Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of the US Democratic Party old guard, Joe Crowley, in an internal party election, a primary, earlier this week. She was endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, a social-democratic party with ties to the Democrats.
A major upset has rocked the US Democratic Party. Democratic Socialists of America-backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a primary—an internal party election—against all the odds.
Nick Clark spoke to activists in Greece about taking on fascist Golden Dawn and the racist policies of the European Union
Palestinians in the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan have protested to demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) lifts its sanctions on Gaza.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed re-election as Turkey’s president on Sunday in a triumph for his tactics of repressing opposition forces and gagging the media.
Austrian right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faced furious anti-racist demonstrators this week
President Erdogan would be forced into a run-off if he secures less than 50 percent of the first round votes.
Air France workers were set to begin a strike this weekend in their latest round of action over pay.
People in Yemen face war, starvation and disease—and Britain must share the blame, says?Charlie Kimber
Jordan’s new prime minister, Omar al-Razzaz, said last week he would drop a proposed tax law.
Workers need to heap pressure on the Macron government and build the fightback, says?Charlie Kimber
Around 175,000 people joined hands in a human chain stretching 125 miles last Sunday across the Basque country in the Spanish state.
Right wing governments in Europe are driving through a racist clampdown against Muslims, migrants and refugees.
Some 50 people have died after trying to migrate to Europe when their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia.
Mass strikes and protests in Jordan forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign on Monday.
A truck drivers’ strike in Brazil has shown how repressive governments can be humbled.
Palestinians in Gaza were bracing for another assault by Israel as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
Irish voters delivered a landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.
Big marches took place across France, showing the continuing readiness to fight President Emmanuel Macron’s “reforms” that attack workers and aid the rich.
Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.