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UK: Extinction Rebellion paralyses London

Extinction Rebellion (XR) captured the headlines of the mainstream media and the imagination of millions this Easter, as its activists occupied key tourist locations and major traffic arteries in Lond Read more...

Spain: after Socialist Party victory - What Now?

With a turnout of more than 75 percent, one of the highest since 1982, the Spanish elections on April 28 saw the Partido Socialista Obrero Español PSOE – Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, as the main Read more...

100 years of the Chinese revolution

On 4 May, 1919, in Beijing, some 3,000 students demonstrated outside the home of the Minister of Communications, a notoriously pro-Japanese figure. Read more...

Ukraine: A land staring into the abyss

President Petro Poroshenko lost Ukraine's run-off election on 22 April, 2019, by a mile. Read more...

The European Elections and the Crisis of the EU

Two decades after the meeting of its heads of state and government in Lisbon in March 2000, the European Union has become the "weakest link" among the great powers in the imperialist world order. Read more...

Bouteflika forced out, but the regime remains

On 2 April, six weeks of mass demonstrations, culminating in a general strike, finally forced the resignation of Algeria's 82 year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Read more...

Israel: Netanyahu’s victory paves the way for annexation

After elections on April 9, right wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set for a record fifth term. Read more...

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