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Malaysian Socialist Party secretary general Sivarajan Arumugam addresses the question of how socialists in government would have handled the pandemic at the #Socialism2021 conference.

There is a well-orchestrated operation by the United States to bring down Cuba’s political regime, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

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Three of the country’s most powerful political dynasties – the Marcoses, Arroyos and Dutertes – have entered into an unholy alliance with the hope of consolidating power in 2022 and beyond, writes Sonny Melencio.

The decision to field presidential and vice presidential candidates represents a bold — and unprecedented — move for the Philippines left. Sonny Melencio explains why the Partido Lakas ng Masa has taken this step.

In the United States, John Deere workers began militant strike action in the country’s mid-west in October, reports Malik Miah. They stood up against a powerful employer — and, when necessary, their own national union leadership — and won.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has wasted no time in deploying defence and federal police personnel to the Solomon Islands. Binoy Kampmark looks at the motivations behind the move.

The United Socialist Party has landed a comprehensive victory in Venezuela’s regional and local elections, winning 83% of the governorships, reports Paul Dobson.

Spain is experiencing a wave of industrial unrest, as workers fight for secure jobs and to regain lost wages and conditions, reports Dick Nichols.

The recent criminalisation of Palestinian human rights groups is the logical outcome of decades of impunity and repression against any challenge to Israel’s regime of apartheid, writes Maureen Clare Murphy.

Fourteen months after the Narendra Modi government introduced new farm laws, the Prime Minister has had to announce their repeal  in the face of unprecedented farmers’ resistance.

Red-Green Alliance members preparing to campaign for the Copenhagen municipal elections on August 22

Following the recent Danish municipal elections, Andreas Thomsen interviewed Eva Milsted Enoksen, a long-time member of the Red Green Alliance and a former member of the party’s Copenhagen leadership.

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November 16 marked exactly three months of Taliban occupation of Kabul, reports Yasmeen Afghan. The world cannot turn its back.

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A federal judge exonerated Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam for the assassination of revolutionary Black rights leader Malcolm X, reports Malik Miah.

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Teenage vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty for the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and for wounding Gaige Grosskreutz at a Black Lives Matter protest last year, reports Malik Miah.

A global digital campaign will be launched to end the unfair and unjust ban on the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), reports Peter Boyle.

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Serco has been forced to abandon plans to bid for contracts at Britain’s Atomic Weapons Establishment after investors threatened to sell their shares in the company, reports Linda Pearson.

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