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Hundreds of thousands join protests in Sudan


Hundreds of thousands of people joined demonstrations across Sudan last Saturday.

What next after movement forces out the Algerian president?


Will protesters wind down their campaign after bringing down president Bouteflika or will they seek deeper change, asks Alistair Farrow

Israeli elections spell trouble for Palestinians


Results of elections in Israel were set to be announced as Socialist Worker went to press—with no good outcome for Palestinians.

France: unions and the Yellow Vests resist Macron


Trade unionists and Yellow Vests are set to march together this Saturday to defend the right to protest against vicious assaults from president Emmanuel Macron’s government.

South Africa—birth of a party that says it stands for revolution


The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party has been formally launched in South Africa.

Millions-strong Algerian movement piles pressure on hated regime


Millions of Algerians protested on Friday despite the former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika being forced from office on Tuesday. 

‘We need to remove the whole regime’ say Algerian protesters as president goes


Mass protests and strikes have forced out Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Is Erdogan slipping?


Turkey’s “strongman” leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback

Refugees seize helm and cross high seas to Malta


The Maltese government is prosecuting three refugees under terror charges for hijacking a ship to make it to safety in Europe

A blow to the Green New Deal in the US


The “Green New Deal” programme of action on climate change gathered no support in the US Senate

French teachers join the revolt against Macron


Teachers across France were set for a national day of strikes and demonstrations

Mass revolts sweep Algeria


Sections of the army have abandoned president Abdelaziz Bouteflika as huge protests and strikes hit Algeria. At issue now is how deep the changes will go, reports Alistair Farrow

Strikes spread to Algeria’s oil fields


Huge protests continued in Algeria, north Africa, last week to demand the removal of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his regime.

Israel attacks Gaza


Israel is gearing up to unleash more violence on Palestinians trapped in the Gaza Strip.

Death toll of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa is the result of appalling capitalist priorities


Hundreds, and probably thousands, of people have died as a result of Cyclone Idai.

Yellow Vest movement has Emmanuel Macron on the run


A picture of the president quaffing wine while Paris burned didn’t go down well, reports?Charlie Kimber

Yellow Vests gear up for big push to mark four months of a movement against Macron


The French Yellow Vest movement and organised workers in the trade unions face a big test.

‘Israel is for Jewish people alone,’ says its prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu


Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu confirmed last week that Israel—the state founded on Palestinian land—doesn’t belong to its Palestinian citizens

Strikes and protests rock Algerian regime for third week


Huge protests against Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika have gripped the North African country for the third consecutive week.

Millions join International Women’s Day strikes in Spain


Women struck across the Spanish state on Friday, International Women’s Day, in a howl of rage against oppression.

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