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Texas law triggers US-wide attack on abortion rights

Texas has become the testing ground for a new approach to the nearly 50 year-long battle over abortion rights in the United States. Read more...

Brazil: the right wing threat and how to fight it

On September 7, Brazil’s national Independence Day, far-right president Jair Bolsonaro called his supporters onto the streets. Read more...

Bhaskar Sunkara's "Socialist Manifesto"

Andy Yorke reviews, "The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality", by Bhaskar Sunkara, published by Verso 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...

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...

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