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Joe Biden’s cabinet will be a boost for the bosses

The message from the early appointments to Joe Biden’s new cabinet is that it will be a collection of pro-business warmongers.

‘A massacre at Europe’s borders’ as over 100 refugees are drowned

More than 110 refugees died in the space of three days in the Mediterranean Sea last week

Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue

For years, the 11 November march has attracted tens of thousands of people. But Wednesday saw only thousands on the streets of Warsaw—the smallest march in ten years.

French teachers strike for better virus safety measures

French teachers struck and demonstrated in large numbers on Tuesday demanding coronavirus safety. But they also raised many other educational demands.

Joe Biden’s win won't bring justice to the Middle East

He claims to support some Palestinian rights, but the president-elect is certainly no friend to ordinary people in the region, says Nick Clark

Kamala Harris will prop up the US state

What role will vice president-elect Kamala Harris play in the new government?

Voices from the US—‘I’m cheering, but we need to put pressure on’

In the wake of the Joe Biden's election win, activists and trade unionists in the US spoke to Socialist Worker about what the election means - and what the tasks are for activists now.

Joe Biden win has galvanised us... now the key is to build struggle

A win for Joe Biden has meant that liberals and progressive groups were galvanised.

International roundup: Deadly storm hits Central America 

Hundreds of people are feared dead after Tropical Storm Eta ripped through Central America and Mexico. 

Celebrations at Trump’s defeat, but Biden is not the answer

People in the US and other parts of the world have protested against him from the moment he won four years ago. Now, he is on his way out.

Protesters return to the streets in Nigeria despite waves of state repression

Starting with action against police violence, many protesters are now targeting the vagabonds in power (VIPs)

Students and teachers in France continue protests and strikes to demand safety

A French education union has called a national strike for next Tuesday to enforce coronavirus safety in schools.

The US left needs a new strategy

Most of the left backed Joe Biden’s campaign. Most groups abandoned their criticism of the Democrats and fell into step with their campaign.

Democrats offered no hope to US electorate

Joe Biden’s failure to ride easily into the White House on the back of a wave of anger against Trump is damning. 

Joe Biden refused to tap into the power that can win change

Inspiring mass ­movements of struggle and resistance have sprung up repeatedly under Donald Trump’s reign.

Joe Biden’s failures let Trump try to grab victory

Racist, warmonger Donald Trump declared victory in the US presidential election—while results were still coming in—as Socialist Worker went to press on Wednesday

Teachers’ strikes and student blockades in France over lack of virus safety in schools

Thousands of teachers struck across France on Monday and Tuesday in protest at the lack of coronavirus safety in schools.

Pro-choice protests transform Poland as state fails to slander the movement

The mass pro-choice protests in Poland are growing. A march on Warsaw last Friday was 100,000-strong, according to organisers and the city council. People came from all over the country to demonstrate in the capital.

Belarusian workers and students defy repression to face down Lukashenko

The revolt against Belarusian ruler Aleksander Lukashenko is at a critical stage after opposition leaders’ call for a general strike failed to break the stalemate. 

Pro-choice protests sweep through Poland

An explosion of daily mass demonstrations for abortion rights has swept dozens of towns and cities across Poland. 

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