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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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In the battle against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on the working class, unions and students have launched a highly politicized struggle consisting of intense strikes and university occupations. On March 22, this movement reached...

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Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) Executive Committee member, South Africa With the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, the African National Congress lost arguably the most beloved and certainly one of the greatest of...

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Serge Jordan, CWI Donald Trump’s administration is gearing up for another possible round of missile strikes against regime targets in Syria. This could trigger an explosive chain of events potentially leading to a more serious...

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Editorial from the latest issue of Socialist Alternative, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) The outcome of the Belfast rape trial saw an explosion of spontaneous demonstrations in every major city in Ireland...

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The threat of a bill banning abortion in cases of fetal malformation has been suddenly put into effect by the right-wing PiS (Law and Justice) dominated Sejm (parliament). This met with an angry demonstration of...

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Originally posted on www.SocialistWorld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International which Socialist Alternative is in political solidarity with. Walking in your own land is not generally considered a crime, but for two...

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Hong Kong’s democracy movement, which has mobilised millions in the past 20 years, is under attack Adam N. Lee, socialism.hk The government is rigging elections, jailing activists and rolling out new laws to force obedience...

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By Stéphane Delcros, Linkse Socialistische Partij / Parti Socialiste de Lutte (LSP/PSL), CWI in Belgium Ten years ago the economic crisis broke loose. The lives of many young people and working people were turned upside...

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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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