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The Rebellion Against Ortega After a Year: The Civic Alliance Wants To Compromise With The Dictatorship

This April 19 marks one year since the beginning of the Nicaraguan popular rebellion, which went quickly from a struggle against neoliberal pension reform to a true popular and youth rebellion that managed to put the dictatorship in check for several weeks. By PT-Costa Rica The roadblocks and the opposition control...

Letter from Daniel Ruiz after 7 months as a political prisoner

We share the letter of Comrade Daniel Ruiz, 7 months of being in prison for facing Macri's government. Marcos Paz Prison 04/09/2019 200 days of prison 200 days of resistance Down with the IMF's economic plan! Almost 7 months after my arrest, the reasons why I went to fight that December 18, 2017 are...

Matamoros: repression to workers and “democracy” to the bosses

The workers' strikes movement initiated in this border city with the United States in January of this year is leading the way for the rest of the Mexican working class and the rest of the world. By CST-Mexico Arising from the bases of maquiladora factories from several industrial centers, it put...

A new African Spring?

Today in Africa we see authoritarian, Bonapartist and dictatorial presidents who have ruled their countries for decades leaving power. All due to popular mobilization and widespread discontent. By Américo Gomes Recently in Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika was forced to resign after nearly 20 years in power, forced by two months of popular...

Debate: Is the “unity until it hurts” useful for the workers?

Cristina Kirchner, in one of her speeches by the end of the year, launched the idea of “uniting forces to defeat Macri in 2019”, thus opening the stage for an “anti-Macri” electoral front. The tragedy that Cambiemos meant for the working class has caused many comrades to believe this...

Brexit: stay in the EU or build a path out for workers?

Brexit (Britain Exit) is the idiom for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. It became the center of political debate in Europe after the June 23rd, 2016 referendum, called by David Cameron, in which voters had to answer if the UK should stay in or leave the EU....

Europe: crisis, instability and struggles

After the brutal crisis of 2007/2008, the European rulers said it was over, but the economic contradictions are not solved and daily hurt all workers in the continent. Thus, in the European Union for Austerity, the crisis goes on. The Brexit and the struggle of the Yellow Jackets in...

Students strike as capitalism destroys our future Unify all our struggles

A reported 1.5 million students from schools, colleges and universities have taken to the streets across the world (#SchoolStrike4Climate) in 2083 places and 125 countries on all continents. More mobilisations are planned. By Martin Ralph Students recognise that the world is being destroyed by climate change and pollution, while workers see...

“Freedom… Peace… Justice…” – Sudan’s Ongoing Revolution

On 19 December 2018, peaceful demonstrations broke out through the streets of Atbara, in the Republic of Sudan. Bread prices tripled in Atbara overnight, after months of struggle with long queues to purchase bread and petrol as well as to obtain cash. This spark ignited a fire within Sudanese...

Interview with Yellow Vest Activist: Macron Out!

Socialist Voice (SV) interviewed Philippe who is a teacher and trade unionist (a member of Sud Education and the Solidaires union central), an active member of the yellow vest struggle in France. By ISL - Britain SV: The yellow vest struggle started on 17 November 2018, with a huge outburst of anger...

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