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The Americas: new centre of the pandemic

While in Europe, outside Russia, the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be slowing down, at least for the time being, the situation on the American continent and in the Caribbean is very critica Read more...

China after the lockdown: New problems, same policies

Constitutionally, the People’s National Congress is the highest organ of state power in China. Read more...

Police Murder of George Floyd - NOT ONE MORE!

When officer Derek Chauvin was kneeling on George Floyd’s neck on a Minneapolis street last Monday, it probably felt like routine to the white man who has a long record of abuse and excessive force. Read more...

USA: Trading Lives for Profit – Updating the Reopening

Trading Lives for Profit – Updating the Reopening Read more...

Pakistan: From workers’ protests to workers’ revolt

Protests were held across Pakistan on Tuesday, May 19 under the auspices of the Workers' Solidarity Committee, WSC. The protesters included political activists, students and women. Read more...

Britain: Relaxing the Lockdown? We’ll need workers' control

Boris Johnson is due to announce the relaxation of the Covid-19 “lockdown” on Sunday. The Times reports ministers are worried there is a danger workers will become “addicted to it”. Read more...

Germany: May Day, a first balance sheet

First of all, the positive part of the political balance: Despite a nationwide ban on demonstrations, despite the restrictions on demonstrations to 20-50 people depending on the federal state, thousan Read more...

Hungary: Orban used pandemic to attack trans rights

ON 30 March Hungary’s parliament granted Viktor Orban power to rule by decree for an indefinite period. Read more...

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