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Carla Torres, Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Mexico) Here we publish an initial statement from Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Mexico) on the Presidential elections. More detailed analysis will follow… The crushing victory of Andrés Manuel López...

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The past month and a half has seen titanic victories for the women’s movement globally. The repeal of the 8th amendment in Ireland ending the ban on abortion on May 25 sent shockwaves across the...

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Robert Bechert, CWI International Secretariat G7 Failure, Penalty Tariffs Reflect Capitalist World Disorder Trump’s claims of success after his Singapore meeting with Kim Jong-un were in complete contrast to the downbeat mood amongst most of...

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P. Daryaban, CWI Three months after the December-January protests that shook the country, Iran is still a smouldering fire. Despite killing dozens of protesters and the arrest of thousands, the regime has not been able...

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Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) Neither the capitalists nor bureaucracy can solve the crisis! Build a revolutionary Left which defends the interests of the workers and poor! On 20 May there were Presidential elections in...

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Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters The referendum to scrap the ban on abortion was easily passed with 66.4% to 33.6% on a turnout of over 64%, the highest ever for a referendum in Ireland....

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Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The world has moved closer to a trade war on multiple fronts as Trump’s administration rolls out its aggressive ‘America First’ trade policies, taking aim at both close US allies and major...

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Giuliano Brunetti, Resistenze Internazionale (CWI, Italy) Three months after the general election of 4 March, Italy has a government again. On June 1, the yellow-green government, was officially given birth to by the lawyer Giuseppe...

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A general strike and huge demonstrations of an unprecedented scale have shaken the Jordanian kingdom, against the backdrop of a steep rise in the cost of living and government corruption. The struggle has succeeded in...

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Eyewitness report from Gaza Young Palestinian medic shot dead while giving first aid to wounded protesters Razan al-Najjar, a 21-year-old volunteer for a medical team in Gaza, was shot dead during a protest near Khan...

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