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The European far right are seeking to capitalise on the crises resulting from Russia's war on Ukraine to mobilise support, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Activists march through Xochimilco, Mexico, protesting against corporations

Climate change is disrupting and harming our lives, writes Tamara Pearson, so we need to disrupt and force change.

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Along with widespread food insecurity, South Africans also experience “energy poverty”, making it difficult for them to cover other costs such as food, rent, and clothing, reports Vashna Jagarnath.

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A cycle of protests began in Haiti in July 2018, and, despite the pandemic, has carried on since then, writes Vijay Prashad.

Our seas are being ravaged by exploitation for corporate profit, creating a social, economic and ecological crisis that threatens the very life support system of the Earth, writes Guy Standing.

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Ukraine is almost certain to slip into hyperinflation if Russia's war continues beyond the next few months, reports Renfrey Clarke.

Home in Puerto Rico destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017

The blackout that engulfed Puerto Rico when Hurricane Fiona laid bare the impacts of austerity and privatisation carried under United States fiscal control, reports Barry Sheppard.

The federal Treasurer tells us that cost-of-living pressures are only going to get worse before they get better. Angela Carr argues that Labor must abandon its neoliberal approach.

Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017. Then the power grid was privatised in 2020. Now this, reports Jon Queally.

The new king, however powerful, will not be able to solve the new prime minister’s dilemmas regarding Britain’s deep economic and social crisis, writes Martin Clarke

More than 61% of voters rejected Chile’s new constitution. This was a punishment for the Gabriel Boric government’s inability to address the problems of the people, write Taroa Zúñiga Silva and Vijay Prashad

There is nothing better in these times than reading the words of James Connolly, the Irish republican, socialist and trade union leader, executed by the British firing squad on May 12, 1916, writes Sam Wainwright.

Foreign Minister Penny Wong has offered to fund the Solomon Islands elections, writes Binoy Kampmark. It was an offer that would irk any sovereign state.

Yo Apruebo rally in Chile

Right-wing groups ran a campaign of disinformation to undermine support for the “Yes” vote in Chile's constitutional referendum, reports Ana Zorita.

The mass movement in Sri Lanka mobilised more than a million people in revolt against the corrupt government of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Susan Price reports.

The rising cost of living and the strain on public services mean Labor must junk its support for the Coalition's stage 3 tax cut policy, argues Mary Merkenich.

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