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Italy: fascists direct covid anger against trade unions

ON SATURDAY 16 October tens of thousands attended an anti-fascist demonstration in Rome, called by the CGIL trade union, in response to a fascist attack on the union’s headquarters the previous week. Read more...

Demand return of Afghan reserves and aid for refugees

After 40 years of war Afghanistan momentarily seemed to be at peace after the Taliban took power for the second time in mid-August. But the Taliban have taken over a devastated country.
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Halt the Coup in Sudan

On the morning of October 25, a coup was launched in Khartoum. Read more...

What's the Chinese for "Lehman"?

Well, there's no exact translation, but perhaps a close equivalent might be "Evergrande". Read more...

South Africa: 155,000 NUMSA steelworkers on indefinite strike

A mass strike has halted steel production in South Africa since 5 October. Read more...

France: Anti health pass demonstrations: no-pass or no-vax?

Every Saturday, from mid-July to the end of August, about 200,000 people protested in France against the introduction of a health pass. Read more...

Germany: Elections and the political crisis of the bourgeoisie

With less than a week before Germany's general elections, the latest polls, from September 16, show the SPD, with 26 percent, ahead of the CDU/CSU on 22 percent and the Greens on 15 percent. Read more...

Afghanistan: Women show the way against fundamentalist reaction

Afghan women are leading the way in organising anti-Taliban protests in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan. They are doing what US and allied occupying forces failed to do: stand up to the Taliban. Read more...

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