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Economy

Sri Lanka: Joint union campaign against Rajapaksa's budget

Taking advantage of the barrage of publicity that accompanied the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting the previous week, President Mahinda Rajapaksa last week presented his government's budget fo Read more...

Brittany: support the workers' struggle!

This autumn, “Socialist” President François Hollande and Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault have been facing an upturn in the class struggle. Read more...

Recovery a la Titanic

China: new leadership strengthens its grip

Euro crisis and Euro exit, which perspective?

China: Slowing growth rates not Beijing's biggest worry

In July it has become traditional for China's leaders to leave behind the heat and smog of Beijing and head for the seaside resort of Beidaihe. Read more...

The Movement in Brazil - All out on the streets against the fare-rise!

What began as relatively small demonstrations in São Paulo and, a little later, in Rio de Janeiro, became within two weeks the largest protests Brazil has seen for two decades. Read more...

Cyprus bailout; no end in sight for Eurozone crisis – does it signal a new direction?

The vote was close on Tuesday 30 April as a €23 billion bailout deal scraped through the Cypriot House of Representatives in Nicosia with a two vote majority. Read more...