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The underlying crisis of world capitalism has, as we predicted, significantly deteriorated in the year. In the decisive sphere of the world economy a new crisis looms, the timing and character of which are not...

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Alex Rouillard, Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France) On October 15, 1987, Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary leader of Burkina Faso, was assassinated. Two months earlier, at the conference of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in...

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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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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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A wave of protests against massive price hikes and government austerity measures has engulfed Sudan over the course of the last two weeks. (see Sudan: Protests erupt against government austerity policies). Frightened that these protests...

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January 8, 2018, protests broke out in various cities across Sudan, including the capital Khartoum and the southern cities of Nyala, Geneina and al-Damazin, as well as in West Darfour. The immediate trigger was the...

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The takeover of power by the Zimbabwe defence force is a military coup in all but name. It represents a turning point in post-independence Zimbabwe and the almost certain end of Mugabe’s reign. The military...

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Mametlwe Sebei, Workers and Socialist Party, Executive Committee (South Africa) The assassination of Lesotho Defence Force Chief, Lt-General Khoantle Motsomotso, on 5 September, by two fellow-officers and former-allies, themselves, in turn, killed by Motsomotso’s bodyguards,...

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Public sector strike and soldiers’ mutiny expose reality behind “economic growth” Militant Côte d’Ivoire (CWI group in Côte d’Ivoire) Côte d’Ivoire is currently going through a period of heavy social turmoil. The year had started...

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Escalation of the Struggle Needed to Overthrow Repressive Regime Serge Jordan, CWI The streets and public squares of Sudan’s major cities have been left looking deserted from their usual traffic and pedestrian frenzy as the...

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