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Hypocrisy and fundamentalism: the attacks on women's rights in post-coup Brazil

On 27 August 2020, the Bolsonaro government carried out yet another vicious attack on women's rights. Read more...

European state racism makes Lesbos a prison camp

Greek police are now moving refugees into a new camp, Kara Tepe, on the island of Lesbos. Read more...

Britain: Tories could unleash a second wave by reopening schools

As schools and colleges across the country reopen, the National Education Union (NEU) has accused Tory ministers of being “negligent in the extreme”. Read more...

Germany: Crisis, pandemic and the looming flood of corona deniers

The second wave of corona deniers, ranging from Querdenken 711 ("Lateral Thinking 711") to the Alternative fuer Deutschland, AfD and various right-wing groups to the Reich Citizens, the Identitarian M Read more...

USA: Kenosha shootings show need for self defence

In Kenosha, Wisconsin, at 5.00 pm. on Sunday, 23 August, Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back whilst getting into his car, by a police officer, Rusten Sheskey. Read more...

Mali: Mass protests and coup

The coup in Bamako on 18 August drew attention to a mass movement that had previously received little attention. Read more...

Беларусь: от сфальсифицированных выборов к открытому восстанию

Восстание в Беларуси достигло решающей стадии, как заявил президент Александр Лукашенко рабочим, которые требуют его отставки и проведения демократических выборов, «пока вы меня не убьете, других выбо Read more...

USA: “Top Cop” Kamala Harris: The New Face of Oppression and Repression

With the selection of Senator Kamala Harris who, as California’s chief prosecutor, liked to call herself the state’s Top Cop, Joe Biden has driven the final nail in the coffin of the brief “socialist” Read more...

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