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On January 8 and 9 in this new year, the working class of India participated in a massive nationwide general strike. With an estimated 160 to 200 million workers participating, this was likely the largest...

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A general strike and huge demonstrations of an unprecedented scale have shaken the Jordanian kingdom, against the backdrop of a steep rise in the cost of living and government corruption. The struggle has succeeded in...

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In today’s world, preoccupied with talk of “a new Cold War” between major powers, the events of half a century ago in a European country far from the U.S. may seem of little relevance. But...

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Statement by Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in the Spanish State) Continue the fight until we win a Catalan socialist republic! Catalonia experienced an historic day on October 3. Millions of workers, young people and citizens paralyzed...

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For a Catalan socialist republic! On October 1, Catalonia looked like a territory under military occupation. Thousands of police and civil guards – sent by the government of the Partido Popular (People’s Party/PP) and the...

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Esquerra Revolucionària (Catalonia) Statement The Catalan people have the right to decide! After days of a police and judicial offensive, without quarter, in which democratic rights have been trampled on with fury, the Spanish Partido...

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On a cold January day,  98 years before the January 2017 Women’s March surged across the U.S. opposing Donald Trump’s divide-and-conquer agenda, 35,000 Seattle dockworkers walked out in an action that led to the first...

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André Ferrari (LSR-CWI Brazil) On 28 April, the Brazilian working class gave a clear sign of its strength and ability to mobilise. A 24-hour general strike was called, as a unified action by all the...

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Mass protests against Donald Trump in the US have revived many questions around building mass movements, their goals and whether they can be achieved, and what forces need to be mobilised. Recently, the left-wing magazine Jacobin...

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Next steps in the strategy to defeat Trump: Be part of the protest on Women’s Day, March 8 and build for mass protests and strikes across the country on May 1. Millions have marched and...

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