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Trump is ramping up his campaign to overthrow the Maduro government in Venezuela. He has imposed crippling sanctions and is even threatening military intervention, continuing a bloody two-century history of U.S. imperialism asserting its “interests”...

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Last year, Hungary’s authoritarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, seemed unstoppable. His right-wing Fidesz party won last April’s general election in a landslide, winning two-thirds of the seats in parliament. But since the end of December,...

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On January 8 and 9 in this new year, the working class of India participated in a massive nationwide general strike. With an estimated 160 to 200 million workers participating, this was likely the largest...

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The situation in Venezuela has reached a critical point during the last twenty-four hours. The new leader of the Venezuelan right and far right, Juan Guaidó, (recently elected president of the counterrevolutionary national Assembly) has...

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4 participants in the annual “anti-fascist march” in Moscow were arrested today, including leading member of “Socialist Alternativa”, the Russian section of the CWI Igor Yashin. They will be held in police detention until Monday,...

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We denounce and actively fight against sexist violence. In 2018, this violence has escalated with the nine registered femicides every day, in addition to thousands of victims of domestic violence, harassment and all sexual crimes...

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It has been more than two years since a fight in front of a bar on October 15, 2016 in Altsasu, where two civil guards and their partners were involved, served as a pretext to...

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Mexico: AMLO Sworn In

December 18, 2018

On December 1, Mexico’s new president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, was sworn in to office. AMLO’s presidency marks the beginning of a new period in Mexican history. After over eight decades...

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“Yellow Vests” (“Gilets Jaune” named after roadside-safety vests) are a mass popular movement against the current establishment. It is a revolt that has been simmering in France for years. A revolt by ordinary people against...

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Brexit Negotiations in Crisis

December 17, 2018

Mobilize to Kick Out the Tories! For a Socialist Alternative to the EU Adapted version of an article from the Socialist (paper of the Socialist Party, CWI in England & Wales, sister organization of Socialist...

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