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