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Leïla Messaoudi and Cécile Rimboud, Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France) Since the election of Emmanuel Macron, the president of the rich, and after the onslaught of the government against all sectors in society especially the...

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The prospect of direct talks between U.S. president Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un, leader of North Korea, appears to have temporarily reduced the threat of a nuclear stand-off between the two countries. In October, Trump...

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The Italian election on March 4 saw the biggest political shake-up in over 20 years. The two dominant establishment parties, the Democratic Party (PD) of Matteo Renzi and Forza Italia (FI) of Silvio Berlusconi, suffered...

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Originally published by the Socialist Party of England and Wales. Sarah Wrack, editor of the Socialist Cambridge Analytica, a data company owned by Trump-supporting billionaires, bought user information that had been harvested from Facebook and...

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Catalonia in Revolt

March 25, 2018

A Spanish capitalist crisis In last year’s uprising in Catalonia, bitterness at national oppression merged with anti-austerity anger – above all, for hundreds of thousands of workers and young people. The Spanish state’s brutal response...

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Peter Taaffe, general secretary, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Jeremy Corbyn is broadly right and his pro-capitalist critics both within the Tory government and their Labour fifth column in the Parliamentary Labour Party are...

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From mourning to struggle On 14 March, Marielle Franco, a veteran member of PSOL in Rio de Janeiro, was barbarically executed in the city centre. Anderson Pedro Gomes, the driver of her car, was also...

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Kristofer Lundberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden) CWI member, Zahid Baloch, is now in a refugee prison in Trandum, Norway. We visited him on 14 March. It was only yesterday that we received information about Zahid’s...

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Historic feminist strike, now continue the struggle! The feminist strike on March 8 was unprecedented. Never in the history of the class struggle in the Spanish state have such a deep and massive mobilization against...

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On October 3, 2016, the Polish government’s attempt at a total ban on abortion provoked a “women’s strike” with up to 120,000 demonstrators in the streets of Polish cities. This event inspired women’s rights activists...

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