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Warmongers Whipping Up a Dangerous Situation in Ukraine

Political and economic earthquakes are being prepared globally as the forces of US and Chinese imperialism move from a state of cooperation to open competition. As these forces collide, shock waves ripple around the world dis-organising, disrupting, and re-organising the

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Right-Wing Recall Defeated: How Kshama Sawant and Socialist Alternative Won (Again!)

For the fourth time, Socialist Alternative leader and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant has won an election, this time while facing off against a racist, right-wing recall backed by big business. This victory is a vindication for a class-struggle approach

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Heroic Farmers Movement Wins Concessions from Right-Wing Modi Government

After nearly a year long protest by farmers, their largest mobilization in India in over half a century, the right-wing authoritarian government of Modi has finally caved and given in to the demands of the farmers. This momentous achievement shows

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Billionaires Vs Tribal Population

India has always been portrayed by capitalist apologists as a success story of capitalism but, in reality, there is a dark underbelly. One element of this is the land grab of tribal and farming areas, a decade ago openly described

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World Economy. Where is the Recovery Going?

The spectre of inflation is threatening a new crisis There is much to say about the so-called “post-pandemic” economic rebound. The figures look impressive, but warnings are manifold. New heights in inequality between rich and poor are pouring petrol on

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Second Wave of Covid-19 Has Terrible Consequences for Masses

As the second wave of the pandemic roars back in India, government mismanagement paired with long term neglect has left the working class in tatters. Ordinary people are forced to run from door to door, hospital to hospital in search

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Solidarity Appeal. Release Disha Ravi! Protest is Not a Crime!

Indian climate activist arrested for supporting farmers movement ⬤ BJP-government steps up crackdown of opposition ⬤ Send protest letter to embassy. Young Indian climate activist Disha Ravi was arrested by the police at her home in Bangalore on 13 February.

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After the ‘Tractor Parade’: Escalate Joint Workers’ and Farmers’ Protests!

Every Indian child grows up singing and learning the slogan ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ at school. It means: ‘long live the soldier, long live the farmer’. At the moment these two groups, that are said to form the backbone of

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Indian Farmers’ Protest: Supreme Court Suspends Laws, Struggle Continues

India’s Supreme Court has decided to suspend the BJP government’s contested agriculture laws. This is an expression of the enormous social pressure to reverse the liberalisation of agriculture. The farmers however are not fooled: suspension is not enough, the laws

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Massive Protest Puts Modi Under Fire

The protest against the Hindu nationalist regime of Narendra Modi of the BJP is growing to phenomenal proportions. A well-organised farmers’ protest keeps the capital Delhi in its grip. At the same time, on 26 November, there was a colossal

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