Sisi has silently launched a murderous crackdown in Egypt, activists warn

Reports are appearing on Arabic social media sites that Sisi's regime in Egypt is ramping up repression against anti-coup protests. At least 11 demonstrators, including teenagers, were murdered by regime forces on Thursday and...

Protesters take to the Tube to highlight Spain’s crackdown on abortion rights

(report by Lois JC and Shanice McBean, pics from mybellyismine.wordpress.com) Spanish activists have launched a campaign called Mi Bombo Es Mío ("my belly is mine") in response to plans by the government to make abortion illegal in all but a handful...

Protest against Israeli terror in Palestine: 5 July, London

Palestinians are facing a horrific escalation of racism and violence as the Israeli state pursues a strategy of collective punishment following the abduction and murder of three Israeli settlers. Dave Randall writes: On Wednesday, Palestinian...

Retribution in Iraq

by Jack Farmer If you like a laugh, it's always worth looking up what Tony Blair has to say about events in the Middle East. In his latest intervention he insisted that the current crisis in...

Marx’s Ecology

This article is an edited version of John Cowsill's presentation at the Ecosocialism: Fracking, Climate and Revolution conference. He also published an early draft in his blog notes. Introduction We've had report after report from the IPCC, the UN, and leading...

Hong Kong’s new mass movement

'Beijing and the Hong Kong government have succeeded in producing a genuine mass movement which will not easily be demobilised'. Sue Sparks reports on the mass protests in Hong Kong earlier this week. July 1st...

Ukraine: between East and West

As the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian militias continues in the East of Ukraine, it is tempting to accept that ethnic and linguistic divisions between Eastern and Western Ukraine are behind the unrest, or that the conflict...

Ukraine: The alternative road ahead (public meeting)

Ukraine is suffering from war and a deep social crisis that has implications for all of Europe.  Many are asking what has happened in Ukraine. What is the role of Russia and the West? ...

London: Thousands celebrate Algeria’s World Cup success

Across London, thousands celebrated Algeria's victory against Russia during the World Cup, as Algeria progressed for the first time in its history to the top 16. Mona and Syed report: Crowds packed out Trafalgar Square on 26 June,...

Resistance in Rio

In the run up to the World Cup, strikes and protests swept across Brazil. Ali S, based in Brazil, looks at the background and character of the protests. This is an article from the Summer...