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The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in the second round of the Brazilian elections represents a huge political step backwards for the country and the Brazilian people. We do not share the cynicism of bourgeois analysts...

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The Left Must Build a Powerful Socialist Alternative The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s second round presidential election by a 10% margin over the Workers’ Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad, represents a setback for...

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The storm of accusations against Jeremy Corbyn on the issue of anti-Semitism, while politically motivated, has raised questions on how to define and combat it. It has also renewed debate about Zionism and Israel –...

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Jean Swanson’s election to Vancouver City Council is a step toward a political revolution in this city. News of this historic victory is already rippling around the world. Swanson came fourth highest in the ballot....

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Interview with Ahmed Ali Al-Qidani, on behalf of the Total Gas Labour Union of Yemen The interview below describes the conditions surrounding the recent decision, by over a hundred workers in Yemen, to set up...

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Trump’s tariffs raise international tensions and could derail global economic growth Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The trade war between Washington and Beijing looks set to escalate. The Trump administration is poised to impose tariffs – a punitive...

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Editorial from Socialist《社会主义者》magazine, September-October 2018 issue “How things have changed,” declared US-based scholar Minxin Pei. Pei was referring to the problems now confronting China’s strongman, Xi Jinping, who suddenly doesn’t look quite as strong any...

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Hannah Sell, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) For international solidarity against all oppression and racism Tories Out! General election now Blairites out! Mandatory reselection now The Tory government is back from its holidays...

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Murat Karin, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) Turkey held snap elections on 24 June, out of which the ruling AKP and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arose seemingly triumphant. But at the heart of Erdoğan’s decision...

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Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Mexico) In the last few days, a massive student movement has rocked Mexico, in an inspirational show of strength by the student community of UNAM (main Mexico city university) and other...

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