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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.

The Republican Party is rallying again around Donald Trump, in an attempt to win the elections in 2022 and 2024, by restricting the non-white (especially Black) vote, reports Barry Sheppard.

Left parties from the Asia-Pacific region have spoken out in solidarity with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party, which is in the process of being banned in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle.

Unidos Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias will head the party's list in Madrid's regional elections, writes Dick Nichols. But will Madrid's working class mobilise in numbers to support the left and prevent a far-right victory?

The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party reports it is under ferocious attack from Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party regime.

The path has been cleared for leftist Alliance for Hope candidate Andres Arauz to challenge right-wing Creating Opportunities candidate Guillermo Lasso in the second round of Ecuador's presidential elections, writes Kerry Smith.

Kavita Krishnan reports on disturbing proposals by figures in Narendra Modi's government to subject women to greater state surveillance for their "protection".

A crowd-funding campaign has been launched for Australian Jock Palfreeman, who is fighting Bulgaria’s effort to expel him from the country and the European Union, writes Kerry Smith.

The Brazilian Supreme Court has annulled convictions against former president Lula da Silva, opening the way for him to run in the 2022 election, write Geisa Marques, Leandro Melito and Igor Carvalho.

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