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Giorgia Meloni

Anti*Capitalist Resistance editorial board member Dave Kellaway analyses the result of Italy's election.

The Cervi brothers. Image: Istituto Cervi

A pro-fascist government has returned to power in the Italian elections, for the first time since Benito Mussolini was deposed in 1943, reports Daniel Castelli.

Women, life, freedom

Protests have erupted across Iran after the Islamic fundamentalist state’s “morality police” arrested and tortured to death Mahsa Amina, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman, reports Peter Boyle.

Ulf Kristersson, Jimmie Åkesson

The Swedish Social Democrats lost government and the country will now be led by conservatives reliant on the right-wing, xenophobic Sweden Democrats for support, reports Kjell Östberg.

Pierre Poilievre Canada

Canadian politics took another step toward the far right with the election of Pierre Poilievre as leader of the federal Conservative Party on September 10, reports Jeff Shantz.

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

Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has used the bicentennial of Brazil’s Independence to ratchet up the heat in the country’s presidential election campaign, writes Federico Fuentes.

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.

Semra Guzel

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Semra Güzel, a 38-year-old medical doctor, became the latest elected representative of this major left-wing party to be jailed in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle.

Lula Da Silva

Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio “Lula” da Silva is now in the lead in the polls ahead of the first round of Brazil’s presidential election to be held on October 2, reports Vijay Prashad.

For Narendra Modi's regime, the 75th anniversary of India’s independence is an opportunity to distort and rewrite history in the service of its own agenda, writes CPIML (Liberation).

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Protest

Thousands of people took the streets across Brazil on August 11 in defence of democracy, amid fears that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro may attempt a coup if he fails to be reelected in October, reports Ana Zorita.

Socialism and Freedom Party general secretary Israel Dutra outlines the increasingly dangerous political situation leading up to the October 2 national elections and how the left is fighting back.

Boris Johnson caricature

Britain’s impressively dishonest and disorganised right-wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson is leaving office, and just about everybody is pleased to see the back of him, writes Derek Wall.

HDP congress Ankara

About 30,000 people, including more than 100 international guests, attended the 5th Congress of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara, Turkey on July 3, reports Peter Boyle.

Stop bulldozing Muslim homes

Muslim leaders accused of participating in and stirring protest against Islamophobic attacks in India are having their homes bulldozed by Hindu nationalist authorities in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, reports Binoy Kampmark.

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