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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.

The biggest global emitters of greenhouse gases spend an average of 2.3 times as much on arming their borders as on climate finance, according to a new report, writes Susan Price.

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The family of Australian-based Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman has been the target of two recent attacks in Indonesia, reports Susan Price.

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A self-determination referendum in Kanaky (New Caledonia) will proceed on December 12, despite independence forces calling for a delay due to COVID-19, reports Susan Price.

Despite ongoing repression, Tamils continue to fight for their rights, including over the seizure of Tamil land for military bases, reports Chris Slee.

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