The First World War was ended, in large part, by the Russian and German revolutions. Revolutionary uprisings followed in many other countries thrown into turmoil by the war. In March and April 1919, revolution shook the Egyptian government and British military rule. Strikes, huge demonstrations, the participation of women and unity across...


With just ten days until the date of departure from the EU at the time of writing, there is unprecedented daily turmoil in parliament on what will happen. The government’s position has become so intractable that a complete government collapse is possible in the coming days or weeks, with a general election becoming the only...


Millions woke up on the morning of 15 March in shock to learn of the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. It soon became clear this was a brutal far-right terrorist act, which left 50 Muslim worshippers at Friday prayersdead, and many others injured. Many of those affected were refugees from warzones, such as Syria,...


International Women’s Day 2019 was celebrated by women workers from the “Sindh Workers Alliance” and “Socialist Movement Sindh” (CWI in Pakistan) at the Digri town of Mirpurkhas, in the Sindh, on 8th March 2019. The theme was “independent women make for an equitable society”.

The event was chaired by comrade Sughran...


In Italy, all of the ‘unions of the base’ responded to Non Una Di Meno’s call for strike action on 8 March. Female and male workers walked out in hundreds of private workplaces around the country but particularily in transport, schools and the public sector.


President Muhammadu Buhari is the winner of the 2019 presidential election, held on February 23, having officially had 15 miliion as against 11 million votes garnered by his capitalist main challenger Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. Actually, there were 71 presidential candidates. But, electorally, the other candidates were hardly in contest as,...


Since 22 February, Algerians have been protesting against their sick, frail, president who is standing for a fifth term of office. President Boutefika had a stroke in 2013 and has seldom been seen in public since. He cannot speak or walk but remains in office as a puppet figure fronting a corrupt and autocratic elite, widely known as...


Thirty five years ago, on 5 March 1984, Yorkshire miners walked out on strike against Tory government plans to impose a massive programme of pit closures. They saw it as the first step to a complete rundown of the mining industry.

But there was even more to the miners' strike. Former Tory chancellor Nigel Lawson admitted that Tory...


For almost a month, the daily front page news for Canadians has been the story of political intrigue at the highest level of government involving, on the one hand, a major multinational, Montreal-based company ensnared both in allegedly making bribes to foreign governments and making illegal donations to the governing Liberal Party. On the...


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