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Germany: DGB on May Day - Protests against national closing of ranks

203,500 people took part in the trade unions' demonstrations and rallies on 1 May 2022, according to the DGB. Read more...

Macron wins: class collaboration is no way to stop his new offensive

The second round of France’s presidential election on 24 April saw Emmanuel Macron, an arrogant neoliberal ‘reformer’, returned to the Elysée for a second term. Read more...

France: Macron or Le Pen – no choice for the working class

This Sunday's second round of the French presidential election pits the incumbent, authoritarian neoliberal Emmanuel Macron, against veteran far right racist Marine Le Pen. Read more...

China: Facing the failure of Zero-Covid?

For years, China's Zero-Covid strategy appeared to be a successful and life-saving alternative to the prevailing pandemic policy in the West. Read more...

Pakistan: Imran Khan forced out – the political crisis continues

Imran Khan's time as prime minister ended in the last moments of Saturday, 9th April, after weeks of political crisis and a power struggle between his PTI-led government and the opposition. 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...

Belarus: Solidarity with railway workers

On 19 March, railway workers from Belarus closed the railway lines to Ukraine in order to block supplies for the invading Russian troops. Read more...

Ukraine: Sanctions: ‘war by other means’

Russia’s imperialist invasion of Ukraine has prompted justified outrage around the world. Read more...

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