International

  • Puerto Rico teachers fight to reopen schools

    The president of a Puerto Rico teachers' union explains how educators are protecting schools in the aftermath of the hurricane.

  • Taking stock of an Ontario labor battle

    An inspiring strike by union faculty at Ontario's Community Colleges was halted by legislation, but the fight is far from over.

  • Free these victims of political repression

    A new initiative by the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists seeks to bring attention to the plight of political prisoners.

  • Honduras' rebellion against a fixed election

    Protests erupted in Honduras against a fraudulent presidential election and the use of police repression to try to squash dissent.

  • A "new era" for China?

    China's "paramount leader" Xi Jinping has announced new policies for the country that boil down to increased power for the state.

  • Trump's game of chicken with North Korea

    Trump's unpredictability and the U.S. policy of regime change toward North Korea is escalating the potential for conflict.

  • Criminalizing dissent in Turkey

    Turkey is putting a group of academics on trial for daring to speak out against the state's violence against ethnic minorities.

  • Making common cause with Israel's ethno-state

    Donald Trump's declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel is three things at once: purely symbolic, dangerously provocative and highly self-serving.

  • Dallas rallies for Palestine

    Hundreds turned out in the heart of Texas to protest Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy to occupied Jerusalem.

  • Joining forces for Quebec's left

    Quebec Solidaire and Option Nationale have decided to join forces--expanding the horizons for the Quebec left.

  • Imperial rivalry and social disaster in Yemen

    A contest for power, driven by the U.S. empire and regional powers in the Middle East, is causing a catastrophe in Yemen.

  • Trump's calculated provocation

    Palestinians and their allies in the fight for self-determination are protesting Trump's provocative declaration about Jerusalem.

  • What's behind the slavery horror in Libya?

    Horrifying reports about the sale of captured Black African migrants in Libyan slave auctions have sparked international outrage.

  • Left with tiny scraps of land

    A British socialist writes about what he saw in the West Bank during a trip organized to forge solidarity between communities.

  • Melbourne tells Milo: Get out!

    Hundreds of anti-racist protesters defied police to demonstrate against right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos in Australia.

  • No more work until we're paid

    Some 300 workers at a construction site in Istanbul have stopped working because they haven't received their salaries for months.

  • Hurricane-force neoliberalism in the Caribbean

    The destruction, both natural and man-made, following this fall's hurricanes shows how international elites are prepared to exploit catastrophes.

  • Self-organization in Catalonia

    The Committees for the Defense of the Republic are giving organizational form to demands for self-determination in Catalonia.

  • Survival on the island of the portable generator

    A socialist in Puerto Rico describes daily life after Maria--on an island that has become completely reliant on portable generators for electricity.

  • Emin Şakir must be freed

    A member of the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party in Turkey was arrested for having socialist material on a website.

  • Trump turns his back on Haitian quake refugees

    The latest victims of Trump's cruel policies are Haitian refugees of the 2010 earthquake with temporary status to live in the U.S.

  • Is business warming to Jeremy Corbyn?

    With Theresa May's Tory government in perpetual crisis, left-winger Jeremy Corbyn is getting support from unexpected quarters.

  • State violence on Manus and in Australia

    The violence that the Australian state used against refugees in the Manus prison camp was repeated on the streets of Melbourne.

  • We saw Puerto Rico's struggle to survive

    Two SW contributors who traveled to Puerto Rico describe a society that was failed by the powerful--but whose people are trying to reknit its social fabric.

  • A historic repudiation of the right in Australia

    In a society that thrives on division, fear and prejudice, the result of the marriage equality referendum in Australia is a triumph.