Austria

Tens of thousands march in Vienna against racism and austerity

The U6 tube line in Vienna resembled Saturday shopping a couple of weeks before Christmas, with tube carriages full of people. Yet it was January 13th and shopping was the last thing on most people’s minds travelling to Westbahnhof and the Christian Broda Platz, at the top of Vienna’s main shopping street. They came in their tens of thousands to protest against the new far right coalition government formed by the conservative ÖVP and the far right FPÖ.

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Sudan

Sudan: Release all protesters now

A wave of protests against massive price hikes and government austerity measures has engulfed Sudan over the course of the last two weeks. (see Sudan: Protests erupt against government austerity policies). Frightened that these protests […]

Russia

Campaign for jailed journalist Ali Feruz to join annual Moscow anti-fascist demo

Nine years ago, in the centre of Moscow, a lawyer, Stanislav Markelov, and journalist, Anastasia Baburova, were both murdered by fascist thugs. They had been known for their anti-fascist activities and Stanislav was an activist with the Russian ‘Youth against Racism in Europe’. Each year since, there has been an anti-fascist demonstration to mark their murders, with the slogan, “Never again”.

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History

The revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg

On 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the finest brains of the German working class and its most heroic figures, were brutally murdered by the bloodthirsty, defeated German military, backed to the hilt by the cowardly social-democratic leaders Noske and Scheidemann. On this 99th anniversary, we look at Luxemburg’s inspirational, revolutionary legacy.

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Africa

Túnez: Estallido de protestas contra las medidas económicas del gobierno

El estallido de las protestas esta semana contra el nuevo Presupuesto de 2018, que supone una batería de medidas contra la clase trabajadora y la clase media, ha vuelto a poner en evidencia a todos aquellos que hablaban de la “exitosa transición democrática” de Túnez. En realidad el país sigue siendo un campo de batalla entre las fuerzas de la revolución y la contrarrevolución.

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América

Trump regala 1,5 billones a los ricos

El congreso norteamericano ha aprobado una ley que reducirá 1,5 billones de dólares los impuestos a las grandes empresas y millonarios, en los próximos diez años. Donald Trump cumple así su promesa, dando un paso más en su contrarrevolución política y social. El punto central es la reducción del Impuesto de Sociedades del 35% actual al 21%, que comenzará a aplicarse este año.

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