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.
Hanna Gál writes on why the Tories' plan to increase police powers against illegal encampments must be resisted.
The confrontation in Hong Kong has entered a new phase with pitched battles across the city running through the week.
Following the death of student Chow Tsz Lok, the protests are intensifying, but the need to link up with the mainland is pressing.