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Pakistan: Azadi March: “Civilian supremacy” and the contradictions of the ruling class

The Azadi march of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman that began from Karachi on October 27 is an expression of the inner contradictions of the bourgeoisie. Read more...

Ecuador: Capital city occupied against IMF programme

Ecuador has been plunged into turmoil by mass protests of indigenous people, trade unions, and students against a neoliberal IMF austerity progamme which has triggered cuts to fuel subsidies and hikes Read more...

Now finish off Boris

WITH THE COMMONS' VOTE TO TAKE CONTROL of its agenda and the passage of a Bill preventing No Deal, the constitutional coup of Boris Johnson and his sinister advisor Dominic Cummings has been thwarted Read more...

Pakistan: Utopian or revolutionary alternatives?

In May of this year, Pakistan agreed its 13th "structural adjustment" deal with the IMF. Read more...

Ukraine: New personnel, old problems

After the presidential election in April 2019, Volodymyr Selenskyj has now also won the parliamentary elections, brought forward to July 21, with an absolute majority of seats in the Rada (parliament Read more...

Scoundrels!

In a decisive vote, Brazil's House of Representatives approved the basic text of the "reform" of Social Security, with 379 votes in favour and 131 against, on July 8, 2019. Read more...

Hindutva, The new face of the Indian capitalist class

The Hindutva chauvinist Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP, under the leadership of Narendra Modi, has won the elections to India’s lower house, Lok Sabha. Read more...

South Africa: ANC retains power despite left challenge

In the end it was a comfortable victory for Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC and its allies, the trade union federation COSATU and the South African Communist Party (SACP). Read more...

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