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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.

Eyewitness from Hong Kong as protests force a retreat on extradition bill

The government in Hong Kong has suspended a planned bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China. The climbdown follows huge demonstrations.

Halt of general strike risks stalling the revolt in Sudan

Sudan’s revolt suffered a setback as opposition leaders called off a general strike—despite its huge success

US backs Israel’s right to grab more land

Israel has the right to claim ownership of even more stolen Palestinian land, a senior US diplomat has said

Protesters keep up the fight for change in Algeria

People took to the streets of Algeria last week in huge numbers for the 16th successive Friday of protests

News round up: EU leaders’ cruelty could lead to a ‘sea of blood’

The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been, the United Nations has warned.

Million take to streets in Hong Kong to stop law

Protests erupted against a repressive new law proposed by the Chinese state

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