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Cops batter occupying students at the Sorbonne as French strikes escalate


Police attacked and evicted occupying students at the Sorbonne university in Paris last week.

Day of massive strikes planned in France


The seven French trade union federations that called the massive day of public sector strikes and demonstrations on 22 March have called for another day of general action on 22 May.

Israeli state threatens more death in Gaza


Apartheid state justifies its violence after killing at least 29 Palestinians and injuring over a thousand

As strikes spread across France - the fight can go much further to stop Macron


The struggle of rail workers in France has inspired workers in other sections of the economy and students on university campuses. Charlie Kimber argues the fight can go much further

Teachers’ pay rebellion spreads across Oklahoma with second week of strikes


Teachers in the US state of Oklahoma began their second week of walkouts on Monday. They are striking for more pay and better education funding.

Far right antisemites win election in Hungary after vicious campaign


A party that believes in a world Jewish conspiracy won the Hungarian general election on Sunday. The Nazis came second.

Eurostar workers organise to stop scabbing during French rail strikes


Workers in Britain have organised to stop a scabbing attempt by bosses during the French rail strikes. It’s an excellent show of solidarity with a crucial battle—and the best sort of European unity.

British soldier’s death in Syria shows how West lies over its interventions


A British SAS soldier was killed in Syria last week—despite a vote in parliament against British army intervention there.

Rail strikes in France are a warning signal for the bosses


French workers struck this week as part of a revolt against president Macron, writes Charlie Kimber

Bloody murder in Gaza exposes Israel as racist, terror state


Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have defied an appalling campaign of Israeli violence to join mass protests along the border with Israel.

Israeli forces kill and injure hundreds of Palestinian protesters


Israel killed at least 16 Palestinians on Friday as 30,000 people marched on the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel.

Rail strikes in France are sparking a broader workers’ revolt


National rail strikes in France which began on Tuesday are becoming a focus for a broader revolt by workers.

Israel jails Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi


Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was sentenced to eight months in prison for standing up to an Israeli soldier

Workers gear up for massive pay fight in Denmark


Around 10,000 shop stewards met last week in Denmark as a major confrontation looms.

Fury as Catalan leader arrested in Scotland


Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon has exposed her government’s fake radicalism by cooperating with the clampdown on Catalan independence.

Big anti-gun demos rage at the violence, racism and poverty in US society


Marches of hundreds of thousands of people show fury at racism, police and poverty, reports Alistair Farrow

Slovak prime minister's resignation fails to quell protest movement


Mass protests against corruption forced Slovakia’s social democratic prime minister Robert Fico to resign last Wednesday.

Protests in Brazil after councillor is murdered


The killing of socialist Marielle Franco has fed into wider anger at the state, says Charlie Kimber

Turkey ready to assault besieged city of Afrin


Turkish soldiers looked set to launch an assault on the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria this week

US pay fight spreads after West Virginia teachers’ strike wins


Powerful action by workers in West Virginia has inspired others to fight back

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