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New injury trend for Palestinian victims of Israel as troops continue assault

Israeli soldiers killed four Palestinians, including a 14 year old boy, and wounded more than 150 others last Friday.

‘Gestures won’t win,’ says French rail striker

Strikes continue against Emmanuel Macron, but they need to urgently accelerate, says Charlie Kimber

Teachers stay out in Oklahoma after union leaders tell them to end their strikes

Teachers and other education workers in Oklahoma, US, are continuing strikes and protests for better pay—despite union leaders’ attempts to sell them out.

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.

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