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Hace más de tres meses los huracanes Irma y María devastaron la isla de Puerto Rico. A esto siguió un impactante desprecio respecto a la difícil situación que padecían los puertorriqueños por parte de los...

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On January 23, Mexico City high school student Marco Antonio Sanchez was arrested without cause by two officers of the city police force, who were apparently trying to get a bribe from him. He was...

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Glenn Kelly, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) Industrial Organiser With one in four of all full time workers working over 40 hours a week in the UK, the notion of a proper “work...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) Moscow Once again, a presidential election in Russia looms and for the fifth time since 2000 there is a simple choice; either Putin or one of the other candidates,...

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Igor Yasin, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) On February 15, at ten minutes past eleven, an aircraft left Moscow for Germany. On board was Ali Feruz, his partner, his lawyer and a representative of the Red...

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Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) Limited readmittances, tenants’ ballots, “municipal socialism” Headlines scream about a hard-left takeover of the Labour Party. No wonder. Under Tony Blair, big business found a safe political alternative...

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TU Senan, CWI Dramatic political upheavals are the order of the day in the era of capitalist crisis and that is what has taken place in Sri Lanka – but with special island characteristics. Former...

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Giuliano Brunetti, Resistenze Internazionali (CWI Italy) A few weeks before the 4 March general election, the country is still dominated by a profound economic crisis and serious social consequences. On the political plain, the centre-right...

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Shen Mo, chinaworker.info The sweeping crackdown on dissent in China under Xi Jinping is well known. While most international media reports focus on repression against liberal dissidents it is not unusual for left activists also...

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All political and economic power to the workers and the people! Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) Electoral defeats of the right and increase in dissatisfaction with the bureaucracy Since the victory of the government in...

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