Strikes on the railways, in schools and many other sectors swept France on Tuesday against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.
Egyptians took to the streets on Friday and Saturday in courageous demonstrations against the regime of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Workers across France are set to strike next Tuesday against the government’s assault on pensions.
The biggest protests since the withdrawal of a hated extradition bill took place in Hong Kong last Sunday.
Hurricane Dorian has left staggering damage in its wake as it hit two northern islands in The Bahamas on 1 September.
Women say that the government does not keep them safe from rape and assault, and are demanding urgent action from the authorities
Italy looked on the verge of having a new unstable government as Socialist Worker went to press.
Defiant action by protesters has been met with increasing levels of brutality, writes Sadie Robinson
Donald Trump unveiled new rules last Wednesday that would allow migrants to be locked up indefinitely
Kavita Krishnan has just returned from occupied Kashmir where she was part of an Indian solidarity delegation. She talked to Socialist Worker about conditions in Kashmir since the Indian government annexed the Muslim-majority territory earlier this month.
Tens of thousands of people defied police repression in Hong Kong over the weekend, marking the 12th week of mass protests.
Italy’s political crisis came to a head this week as prime minister Giuseppe Conte resigned after far right interior minister Matteo Salvini pulled the plug on the coalition.
Some 1.7 million people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday as the pro-democracy movement there entered its 11th week.
China is escalating its threats towards pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong as the movement is set to enter its 11th week.
The Portuguese government – which some hail as a model of left wing success – has sent soldiers to drive tankers to break an indefinite strike.
Israeli police attacked tens of thousands Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem last Sunday on Eid
The mass movement has refused to leave the streets in defiance of the police, writes Sadie Robinson
Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.
The Indian government’s crackdown in Kashmir, on the border between India and Pakistan, is leading to resistance on the streets.
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has refused to make any concessions in the face of mass demonstrations, rallies and strikes.