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Government manoeuvres on pension age fail to stop protests and strikes in France

Union members are holding real debates how to take their movement forward, says Charlie Kimber

French workers debate taking harder hitting action after ‘beautiful’ mass strike

The fourth national day of strikes and demonstrations on Thursday saw massive support against French president Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on pensions.

Huge strike in India has power to challenge hard right government

Some unions say nearly a fifth of the population stayed away from work

‘The poor suffer the most’—Jakarta resident speaks out on floods

As the flood waters recede—at least for now—in Jakarta, Indonesia, residents are left trying to piece their lives back together

French strikes ‘beyond trade unionism’

Another huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France against president Emmanuel Macron’s pension assaults was set for Thursday this week.

French pension strikers reject Macron’s bribes

Tens of thousands of French workers remain on indefinite strike against president Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on pensions

‘Macron out,’ say strikers in France

Workers across France are staging inspirational action against pension attacks

International round-up—Get Trump out of the White House

The US House of Representatives was set to vote on whether to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday of this week.

Historic strike in Northern Ireland NHS

Thousands of nurses and other health workers in Northern Ireland are fighting for higher pay.

A million French workers strike to say ‘screw it’ to pension attacks

Another massive day of strikes and protests in France on Tuesday showed workers’ continuing determination to beat neoliberal president Emmanuel Macron.

Protests have put resistance back on the agenda

Nick Clark says that revolts sweeping the Middle East are overcoming sectarianism and terrifying US rulers

Millions of workers strike to defy French pension assault

A huge strike swept France on Thursday as millions of workers revolted against pension attacks from president Emmanuel Macron.

Pensions strikes sweep France in a big push to repel Emmanuel Macron’s attack

Big strikes were set to hit France on Thursday this week as workers revolt against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.

Huge protest movement brings down Iraqi prime minister

A mass protest movement has forced the Iraqi prime minister to resign

Demonstrators killed in Iran

Security forces in Iran have reportedly killed at least 115 protesters

Hong Kong voters back democracy

Voters in Hong Kong delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections

More revolts in Latin American countries

Strikes in Peru and Colombia have marked the spread of revolt

International round-up - killings in Gaza, protests hit Iran, general strike in Chile

Israel killed unleashed a fresh round of bombings on the besieged Gaza Strip last week.

After a year of the Yellow Vests - a new chance for united struggle in France

Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, marks the one-year anniversary of the Yellow Vests by looking at what the movement has achieved and the prospects for future struggles

Brutal Hong Kong police target university in drive to crush pro-democracy movement

Huge battles were taking place in Hong Kong as Socialist Worker went to press, as the authorities escalated their repression of pro-democracy protests.

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