WORKERS across the world pressed demands for the protection of those on the front line as May Day celebrations were scaled back as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic today. Continue reading
INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day has come a long way since its origins in the struggles of working-class and socialist women at the beginning of the 20th century. Continue reading
THE number of journalists killed this year has decreased while the number of those arbitrarily detained has risen yet again, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
A total of 49 journalists were killed in 2019, 389 are currently in prison and 57 are being held hostage, an annual worldwide round-up by the French organisation revealed yesterday. Continue reading
According to LYNN HENDERSON, We need system-wide answers to the current crisis of democracy in Britain, where the masses are ready to support a demagogue.
YOU don’t have to look far to see that — 200 years since the first big battles for the vote — our democracy is in trouble. Continue reading
A DOZEN people who had been suspended from the Conservative Party for Islamophobia are campaigning for the Brexit Party. Continue reading
It’s not just arms sales and business contacts, Trump needs Saudi Arabia to boost oil production when Iran sanctions kick in and to fund US plans for Syria.
Angela Merkel’s grand coalition is at risk of collapsing after both her junior partners in government suffered heavy electoral losses in Bavaria. Continue reading
Zukunft Weltweit sind autoritäre Kräfte auf dem Vormarsch. Dagegen hilft nur eine progressive und internationale Bewegung, die von tiefgreifenden Visionen angetrieben ist – sagt Bernie Sanders, Demokratische Partei Führer Amerika und dazu kommentiert Greek Economist, Acedemik und Politician und Ehemalige Finanz Minister von Griechischenland Yanis Varoufakis. Zur Zeit ist er als Gastprofessor an der Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs der Universität Texas. Continue reading
JEREMY CORBYN called on Theresa May today to stop playing political games with Brexit, branding her “incapable” after she was roundly humiliated by European Union leaders at a summit in Austria. Continue reading
Credit is essential for the continuation of capitalism but also a major source of its instability, writes the MARX MEMORIAL LIBRARY
WELL, the short answer is “yes, capitalism does depend on credit.” And it depends on debt, the other side of the “coin.” But the way it manifests itself is complicated. Continue reading