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Britain: After the Gang of Seven – now for the rest

We welcome, without a shred of regret, the resignation of the seven former Labour MPs, who will be spending the weeks and months ahead applying the finishing touches to their political obituaries. Read more...

Pakistan: Pashtun leader beaten to death in police provocation

Muhammad Ibrahim Arman Luni is no longer with us. He was beaten to death by police on Saturday, February 2. Read more...

USA: L.A. Teachers' Victory – An encouragement for US Labor.

By the lights of US labor disputes; the Los Angeles teachers' strike was a victory. The teachers won an immediate 6 percent pay raise of 3 percent for last year and 3 percent for this year. Read more...

COP 24: a bad joke from Katowice

Before we consider the results of last December's climate summit, we need to look briefly at the history of UN climate conferences.

UN Climate Change Conference Read more...

¡No al intento de golpe de estado patrocinado por Estados Unidos en Venezuela!

La lucha por el poder ha entrado en una nueva etapa en Venezuela. Es probable que sea decisiva. El miércoles 23 de enero, Juan Guaidó, hasta entonces presidente del parlamento dominado por la derecha, Read more...

USA: Shutdown for the racist border wall 



Since December 22, 800,000 US government employees have not received their pay cheques. Just over half have had to continue working without wages, effectively performing forced labor. Read more...

France: On tactics towards the Gilets Jaunes

The Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) are spreading around Europe and gaining support and sympathy from a wide variety of political forces, from the extreme right to the radical left. Read more...

Britain: No Brexit, No compromise

The defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s motion of no confidence was a desperate act of self-defence by the hypocrites on the Tory backbenches who had only just failed to overthrow their leader themselves, and h Read more...

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