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France: Macron smashes the left

As was expected, Emmanuel Macron's party, La République en Marche, The Republic on the Move, won an absolute majority in the second round of elections to the French National Assembly on June 18. Read more...

Trump’s aggressions against Iran provoke Saudi-Qatar tensions

US President Donald Trump’s 20 May visit to Saudi Arabia, for a summit of the six Gulf Arab states and 49 other Arab and Muslim-majority countries, was very pleasing to the corrupt rulers of the deser Read more...

Trump's first 100 days

In the US, a president's first 100 days in office is always a test of the change in direction, if any, from one administration to the next. Read more...

UK: Labour surge hangs Tories out to dry

A massive turnout of young and working class voters has inflicted a shock defeat on the Tories, with a surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn’s leftwing Labour programme denying Theresa May her majority a Read more...

¿Crisis en Venezuela: la próxima "revolución de color"?

Donald Trump’s first foray into foreign affairs

Donald Trump used his eight-day, five-country visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...

London Bridge: Islamic State attacks are bitter fruit of UK imperialism’s ‘war on terror’.

Seven people were killed and dozens more injured in the terrorist attack that targeted ordinary people enjoying Saturday evening around London Bridge and Borough Market. Read more...

UK: Labour's election manifesto, “For the many”

Labour's 2017 manifesto has been heralded as the most left wing since 1983. And so it is. Read more...