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Workers across Europe strike back against austerity

The economic and social policies pushed by the European Union (EU) are often described as a haven from inequality and crisis.

Spanish elections will highlight Catalan struggle and continuing austerity

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez of the Labour-type PSOE party has dissolved parliament and called elections for 28 April.

More migrant deaths likely at US southern border after Democrats grant Trump funding

The Democratic Party handed US president Donald Trump a partial victory over funding for his border wall plan

International round up: Huge march for nurses in Ireland

Huge march for nurses in Ireland

Armed cops blow Yellow Vest’s hand off in Paris

Tens of thousands of Yellow Vests demonstrated in France for the thirteenth weekend in a row last Saturday—despite new laws passed last week to curtail protests.

Full-scale revolt at rule of Sudanese president

Thousands of Sudanese people took to the streets on Thursday of last week in the capital Khartoum.

Israel erects new racist border wall around Gaza

Israel has begun building a new giant fence around the Gaza Strip to make escape for Palestinians even more difficult.

Hi-vis unity in France as strikers join with Yellow Vests

Strikes and protests swept France on Tuesday as the Yellow Vest movement and trade ­unionists came together for the first time in significant numbers.

Nurses in Ireland stage pay strikes

More than 35,000 striking nurses have picketed hospitals across Ireland, telling the government they can take no more.

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela

Western governments are organising to force out Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Their manoeuvres show up the sham that is democracy under capitalism.

Strikes in France this week could deepen Yellow Vests movement against Macron

It is a crucial week for the Yellow Vest protests in France. Big mobilisations on Saturday showed the potential for an even more powerful movement to defeat neoliberal French president Emmanuel Macron.

Trump goes nuclear with treaty meltdown

US president Donald Trump has made another terrifying move that increases the threat of nuclear war. The Tories are helping him.

International round up: Trump's shutdown and Palestinian killed by Israelis

Racist US president Donald Trump has temporarily backed down from his attempt to use a federal shutdown to force through £5 billion funding for his infamous border wall.

Mood of rebellion moves to French trade unions

Yellow Vests and trade unionists could together deliver a crushing blow to France’s president Emmanuel Macron.

Venezuelan president faces coup backed by the right

Venezuela is on the brink of a right-wing coup sponsored by the US.

Right wing power move in Venezuela deepens economic crisis

An attempted right wing takeover of the Venezuelan state has thrown the country deeper into crisis.

International round-up—climate strikes, Bolsonaro corruption and Sudan revolt

More than 10,000 Belgian school students struck last week to demand urgent action on climate change.

Donald Trump in shutdown war as striking teachers fight back

US president Donald Trump is looking increasingly desperate over his government shutdown.

Zimbabwe eyewitness - ‘The government has declared war on its citizens’

Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression

Teachers’ strike puts pressure on Syriza and the Greek state

A confidence vote in the Greek government shows the scale of Syriza’s crisis, says Nick Clark

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