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International round up: Bigots’ fury at Arab party kingmaker


Israeli politicians were up in arms at the idea that an Arab party might enter government following elections last week.

Myanmar’s military rulers unleash bloodiest weekend since coup


Myanmar has seen its bloodiest weekend since the military coup at the beginning of February.

Global Covid-19 cases surge as Brazil faces health collapse


Far from being steadily eliminated, Covid-19 is increasing in most regions of the world

International round up: Israel elections demonise Palestinians


Israel held its fourth election in two years as Socialist Worker went to press. The election was called after a coalition government led by warmonger Binyamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz collapsed.

Protests erupt following racist murders in the US


Thousands of people have joined protests across the US and Canada to show their rage following the shooting of eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, six of whom were Asian women.

Dutch elections signal scary shift to the right


For a fourth time, the conservative People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy have won the national election in Holland.

International round up: Coronavirus worldwide


The total number of Covid-19 cases worldwide has now exceeded 120 million, with more than 2,670,000 dead.

Protesters and students clash with riot police in Greece


Mass demonstrations across Greece have defied police violence.

Strikes confront military attacks across Myanmar


Myanmar’s murderous military regime imposed martial law in parts of the country on Monday, wiping out the last vestiges of democracy.

Strikes and protests face down increasing state violence in Myanmar


Strikes and protests continue to defy the military in Myanmar, but the regime is lashing out ever more violently.

International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar


Thousands of people joined marches in the run-up to International Women’s Day across France last weekend.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars


US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

Protesters and strikers murdered by police in Myanmar


Myanmar is in the grip of fierce fighting between the ruling army regime and pro-democracy campaigners.

International round up—Indian farmers block trains


Farmers in India stepped up their battle with the government last week with blockades of railway tracks.

Mass strike in Myanmar can shake the military


A strike and protests in Myanmar this week are defying army attempts to crush action

Catalan elections show backing for independence but far right also advances


In the new parliament there is a leftist majority and a—different—pro-independence majority

Myanmar strikes grow, but military prepares to lash out


Civil service, bank, railway and power workers have brought some sectors of the country to a halt.

Israel’s new vaccine scandal shows it’s an apartheid regime


Israel has blocked a shipment of coronavirus vaccines from reaching Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, while Israeli politicians consider withholding them as blackmail.

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot


Former US president Donald has once again been acquitted following an impeachment trial by the Senate.

International round up: State crackdown on farmers’ support in India


The panic-gripped Indian state responded to massive support for the farmers’ movement by accusing everyone of conspiring against it.

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