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Northern Ireland election won't solve the deep crisis in the system


A polarised election squeezed the left, but what matters more is the movement, says Simon Basketter

‘US migrants are scared to go out’ as Trump's assault steps up


Donald Trump’s assault on migrants stepped up a gear last week with intensified round-ups and evidence of forced labour for people awaiting deportation.

South Korea: 'the week of destiny has begun'


With a key court ruling expected very soon, the forces for and against President Park are mobilising

Protests in Egypt after regime 'steals daily bread' from the poor


Demonstrations swept across several Egyptian cities after the government’s Supply Ministry slashed the amount of subsidised bread available to the poor.

Racist raids rise as US movement faces tests


Union leaders are wrong to back Trump and should join the fight against him, writes Alistair Farrow

Socialists stand for a ‘different type of politics’ in Stormont assembly poll


The Northern Ireland assembly at Stormont is heading for a period of “administrative devolution” following an election this Thursday, with the assembly operating without an executive.

South Korea: a fierce political struggle gets fiercer


One million people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of the President, Park Geun-hye. But right-wingers are also mobilising.

Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to say ‘refugees welcome’


Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.

Thousands take action across the US as problems mount for Donald Trump


US president Donald Trump is facing serious problems. He has not yet been able to fill key positions and the protests against him are deepening.

Movement in South Korea radicalises—but the right prepare to take to the streets


Some 750,000 people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of the President Park Geun-hye.

Mass protests after Trump's deportation raids


Raids on immigrants by border guards provoked big protests across the US

Resistance spreads on US campuses as Trump plans fresh attacks


US activists are celebrating the decision by a panel of judges that continues the suspension of President Trump's Muslim ban. But there are many more battles to come.

Egyptian textile workers' strike shows growing anger at regime's austerity


Around 3,000 textile workers in Mahalla, northern Egypt, walked on Tuesday out in a sign of growing discontent at spiralling living costs. 

Mass protests demand Romanian prime minister steps down over 'corruption law'


Over 200,000 people took to the streets of Bucharest in Romaniaon Sunday night.A further 300,000 marched in towns and cities across the country, including 40,000 in Timisoara and 45,000 in Cluj-Napoca.

The revolt to stop Donald Trump spreads into the workplace


Protests over new US president Donald Trump’s racist policies continue into their third week.

Big anti-racist demos welcome refugee children into Greek schools


Big demonstrations welcomed around 500 refugee children to school in the port city of Piraeus, near Athens in Greece, last Tuesday.  

Bombed then banned—US crimes in travel-ban states


Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” order applies to seven countries—all of them hammered by the US war machine and its allies such as Britain. The effect is to stop desperate refugees fleeing the chaos that US bombs and bullying created.

In Washington DC, a tremendous protest rains on Trump’s parade


Protesters from across the US told Sadie Robinson, on location in Washington DC, why they are marching against Donald Trump

Anti-racist protests in every US state


Demonstrations hit around 50 states across the US last Saturday as protesters showed solidarity with migrants, refugees and Muslims.

Stop this bigot! Inaugurate the resistance to Donald Trump


US socialist Eric Fretz writes from New York

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