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Julian Assange

Julian Assange embarrassed the United States by revealing activities recorded by Americans themselves, and the lawlessness of the US military that continues every day, all round the world, writes Alison Broinowski.

2018 abortion rights protest in Argentina. Photo: Lara Va/Wikimedia Commons CC: SA 4.0

While Argentina just legalised abortion rights, and Cuba, Guyana and Uruguay allow it, it is prohibited or limited in the rest of Latin America, writes Tamara Pearson. For those forced to continue a pregnancy deprives them of agency, autonomy and well being.

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 scheduled for February 14 will be a test of the resilience of the pro-independence base, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Spanish state repression and attempts by the Catalan counterparts of the governing coalition in Madrid to claw back support, writes Dick Nichols

Sri Lankan soldiers and police demolished a monument at Jaffna University to mark 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 speaks about contemporary politics in Latin America at the Socialist Alliance national conference on January 9.

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.

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

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

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