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Prague 68: Revolution and Counter Revolution

1968 was one of history’s “mad years” like 1848, 1917-18, 1989 and, most recently, 2011. It was a time when the eruption of revolts in one country quickly stimulated upheavals in others. Read more...

Brazil: The truck drivers' uprising

In the last days of May almost nothing moved in Brazil. Read more...

Assad to repossess Syria’s graveyards

THE SYRIAN regime is undertaking a thinly-veiled legal manoeuvre to punish the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war, and entrench the postwar sectarian redivision of Syria by repossessing Read more...

May '68: "Everything was possible"

Fifty years ago this month, France was rocked by the biggest general strike in European history. Read more...

New York: From Union Struggles to Class Struggle at The New School

In the last weeks of summer term 2018, the New School, a private non-profit research university centered in Manhattan, New York City, was shaken by a series of struggles by its workers who were finall Read more...

Israel celebrates Trump’s ‘present’ with another massacre

Israel has celebrated the opening of Donald Trump’s Embassy in Jerusalem with a bloodbath, by massacring at least 58 Palestinian demonstrators, amongst them 14 year-old Ezz el-din Musa Mohamed Alsamaa Read more...

Trump-Kim summit, the latest gambit in the "Great Game"

The news that the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has returned from his talks with Kim Jong-un with three US citizens released from prison in North Korea appears, at first sight, to validate the " Read more...

Israel marks its 70th anniversary by massacring Palestinians

Over the past four weeks, at least 37 Palestinians have been killed, and more than 4,000 wounded, by Israeli troops firing indiscriminately into demonstrations organised as part of the Great Return Ma Read more...