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Lockdowns lead to police brutality and repression in many African countries

Lockdowns lead to police brutality and repression in many African countries Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces

US workers on strike as Trump backs big bosses

US workers on strike as Trump backs big bosses Fresh walkouts launched across the US as Trump says that hundreds of thousands should die for profit

Coronavirus means ‘survival of richest’ in Global South, say South African shack dwellers

Coronavirus means ‘survival of richest’ in Global South, say South African shack dwellers The effects will be even more harrowing if the virus spreads through the vast pools of extreme poverty in the Global South. 

Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise

Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise

Fresh strikes for coronavirus safety in Italy

Fresh strikes for coronavirus safety in Italy Workers in Italy are resisting bosses’ attempts to benefit from the ­coronavirus crisis.

Strikes and repression spread across the African continent

Strikes and repression spread across the African continent 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.

Millions fear starvation after shutdown imposed in India


The Indian government’s attempts to lockdown over a billion people are collapsing after only a few days.

US workers stage walkouts and protests over coronavirus safety


Workers’ action is spreading across the US to stop bosses putting profit ahead of health in the coronavirus crisis. 

Bosses are rocked by the ‘brutal change of attitude’ among workers


A series of strikes in French factories engaged in non-essential production has forced employers to close some of them down, at least temporarily.

Donald Trump’s corona crisis measures are handout for the rich


Trillions of dollars for a coronavirus aid package in the United States is mainly about protecting profits, writes Gabby Thorpe

Horror for refugees as conditions make coronavirus more deadly


In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.

International round-up - Yellow Vests defy cops in France and deadlock in Israel


Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.

Democrats unite against left wing Bernie Sanders


It is now almost certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic party nominee for president.

Italian worker says ‘we are ready to fight’ for coronavirus action


A wave of strikes has hit Italy, and further walkouts may be coming

Misery after Brazil landslides


 

Lebanon debt default sparks IMF fear


Lebanon defaulted on a foreign debt payment for the first time in its history this week.

French ban on protests fails to stop resistance


Paris is set be a capital of protest and resistance on Saturday.

Israeli elections leave right claiming victory while scrabbling for power


Right wing parties declared victory in Israel’s elections on Monday, promising a government that will annexe all of the Palestinian West Bank.

French government vows to ram through pension assault


 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.

International round-up - Win for Sanders and First Nation protests in pipeline


Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner to be the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate after a landslide victory in Nevada last Saturday.

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