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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...

Pakistan: Justice for Arif Wazir, Sajid Hussain! Find Shahab Rehmat now!

On May 1, news broke that the body of the missing Baloch journalist, Sajid Hussain, 39, had been recovered from a river in Sweden. Read more...

The Grand Reopening - Profit and Death in the USA

We've seen it coming for weeks now: actually for months if you count the initial denigration of the threat of the coronavirus and Covid 19 for the US by the Trump administration. Read more...

USA: Vote for the lesser evil? NO – form a working class party!

The timing of Bernie Sanders' decision to back Joe Biden, calling him “a very decent man”, may seem strange, coming at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic when the need for Medicare for All was never Read more...

USA: They Got Bailed Out – Again!

So much of capitalism in crisis is like the movie Groundhog Day. Read more...

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