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International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar

Thousands of people joined marches in the run-up to International Women’s Day across France last weekend.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars

US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

Protesters and strikers murdered by police in Myanmar

Myanmar is in the grip of fierce fighting between the ruling army regime and pro-democracy campaigners.

International round up—Indian farmers block trains

Farmers in India stepped up their battle with the government last week with blockades of railway tracks.

Mass strike in Myanmar can shake the military

A strike and protests in Myanmar this week are defying army attempts to crush action

Catalan elections show backing for independence but far right also advances

In the new parliament there is a leftist majority and a—different—pro-independence majority

Myanmar strikes grow, but military prepares to lash out

Civil service, bank, railway and power workers have brought some sectors of the country to a halt.

Israel’s new vaccine scandal shows it’s an apartheid regime

Israel has blocked a shipment of coronavirus vaccines from reaching Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, while Israeli politicians consider withholding them as blackmail.

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot

Former US president Donald has once again been acquitted following an impeachment trial by the Senate.

International round up: State crackdown on farmers’ support in India

The panic-gripped Indian state responded to massive support for the farmers’ movement by accusing everyone of conspiring against it.

International round up: Students in Turkey ‘won’t back down’

Student protests have swept across Turkey, beginning at Istanbul’s Bogazici university. They could develop into the biggest revolt by young people since the Gezi Park protests of 2013.

Bankers’ and bosses’ man asked to take over in Italy

Italy's rulers want to install a technocrat to push through measures they cannot impose by normal means

Far right moves to smash farmers in India

 A coalition of far right thugs, police and government ministers are out to smash the Indian farmers’ movement.

Protests in Russia take aim at Putin and poverty

Alexei Navalny supporters are on the streets but have no more to offer working people than Vladimir Putin

Back on the streets fighting for abortion rights in Poland

'A draconian new law amounts to the torture of pregnant women and is a reminder for us all that our rights are never set in stone'

Indian farmers reap success after state violence fails to stop march into New Delhi

Farmers’ protests across India have been a massive blow to the ruling hard right BJP party. 

The state ‘should fear hungry people’ in Tunisia

Thousands of people in Tunisia have defied a state crackdown to protest against unemployment and poverty.

Militant farmers rage on the streets of India

Hundreds of thousands of protesting farmers on tractors were fighting their way into the Indian capital New Delhi as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Anti-apartheid hero Ronnie Kasrils slams South African police attack on disabled people

There is anger in South Africa after police water-cannoned poor, black, disabled people while a government minister looked on.

Beware of Biden’s empty promises

 Joe Biden was set to become US president on Wednesday this week, but don’t think that means ­justice for black people or an end to attacks on workers.

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