The Mediterranean Sea Hits 86ºF — 10ºF Higher than Expected
Massive evaporation, torrential rains, prolonged extreme humid heat, and dying marine life — these are among the consequences of this summer’s heat wave as the waters of the Mediterranean Sea reach record levels.
Pedro VantasJuly 27, 2022
Climate Crisis in Europe: Here We Tread upon a Spark
Europe has been struck with a deadly heatwave, with temperatures exceeding 40°C (104°F). We need a radical ecological transition out of this catastrophe.
Antoine RambozJuly 22, 2022
Sign the Petition in Support of Striking Dockworkers in Germany
Last week, thousands of dockworkers in Hamburg and other German cities went on strike. Police attacked them and courts tried to ban their action. In response, more than 3,000 workers have signed this petition for the right to strike. You can sign too!
Left VoiceJuly 20, 2022
Striking German Dockworkers Attacked by the Cops and Courts
Thousands of workers at Germany’s major container ports mounted a 48-hour strike on July 14 and 15. Police attacked the demonstrators, and the courts have banned further strikes until the end of August.
Marius RautenbergJuly 15, 2022
Wars, Inflation, and Strikes: A Summer of Discontent in Europe?
Strikes over wage increases or working conditions are occurring in response to high inflation, aggravated by the aftermath of the war in Ukraine. These labor actions show a change in the mood of the European working class.
Josefina L. MartínezJuly 12, 2022
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Fall Highlights British Imperialism’s Political Crisis
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has stepped down after mounting crises and many prominent Conservative resignations. His fall reveals the deep political crises facing British imperialism.
Claudia CinattiJuly 8, 2022
Western Imperialism Expands with New Military Bases and NATO Members
The NATO summit in Madrid has expanded the alliance’s footprint — a result of the U.S. and European role in the Ukraine war, and a big win for Western imperialism. Workers must use our power to fight the U.S. and NATO agenda, without giving any support to the Putin regime.
Sam CarlinerJuly 1, 2022
Ukraine’s New EU Membership Candidacy Is Mainly a Message to Putin
The candidate status granted by the EU to Ukraine does not automatically mean that it will become a member. But it sends a symbolic message to Putin that his aggression is accelerating the expansion of European imperialism to the East.
Philippe AlcoyJune 25, 2022
Trotskyists in France Are Reconstituting a Fighting Revolutionary Left. There Are Important Lessons for the United States
The Far Left in France, which has grown complacent at best and has crossed the class line at worst, is being resuscitated with revolutionary politics thanks to the efforts of Révolution Permanente — which include launching a new organization. There are lessons for the United States in what has happened in France and in the opportunities to come.
Scott CooperJune 23, 2022