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International round-up: Protests in Paris, Israeli attacks hit Palestinians and Cape Town food fightback


 

Trump piles on pressure to end the US lockdown


US president Donald Trump is ramping up attempts to force people back to work even as coronavirus sweeps the country and deaths mount.

International round-up - quarantine for refugees, food riot and pause in Yemen war


Italy has quarantined refugees on a boat, police sparked a food riot in Nairobi and the bloody war in Yemen is paused

Mass graves in United States


US president Donald Trump last week said that he wants to kickstart the economy with a “big bang”.

Lockdowns lead to police brutality and repression in many African countries


Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces

US workers on strike as Trump backs big bosses


Fresh walkouts launched across the US as Trump says that hundreds of thousands should die for profit

Right only narrowly win in Polish presidential elections


Right-wing president Andrzej Duda took 51.03 percent of the vote to narrowly beat liberal Rafał Trzaskowski who took 48.97 percent in the second round of the Polish presidential elections last Sunday.

Coronavirus means ‘survival of richest’ in Global South, say South African shack dwellers


The effects will be even more harrowing if the virus spreads through the vast pools of extreme poverty in the Global South. 

Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise


Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise

Fresh strikes for coronavirus safety in Italy


Workers in Italy are resisting bosses’ attempts to benefit from the ­coronavirus crisis.

Strikes and repression spread across the African continent


Workers have suffered repression and evictions to try and stop the spread of the virus, but there has also been fightback in the form of strikes.

Millions fear starvation after shutdown imposed in India


The Indian government’s attempts to lockdown over a billion people are collapsing after only a few days.

US workers stage walkouts and protests over coronavirus safety


Workers’ action is spreading across the US to stop bosses putting profit ahead of health in the coronavirus crisis. 

Bosses are rocked by the ‘brutal change of attitude’ among workers


A series of strikes in French factories engaged in non-essential production has forced employers to close some of them down, at least temporarily.

Donald Trump’s corona crisis measures are handout for the rich


Trillions of dollars for a coronavirus aid package in the United States is mainly about protecting profits, writes Gabby Thorpe

Horror for refugees as conditions make coronavirus more deadly


In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.

International round-up - Yellow Vests defy cops in France and deadlock in Israel


Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.

Democrats unite against left wing Bernie Sanders


It is now almost certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic party nominee for president.

Italian worker says ‘we are ready to fight’ for coronavirus action


A wave of strikes has hit Italy, and further walkouts may be coming

Misery after Brazil landslides


 

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