This is what you can call a “victory by a landslide”. Sixty six per cent of the seats in the Hungarian parliament were won by the governing, hard right, Fidesz party. They won back the two thirds majority necessary to change the constitution. Against the trend of the last elections, voter turnout increased close to a record 68%. The...

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A second labour law to facilitate redundancies and short term contracts, an end to railway workers’ protected status and the national public railway enterprise, selection for university entrance, huge cuts in several public services, social benefits cuts, a new tax on pensioners. It’s a flood of attacks on the working class, on pensioners...


The outcome of a high profile rape law court trial in Belfast, which saw four defendants, including Ulster and Ireland rugby football players, Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, found ‘not guilty’ on charges of rape and sexual assault, saw an explosion of spontaneous demonstrations in every major city in Ireland. 

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Donald Trump’s administration is gearing up for another possible round of missile strikes against regime targets in Syria. This could trigger an explosive chain of events potentially leading to a more serious military conflagration between major international and regional powers in the Middle East. Moscow has responded to Trump’s open...


The ‘Stop Repression in Hong Kong’ campaign, which is supported by the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI), is planning a day of worldwide protests on Friday 4 May. Readers around the world are urged to participate in the protests against increasing political repression in Hong Kong and China.

The Stop Repression in Hong...


Since the end February/early March 9 day strike by teachers and school staff in West Virginia teachers’ strikes and protests have taken place in Jersey City, Phoenix. Now there are “wildcat”, unofficial strikes taking place in Kentucky and Oklahoma. In Oklahoma around 30,000 are striking while in Kentucky teachers walked out on strike...


For an independent inquiry into the killings

Lift the siege, end the Israeli occupation!

For a socialist solution to the national question


The threat of a bill banning abortion in cases of fetal malformation has been suddenly put into effect by the right-wing PiS (Law and Justice) dominated Sejm (parliament) . This met with an angry demonstration of against the right and the actions of the Catholic hierarchy.The threat of a bill banning abortion in cases of fetal malformation has...


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