time to cash in.

Hospitals in India near collapse as new wave hits and cases rise


As world Covid-19 deaths pass three million, India is in the grip of a terrible new wave of the virus. Other countries governed by the hard right face a similar situation, says Yuri Prasad

Fight killer cops after Floyd trial


Rage at a racist system and killer cops continued to burn as closing statements were heard on Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

Furious protests after cops kill black man Daunte Wright near Minneapolis


Protesters raged on the streets of Brooklyn Center just outside Minneapolis on Sunday after cops murdered a black man.

Northern Ireland riots sparked by legacy of British imperialism


As Loyalist areas of Northern Ireland face unrest, Simon Basketter explains why the protests are taking place now, and what they mean for Britain’s imperialist interests

Virus still on the rise, despite the vaccine


Covid-19 infections are still soaring around the world, and it’s no time to end safety measures, says Sam Ord

International round up: Bigots’ fury at Arab party kingmaker


Israeli politicians were up in arms at the idea that an Arab party might enter government following elections last week.

Myanmar’s military rulers unleash bloodiest weekend since coup


Myanmar has seen its bloodiest weekend since the military coup at the beginning of February.

Global Covid-19 cases surge as Brazil faces health collapse


Far from being steadily eliminated, Covid-19 is increasing in most regions of the world

International round up: Israel elections demonise Palestinians


Israel held its fourth election in two years as Socialist Worker went to press. The election was called after a coalition government led by warmonger Binyamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz collapsed.

Protests erupt following racist murders in the US


Thousands of people have joined protests across the US and Canada to show their rage following the shooting of eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, six of whom were Asian women.

Dutch elections signal scary shift to the right


For a fourth time, the conservative People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy have won the national election in Holland.

International round up: Coronavirus worldwide


The total number of Covid-19 cases worldwide has now exceeded 120 million, with more than 2,670,000 dead.

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