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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...

The 80th anniversary of the death of Leon Trotsky

It is 80 years today since Leon Trotsky, aged 60, died at 7.25 pm in a hospital in Mexico City from a wound inflicted the day before by Ramón Mercader, an agent of Joseph Stalin the then all-powerful Read more...

Sri Lanka: Sinhala chauvinists strengthen their grip

Sri Lanka's general election, held on August 5, gave a landslide victory to the Sri Lanka Freedom Alliance, the electoral bloc dominated by the President, Gotabhaya Rajapakse and his brother, Mahinda Read more...

Belarus: From rigged elections to open revolt

The uprising in Belarus has reached a decisive point, as President Alexander Lukashenko told workers demanding his resignation and democratic elections, “as long as you don’t kill me, there won’t be a Read more...

Bolivia: The fight for democracy is the struggle for revolution!

A wave of strikes and blockades, called by the trade union federation, COB, and an alliance of peasant and indigenous organisations has paralysed Bolivia after the Supreme Electoral Court, TSE, announ Read more...

Lebanon: The Revolution has begun

The explosion of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate in the port of Beirut on August 4, which killed 154 people and injured over 5,000, left the city in devastation. Read more...

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