Monday, June 21, 2021 became a historic day in Sweden. For the first time ever, a prime minister has been defeated out after the Riksdag voted in favour of no-confidence. It is the struggle from below against market rents that overthrew the government, which finally fell victim to its right-wing policy.
The new IPCC climate report is vital, but flawed in one crucial respect: the problem is not ‘humanity’ — it’s capitalism!
The only way to end racist and sexist violence against Asians and bring the change that is desperately needed is to build a multi-racial, multi-gendered, working-class movement connected to an international struggle against inequality, racism, sexism, sinophobia and any form of oppression experienced around the world.
The reality of capitalism and imperialist rivalry is already hampering any such investigation as the geopolitical interests of the US and China come into conflict.
Friday’s presidential election in Iran saw a historic low turnout of under 50%. The victor, Ebrahim Raisi symbolises the desperate decline of the regime, which is showing its ugliest face in these times of crisis.
Only mass organised resistance and solidarity can withstand the Chinese dictatorship’s attacks on trade unions and democratic rights.
"Don't use natural disasters to cover up man-made disasters!" – Chinese netizens