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Anti-Racism

Mass murder in Christchurch

The terrorist killing of 50 Muslims and the wounding of a further 48, some critically, in mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand is the latest horrifying testimony to the rise of violent racism worldwid Read more...

Brexit is breaking Britain's parties

The impossibility of reconciling the interests of the dominant sectors of British capitalism with the vote to leave the EU has brought both the country’s main political parties to the brink of an exis Read more...

Britain: After the Gang of Seven – now for the rest

We welcome, without a shred of regret, the resignation of the seven former Labour MPs, who will be spending the weeks and months ahead applying the finishing touches to their political obituaries. Read more...

USA: Shutdown for the racist border wall 



Since December 22, 800,000 US government employees have not received their pay cheques. Just over half have had to continue working without wages, effectively performing forced labor. Read more...

France: On tactics towards the Gilets Jaunes

The Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) are spreading around Europe and gaining support and sympathy from a wide variety of political forces, from the extreme right to the radical left. Read more...

Sri Lanka: crisis resolved, for now

Sri Lanka's constitutional crisis, during which there appeared to be two governments at one point and no government at all at another, has been resolved, at least formally. Read more...

France: yellow vests but no red flag

We are witnessing another of France’s powerful social movements. This time it is directed against the increasingly unpopular President Emmanuel Macron and his supposed eco-tax on petroleum products. Read more...

Germany: Quarter of a million march against racism

Saturday's "Indivisible" demonstrations in Berlin, Frankfurt and Karlsruhe brought hundreds of thousands out against racism and in solidarity with the refugees and immigrants who are its targets. Read more...

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