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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.

Greek general strike set to bring country to standstill


Public and private sector workers in Greece are set to walk out on a general strike on Wednesday.

Germany: 70,000 anti-racists protest against far right AfD in Berlin


The protests were supported by over 120 organisations including the Labour-type SPD, Die Linke, the Greens, trade unions, Muslim organisations, refugee groups and cultural groups.

Victory for abortion rights in Ireland


The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.

France - fury on the streets as strikers are united against President Macron


A wave of revolt has swept France with unions, students and the left uniting, reports Charlie Kimber

President Nicolas Maduro wins re-election


Venezuela’s left wing president Nicolas Maduro was re-elected with 67.7 percent of the vote on Sunday.

Spain faces a fresh crisis over Catalonia


A new political crisis was looming this week for Spanish Tory prime minster Mariano Rajoy over Catalonia and a crucial budget vote.

Protesters portrayed as "rioters", but it's heroic to resist Israel's occupation


Israel and its supporters blamed the deaths on Monday on Palestinians. They demonised the Palestinians for resisting the occupation.

Tories cosy up to Erdogan during visit and promise weapons for his assaults


The Tories and the queen rolled out the red carpet for Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan just as he is intensifying his crackdown on democratic rights and the Kurdish people

More strikes needed in France to smash Macron’s assault on workers


Impressive strikes and protests in France show how to fight back. But now is not the moment for unions to retreat

Israel’s missile strikes threaten major war with Iran


Donald Trump’s decision to impose new sanctions on Iran has already led to a frightening escalation of competition in the Middle East.

Refugees suffer as governments collude to keep them out at all costs


Horror stories from refugee camps in Greece and Libya have revealed the cruelty of the European Union’s (EU) border policies.

Trump threatens to escalate dangerous tensions in Middle East


US president Donald Trump is threatening a return to direct confrontation with Iran—amid growing tensions and the threat of war in the Middle East

Greek strikers and protesters show anti-austerity fight goes on


Health workers, power workers, pensioners and mining workers were all on the streets. But coordination is lacking.

Western bombs kill 40 Yemenis as Saudi Arabian-led attacks continue


At least 20 people were killed when an airstrike by the Saudi Arabian-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen last weekend.

Anti-austerity fury in Greece ahead of strikes against free market reforms


Hospital workers, council workers and teachers across Greece were set to march and strike together on Wednesday this week.

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