A general strike across both the public and private sectors brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday. It was called by the ADEDY and GSEE union federations against austerity and the Syriza government’s attack on the right to strike.
Economic difficulties and political discontent lies behind a row over workers’ wages in Japan.
A speech by Donald Trump could trigger a new wave of Palestinian resistance—and protests in solidarity across the Middle East.
Tax cuts worth £1.1 trillion were passed in the US Senate last Saturday—and the rich cheered
Around 10,000 anti-racists marched on the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party conference in Hanover last Saturday.
‘Treasonous leader’ assassinated as Saudi aggression fuels more chaos and carnage
Trade unions in Greece have called a general strike on Thursday 14 December as parliament is set to discuss next year’s budget.
Egypt’s dictator General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi promised to respond with “brute force” after an appalling terror attack on a mosque
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to open up the country to international capital.
Egyptian human rights lawyer and socialist Mahienour el-Massry has been jailed again alongside co-defendant Moatasem Medhat.
The sexual harassment scandal at the top of US society has moved further into the political establishment.
Ordinary people in Lebanon have begun stockpiling food and supplies, fearing that regional giant Saudi Arabia will push the country into civil war.
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after a coup by generals and mobilisations on the streets
Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.
Pressure is mounting on Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe after a coup by the army last Wednesday.
Australians have voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising marriage equality, sparking off celebration rallies of thousands around the country.
The Zimbabwean armed forces seized control of the capital Harare and detained president Robert Mugabe early on Wednesday morning. It is the result of a spiralling political crisis facing the regime, with rival factions of the ruling Zanu PF party jostling for power.
Donald Trump was elected US president one year ago. In a fitting act of defiance, voters brought in the most left wing candidates on offer in many city and state elections last week.
Workers gathered in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Sunday to express their dissatisfaction with the government led by president Moon Jae-in.
A tens of thousands-strong fascist-led march took place in Warsaw on Polish Independence Day last Saturday. At the same time anti-fascists organised a thousands-strong counter demonstration.