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Three Years After the Chilean Rebellion, President Boric Says It Was the Protestors Who Engaged in ‘Violent Behavior’

In a statement commemorating the three-year anniversary of the Chilean rebellion, Boric echoed the rhetoric used by the Right, criminalizing those who took part in the uprising. Meanwhile, his government has continued the persecution of political prisoners while protecting the police forces that carried out severe human rights violations.

Crisis in the UK Regime: From a Summer to a Winter of Discontent?

Facing deep political and economic turmoil, Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned after just 45 days in office. This new crisis comes as workers across the UK are preparing for a new wave of strikes against the rising cost of living.

Sou Mi

October 23, 2022

France: Oil Workers’ Strike Turns the Country Upside Down, Opens a Breach for the Workers’ Movement

As a monthlong strike in French oil refineries shakes the country, a political crisis is on its way to unleashing a major social crisis, one in which new sectors could join the oil workers and unleash open-ended strikes for wage increases.

Arthur Nicola

October 21, 2022

The “Logic of Escalation” and the War in Ukraine’s Multiple Fronts

After months of relative stagnation, recent events in the war in Ukraine have changed the dynamics and quickened the conflict’s pace — but not enough to end it. The Ukraine/NATO side is in no position to concede, but neither is Russia, which is far from having been defeated and places its hopes in the deepening fissures between the Western front backing Ukraine.

Claudia Cinatti

October 20, 2022

Hands Off Haiti, and Down with the IMF: Political Declaration of the Trotskyist Fraction–Fourth International

We republish the statement of the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International (FT-CI) against the U.S. and UN preparation for a new military intervention in Haiti.

South African Logistics Workers Strike against Inflation

South African port and freight-rail workers are on strike, using their strategic power to fight the rising cost of living. This can offer important lessons for other logistics workers who are organizing strikes.

Sam Carliner

October 12, 2022

The Night of Tlatelolco: 52 Years Since Students Were Massacred for Protesting Police Brutality

On October 2, 1968, just 10 days before the Olympic Games were to be held in Mexico City, students were massacred thanks to an anti-fascist law approved by its “revolutionary” government. The scars of the Tlatelolco massacre will forever remind the students of the importance of organizing against repression and police brutality.

Óscar Fernández

October 12, 2022

As Haitians Rise Up, Prime Minister Henry Requests Foreign Intervention

With thousands of Haitians in the streets for weeks calling for Prime Minister Ariel Henry’s resignation, the U.S.-backed regime is requesting foreign intervention. The international working class must show solidarity with Haiti and all nations rising up against austerity and imperialism.

Sam Carliner

October 10, 2022

What’s behind the Escalations in Korea?

For the first time in five years, tensions in the Korean peninsula are escalating. This comes in the context of a U.S. military buildup in the Pacific, driven by greater capitalist competition between the United States and China.

Sam Carliner

October 7, 2022