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Austria: 100,000 demonstrate against 12 hour day

Last Saturday, June 30, saw the biggest mobilisation yet against Austria's right wing government since it took office in December. Read more...

Turkey: Elections extend Erdogan's power

The headline results of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections are that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the presidential election and the alliance of his "Party for Justice and Development", A Read more...

Turkish election - a choice between Erdogan and a nationalist opposition

There was already much to suggest that the AKP (Adalet ve Kalkıma Partisi, "Party for Justice and Recovery/Development") and MHP (Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi, "Party of the Nationalist Movement") would Read more...

Pakistan: Taliban attack Pashtun movement

The Pashtun Protection Movement, PTM, is already changing the political landscape in Pakistan. Read more...

Prague 68: Revolution and Counter Revolution

1968 was one of history’s “mad years” like 1848, 1917-18, 1989 and, most recently, 2011. It was a time when the eruption of revolts in one country quickly stimulated upheavals in others. Read more...

Brazil: The truck drivers' uprising

In the last days of May almost nothing moved in Brazil. Read more...

Assad to repossess Syria’s graveyards

THE SYRIAN regime is undertaking a thinly-veiled legal manoeuvre to punish the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war, and entrench the postwar sectarian redivision of Syria by repossessing Read more...

May '68: "Everything was possible"

Fifty years ago this month, France was rocked by the biggest general strike in European history. Read more...