The Spanish state is fighting tooth and nail to undermine any declaration of independence by the Catalan government. It will take the power of the working class to win
A vicious homophobic campaign is underway in Egypt.
Austrian parliamentary elections on Sunday could see the fascist Freedom Party return to government as part of a right wing coalition.
Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran
The government of Catalonia is days away from a decisive test. It has a clear mandate from voters to declare independence from Spain—and a threat from the Spanish government to shut it down if it doesn’t drop the idea.
GALLERY - Workers stage a general strike in Catalonia
Workers staged a general strike in Catalonia on Tuesday of this week, following a huge vote for independence on Sunday.
Soldiers shot dead at least eight people and wounded many in Cameroon on Sunday.
Palestinian resistance group Hamas could give up control of the government in the Gaza Strip after ten years under siege by Israel.
Monster demonstrations involving tens of thousands in Barcelona took place in front of town halls around Catalonia today, Monday.
GALLERY - Scenes from Barcelona on the day of the Catalan referendum
Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia saw ordinary people organise to resist state repression - and protect the right to vote
Catalonia’s independence referendum – outlawed by the Spanish state – took place on Sunday. As voting closed, activist David Karvala spoke to Socialist Worker from outside a polling station in Barcelona
Millions of people in Catalonia are set to defy the police and the state to vote on independence from Spain today, Sunday.
Two hurricanes have torn apart Puerto Rico. Some 15,000 people have had their homes destroyed or are living in shelters with little food or water.
GALLERY - Thousands join protests in Catalonia ahead of independence referendum
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence due to take place on Sunday.
The Spanish government faces increasing defiance to its attempts to crush a referendum on independence in Catalonia.
US president Donald Trump has ramped up his racist assault.
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence.
Demonstrators took to the streets in response to the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party’s general election breakthrough.
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy attempts to crush a referendum on independence.
The Cosatu trade union federation in South Africa has called a general strike for next Wednesday, 27 September.