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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...

Germany: Antisemitic attack in Halle

For a long time, the growth of Right wing terrorism in Germany has been downplayed or even denied outright. On Wednesday, October 9, it once again showed the reality of its bloody, inhuman face. Read more...

US imperialism abandons Kurdish allies to Turkish invasion

Donald Trump has just signaled a dramatic shift in US policy in northern Syria, betraying his erstwhile allies the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in which the Kurdish YPG militia are the dominant for Read more...

France: Resistance to Macron grows - but the left vegetates

A prolonged strike in Accident and Emergency departments throughout the country, a successful strike on the Paris metro on September 13, with an indefinite stoppage forecast for December, a national d Read more...

Israel: Elections further shatter two state solution

Benjamin Netanyahu called the 17 September Knesset election in the hope that it would give him the majority he needed to create a new coalition and remain prime minister. 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...

Hong Kong: An important concession, what comes next?

On September 4, Hong Kong's Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, finally agreed to withdraw the hated Extradition Bill altogether, and not just leave it on the shelf. Read more...

Brazil’s Days of Fire

With the onset of the dry season in the Amazon region, an inferno of forest fires has hit the Brazilian states of Rondônia, Pará, Mato Grosso and Amazonas. Read more...

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