The platform of the new Social Democrat-Green government in Sweden, based on an agreement with two parties from the right-wing alliance parties (Centre and Liberals), is extremely neo-liberal and anti-working class. Now it is important to mobilise the greatest possible resistance. Struggles from below are already increasing, with dock workers...


Already this week, two women will have died due to domestic violence. By the end of the week, there will have been five domestic violence-related deaths. 


Belgium

School student strikes hit a record high in Belgium, as around 35,000 marched through Brussels on Thursday, tripling the numbers taking part in a protest the week before. On 2 27 Sunday, more than 70,000 marched through pouring rain and heavy winds. Youth marched side by side with families and other...


The unprecedented budget showdown between the Italian government and the European Union, which risked provoking a serious eurozone crisis, has ended with a compromise. However, all of the economic and political problems underlying this latest confrontation still remain. The serious crisis has simply been postponed to a later date.


Undoubtedly India’s recent 48 hour General Strike in January 2019, when nearly 220 million workers, peasants, agricultural labourers, street vendors etc. struck work will go down in history as a record-breaking one. Interestingly the previous record for largest general strike was also held by India’s working class, when 180 million...


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