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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.

Yellow Vest movement has Emmanuel Macron on the run


A picture of the president quaffing wine while Paris burned didn’t go down well, reports?Charlie Kimber

Yellow Vests gear up for big push to mark four months of a movement against Macron


The French Yellow Vest movement and organised workers in the trade unions face a big test.

‘Israel is for Jewish people alone,’ says its prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu


Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu confirmed last week that Israel—the state founded on Palestinian land—doesn’t belong to its Palestinian citizens

Strikes and protests rock Algerian regime for third week


Huge protests against Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika have gripped the North African country for the third consecutive week.

Millions join International Women’s Day strikes in Spain


Women struck across the Spanish state on Friday, International Women’s Day, in a howl of rage against oppression.

UN slams Israel over Gaza protests


Israel may have committed war crimes in its efforts to crush Palestinian protests in the Gaza Strip

Determined Yellow Vests build more mobilisations despite repression


The French Yellow Vests are preparing for major mobilisations, in particular on 16 March.

Strikes in North Africa rattle rotten regimes


Huge protests have swept Algeria in North Africa demanding the fall of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

India and Pakistan ramp up threat of new war in Kashmir


The conflict between India and Pakistan over their disputed border region Kashmir threatens to unleash new hell on a land that has seen too much of it already.

Yellow Vest struggle in France must spread to win


Big Yellow Vest protests took place in France again last Saturday, the 15th successive week of action

Sudanese regime is ramping up repression


Al-Bashir is resorting to increasingly brutal methods but the rebellion is not going away

Striking teachers in California join growing revolt over pay and funding


Around 3,300 teachers in Oakland, California, began their fourth day of strikes on Tuesday.

Venezuelan crisis grows amid border showdown


As the right exploits the social crisis, it’s make or break time for left winger Nicolas Maduro, says Alistair Farrow

Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan close to war over Kashmir


India and Pakistan are once more on the brink of terrible conflict.

Crunch time in Venezuela


The right wing coup attempt in Venezuela was set to reach a key turning point this week.

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