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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

Anti-racist movement is new crisis for Trump


Mass protests across the US have forced White House Republicans out the door, reports Alistair Farrow

Two parliaments vie for legitimacy in Venezuela as the US backs the right


Diplomats representing the US, Britain, Spain, Mexico and other countries rallied around the right wing opposition in Venezuela last Saturday.

Nazis outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters across the US


Thousands of US anti-racists came out to oppose a right wing demonstration in Boston yesterday, Saturday.

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack


Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

Thousands organise against Nazis and the far right in US


US anti-racists are organising against the Nazis and far right who have been bolstered by Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn them.

Israeli leader Netanyahu in trouble—but so is Gaza Strip


Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians as they moved to tighten the siege on the Gaza Strip

Trump risks deadly war over rivalry with China


US president Donald Trump has warned that the US military is “locked and loaded” with “military solutions fully in place” in a confrontation with North Korea.

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route


The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

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