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Indian general strike shows workers’ power to take on hard right Modi government

Indian general strike shows workers’ power to take on hard right Modi government A stunning general strike by 250 million Indian workers on Thursday shut down most of the country’s main cities and towns.

Conflict grows as Israel murders Iranian scientist

Conflict grows as Israel murders Iranian scientist Israel brutally assassinated a scientist just outside the Iranian capital Tehran on Friday of last week.

International round up: Protest success in Guatemala

International round up: Protest success in Guatemala Furious protests in Guatemala have forced the government to abandon a budget that put big business first and lined the pockets of government officials.

Hundreds of thousands take to streets against security law in France

Hundreds of thousands take to streets against security law in France Over 300,000 people demonstrated across France on Saturday against the government’s proposed global security law. 

Biden picks ‘diverse’ cabinet of warmongers and Wall Street’s friends

Biden picks ‘diverse’ cabinet of warmongers and Wall Street’s friends President-elect Joe Biden’s first slate of cabinet choices this week was heralded as inclusive and diverse in the liberal press. 

General strike to resist attacks on workers’ rights in Greece

General strike to resist attacks on workers’ rights in Greece Prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wants to introduce new legislation that would allow bosses to force through longer working hours with no increase in pay

Rage at new police powers in France


Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Paris and other French cities in furious protests against a new security law

Cops massacre opposition protesters in Uganda


Up to 37 people have been shot dead by police during anti-government protests

Hong Kong protest movement leaders face jail


Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam could be imprisoned for five years

‘The people have had it,’ say protesters in Guatemala


Angry protesters took to the streets in Guatemala, Central America, last week.

Unity against the rich can undercut ethnic divisions in Ethiopia


Ethiopia is facing a civil war—but the chaos won’t be solved by imperialist powers, writes Charlie Kimber

More Jerusalem settlements planned


 Israel has announced plans to build over 1,000 new settlement buildings in occupied East Jerusalem. It wants to break up Palestinian life in the city.

Joe Biden’s cabinet will be a boost for the bosses


The message from the early appointments to Joe Biden’s new cabinet is that it will be a collection of pro-business warmongers.

‘A massacre at Europe’s borders’ as over 100 refugees are drowned


More than 110 refugees died in the space of three days in the Mediterranean Sea last week

Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue


For years, the 11 November march has attracted tens of thousands of people. But Wednesday saw only thousands on the streets of Warsaw—the smallest march in ten years.

French teachers strike for better virus safety measures


French teachers struck and demonstrated in large numbers on Tuesday demanding coronavirus safety. But they also raised many other educational demands.

Joe Biden’s win won't bring justice to the Middle East


He claims to support some Palestinian rights, but the president-elect is certainly no friend to ordinary people in the region, says Nick Clark

Kamala Harris will prop up the US state


What role will vice president-elect Kamala Harris play in the new government?

Voices from the US—‘I’m cheering, but we need to put pressure on’


In the wake of the Joe Biden's election win, activists and trade unionists in the US spoke to Socialist Worker about what the election means - and what the tasks are for activists now.

Joe Biden win has galvanised us... now the key is to build struggle


A win for Joe Biden has meant that liberals and progressive groups were galvanised.

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