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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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André Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil) Since April, Nicaragua has become a bloodbath, with already 400 dead on top of thousands of injured, arrested and disappeared. The trigger for this process was a legitimate mass...

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Socialist Alternative is connected in political solidarity to the broad, cross-border movement for a socialist world through the Committee for a Workers International (CWI). The annual CWI summer school brings together activists from every inhabitable...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) The day Russia unexpectedly won its first game in the football world cup tournament the government announced a major attack on the pension system. For some time, leading figures...

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Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics By Richard Seymour Published by Verso Books, 2017, $16.95 Reviewed by Mark Best Originally published in Socialism Today, Issue 221 (September 2018), the political journal of the Socialist Party (sister party of Socialist Alternative in England...

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