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Ecuador: Capital city occupied against IMF programme

Ecuador has been plunged into turmoil by mass protests of indigenous people, trade unions, and students against a neoliberal IMF austerity progamme which has triggered cuts to fuel subsidies and hikes Read more...

Brazil’s Days of Fire

With the onset of the dry season in the Amazon region, an inferno of forest fires has hit the Brazilian states of Rondônia, Pará, Mato Grosso and Amazonas. Read more...

El Paso: White supremacists kill again

On August 3, 22 people were killed and 24 injured when the 21 year old white supremacist Patrick Crusius targeted an El Paso Walmart popular with shoppers from a Mexican background. Read more...

Scoundrels!

In a decisive vote, Brazil's House of Representatives approved the basic text of the "reform" of Social Security, with 379 votes in favour and 131 against, on July 8, 2019. Read more...

Brazil: Bolsonaro's pension reform - Resiste Brazil!

Jair Bolsonaro has been President of Brazil since the beginning of the year. Read more...

USA: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – A socialist in Congress?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caused a sensation on June 26, 2018, when, in the primaries for New York’s 14th congressional district, Bronx and Queens, she defeated the chair of the House of Representative Read more...

We will continue to fight for our rights!

Rachel Silva is a founding member of the "Liga Socialista" (LS, https://www.ligasocialista.com/), the Brazilian section of the League for the Fifth International, and a long-time activist of the teach Read more...

USA: The Green New Deal - a challenge to both parties

The Green New Deal, GND, resolution introduced by Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, AOC, a New York member of the House of Representatives, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, has been met by widespread enthu Read more...

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