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Ukraine’s European dream is a neoliberal nightmare

By KD Tait Ukraine’s parliament has approved a programme of economic shock therapy described by an MP from the ruling coalition as amounting to “genocide”. The government says these measures…

What’s at stake in the Mexican student revolt?

By Rico Rodriguez On 26 September, a protest by students in Iguala, a city of over 100,000 people, in the state of Guerrero in southwest México, was heavily repressed with…

Smears and social-imperialism, the politics of the “third camp” on Ukraine

By Marcus Halaby Why hasn’t Richard Brenner answered the AWL broadsheet’s claims (and the comments, above)? Why doesn’t Workers’ Power reply? The fact is: they can’t. They don’t write anything…

Ferguson: the cops re-arm

By Peter Main November is expected to see a Grand Jury decide not to indict Darren Wilson, a white policeman, for the shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown…

Ireland revolts against water tax

By Bernie McAdam and Darren O’Coghaidhin Ireland is in the midst of a massive revolt against its government’s attempts to slap water charges on the Irish people. On October 11,…

USA: low paid fight for $15

As the fight for a living wage begins to take off here in Britain, Chris Clough takes inspiration from the Fight for $15 campaign in the US Fast food workers…

Ukraine votes: fascists enter mainstream

By KD Tait Negotiations to form a government are underway after parliamentary elections held on 26 October delivered an overwhelming majority for pro-EU parties. The widespread boycott of the elections…

South Africa: unions debate forming new party

The giant metalworkers’ trade union Numsa has been campaigning for the labour movement to break with the ruling ANC and form a new working class party. Now union federation Cosatu…

No to the bombing of Syria and Iraq – solidarity with Kobane!

By Marcus Halaby As the Western powers bomb Iraq and Syria under the pretext of fighting the Islamic State, attention has been drawn to the struggle of the Kurdish People’s…

Can Podemos be won to class politics?

By Christian Gebhardt Podemos, the expression of what has been called “the new politics” in Spain, has just held its first Citizens’ Assembly; the opening of a month long process…