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Italian local elections do not mean the centre is secure

Italian local elections do not mean the centre is secure The death of populism was proclaimed in the English press after the Italian local elections. Perhaps.

Eric Zemmour—meet the new far right threat in France’s presidential election

Eric Zemmour—meet the new far right threat in France’s presidential election A new far right threat is tearing up the campaign for next year’s French presidential election.

Support the South African metal and engineering workers on indefinite strike

Support the South African metal and engineering workers on indefinite strike South Africa’s biggest metal and engineering union has launched an indefinite strike over pay and conditions.

Right will rule unczeched after election without opposition on the streets

Right will rule unczeched after election without opposition on the streets The mainstream press hailed the Czech elections last weekend as another defeat for right wing populism.

Anti-racist outrage as Italian pro-refugee mayor jailed for over 13 years

Domenico Lucano The former mayor of an Italian village who welcomed refugees has been sentenced to more than 13 years in jail for “abusing” migrant laws.

National strike in France as far right threat grows

National strike in France as far right threat grows Workers in France launched a day of strikes and mass demonstrations on Tuesday of this week.

Far left Die Linke party loses swathes of its supporters


What went so wrong the far left Die Linke party? The answer lies primarily in its leadership and the concessions they’ve made in a failed bid to be more “electable”.

No clear winner in German election shows crisis of mainstream


Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling CDU/CSU conservatives were reported to have grabbed just 24.2 percent of the vote—their worst result since the Second World War

International round-up: Revenge raids escalate after prison escape in Palestine


Israeli soldiers have captured the last two of six Palestinian prisoners who liberated themselves from a high security jail nearly two weeks ago.

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US


Hundreds of migrants trapped in southern Mexico protested on Wednesday against the state’s immigration rules.

International round-up: Palestinian protests in support of escaped prisoners


Israel launched a campaign of raids, incursions, roadblocks, searches and arrests last week after a group of Palestinian prisoners liberated themselves.

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy


Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

More die as US state fails those hit by storm


Far from helping, President Biden is creating conditions that will lead to more disasters, says Sophie Squire

Japanese PM resigns after Olympic Covid crisis


Japan’s prime minister has been forced from office as his popularity plummets due to the government’s handling of coronavirus.

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan


The United States military left Afghanistan as it arrived—by killing children.

What is IS-K and what is its relationship with the Taliban?


The horrific attack on Kabul airport last week was claimed by a local branch of Islamic State called IS-K.

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes


Hurricane Ida has ­spread panic across the US Gulf Coast as 150 mile an hour winds and torrential rains lashed the state of Louisiana.

Israel hits protesters and aid in Palestine


Palestinians resisting Israeli occupation have been shot at during protests, reports Nick Clark

Earthquake causes new devastation across Haiti


As Haiti is struck by earthquakes, Sam Ord explores the damage that imperialism has done

What does Afghan defeat mean for US imperialism?


The words of US president Joe Biden have come back to haunt him awfully quickly.

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