International

  • Morocco continues to rise up

    The revolt in Morocco's Rif region is far from over, despite attempts by the monarchy to prevent a snowball effect in the country.

  • Calling for decent jobs

    The author of a new book on call centers discusses the changing face of labor--and the potential for organizing these workers.

  • How will Brazil's left react to the Lula verdict?

    The conviction of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has cast in sharp relief the strategic choices confronting the country's left.

  • The earth is choking on plastic

    Plastic waste isn't just a blight on the landscape--it is disrupting natural systems on which our very existence depends.

  • A backlash against solidarity in Lebanon

    After plans for a rally in defense of refugees drew death threats, members of Lebanon's Socialist Forum are calling for solidarity.

  • Was the G20 protest a sign of future struggles?

    The media focused on violence, but the big news about the protests at the G20 summit is that they were the largest in some 10 years.

  • Germany's not-so-great reunifier

    Helmut Kohl, the former German chancellor and architect of reunification, left a legacy that defenders of social justice still battle.

  • The start of Turkey's hot summer?

    A rally by as many as 2 million people in Istanbul is the latest sign that Turkey's discontent can't be crushed out by the regime's crackdown.

  • Being honest about Venezuela

    As Maduro government and the right wing struggle for power, ordinary Venezuelans are watching the gains of Chavismo slip away.

  • Morocco takes to the streets

    A Moroccan activist describes the political climate in the country as protests have mounted, threatening the corrupt regime.

  • How to get mentally tough like the filthy rich

    Being rich is all a matter of having a "Tiger Mentality," according to one writer--in other words, the ability to steal candy from kids.

  • Gaza reels from electricity cuts

    Israel's siege of Gaza has already created a dire humanitarian crisis, but now, Gaza only receives two hours of electricity per day.

  • Justice denied on Trump's Muslim ban

    The Supreme Court's restoration of parts of Trump's Islamophobic travel ban is a travesty that must be contested in the streets.

  • Mexico's elections take shape

    With President Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI more unpopular than ever, the campaign for next year's vote is already underway.

  • A socialist challenge in the North of Ireland

    An Irish socialist talks about the lessons of the UK general election and the situation facing the radical left in the months to come.

  • Why do these survivors need help anyway?

    Tories have responded to Jeremy Corbyn's shocking proposal to house Grenfell Tower survivors in homes left empty by speculators.

  • Mourning and marching after the Grenfell fire

    A British socialist describes the surge of anger and protest after the Grenfell Tower fire and its effect on the radicalization that followed the election.

  • Québec Solidaire sets a course for the left

    Québec solidaire's decision against making an electoral pact with the Parti québécois is about building a principled alternative.

  • A system that let working-class people burn

    The fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower has exposed, in the starkest terms, the horror of an austerity-racked, class-divided society.

  • These workers shouldn't go to jail for protesting

    Labor and human rights activists in Egypt speak out against prison sentences for cement workers who held a peaceful protest.

  • What's at stake in the crisis over Qatar?

    A left-wing author explains the sources of the brewing conflict that led Saudi Arabia and other countries to cut ties with Qatar.

  • A living connection to past struggle

    We lost the last living connection to the left movement in Germany before the Second World War with Theodor Bergmann's death.

  • Corbyn's triumph and what it means for the left

    The Labour Party leader won't become prime minister yet, but he led a radical campaign that achieved major gains and revived the left in Britain.

  • The future of Cuba after Fidel

    In our encounters with ordinary people in Havana, we found that most steered clear of Cold War stereotypes about Cuban society.

  • The last refuge for desperate Tories

    The Democratic Unionist Party that Britain's Tories invited to join the government is deeply sectarian and utterly reactionary.