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Horror for refugees as conditions make coronavirus more deadly


In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.

International round-up - Yellow Vests defy cops in France and deadlock in Israel


Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.

Democrats unite against left wing Bernie Sanders


It is now almost certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic party nominee for president.

Italian worker says ‘we are ready to fight’ for coronavirus action


A wave of strikes has hit Italy, and further walkouts may be coming

Misery after Brazil landslides


 

Lebanon debt default sparks IMF fear


Lebanon defaulted on a foreign debt payment for the first time in its history this week.

French ban on protests fails to stop resistance


Paris is set be a capital of protest and resistance on Saturday.

Israeli elections leave right claiming victory while scrabbling for power


Right wing parties declared victory in Israel’s elections on Monday, promising a government that will annexe all of the Palestinian West Bank.

French government vows to ram through pension assault


 Angry demonstrations took place in cities across France on Saturday evening after the government announced it would implement attacks on pensions without a vote in parliament.

International round-up - Win for Sanders and First Nation protests in pipeline


Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner to be the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate after a landslide victory in Nevada last Saturday.

Mass protests after massacre by Nazi terrorist in Germany


Tens of thousands of people protested after a gunman killed nine people from migrant backgrounds at a shisha bar and a cafe in the city of Hanau.

Macron’s party in new crisis as strikers return to the streets


The French president looks weak as strikes continue, says Charlie Kimber

After Sanders wins New Hampshire, bosses fear ‘idea of socialism is gaining traction’


Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic US presidential primary. His victory came after he won the highest number of votes in Iowa last week.

International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections


Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.

New action dates called for French pension war


The fight isn’t over, but the unions need to call for coordinated resistance, says Charlie Kimber

Irish elections show angry rejection of establishment


The major establishment parties took a kicking in the Irish general election last Saturday.

Iowa vote launches Democrats into chaos


Bernie Sanders is proving to be a challenge to the Democratic Party establishment, says Gabby Thorpe

Strikes defy French cops as union leaders seek shoddy deals


Another day of national strikes and demonstrations was set for Thursday this week in France.

Crisis after floods and landslides in Brazil


Over 50 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced from their homes after floods and landslides hit Brazil. The country has recorded its heaviest rainfall in 110 years.

‘We can’t give in to Emmanuel Macron’


A huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France on Friday has reinvigorated the battle against attacks on pensions. Another day of national action was set for Wednesday this week.

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