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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

Strikes and protests rock Algerian regime for third week

Huge protests against Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika have gripped the North African country for the third consecutive week.

Millions join International Women’s Day strikes in Spain

Women struck across the Spanish state on Friday, International Women’s Day, in a howl of rage against oppression.

UN slams Israel over Gaza protests

Israel may have committed war crimes in its efforts to crush Palestinian protests in the Gaza Strip

Determined Yellow Vests build more mobilisations despite repression

The French Yellow Vests are preparing for major mobilisations, in particular on 16 March.

Strikes in North Africa rattle rotten regimes

Huge protests have swept Algeria in North Africa demanding the fall of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

India and Pakistan ramp up threat of new war in Kashmir

The conflict between India and Pakistan over their disputed border region Kashmir threatens to unleash new hell on a land that has seen too much of it already.

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