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US activist speaks out about huge victory for socialists in New York


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.

Democratic socialist unseats political establishment in New York in stunning victory


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.

Nationalism fuels new rise of Golden Dawn Nazis in Greece


Nick Clark spoke to activists in Greece about taking on fascist Golden Dawn and the racist policies of the European Union

Palestinians rage against Palestinian Authority sanctions in Gaza


Palestinians in the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan have protested to demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) lifts its sanctions on Gaza.

Election win in Turkey solidifies Erdogan’s rule


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.

5,000 anti-racists crash the Chancellor’s party on World Refugee Day in Austria


Austrian right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faced furious anti-racist demonstrators this week

Erdogan under pressure as voters go to polls in Turkey


 President Erdogan would be forced into a run-off if he secures less than 50 percent of the first round votes.

Air France workers join the strike wave


Air France workers were set to begin a strike this weekend in their latest round of action over pay.

Saudis use British bombs to brutalise Yemeni port


People in Yemen face war, starvation and disease—and Britain must share the blame, says?Charlie Kimber

Protests force concessions in Jordan


Jordan’s new prime minister, Omar al-Razzaz, said last week he would drop a proposed tax law.

Resistance as French strikers take to the streets


Workers need to heap pressure on the Macron government and build the fightback, says?Charlie Kimber

Human chain is a show of Basque solidarity


Around 175,000 people joined hands in a human chain stretching 125 miles last Sunday across the Basque country in the Spanish state.

Push back the rise of the far right across Europe


Right wing governments in Europe are driving through a racist clampdown against Muslims, migrants and refugees.

EU borders cause refugee deaths


Some 50 people have died after trying to migrate to Europe when their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia.

Mass strikes and protests over tax rise force out prime minister Hani Mulki in Jordan


Mass strikes and protests in Jordan forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign on Monday.

Truckers in Brazil show the power of workers after strikes humiliate Temer


A truck drivers’ strike in Brazil has shown how repressive governments can be humbled.

Fresh war threats from Israel


Palestinians in Gaza were bracing for another assault by Israel as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Irish repeal movement’s historic win deals blow to bigotry


Irish voters delivered a ­landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.

Protests in France continue against Macron’s attacks


Big marches took place across France, showing the continuing readiness to fight President Emmanuel Macron’s “reforms” that attack workers and aid the rich.

Left candidate leads polls ahead of Mexico election


Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

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