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Protesters in Hong Kong resist as rulers’ mask slips

Authorities in Hong Kong have resorted to using old, authoritarian laws to try and suppress a pro-democracy movement. It has sparked more furious protests.

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria

Donald Trump gave the go-ahead for a Turkish invasion of northern Syria on Monday in another betrayal of the Kurdish people.

Protester shot in Hong Kong on China anniversary

Police shot an 18 year old man during angry pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Repression against migrants across the EU

A deadly crackdown on refugees is spreading across Europe.

Austrian Tories make gains and Nazi vote falls

Talks following Austria’s snap general election on Sunday are likely to produce another right wing government.

Defiance in Egypt despite harsh state repression

Mahienour el-Massry was arrested in the the clampdown (Pic: Egypt Solidarity Initiative)

Revolt in Haiti grows against shortages, corruption and US

Months of protests have developed into an uprising that has the potential to bring down the Haitian president

Mobilisation in Catalonia after more repression

Nine Catalan independence activists have been arrested on charges of terrorism and rebellion. The Spanish state deployed 500 police officers to carry out the arrests.

Three million join second day of strikes over climate change

Some three million people joined a huge climate strike across 28 countries on Friday of last week.

General Motors workers in the US win global solidarity for their strike

A strike by nearly 50,000 General Motors (GM) staff across the United States has entered its third week as talks between the company and the United Auto Workers union (UAW) continue.

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump escalates a crisis for the US ruling class

The political battle going on at the top of US society has reached a new pitch. US speaker of the Senate Nancy Pelosi announced last week that formal impeachment proceedings are set to begin against president Donald Trump.

Big strikes and protests in New Zealand kick off day of action over climate change

A huge climate strike has hit New Zealand, where 170,000 people have walked out to demand climate justice.

Hong Kong fight rages on streets

Protesters in Hong Kong defied police repression as they took part in a 16th successive weekend of protests last weekend.

Workers in France strike back as Emmanuel Macron attacks pensions

Strikes on the railways, in schools and many other sectors swept France on Tuesday against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.

Resistance in Egypt piles pressure on Abdel Fattah al-Sisi regime

Egyptians took to the streets on Friday and Saturday in courageous demonstrations against the regime of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

International round-up—Strike to defend French pensions

Workers across France are set to strike next Tuesday against the government’s assault on pensions.

The West offers no solution to Hong Kong protesters

The biggest protests since the withdrawal of a hated extradition bill took place in Hong Kong last Sunday.

Hurricane Dorian devastates Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian has left staggering damage in its wake as it hit two northern islands in The Bahamas on 1 September.

Thousands join protests in South Africa against violence towards women

Women say that the government does not keep them safe from rape and assault, and are demanding urgent action from the authorities

Austerity and racism is on the cards for new government of chaos in Italy

Italy looked on the verge of having a new unstable government as Socialist Worker went to press.

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