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.
The Indian government’s attempts to lockdown over a billion people are collapsing after only a few days.
Workers’ action is spreading across the US to stop bosses putting profit ahead of health in the coronavirus crisis.
A series of strikes in French factories engaged in non-essential production has forced employers to close some of them down, at least temporarily.
Trillions of dollars for a coronavirus aid package in the United States is mainly about protecting profits, writes Gabby Thorpe
In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.
Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.
It is now almost certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic party nominee for president.
A wave of strikes has hit Italy, and further walkouts may be coming
Lebanon defaulted on a foreign debt payment for the first time in its history this week.
Paris is set be a capital of protest and resistance on Saturday.
Right wing parties declared victory in Israel’s elections on Monday, promising a government that will annexe all of the Palestinian West Bank.
Angry demonstrations took place in cities across France on Saturday evening after the government announced it would implement attacks on pensions without a vote in parliament.
Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner to be the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate after a landslide victory in Nevada last Saturday.
Tens of thousands of people protested after a gunman killed nine people from migrant backgrounds at a shisha bar and a cafe in the city of Hanau.
The French president looks weak as strikes continue, says Charlie Kimber
Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic US presidential primary. His victory came after he won the highest number of votes in Iowa last week.
Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.
The fight isn’t over, but the unions need to call for coordinated resistance, says Charlie Kimber