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Biggest strike for decades rocks Poland’s government

Unions estimate that over 600,000 workers are taking part in an indefinite education strike - not just teachers, butcooks, cleaners, caretakers and office staff as well.

After Omar al-Bashir forced out - protests, not the army, can win real change in Sudan

Months of protest have forced the army to remove Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir.

Hundreds of thousands join protests in Sudan

Hundreds of thousands of people joined demonstrations across Sudan last Saturday.

What next after movement forces out the Algerian president?

Will protesters wind down their campaign after bringing down president Bouteflika or will they seek deeper change, asks Alistair Farrow

Israeli elections spell trouble for Palestinians

Results of elections in Israel were set to be announced as Socialist Worker went to press—with no good outcome for Palestinians.

France: unions and the Yellow Vests resist Macron

Trade unionists and Yellow Vests are set to march together this Saturday to defend the right to protest against vicious assaults from president Emmanuel Macron’s government.

South Africa—birth of a party that says it stands for revolution

The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party has been formally launched in South Africa.

Millions-strong Algerian movement piles pressure on hated regime

Millions of Algerians protested on Friday despite the former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika being forced from office on Tuesday. 

‘We need to remove the whole regime’ say Algerian protesters as president goes

Mass protests and strikes have forced out Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Is Erdogan slipping?

Turkey’s “strongman” leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback

Refugees seize helm and cross high seas to Malta

The Maltese government is prosecuting three refugees under terror charges for hijacking a ship to make it to safety in Europe

A blow to the Green New Deal in the US

The “Green New Deal” programme of action on climate change gathered no support in the US Senate

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

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