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Sudan sit-in shows how ordinary people can run society and win real change

Sudan, Africa, protest, demonstration, revolt, Bashir Sudan’s ruling class is desperately trying to reassert control as protests continue demanding fundamental change.

Biggest strike for decades rocks Poland’s government

Poland, strike, walkout, education, schools Unions estimate that over 600,000 workers are taking part in an indefinite education strike - not just teachers, butcooks, cleaners, caretakers and office staff as well.

Attacks on Palestinians lay behind Netanyahu win

Attacks on Palestinians lay behind Netanyahu win Binyamin Netanyahu was re-elected as Israeli prime minister last week—and the result reflects the racist violence of the Israeli state, writes Nick Clark

After Omar al-Bashir forced out - protests, not the army, can win real change in Sudan

Sudan, Africa, protest, demonstration, revolt, Bashir Months of protest have forced the army to remove Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir.

What next after movement forces out the Algerian president?

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

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.

The Yellow Vest struggle to reinvent democracy in France


Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, reports from France

Hundreds of thousands join protests in Sudan


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

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.

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