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Despite dumping on his former boss Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings has played his own role in the hollowing out Britain's democracy, writes Simon Hannah.

Health workers went on strike and protests were held at the opening of the G20's Global Health Summit in Rome, reports Peoples Dispatch.

In a historic verdict, the District Court of the Hague has ruled that fossil-fuel giant Shell must reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 45% within 10 years, writes Kerry Smith.

Moroccan authorities have set in motion a wave of migration to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta to punish it for providing hospital care to leaders of the Polisario Front, writes Dick Nichols.

The show trial of 108 leaders, elected representatives and activists from the Peoples’ Democratic Party was resumed after being delayed by a 17-day COVID-19 lockdown in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle.

With negotiations over forming a Catalan government bogged down and a repeat election looming, pro-independence forces have reached an unexpected agreement, reports Dick Nichols.

Palestinian flags flying in Sydney

The Kurds and the Palestinians are fighting the same struggle against oppression, writes Sarah Glynn, but it is worrying to see debates among Kurds about support for the Palestinians, and antagonism from some Palestinians towards the Kurds.

Paul Gregoire reviews a new the ground breaking four-part documentary series that puts genocide at the core of the western expansionist project.

Thousands of people mobilised across England on May 1 against the proposed Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which activists say will erode the right to protest, writes Susan Price.

Pablo Iglesias’s plan for the left to win the Madrid elections was simple: to inspire the workers and poor of the region surrounding the Spanish capital to vote, writes Dick Nichols.

President Biden is attempting to shore up the US’ role as an international leader through multilateral agreements, with the expectation that Europe will fall in behind Washington, writes Barry Sheppard.

Renown British filmmaker and social activist Ken Loach is the target of a vicious smear campaign by pro-Zionist forces, writes Gavin Lewis.

Green Left speaks to Niels Henrik Hooge from Friends of the Earth Denmark and Søren Søndergaard from Denmark's Red-Green Alliance.

Ecosocialist party Inuit Ataqatigiit won Greenland's April 4 election, in what was effectively a referendum on an Australian company's proposed uranium and rare-earth elements mining project, reports Peter Boyle.

As tensions heat up on the Ukraine-Russia border, Vijay Prashad looks at the factors and interests behind what is happening.

Next year's French elections will take place in a context where the parties of the left and right are in grave difficulty and the COVID-19 pandemic poses new problems for capitalists and anticapitalists alike, writes John Mullen.

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