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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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Hunger strike by young detainees • Solidarity protests needed chinaworker.info reporters In the final week of August the CCP (‘Communist’ Party) dictatorship launched a nationally coordinated crackdown against left youth activists and workers fighting for...

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Steve Kühne, Dresden The pictures were shocking: Over five thousand rightists move through the city centre of Chemnitz, in the eastern German federal state of Saxony, last Monday, 27th August. Some of the crowd beat...

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Giuliano Brunetti, Resistenze Internazionali (CWI in Italy) Capitalist thirst for profits responsible At 11.37 on 14 August, a stretch of about 200 meters of the Morandi bridge collapsed on the A10 Genoa / Ventimiglia motorway...

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Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) Despite government-backed incitement, tens of thousands of Jews and Arabs march in the center of Tel Aviv to protest against the new law The accusation of a...

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What is the way to defeat reaction and imperialism? Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) On the afternoon of Saturday 4 August, various explosions on Bolivar avenue in Caracas interrupted the speech of President Nicolas Maduro...

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Police repression against workers at Shenzhen factory who are campaigning to set up a democratic trade union chinaworker.info reporters On 11 August, Shen Mengyu, well-known as a Maoist and worker activist, was seized while eating dinner with...

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João Félix, Cardiff West Socialist Party and CWI Portugal Portuguese dockers took strike action across all ports on Friday 27 July. They are fighting against widespread persecution and union busting in Portuguese ports, especially in...

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Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) This was one of the most important demonstrations organized in Israel in recent years. The fact that all six parties in the Netanyahu coalition government all oppose...

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