Hong Kong: the democratic movement re-emerges

The movement for democracy in Hong Kong is back. Since the coronavirus outbreak, activists have continued organising. Now they are preparing to confront new attacks from Beijing.
Winston Churchill waving to crowds on VE Day

Winston Churchill: the man, the myth, the murderer

Churchill is central to the Tory myth of national unit. But the historical record is clear: he was a virulent racist, a diehard colonialist, and responsible for the deaths of millions.

Coronavirus in Latin America

The experience of the coronavirus pandemic in Latin America exposes the brutality of a global capitalist system in its most naked forms.

revolutionary reflections | reformasi dikorupsi: Indonesia under Jokowi

Indonesia's increasingly authoritarian populist president Jokowi begins his second term confronted by a new generation radicalised by militarism, agrarian dispossession, environmental destruction and corruption.

Review: Anti-Nazi Germans

As Boris Johnson and others attempt to invoke the ‘spirit of the Blitz’ in response to COVID-19, Ian Birchall celebrates a recent publication that disrupts the national myths of WWII.
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Covid-19: The ‘China’ narratives and Chinese workers

The workers who built China’s emergency hospitals are missing from the dominant narratives about China and the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Hsiao-Hung Pai.
Palestinian school

Education in Palestine

Education is a key battlefield in the Palestinian struggle in the wake of Trump's 'Deal of the Century'. #ExistResistReturn

US Presidential election: following the money

As commentators pick over the results from Super Tuesday, Kim Moody walks us through the labyrinth of a US electoral system built on distrust of mass democracy.

London and Edinburgh stand with the Wet’suwet’en

On 1 March, there were demonstrations in London and Edinburgh standing up in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en and their allies, demanding that the Canadian government end this cycle of colonial violence.

Bolivia after the coup

The re-capture of power in Bolivia by traditional elites, backed by US imperialism, has legitimised racism and a wave of repression. But the MAS may be beginning a process of democratic renewal.