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Colombia: Election defeat of the right only opens new stage in the struggle

The victory of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez in the elections for president and vice president in Colombia, was greeted with rejoicing on the streets of the capital and other cities. Read more...

US Supreme Court strikes heaviest blow in generations to women's rights

Finally, they have done it. On June 24, after fifty years of a limited constitutional right to abortion, American women were robbed of that right. Read more...

Amazon Staten Island – a victory for rank-and-file organizing

April 1, 2022, witnessed one of the most striking victories for US Labor in quite a time. Read more...

USA: The Leak – What It Means for Abortion Rights

The recent leak of a “first draft” of a majority opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), repealing the Roe v Wade judgment that legalized abortion rights throughout the United St Read more...

Malvinas War anniversary

Forty years ago, Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government fought an undeclared war against Argentina for control of the Malvinas or, as Britain calls them, the Falkland Islands. Read more...

Freedom convoys: Canada's far-right roadshow

The "anti-vax" movement took a new turn early this year with the launch of the freedom convoy in Canada, sparked by a new mandate law requiring unvaccinated truckers (less than 15 per cent) to quarant Read more...

USA: Despite the Pandemic – The Working Class Awakens

Something is happening with the US working class despite the resurgence of the pandemic with the Omicron wave. They are awakening to militancy. Read more...

Chile: Boric wins decisively

On 19 December 2021, Gabriel Boric defeated José Antonio Kast in the second round of Chile’s presidential election, obtaining 55.9 percent of the votes. Read more...

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