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Mass strike in Turkey defies state repression

Mass strike in Turkey defies state repression Construction workers’ action is against firms with close links to the government

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany Anti-racists from Austria and Germany joined forces at the border town of Passau

Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy

Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy Families of Roma people briefly reoccupied a camp called River Village on the outskirts of Rome

Egyptian regime sentences protesters to death

Egyptian regime sentences protesters to death The British-backed Egyptian regime of dictator Mohammed Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has sentenced 75 survivors of its most horrific massacre to death

Israel ramps up repression

Israel ramps up repression Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 12 year old Palestinian boy in the Gaza Strip last week. It marked a low point of days of violent Israeli repression across all of Palestine.

Toxic water protests in Basra turn into rage at corruption and sectarianism

Toxic water protests in Basra turn into rage at corruption and sectarianism Protests erupted in Iraqi city Basra last week. People stormed and burned government offices in anger at toxic water supplies, power cuts and corruption.

US rulers are in a deep state of hypocrisy


The only force stopping Donald Trump pressing the nuclear button is the benign figures at the heart of the US state. That’s according to them, anyway.

Racism is at the root of Swedish far right gains


Racists celebrated in Sweden after elections saw a vicious anti-immigrant party make a breakthrough with a record number of votes

Racist Farage goes on Australia tour


Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage faced protests last weekend as he began a week-long tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Idlib attack deepens bloody Syria war


The Syrian regime was gearing up for its final assault on rebels this week—beginning one of its final acts in its long and bloody counter-revolution.

Anti-racists organise in Germany after attack


Christine Buchholz, MP for left party Die Linke, spoke to Socialist Worker about how to confront the far right

Prisoners join strikes and protest across the US


A wave of action in prisons and detention centres is hitting back at dire conditions, says Alistair Farrow

Aid cuts to Palestine herald more attacks and land grabs


The US has cut more than £150 million in aid to Palestinians to pressure the Palestinian government to give up more rights.

British bombs killing children in Yemen


 

Migrants blocked by the racist Salvini


The racist Italian government has been grandstanding with the lives of migrants.

Australia’s PM toppled as Tory government gets desperate


The Tories are tearing themselves apart in the face of a looming wipeout at the next general election. But they are likely to move even further right.

Refugees storm border fence in effort to reach Spain


At least 100 refugees stormed a border fence in Morocco on Wednesday. It is the latest successful attempt by refugees to force their way into the Spanish-controlled territory of Ceuta in North Africa.

US court cases bring corruption scandal closer to Donald Trump


Donald Trump surrounded himself with crooks and thieves during his 2016 presidential election campaign. Two court cases taking place in the US prove it. They give glimpses into the rottenness of the world Trump inhabits and his presidency.

Israel kills Palestinians in Gaza in run-up to ceasefire deal


Israel has ramped up the pressure further on Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, despite reports of an imminent peace deal

Anger at the response to the floods hitting India


More than 350 people have died and 1.5 million been forced to move by flooding in the southwest Indian state of Kerala

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