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Saleh Moslem, a member of the co-presidency council of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), gives greetings to the Socialist Alliance national conference, January 9, 2021.

The upcoming Catalan election will be a test of the resilience of the pro-independence base, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Spanish state repression and attempts by Catalan counterparts of the governing coalition in Madrid to claw back support, writes Dick Nichols.

Sri Lankan soldiers and police have demolished a monument at Jaffna University dedicated to marking the massacre of Tamils at Mullivaikkal in 2009, reports Chris Slee.

The protests and occupation of the United States Capitol are a small taste of the kind of brazenly undemocratic power grabs the authoritarian right has executed in countries like Bolivia, writes Denis Rogatyuk.

Federico Fuentes discusses contemporary politics in Latin America at the Socialist Alliance national conference on January 9.

United States President Donald Trump didn’t succeed in imposing a coup, but the far-right threat remains, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Democratic Socialists of America member Isaac Silver addressed the Socialist Alliance national conference about Donald Trump inciting his base to storm Capitol Hill and more.

In response to events in Washington DC on January 6, the Metro DC branch of the Democratic Socialists of America released the following statement.

Venezuela’s new National Assembly has been sworn in, ending five years of right-wing control of parliament. Socialist MP Melitza Orellana speaks about her key priorities and the challenges facing the new assembly.

Donald Trump may leave office and return to the bowels of financial speculation. However, the political base that sustained and reinforced his presidency will remain a powerful political force, writes Rupen Savoulian.

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