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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...

Pakistan: Utopian or revolutionary alternatives?

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

Hong Kong: Police ban demo, troops move to the border

A march through Central Hong Kong, the eleventh since early June, called by the Civil Human Rights Front for Sunday, August 18, has been banned by Hong Kong's police chiefs. 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...

El Paso: White supremacists kill again

On August 3, 22 people were killed and 24 injured when the 21 year old white supremacist Patrick Crusius targeted an El Paso Walmart popular with shoppers from a Mexican background. 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...

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