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Nepal gets new Prime Minister but deeper problems remain

The new Prime Minister of Nepal won’t be able to change the problems affecting the country, writes Rajesh Thapa…

Pakistani trade unionists facing repression

Shehzad Arshad from Revolutionary Socialist Movement, Pakistan, reports on the struggle of the electrical company workers in Karachi against their bosses and company thugs…

Sri Lanka massacre exposed

A recent TV documentary has exposed the massacre of Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan army during the last days of the civil war. By Sean Ambler…

Nepal trapped in political deadlock

Rajesh Thapa, a Workers Power supporter from Nepal, outlines why the government is still unable to agree a constitution, despite four attempts…

Bin Laden is dead, the US war goes on

“Yes we can!” gloated Barak Obama as he announced to the world that the US has assassinatesd enemy number one, Osama Bin Laden, reports Martin Suchanek. Read it  here Dave…

Why socialists want troops out of Afghanistan

This October will be the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan. It will probably not be celebrated anywhere in the world, least of all in Afghanistan itself. This has…

Pakistan: strikes grip public sector

The Pakistani ruling class is trying to force the working class to pay the price of the capitalist crisis. But over the past month a growing movement of resistance has…

League gathers for first South Asian congress

The League for the Fifth International, of which Workers Power is the British section, held a successful congress in Sri Lanka in January. Members from Germany, Austria, and Britain met…

Letter from Pakistan: taxing the poor

Pakistan’s finance minister, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, has an international reputation as a privatiser, writes Shehzad Arshad of the RSL. He has headed World Bank and International Monetary Fund teams charged…

Video evidence exposes war crimes against Tamils

The pure horror of the Sri Lankan government’s genocidal war against the Tamils in May 2009 has been released in new photo and video evidence, which contradicts the Sri Lankan…

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