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Juan Guaido’s coup fails in Venezuela - but threat against Maduro remains

Juan Guaido’s abortive coup in Venezuela this week would go down in history as a pathetic spectacle if it wasn’t so dangerous.

GALLERY - Yellow Vests and trade unionists together in Paris on 1 May

Unity against president Macron defied the police in France

Yellow Vests and trade unionists defy cops together on May Day

Hundreds of thousands of people defied police repression to march on May Day in France

Donald Trump’s attacks on migrants - more reasons to protest against his visit in June

Racist US president Donald Trump is coming to Britain in June for a state visit. And apparently he’s keen to give people here more reasons to oppose him.

Polish school workers’ leaders retreat

A historic strike of teachers and other school and nursery workers has been unnecessarily ended by the leaders of the Polish Teachers’ Union (ZNP), the biggest union involved.

Spanish elections: the mainstream right shattered, but the far right rises

Elections in the Spanish state on Sunday saw the victory of the Labour-type party but also the entry into the congress of the far right VOX party

Protests grow bigger in Algeria despite brutal police crackdown

A protester in Algeria has died in hospital of injuries sustained while protesting. Yettou Ramzi’s relatives said this was because he was beaten by police.

Yellow Vests take on the cops as protest numbers rise

Riot police and Yellow Vest protesters battled in the centre of Paris last Saturday as numbers on the streets rose for the second week in a row.

Brutal state repression lies behind horrific attacks in Sri Lanka

At least 290 people were killed and hundreds more injured in a series of eight bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Schools out in Poland as 600,000 join strikes

Poland has been struck by the biggest all-out walkout in over 25 years, reports Andy Zebrowski

The Yellow Vest struggle to reinvent democracy in France

Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, reports from France

Protests grow in Sudan as military refuse to step aside

Sit-ins, demonstrations and workers' protests are spreading across the country

Sudan sit-in shows how ordinary people can run society and win real change

Sudan’s ruling class is desperately trying to reassert control as protests continue demanding fundamental change.

Attacks on Palestinians lay behind Netanyahu win

Binyamin Netanyahu was re-elected as Israeli prime minister last week—and the result reflects the racist violence of the Israeli state, writes Nick Clark

Biggest strike for decades rocks Poland’s government

Unions estimate that over 600,000 workers are taking part in an indefinite education strike - not just teachers, butcooks, cleaners, caretakers and office staff as well.

After Omar al-Bashir forced out - protests, not the army, can win real change in Sudan

Months of protest have forced the army to remove Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir.

Hundreds of thousands join protests in Sudan

Hundreds of thousands of people joined demonstrations across Sudan last Saturday.

What next after movement forces out the Algerian president?

Will protesters wind down their campaign after bringing down president Bouteflika or will they seek deeper change, asks Alistair Farrow

Israeli elections spell trouble for Palestinians

Results of elections in Israel were set to be announced as Socialist Worker went to press—with no good outcome for Palestinians.

France: unions and the Yellow Vests resist Macron

Trade unionists and Yellow Vests are set to march together this Saturday to defend the right to protest against vicious assaults from president Emmanuel Macron’s government.

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