Sweden Censors Foreign Academics Critical of No-Mask Strategy
Sweden continues to implement its deadly pandemic response, and has worked to censor foreign academics who are critical of its disastrous strategy. It’s time to debunk the myth of the Swedish “socialist paradise.”
Matteo IammarroneMarch 8, 2021
Berlin Residents Have Built a Campaign to Expropriate the City’s Biggest Landlord
The German state expropriates things all the time, like when it needs to build an Autobahn. When a pit mine for lignite coal is built, whole villages get nationalized. So why not do the same thing to provide affordable housing for all?
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 25, 2021
Protests Erupt Across Spanish State After Rapper Jailed for “Insulting the Monarchy”
Across the Spanish State, young people have been protesting the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasél and facing heavy police violence under the command of a supposedly "progressive" government. These young people need a revolutionary party that fights against repression, the monarchy, and the whole Regime of ‘78.
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 19, 2021
Berlin’s Social Democratic Government Evicts Residents of the City’s Largest Homeless Camp
As temperatures drop to -10°C, Berlin’s local government closed the Ostkreuz homeless camp and brought people to shelters. But was this all for realty speculators?
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 11, 2021
Refinery Workers Go On Strike Across France to Protect Jobs
On Wednesday, January 3, Total refineries throughout France went on strike in response to the call of union confederations and the strikers at the Grandpuits site, in solidarity with their struggle and in defense of jobs across the country.
Tatiana CozzarelliFebruary 3, 2021
Make the Bosses Pay for the Crisis: Day of General Strike in Italy Mobilizes Workers and Students
This Friday, a sector of militant and rank-and-file trade unionism carried out a major day of general strike in Italy, with a huge impact on logistics and education. Thousands of students joined in, with demonstrations in various cities.
Giacomo TurciFebruary 2, 2021
Demonstrators in Paris Lay the Foundation for a Comprehensive Fight Against Layoffs
On Saturday in Paris, several thousand demonstrators answered the call of various political and trade union organizations to demonstrate against layoffs. Grandpuits refinery workers were there, along with workers from the travel giant TUI, industrial machinery maker SKF, the agribusiness giant Cargill, and General Electric. It was the first such coordinated action by different sectors all confronted with layoffs, with more to come.
K.S. MehtaJanuary 24, 2021