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Russia's war on Ukraine

When Russian president Vladimir Putin announced that 300,000 reservists would be called up to bolster the war effort, spontaneous protests and planned actions took place in more than 30 cities across the country, reports Dick Nichols.

A majority of Cubans voted in favour of a new families code that allows same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. Ian Ellis-Jones reports.

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.

Green Left on Tik Tok

Readers can now connect with Green Left on the video-sharing platform TikTok. Isaac Nellist reports.

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.

France Insoumise summer camp

Around 5000 people attended the radical left summer school of the France Insoumise (FI), held at the end of August at Valence in the South of France, reports John Mullen.

Abortion rights protest

Indiana has become the first state in the United States to pass extreme abortion restrictions since the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs Wade, reports Common Dreams.

Campaigners

In an August 2 referendum, voters in Kansas resoundingly rejected a proposed amendment to remove the right to abortion from the state's constitution, reports Jake Johnson.

Jiyan Tolhildan

Jiyan Tolhildan (Salwa Yusuf), a leader of the Syrian Defence Force (SDF) Counter Terrorism Units, and who led the fight against ISIS, was murdered by Turkey in a drone strike on July 22, reports Sarah Glynn.

Massai resist land grabs

For decades, the Maasai have been resisting displacement by mining, tourism and conservation, reports Hibist Kassa.

Peter Boyle reports three socialist parties from the Asia-Pacific region have supported the call from Rojava for a no-fly zone to stop a threatened invasion by Turkey.

Rojava resistance

Progressives should support the call for a United Nations-imposed no-fly zone to block a new invasion by the Turkish state and allied Islamic fundamentalist terrorist groups, writes Peter Boyle.

YPG members

July 19 marked ten years of the Rojava Revolution in North and East Syria, reports Medya News.

'Green Braids' movement in North-East Syria

Peter Boyle reflects on the achievements of the Rojava revolution in north and east Syria, which  continues in the face of great adversity to inspire activists around the world.

Women in Cuba

One of the gains of Cuba's revolutionary process has been the high level of participation of women in political and public life, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Abortion rights protest in Adelaide

The full implications of the United States Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vs Wade are just beginning to be understood, writes Barry Sheppard.

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