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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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Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada), Vancouver Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, capitulated to oil pipe company Kinder Morgan’s blackmail. Texas-based Kinder Morgan wanted to expand a pipeline by an extra 1,000km, from Alberta’s oil...

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Voting Is Not Enough, Build from Below for Real Change This article is based on reports from Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left) part of the Committee for a Workers International with which Socialist Alternative is in political solidarity. 2018 is...

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Meanwhile the Movement to Tax Big Business Spreads to Other Cities On May 14, the Seattle City Council passed a historic tax on Amazon and other big corporations to fund permanently-affordable, publicly-owned housing, under the...

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Recent weeks have seen the Trump administration engage in a series of provocations in the Middle East which are escalating tension in the region and could even contribute to detonating a full scale conflict. This...

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Statement by Solidarity TDs (members of parliament in Ireland) and Socialist Party (Ireland) members, Ruth Coppinger, Paul Murphy, and Mick Barry. The dramatic and clear-cut “Yes” in the referendum is a political earthquake and turning...

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Editorial of the Socialist (issue 995) weekly paper of the Socialist Party, England & Wales) Around the world people have watched in horror at the unfolding violence perpetrated by the Israeli state against Palestinian protesters...

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Judy Beishon, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) executive committee The 70th anniversary of the 1948 foundation of the Israeli state is being marked this month in Israel. For Palestinian refugees, however, it marks...

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