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Malik Miah argues that racism lives on in California, echoing its history as a 'free state' during slavery.

Election poster for France Insoumise candidate and Palestine solidarity march

The June 9 European elections are shedding a sharp light on the political crisis in France, writes John Mullen.

Boris Kagarlitsky behind bars via video link

"Unjust but not unexpected" is how Suzi Weissman, spokesperson for the Boris Kagarlitsky International Solidarity Campaign, described the June 5 decision of a Russian court to reject Boris Kagarlitsky’s appeal against a five-year jail term for "justifying terrorism".

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State Deputy Luciana Genro, a leading member of the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL), spoke to Green Left's Ben Radford about the flooding crisis in Brazil’s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, the government’s response and the solidarity efforts to help those affected.

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Green Left's Peter Boyle spoke to Danaletchumi (Dana) Langaswaran, a Malaysian socialist and labour rights activist, about her experiences in organising contract workers and running a nationwide workers' helpline.

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While Canada likes to style itself as a “peacekeeping nation”, it has become one of the world’s largest global arms dealers, reports Jeff Shantz. A substantial proportion of this bloody trade is done with Israel.

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While opposing Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Gaza, we should not forget another aspect of Israel’s genocidal project: the growing violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, argues Barry Sheppard.

Claudia Sheinbaum of the Morena party has been elected the new president of Mexico, according to the official preliminary results, reports Tamara Pearson from Puebla.

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The African National Congress (ANC) lost its parliamentary majority in South Africa's May 29 elections. South African socialist Mazibuko Jara discussed the reasons for the ANC’s declining support and the rise of the recently formed uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) party, led by former ANC president Jacob Zuma with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes just prior to the elections.

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Standing Together is a Jewish-Arab social movement that is part of a burgeoning movement for ceasefire inside Israel. Federico Fuentes spoke with national field organiser Uri Weltmann to find out more about this fledgling peace movement.

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Chloe DS, Jacob Andrewartha and Rob Zocchi from 3CR’s Green Left Radio show spoke with journalist Nic Maclellan on May 24 about the crisis in Kanaky, geopolitical factors in the Indo Pacific and the centrality of Kanak self-determination.

protest and co-chairs of the DEM party in Turkey

Leaders of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition condemned the recent Israeli airstrike on a refugee camp in Rafah, Gaza, and called for Turkey to sever military and commercial relations with Israel, reports Medya News.