The economic and social policies pushed by the European Union (EU) are often described as a haven from inequality and crisis.
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez of the Labour-type PSOE party has dissolved parliament and called elections for 28 April.
The Democratic Party handed US president Donald Trump a partial victory over funding for his border wall plan
Huge march for nurses in Ireland
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.
Thousands of Sudanese people took to the streets on Thursday of last week in the capital Khartoum.
Israel has begun building a new giant fence around the Gaza Strip to make escape for Palestinians even more difficult.
Strikes and protests swept France on Tuesday as the Yellow Vest movement and trade unionists came together for the first time in significant numbers.
More than 35,000 striking nurses have picketed hospitals across Ireland, telling the government they can take no more.
Western governments are organising to force out Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Their manoeuvres show up the sham that is democracy under capitalism.
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.
US president Donald Trump has made another terrifying move that increases the threat of nuclear war. The Tories are helping him.
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.
Yellow Vests and trade unionists could together deliver a crushing blow to France’s president Emmanuel Macron.
Venezuela is on the brink of a right-wing coup sponsored by the US.
An attempted right wing takeover of the Venezuelan state has thrown the country deeper into crisis.
More than 10,000 Belgian school students struck last week to demand urgent action on climate change.
US president Donald Trump is looking increasingly desperate over his government shutdown.
Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression
A confidence vote in the Greek government shows the scale of Syriza’s crisis, says Nick Clark