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Austria: Terrorist attack in Vienna

On November 2, the last day before the introduction of an anti-Covid-19 curfew, the first major terrorist attack in decades occurred in Vienna. Read more...

Chile: Mass movement wins constitutional convention

Last year the masses in Chile waged a heroic struggle against the ruling class, forcing them to grant democratic and economic reforms in an attempt to placate the movement. Read more...

US elections: Democrat President, Divided Congress

Joe Biden looks certain to be the next President of the USA but, despite a record turnout of some 160 million voters, this was no "blue tidal wave". Read more...

USA: Election Day Statement

Millions of US citizens vote today in an election which the whole world is watching. Almost 100 million have already voted, either in person or by post. Read more...

Bolivia’s Election; the defeat of the 2019 Coup

One year after they ousted the Bolivian President, Evo Morales, the right and far right parties that organised and led the coup, with the support and encouragement of the White House and the Organisat Read more...

Labour Party suspends Jeremy Corbyn from membership

Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended from the Labour Party for pointing out that the party bureaucracy obstructed attempts to deal with genuine cases of antisemitism, and his political opponents dramatica Read more...

Poland: Mass protests and strikes against abortion ban

For days, thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Poland. Their signs and banners read: "They have blood on their robes", "Protect the women", "Fuck off" and "This is war". Read more...

Police abolition: the transitional method

In this article, KD Tait examines the call to ‘abolish the police’ emerging from the Black Lives Matter movement, and makes the case for a transitional approach which rejects the utopian illusions Read more...

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