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G20 Summit: Merkel’s “democratic imperialism” - against democracy!

In one week, the heads of the world's 20 most powerful states will meet in Hamburg for the G20 summit. They meet in the midst of another round of global turmoil. Read more...

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...

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visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...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...

Crisis in Venezuela: the next “colour revolution”?

For two months, the right opposition in Venezuela has been mobilising against the Maduro government. Read more...

Corbyn says “war on terror” has failed after Manchester atrocity.

In the week or so between the leaking of Labour’s Manifesto and the Manchester terrorist attack, Labour began to close the gap in the opinion polls. Read more...