International

  • Apartheid Israel's war on water

    During the month of June, Palestinians in the West Bank faced some of the harshest water shortages that they have in decades.

  • A corrupt alliance with Brazil's coup-makers

    The Workers' Party in Brazil wants to curry favor with the same corrupt right-wingers who voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff.

  • Nicaragua's compromised revolution

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega once led a vibrant radical movement, but he and the Sandinistas are compromised today.

  • Indonesia's anti-communist backlash isn't over

    An Indonesian government symposium on the 1965 anti-communist massacres reveals that the fight for democracy must continue.

  • Year four of the Sisi coup

    This month marks the start of Egypt's fourth year under the el-Sisi dictatorship, but the moment calls for cautious optimism.

  • South Korea punishes a union leader

    The South Korean government has sentenced union leader Han Sang-gyun to five years in jail for the "crime" of organizing.

  • Their reaction will bring more horrors

    After another violent attack in France, the rush to scapegoat Muslims and increase state repression is bound to produce more terror and suffering.

  • The reawakening of struggle in Zimbabwe

    The national shutdown against the Mugabe dictatorship has revived one of Africa's most militant and long-suffering working classes.

  • How the coup-makers were stopped in Turkey

    The masses who protested a coup in Turkey may not have all backed the government, but they opposed a new dictatorship.

  • Mourning a comrade in Mexico

    Marco "Toño" Antonio García Barrera, a comrade and friend of the Mexican working class, was killed in the state of Morelos.

  • Who will survive Britain’s political shake-up?

    The UK referendum vote to leave the European Union was a political earthquake that has upended both major political parties.

  • Gathering the anti-Memorandum left in Greece

    A Greek socialist reports on the debates and discussions at the first conference of the Popular Unity alliance formed last year.

  • The Brexit vote and beyond

    Whether the vote to leave the European Union will further entrench neoliberalism or lead to a challenge to it depends on struggle.

  • Liars together to the end

    Almost everyone admits the Iraq war was a catastrophe, and there's a giant report to confirm it--everyone but Tony Blair, that is.

  • The winner of the worst coup plot ever

    The Labour Party members of parliament who were trying to depose left-wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn are suing for peace.

  • Standing for solidarity after the Brexit vote

    Britain's left has a central role to play in the continuing fight against racism and anti-immigrant hate following the referendum on the EU.

  • How Chilcot vindicated the antiwar movement

    The long-awaited report from a British government inquiry into the Iraq war drive reveals what antiwar forces knew all along.

  • Election blunder for Australia's conservatives

    Liberal Party Prime Minister Malcolm Turbbull's plan to use federal elections to strengthen his pro-business agenda has backfired badly.

  • Explaining the fading fortunes of Podemos

    Podemos' disappointing result in Spain's general election was the product of political factors that could have been chronicled and foretold.

  • The rise of "respectable" fascism in Austria

    A court-ordered election revote is again raising the possibility that a party with direct Nazi roots might win Austria's presidency.

  • The establishment bounces back in Spain

    The two parties that have dominated Spanish politics since the 1970s have reasserted themselves in the recent national elections.

  • What comes next after the Brexit vote?

    June 24 was a dark morning, but the left can engage both Leave and Remain voters in future struggles to defend migrants and protest austerity.

  • Okinawa is still being exploited by the U.S.

    Protests against U.S. bases and soldiers have taken on renewed and more urgent life after the murder of an Okinawan woman.

  • Seeing the whole picture after the referendum

    The left needs to be wary of celebrating the vote for "Brexit" as simply a working-class revolt against the establishment.

  • Discussing the meaning of the Brexit vote

    SW compiles a sample of left-wing comment on the ramifications of the UK referendum vote in favor of leaving the European Union.