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US ‘Strike for black lives’ called as details emerge of George Floyd’s killing

Black Lives Matter protest London June 2020 A coalition of trade unions and campaign groups in the US is organising a “strike for black lives,” set for Monday 20 July.

Global Covid-19 cases rise sharply after states lift lockdowns

South Africa, coronavirus, quarantine, testing, Johannesburg More than 11 million people across the globe have now been infected by Covid-19.

Mass demonstrations defy draconian new laws in Hong Kong

Mass demonstrations defy draconian new laws in Hong Kong Thousands of demonstrators defied the new law and a police ban on protests by chanting pro-independence slogans and waving independence flags

Huge protests in Sudan to ‘correct the path of revolution’

Huge protests in Sudan to ‘correct the path of revolution’ Hundreds of thousands of protesters—perhaps a million in all—poured on to the streets of Sudan

International round up: Israel stalls annexation

International round up: Israel stalls annexation Israel stalled plans to annexe huge chunks of the Palestinian West Bank last week.

French voters punish Macron as greens and fascists gain

Health workers call for a 400 euros a month pay rise for all in Paris on Tuesday 30 June 2020 The fascist National Rally (RN) won the position of mayor of Perpignan in the second round of municipal elections in France on Sunday.

Bosses’ coalition takes over in Ireland


It’s a desperate attempt to maintain the old set-up after it was rejected by voters earlier this year

Stand with the Palestinians against Israeli annexation


Israel looked set to begin moves to annexe up to a third of the Palestinian West Bank from Wednesday of this week.

Trump’s drive to end lockdown is behind growing catastrophe in US


The death toll from Covid-19 surpassed 128,000 in the US on Monday

A warning from the world—it’s dangerous to open up


More than half a million people across the world are now known to have died from coronavirus

Virus grows as world leaders prioritise profits


Coronavirus is set to reach a horrifying new milestone this week—10 million cases and a death toll of 500,000.

Tens of thousands take to the streets of France to demand ‘freedom, equality and dignity’


Big, militant anti-racist marches took place in several cities across France last Saturday.

Anti-racist rage boils over in protests across the US


Protests are continuing to rage across the US over the racist murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin a month ago. 

Tulsa: the city of Trump’s rally is the site of a racist massacre


In 1921 racists wanted to put black people down, and break workers' unity

Powerful movements against racism and austerity unite on the streets in France


Militant anti-racism and the fight against austerity are coming together powerfully in France

Virus tears through poorer countries as fears of a ‘second wave’ grip China


The global coronavirus crisis is far from over.

System is shaken by a storm of anti-racism


The Black Lives Matter ­movement has sparked a wave of mass protests in countries across the world.

Historic US rebellion is an inspiring challenge to the system


The magnificent uprising taking place across the US is historic. Mass demonstrations following the police murder of George Floyd have now continued for more than two weeks. The rebellion is the most significant in decades.

Protesters defy state repression to ensure Black Lives message is heard


Many of the international solidarity protests took aim at police racism and violence in their own countries—and many defied state repression and bans.

Brazil’s murderous cops add to toll of coronavirus


Police in Rio de Janeiro killed 177 people in April alone

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