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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.

Anti-racists organise in Germany after attack


Christine Buchholz, MP for left party Die Linke, spoke to Socialist Worker about how to confront the far right

Prisoners join strikes and protest across the US


A wave of action in prisons and detention centres is hitting back at dire conditions, says Alistair Farrow

Aid cuts to Palestine herald more attacks and land grabs


The US has cut more than £150 million in aid to Palestinians to pressure the Palestinian government to give up more rights.

British bombs killing children in Yemen


 

Migrants blocked by the racist Salvini


The racist Italian government has been grandstanding with the lives of migrants.

Australia’s PM toppled as Tory government gets desperate


The Tories are tearing themselves apart in the face of a looming wipeout at the next general election. But they are likely to move even further right.

Refugees storm border fence in effort to reach Spain


At least 100 refugees stormed a border fence in Morocco on Wednesday. It is the latest successful attempt by refugees to force their way into the Spanish-controlled territory of Ceuta in North Africa.

US court cases bring corruption scandal closer to Donald Trump


Donald Trump surrounded himself with crooks and thieves during his 2016 presidential election campaign. Two court cases taking place in the US prove it. They give glimpses into the rottenness of the world Trump inhabits and his presidency.

Israel kills Palestinians in Gaza in run-up to ceasefire deal


Israel has ramped up the pressure further on Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, despite reports of an imminent peace deal

Anger at the response to the floods hitting India


More than 350 people have died and 1.5 million been forced to move by flooding in the southwest Indian state of Kerala

Drive to save money lies behind Italian bridge collapse in Genoa


The motorway bridge that collapsed on Monday in Genoa, Italy, killing at least 39 people failed because of money.

Western fears in Zimbabwe


Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s crackdown on opposition forces is causing jitters among the West and big business

Britain’s ally Saudi Arabia kills 29 children in Yemen


As many as 29 children in Yemen were killed in an airstrike carried out by a military coalition armed and funded by Britain.

Big protest shows fury over racist law in Israel


Israel’s Nation State law exposes the anti-Palestinian racism at the heart of the state

Racist Trump plans to exclude 20 million migrants from citizenship


Millions of migrants could be banned from US citizenship if they claimed benefits, in the latest racist attack by Donald Trump’s White House.

Bangladesh students fight for safety


Students in Bangladesh have led a series of protests over road safety that have gripped the country.

Trump’s Iran sanctions start


New US economic sanctions against Iran came into effect this week—threatening to exacerbate poverty and hardship faced by Iranian people.

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