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Walmart workers join a mass strike


Over 17,000 Walmart supermarket workers walked out on Wednesday of last week to join a strike movement that has the potential to bring the Chilean ruling class to its knees.

Opposition to Sudan's military deal


Some of Sudan’s local resistance committees are opposing a recent deal between the opposition and the military.

Big US protests over horrific abuses of migrants’ rights


Thousands of people protested last weekend across the US in defiance of Donald Trump’s horrific treatment of migrants and refugees.

Black Vests challenge racism of the French state


Around 1,000 Black Vest activists and others occupied one of France’s most famous monuments on Friday—and were met by vicious police repression.

Racist police killing of Solomon Tekah sparks angry protests across Israel


Ethiopian Israelis rioted and protested last week after a cop shot and killed an unarmed teenager.

Strike wave sweeps Chile


A mass strike wave in Chile has thrust the country’s ruling class into a political crisis.

The downfall of Syriza in Greek elections is a crucial lesson for the left


Greece’s once-radical left wing party Syriza was booted out of government in elections on Sunday—after four years of enforcing austerity and racism.

Military keep control in Sudan stitch-up


Opposition leaders in Sudan have agreed a rotten deal that falls far short of what is needed or possible.

Unity, a general strike and organisation can strengthen the movement in Hong Kong


Hong Kong revolutionary socialist Lam Chi Leung gives his view on what is the best way forward for the movement in Hong Kong

Angry protests return to Iraq


New protests have erupted in Basra, southern Iraq.

Defiant Hong Kong protests target the government and humiliate the authorities


Protesters smashed into Hong Kong’s main government building, the Legislative Council, on Monday – and ramped up the crisis facing the country’s rulers.

Sudan - a history of a mass revolt


A timeline of the inspiring six-month revolt in Sudan which has raised issues about revolution today

Huge protests in Sudan defy police attacks and call for an end to military rule


Huge demonstrations swept Sudan on Sunday demanding an end to military rule.

How South African mine workers struck against sexual harassment - and won


On 19 June, 290 members of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa at Lanxess Chrome Mine commenced an underground sit-in strike. The strike was against sexual harassment and in solidarity with dismissed co-workers.

Sudan - revolution at the crossroads


Sudan’s opposition leaders have said they will agree to a compromise deal with the country’s military rulers. But the military rejected it.

Istanbul mayor vote a blow for Turkey’s president


Opposition delivers major defeat to the ruling AKP party by winning re?run Istanbul election

US cancels war on Iran—for now


US president Donald Trump pushed the button for air strikes on Iran last Thursday. He then cancelled 13 minutes before the missiles launched—and that’s according to Trump.

Donald Trump ramps up savage attacks on migrants


Donald Trump’s savage war on migrants ramped up on ­multiple fronts last week.

Resist the Trump team’s desire for war with Iran


 US and British politicians, led by president Donald Trump risk a drive towards war with Iran

Millions of workers join walkouts against Bolsonaro in Brazil


Millions of workers struck in Brazil on Friday of last week against bigoted president Jair Bolsonaro’s pension reforms.

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