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Mass protests after massacre by Nazi terrorist in Germany

Tens of thousands of people protested after a gunman killed nine people from migrant backgrounds at a shisha bar and a cafe in the city of Hanau.

Macron’s party in new crisis as strikers return to the streets

The French president looks weak as strikes continue, says Charlie Kimber

After Sanders wins New Hampshire, bosses fear ‘idea of socialism is gaining traction’

Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic US presidential primary. His victory came after he won the highest number of votes in Iowa last week.

International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections

Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.

New action dates called for French pension war

The fight isn’t over, but the unions need to call for coordinated resistance, says Charlie Kimber

Irish elections show angry rejection of establishment

The major establishment parties took a kicking in the Irish general election last Saturday.

Iowa vote launches Democrats into chaos

Bernie Sanders is proving to be a challenge to the Democratic Party establishment, says Gabby Thorpe

Strikes defy French cops as union leaders seek shoddy deals

Another day of national strikes and demonstrations was set for Thursday this week in France.

Crisis after floods and landslides in Brazil

Over 50 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced from their homes after floods and landslides hit Brazil. The country has recorded its heaviest rainfall in 110 years.

‘We can’t give in to Emmanuel Macron’

A huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France on Friday has reinvigorated the battle against attacks on pensions. Another day of national action was set for Wednesday this week.

Hunger for change feeds Bernie Sanders campaign

Bernie Sanders’ campaign to be the Democratic Party’s candidate for US president is winning real enthusiasm as the process to choose the nominee begins.

Strikes and protests sweep across France in seventh day of national action

A huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France on Friday has reinvigorated the battle against attacks on pensions.

Rage against sexist Trump as tens of thousands join US Women’s Marches

Up to 10,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Washington DC for the fourth annual US Women's March on Saturday. 

‘Help us beat neoliberal president Macron’—French strikers appeal for solidarity

France’s trade unions are making an international appeal to sustain their strikes against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.

Iranians take to the streets after a week of war threats

Protests burst out in Iran last Saturday after the regime admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane.

New coalition government in Spain marks a shift to the right for Podemos

A new coalition government in Spain is vowing to create “a Spain of moderation and not a Spain of tension”.

Government manoeuvres on pension age fail to stop protests and strikes in France

Union members are holding real debates how to take their movement forward, says Charlie Kimber

French workers debate taking harder hitting action after ‘beautiful’ mass strike

The fourth national day of strikes and demonstrations on Thursday saw massive support against French president Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on pensions.

Huge strike in India has power to challenge hard right government

Some unions say nearly a fifth of the population stayed away from work

‘The poor suffer the most’—Jakarta resident speaks out on floods

As the flood waters recede—at least for now—in Jakarta, Indonesia, residents are left trying to piece their lives back together

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