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Britain: Relaxing the Lockdown? We’ll need workers' control

Boris Johnson is due to announce the relaxation of the Covid-19 “lockdown” on Sunday. The Times reports ministers are worried there is a danger workers will become “addicted to it”. Read more...

Germany: May Day, a first balance sheet

First of all, the positive part of the political balance: Despite a nationwide ban on demonstrations, despite the restrictions on demonstrations to 20-50 people depending on the federal state, thousan Read more...

Hungary: Orban used pandemic to attack trans rights

ON 30 March Hungary’s parliament granted Viktor Orban power to rule by decree for an indefinite period. Read more...

UK: Keir Starmer’s election: the end of the Corbyn revolution

The election of Keir Starmer as Labour leader, with 56.2% of the vote, represents a clear victory for the right in the party. Read more...

Hell on Earth – refugees herded together like animals

Only a few weeks ago, it was thought a scandal when Turkey opened its borders with the EU, despite the fact that the EU offered Ankara several billion euros a year to prevent refugees crossing that bo Read more...

Germany: Covid-19 and domestic violence

It is often claimed that the bourgeois family is a place of security, protection and the closest solidarity in society. Read more...

France: Down with the disease of capitalism!

“We are at war. The whole action of the government and of Parliament should now be turned towards the combat against the epidemic. […] We are at war. Read more...

Germany: Class struggle opposition organising in the unions

On January 25/26, Frankfurt/Main saw a “Conference on Strategy” organised by and for left trade unionists. About 150 militants answered the call from the Network for Militant Trade-unions, VKG. Read more...

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