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South Africa: poor confront ANC’s rotten state

South Africa has just witnessed the worst violence in the country since the fall of apartheid nearly three decades ago. Read more...

USA exits Afghanistan in ignominy

Just short of the twentieth anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of his War on Terrorism, Joe Biden announced the final exit of the remaining 2500 US troops from Afghanistan. Read more...

Cuba: protests raise need for a socialist perspective

On Saturday, July 10, several bloggers arranged to meet at noon the next day in San Antonio de los Baños, a suburb of Havana, to protest against the extreme shortage of basic necessities in Cuba. Read more...

Peru: Preparing for a right wing coup?

The second round of Peru's presidential elections was held on 6 June. Read more...

China: The centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (2)

In the aftermath of Chiang's March 20 coup, the leadership of the CCP hesitated to take any action, waiting for a response from Moscow to this hostile act from the GMD leader most closely courted by t Read more...

China: The centenary of the Communist Party

July 1st is the date chosen by the Chinese Communist party to celebrate the centenary of its founding. Read more...

UK: The crisis of Ulster Unionism deepens

Ulster Unionism is experiencing a profound crisis right now. Read more...

USA: Camp Bliss – More Like Camp Hell

More than 4,300 teenaged children are presently interned in an “emergency shelter" at the Fort Bliss military base in El Paso, Texas. Read more...

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