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Strikes and protests face down increasing state violence in Myanmar


Strikes and protests continue to defy the military in Myanmar, but the regime is lashing out ever more violently.

International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar


Thousands of people joined marches in the run-up to International Women’s Day across France last weekend.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars


US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

Protesters and strikers murdered by police in Myanmar


Myanmar is in the grip of fierce fighting between the ruling army regime and pro-democracy campaigners.

International round up—Indian farmers block trains


Farmers in India stepped up their battle with the government last week with blockades of railway tracks.

Mass strike in Myanmar can shake the military


A strike and protests in Myanmar this week are defying army attempts to crush action

Catalan elections show backing for independence but far right also advances


In the new parliament there is a leftist majority and a—different—pro-independence majority

Myanmar strikes grow, but military prepares to lash out


Civil service, bank, railway and power workers have brought some sectors of the country to a halt.

Israel’s new vaccine scandal shows it’s an apartheid regime


Israel has blocked a shipment of coronavirus vaccines from reaching Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, while Israeli politicians consider withholding them as blackmail.

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot


Former US president Donald has once again been acquitted following an impeachment trial by the Senate.

International round up: State crackdown on farmers’ support in India


The panic-gripped Indian state responded to massive support for the farmers’ movement by accusing everyone of conspiring against it.

International round up: Students in Turkey ‘won’t back down’


Student protests have swept across Turkey, beginning at Istanbul’s Bogazici university. They could develop into the biggest revolt by young people since the Gezi Park protests of 2013.

Bankers’ and bosses’ man asked to take over in Italy


Italy's rulers want to install a technocrat to push through measures they cannot impose by normal means

Far right moves to smash farmers in India


 A coalition of far right thugs, police and government ministers are out to smash the Indian farmers’ movement.

Protests in Russia take aim at Putin and poverty


Alexei Navalny supporters are on the streets but have no more to offer working people than Vladimir Putin

Back on the streets fighting for abortion rights in Poland


'A draconian new law amounts to the torture of pregnant women and is a reminder for us all that our rights are never set in stone'

Indian farmers reap success after state violence fails to stop march into New Delhi


Farmers’ protests across India have been a massive blow to the ruling hard right BJP party. 

The state ‘should fear hungry people’ in Tunisia


Thousands of people in Tunisia have defied a state crackdown to protest against unemployment and poverty.

Militant farmers rage on the streets of India


Hundreds of thousands of protesting farmers on tractors were fighting their way into the Indian capital New Delhi as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Anti-apartheid hero Ronnie Kasrils slams South African police attack on disabled people


There is anger in South Africa after police water-cannoned poor, black, disabled people while a government minister looked on.

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