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Large protest in Dublin over housing crisis and widespread homelessness


The Irish government faces a mass movement over a housing crisis

Kavanaugh appointment is an indictment of the system


There are more battles to come after a vile sexist was appointed to the US Supreme Court

Determined day of strikes in France against Macron’s barrage of attacks


Workers and students in France struck and protested on Tuesday in a renewal of the battle against President Emmanuel Macron.

Far right candidate comes out on top in first round of Brazilian election


The right are on the rise in Brazil.

Senate vote brings sexist Brett Kavanaugh closer to supreme court confirmation


The US Senate cleared the way for confirming Donald Trump ally Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court judge on Friday.

Israeli state murders children during Great March of Return protests in Gaza


Israel killed seven Palestinians—including a 12 year old boy—during protests in Gaza last Friday.

Brett Kavanaugh case sparks big protests across the US


Action in solidarity with victims shows that people want to fight oppression, says Alistair Farrow

Indonesian tsunami—an avoidable tragedy


A tsunami early warning system that could have saved many lives in Indonesia had not been introduced because of lack of money.

Hundreds of Tanzanians perish in overfilled boat catastrophe


The deaths of 224 people in east Africa were caused by unscrupulous ferry operators and extreme poverty, argues Charlie Kimber

Thousands of Nazis march as racists carry out violent attacks on migrants


The battle against the far right continued last weekend as

Israel ramps up repression


Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 12 year old Palestinian boy in the Gaza Strip last week. It marked a low point of days of violent Israeli repression across all of Palestine.

Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy


Families of Roma people briefly reoccupied a camp called River Village on the outskirts of Rome

Egyptian regime sentences protesters to death


The British-backed Egyptian regime of dictator Mohammed Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has sentenced 75 survivors of its most horrific massacre to death

Mass strike in Turkey defies state repression


Construction workers’ action is against firms with close links to the government

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany


Anti-racists from Austria and Germany joined forces at the border town of Passau

Toxic water protests in Basra turn into rage at corruption and sectarianism


Protests erupted in Iraqi city Basra last week. People stormed and burned government offices in anger at toxic water supplies, power cuts and corruption.

US rulers are in a deep state of hypocrisy


The only force stopping Donald Trump pressing the nuclear button is the benign figures at the heart of the US state. That’s according to them, anyway.

Racism is at the root of Swedish far right gains


Racists celebrated in Sweden after elections saw a vicious anti-immigrant party make a breakthrough with a record number of votes

Racist Farage goes on Australia tour


Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage faced protests last weekend as he began a week-long tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Idlib attack deepens bloody Syria war


The Syrian regime was gearing up for its final assault on rebels this week—beginning one of its final acts in its long and bloody counter-revolution.

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