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Sudanese activists speak out on revolt - ‘I don’t think the government can survive.’

Sudanese activists speak out on revolt - ‘I don’t think the government can survive.’ People in Britain are organising solidarity with the inspiring movement of resistance demanding real change in Sudan. Some spoke to Sadie Robinson about the challenges and possibilities

Arab rulers risk revolt by betraying Palestine

Arab rulers risk revolt by betraying Palestine A summit last week exposed rulers’ disdain for Palestinians—but solidarity could block their plans

Labour left buckles in face of right’s antisemitism smears

Labour left buckles in face of right’s antisemitism smears The row inside Liverpool Labour Party shows the right aren’t going to back down from using accusations of antisemitism to silence the left and criticism of Israel, writes Nick Clark

Threats to China show Tory Williamson’s puffed up imperial fantasy

Threats to China show Tory Williamson’s puffed up imperial fantasy Tory defence secretary Gavin Williamson puffed himself up this week by laying out a fantasy vision of Britain as a global power.

Jamaica - a history of racism and revolt

Jamaica - a history of racism and revolt Mass deportations to Jamaica follow a long line of racist attacks on people of Caribbean descent—but that history also shows that people always resist, writes Nick Clark

Israel erects new racist border wall around Gaza

Israel erects new racist border wall around Gaza Israel has begun building a new giant fence around the Gaza Strip to make escape for Palestinians even more difficult.

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela

05 February 2019
Western governments are organising to force out Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Their manoeuvres show up the sham that is democracy under capitalism.

What’s behind the hard border debate in Ireland?

05 February 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans unpacks the arguments around the “backstop” agreement and what it means for ordinary people

Textile workers in Bangladesh don’t wannabe exploited

22 January 2019
The Spice Girls have come under fire this week for commissioning T-shirts that are made by women earning just 35p an hour.

Israeli elections promise a campaign of repression and racism

04 January 2019
During the past decade Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has overseen two major wars on Gaza. But he's denounced for being 'soft'.

Turkey gains from isolationist Donald Trump

01 January 2019
Just before Christmas Donald Trump took an important step towards controlling his own administration. By announcing the withdrawal of US troops in Syria he provoked the resignation of his defence secretary Jim Mattis.

George HW Bush - a killer and a crook

04 December 2018
The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.

Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine

04 December 2018
Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.

Disaster in Yemen shows brutality of imperialism

27 November 2018
Despite massacres, disease, impending famine and tens of thousands of deaths, the US “can’t support” even a limited ceasefire in the war on Yemen

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship

27 November 2018
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

British-backed war on Yemen kills 85,000 children

21 November 2018
Some 85,000 children in Yemen under the age of five have are thought to have died of hunger or disease in the last three years

Israel rains bombs on Gaza in new clampdown

13 November 2018
Israel’s leader Binyamin Netanyahu threatens a new war amid fresh attacks on Gaza, says Nick Clark

One hundred years on - remember that revolutions ended the First World War

06 November 2018
This week marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The bloody conflict caused appalling suffering and loss of life.

Shift in solidarity movement as Palestine activists call for a single state

06 November 2018
A definite shift has taken place in the Palestine solidarity movement. Not so long ago people who call for a one state solution in Palestine were a clear minority.

Ten dead in latest wave of Israel’s slaughter

30 October 2018
Over 100 airstrikes blighted Gaza in just one night, but Palestinians are still resisting, says Nick Clark

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