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Did the US use white phosphorus weapons in its attacks on Syria and Iraq?


US-led forces stand accused of dropping horrific white phosphorus weapons in Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.

Main parties' votes collapse in French elections


The traditional main parties in France collapsed in the first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Nazi threat is growing in Trump's shadow, but meets with resistance


A shocking series of racist murders and provocations serve as a reminder that the bile pumped out by Donald Trump’s White House has consequences in US society.

Massacres made by the West


Two massacres of civilians, including children, each on a greater scale than the Manchester bombing took place last week—and the West was directly involved in both.

Bullying and posturing fail to stifle the resistance as Palestinian hunger strike ends


Palestinians in Israeli prisons declared victory last Saturday after ending a 40-day mass hunger strike.

Greek workers strike as MPs debate European Union's austerity demands


Tens of thousands of workers flooded the streets of central Athens in Greece yesterday, Wednesday, as the country was brought to a standstill by a general strike.

Renewed resistance to Trump can wound crisis-ridden bigot


Pressure on Donald Trump’s rotten presidency increased last week with growing calls for his impeachment.

Deepening divisions in the ruling class over Trump's sacking of James Comey


The FBI director’s sacking shows splits at the top of society that the resistance should exploit, says Alistair Farrow

Protests pile pressure on South African president and miners in Ukraine fight back


South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma was facing a vote of no confidence in parliament this week—just as protests surged in areas around the largest city Johannesburg.

Right mobilises in Venezuela as left wing president faces crisis


For the second time in three years mass, violent protests by the right wing have provoked a political crisis in Venezuela.

The election of Macron in France won’t solve a ruling class crisis


A neoliberal president in office, all the main political parties in crisis—and fascists waiting in the wings. Dave Sewell says there’ll be more French resistance to come

US Republicans lead the assault on healthcare with new repeal bill


Donald Trump’s US government is pushing through healthcare attacks, but mobilising on the streets can beat them back, reports Alistair Farrow

French left organises against the Nazi Marine Le Pen in presidential election


It’s right to emphasise the danger of Le Pen—and to oppose ex-banker Macron too, says Dave Sewell

Mass protests in the US will mark 100 days of Donald Trump


In the 100 days since Donald Trump came to office he has clashed with sections of the political establishment and, crucially, faced opposition on the streets and in workplaces.

Thousands of Palestinians join general strike in solidarity with prisoners


Clashes erupted across the West Bank last Friday as Palestinians held a “day of rage” in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners.

Thousands strike and march in the US for migrants’ rights on May Day


The movement against Donald Trump’s crackdown on migrants leapt forward on Monday.

US and its allies rattle sabres in Korea row


The US and South Korea held their “largest ever” annual joint military exercise last week. The Japanese navy is sending two destroyers to rendezvous with US warship Carl Vinson.

Over 20,000 march on racist AfD party's conference in Germany


Over 20,000 people protested against the racist Alternative for Germany (AfD) conference in Cologne last Saturday. 

Establishment parties in crisis and fascists on rise after first round of French election


For the first time neither of France’s main parties will be represented in the second round of its presidential elections, after an historic upset in Sunday’s first round.

Turkey’s president wins referendum through force and fraud


Protesters took to the streets of several Turkish cities last Sunday after authorities declared victory for president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a referendum. Also: hunger strike in Palestine, mass protests in Serbia

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