Topic: International

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ¿Alfombra roja para el imperio?

    La inesperadamente tranquila conducta de Trump durante su gira por Asia oscurece la militarización en marcha ya por años.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How corporate thieves prey on Puerto Rico

    Rather than prioritize Puerto Rico's urgent needs, U.S. political and business elites are continuing their project of extracting the maximum profit.

  • Montreal's show of strength against the far right

    The streets of Montreal were taken over by more than 5,000 demonstrators in a powerful and broad mobilization against racist hate.

  • We will stand upright

    Migrants in Greece are on hunger strike against their treatment by the European Union--and showing they will fight back.

  • A crackdown looms at a migrant prison camp

    Refugees at an Australian detention camp located in Papua New Guinea are standing up to brutal and inhuman repression.

  • Rolling out the red carpet for U.S. empire?

    The unexpectedly calm behavior of Donald Trump during his Asia tour obscures increasing militarization that has been underway for years.

  • Catalonia after the declaration of the republic

    A Barcelona-based socialist writer analyzes the complex situation in Catalonia after the Spanish state intensified its repression.

  • The U.S. backs Duterte's crimes in Mindanao

    There is evidence of greater U.S. military support for the Philippines army in its war against Islamist rebels in the city of Marawi.

  • Solidarity with political prisoners in Morocco

    Political officeholders, unionists and others are calling for the release of Moroccans jailed for demanding democratic rights.

  • An unnatural disaster hits Puerto Rico's schools

    Two SW contributors write from Puerto Rico about the devastation of schools by the hurricane--and the danger of privatization that still threatens them.

  • A coup by the state

    The Spanish state imposed direct rule over Catalonia, firing its president and dismissing the region's parliament after it declared independence.

  • Religious rights and wrongs

    Those arguing against same-sex marriage in Australia are cynically using the idea of "religious freedom" to justify discrimination.

  • The U.S. war you didn't hear about...until now

    U.S. military intervention in Africa is in the headlines after an attack on Green Berets in Niger--but no one is asking what the military is doing there.