Topic: International

  • On the Macedonia question in Greece

    A large right-wing demonstration in Greece has raised an old political question about a neighboring country claimed by nationalists.

  • Charter schools and the future of Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's plan for charter schools shows how his government is dancing to the tune of education policies sung in Washington.

  • Puerto Rico faces a "trauma doctrine"

    From Wall Street to the federal government, neoliberal vultures are circling over Puerto Rico, which remains in desperate need.

  • Will Trump shoot first?

    The Trump administration is undercutting an Olympic "peace interlude" in Korea with an escalation of hostility toward the North.

  • A chronicle of a blacklisting crook foretold

    The collapse of the UK construction giant Carillion was a long time coming--and has focused attention on its harsh labor practices.

  • Don't privatize Puerto Rico's electric power

    Socialists in Puerto Rico respond to Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's announced plans to privatize the island's electric utility.

  • Where is Catalonia headed next?

    Pro-independence parties won the elections ordered by the Spanish state, but is unclear how a new government will be formed.

  • Australia's neocolonial gulag

    The Manus Island concentration camp for refugees is a cruel symbol of the relationship between Australia and Papua New Guinea.

  • Never forget Nagasaki

    I traveled to Japan to apologize, especially to the Hibakusha--the word for survivors of the atomic blasts during the World War II.

  • The crisis before the crisis in Puerto Rico

    When a UN official investigating poverty toured the U.S., a scholar had this to say about the dire conditions in Puerto Rico.

  • The causes of Haiti's suffering

    The people of Haiti have been resilient in the face of all that the West has inflicted on them. It is Trump who is a living obscenity.

  • Union busting, Russian-style

    The Russian state is attacking a major trade union, claiming that it is a "foreign agent" as a pretext to legal moves to dissolve it.

  • We demand to know how Eduardo García died

    Eduardo's friends and comrades are calling for solidarity to put pressure on Mexican authorities to investigate his assassination.

  • The main nuclear enemy is at home

    The U.S. has no morally defensible right to impose its will on any nation--whether with military force, sanctions or negotiations.

  • A loud message of opposition to austerity

    Argentina's right-wing government faced massive protests when it attempted to drive through an attack on the pension system.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Corporate profiteers plunder Puerto Rico

    The misery of the many is the basis of the privilege of the few in Puerto Rico with reconstruction efforts that put business interests first.

  • 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.

  • Joining forces for Quebec's left

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

  • What will revive the left in Britain?

    Our readers' discussion about reform or revolution, and the future of Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn continues.

  • 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.

  • Melbourne tells Milo: Get out!

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