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Yellow Vests defy French state and stay on the streets

Repression is failing to stem the movement in France—and the protests are once again growing bigger, writes Charlie Kimber

Yellow Vests pack a punch in France

The Yellow Vest movement in France roared back into action with renewed vigour last Saturday.

Donald Trump threatens more government shutdown chaos

The US government is being held to ransom by its racist president. Donald Trump has threatened to declare a state of emergency in order to force through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Attack on migrants in US forces workers to go unpaid

US president Donald Trump is so determined to push forward his racist assault on migrants that he is prepared to stop government workers’ pay.

Mass protests in Sudan rock Omar al-Bashir’s regime

Mass protests in the north African country of Sudan over the price of basic goods have been met by vicious repression. But they have continued and threaten President Omar al-Bashir, who has ruled since a military coup in 1989.

Yellow Vests protests continue in France as President Macron faces a growing crisis

The holiday season hasn’t ended the Yellow Vest revolt in France.

What’s behind the militant protests rocking Hungary’s right wing government?

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Budapest against the right wing Hungarian government’s draconian new labour law.

Pressure on Israeli prime minister Netanyahu could move him to right

A combination of imperialism, racism and political manoeuvring could push Israel’s government towards launching a fresh wave of violence in the Middle East.

The Yellow Vests have shown the power of resistance

French president Emmanuel Macron’s attempt to break and divide the Yellow Vest movement by making small concessions has spectacularly failed

Rama drama ding dong as fees hike brings a massive palaver to Tirana

Student protests over a proposed university tuition fee rise have rocked the Albanian government.

Yellow Vest protests unbroken by state violence

Yellow Vest protesters fought massive police repression in France on Saturday

Far right takes step forward and could make it into government in Andalusia

A far right party has won seats in a Spanish regional election for the first time since the days of dictator Francisco Franco

Trillions of dollars have penta-gone

The US Department of Defence has been defrauding the federal government for decades

Mexico’s new left president already faces challenges

For many of the tens of millions of Mexicans who live in grinding poverty Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador represents a hope for change

Yellow Vests protests in France defy state violence and rattle the government

The Yellow Vests movement has detonated a great movement of social protest

Mass strike in South Korea reveals widespread anger at government

Hundreds of thousands of workers in South Korea struck last week against “labour market reforms” pushed by the government of president Moon Jae-in.

Public sector strike for higher pay rocks Tunisian government

Some 650,000 public sector workers struck in Tunisia as part of their campaign for higher wages

Strikes over poverty pay after years of austerity in Greece

Workers across the private sector in Greece were set to strike on Wednesday

French cops crack down on ‘Yellow Vest’ protests

The protesters are focusing a feeling of utter disillusion with the present set-up

Cops attack protesters in France as ‘Yellow Vests’ movement grows

Thousands of French “Yellow Vests” protesters were met by police assaults, riot cop attacks and tear gas in Paris

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