World

protest at place de la republique in Paris July 18

Paris-based anticapitalist activist and Green Left contributor John Mullen spoke to German publication Marx21 on July 12 about the July 7 French election result and the immediate challenges for the left.

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India's new criminal laws give the state more power to curtail rights and freedoms, reports Isaac Nellist.

flags of China, Taiwan and Hong Kong with Xi Jinping

Au Loong-Yu is a long-time Hong Kong labour rights and political activist who now lives in exile. In the first part of this interview with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes, he discusses China’s rise and tensions with the United States.

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Hawaiian activists are calling on nations who condemn the genocide in Gaza to withdraw from Rim of the Pacific war games, illegally hosted on Hawaiian land.

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Amid economic turmoil, environmental crisis, escalating inequality, widespread despair and disillusionment, the far right is presenting itself as a “radical” and “anti-system” alternative, argues Brazilian socialist Mariana Riscali.

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Mali, then Burkina Faso, and finally Niger have experienced coups d’état and subsequently formed the Alliance of Sahel States (AES). What should we make of this new reality for West Africa? Paul Martial provides his analysis.

Empire State Building

Sam Gindin is the co-author of The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy Of American Empire (with Leo Panitch). Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke to Gindin about the rise of the United States empire and its role in creating a truly global capitalism.

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Sam Gindin is the co-author of The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy Of American Empire (with Leo Panitch). Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke to Gindin about the nature of the current tensions between states within global capitalism and whether China and Russia could replace the United States empire.

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Israel’s state-owned water company Mekorot has played a key role in the theft of Palestinian water. "Fuera Mekorot" (Get Out Mekorot) campaign organiser Gisela Cardozo spoke to Green Left’s Ben Radford about Mekorot's nefarious activities in Argentina and the campaign against it.

Man speaking to a summit

The leaders of the three main countries in Africa’s Sahel region — just south of the Sahara Desert — met in Niamey, Niger, to deepen their Alliance of Sahel States (AES), on July 6 and 7, writes Vijay Prashad.

Jeremy Corbyn addressing campaign volunteers

Keir Starmer’s Labour Party won a landslide in Britain’s July 4 general election. The previously all-powerful Conservatives were reduced to rubble. Derek Wall looks behind the results.

With biting irony, the British government had demonstrated to Rwanda that it could replace the supposedly vile market of people smuggling in Europe with a lucrative market effectively monetising asylum seekers and refugees in exchange of pledges of development, writes Binoy Kampmark.