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Americas

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...

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...

Colombia: Solidarity with the mass uprising

Colombia’s far right president, Iván Duque, lit the fuse of an uprising by working-class and middle class Colombians with a proposed tax increase, raising $8bn ostensibly to pay down the country’s deb Read more...

Brazil - like a powder keg

What we are witnessing in Brazil today is the continuation of the 2016 coup that overthrew President Dilma Rousseff, Workers' Party, PT. Read more...

USA: Andrew Brown Jr killing: Justice can only be won by mass action

On April 21, police in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, shot Andrew Brown Jr in the back of the head. Read more...

George Floyd murder trial verdict: a first victory for mass action

USA: Police killings, this time it's Chicago

Late last month, a 13 year old boy named Adam Toledo was shot by Chicago police. Adam was a Latino. Immediately after the incident, Chicago police stated that there had been an “armed confrontation”. Read more...

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