8 March 2021
By Rohantha De Silva, 6 March 2021
The Supreme Court verdict indicates that key sections of the ruling elite are hostile to Oli’s actions and fear the growing discontent towards his corrupt and autocratic rule.
5 March 2021
By V. Gnana, 4 March 2021
Amid mounting US and Indian threats against China, Tamil nationalist parties called for an alliance with India’s ruling Hindu-extremist Bharatiya Janata Party.
By Ed Hightower, 4 March 2021
Tuesday’s discussion in the Supreme Court—essentially on the issue of how much voter suppression is permissible—should serve as another warning that American democracy is on life support.
By Fred Mazelis, 4 March 2021
The confidant and close adviser of Bill Clinton based his entire career on the role of liaison between a small layer of the black middle class and sections of big business.
By Roger Jordan, 4 March 2021
The Roadmap for a Renewed US-Canada Partnership proposes a “whole-of- government relationship” to reassert North American imperialist world dominance, including through the modernization of NORAD, securing “strategic” production chains, and developing “clean” energy.
By Patrick Martin, 4 March 2021
While the federal CDC has criticized Texas for ending all COVID-19 restrictions, the Biden administration policy of reopening all schools will have the same effect of spreading the pandemic.
By Alice Summers, 2 March 2021
While the National Institute of Statistics recorded over 100,000 excess deaths by last month, the PSOE-Podemos government’s official death count was almost 40,000 less.
By Miguel Andrade, 28 February 2021
The memoirs of ex-army commander Villas Bôas have thrown Brazilian politics into turmoil and exposed the drive towards dictatorship in the sixth most populated country in the world.
By Owen Howell, 28 February 2021
The military junta has launched a ruthless offensive against the nationwide movement of protests and strikes that erupted after the February 1 coup.
27 February 2021
By Samuel Tissot, 27 February 2021
The British variant now accounts for nearly half of new COVID-19 infections across France.
By Ben McGrath, 27 February 2021
The Japanese government’s decision will only heighten the danger of a clash with China over disputed territories in the East China Sea.
By Johannes Stern, 26 February 2021
Germany’s Left Party congress will set an even more direct course towards government participation and support for war.
26 February 2021
26 February 2021
The excitement and enthusiasm surrounding the ouster of the tyrant Marcos was rapidly disappointed. “People power” was betrayed. The basic problems confronting the Filipino masses remain unresolved and have in fact worsened.
By Jason Melanovski, 26 February 2021
The move comes amidst a deep crisis of the Zelensky government and was fully backed by the Biden administration in Washington.
By Alice Summers, 26 February 2021
Amid mass abstention, the far-right Vox party entered the Catalan parliament for the first time, while the social democrats took the most seats.
By Josh Varlin, 25 February 2021
The real scandal is not the Cuomo’s alleged “bullying,” but the massive death toll in nursing homes.
By Owen Howell, 21 February 2021
The bloody crackdown in Mandalay is part of intensifying repression as the protest movement against the February 1 coup shows no sign of abating.
By Peter Schwarz, 21 February 2021
The 73-year-old former head of the European Central Bank formed a government last week including all major national parties, apart from the fascist Fratelli d’Italia, from the far-right Lega to the social democratic Democrats (PD).
By Alejandro López, 20 February 2021
The Lleida High Court has provocatively upheld another conviction, adding an additional two-and-a-half years to Hasél’s nine-month prison sentence.
By Bill Van Auken, 20 February 2021
Biden’s attempt to assert US leadership under the false banner of “democracy” received a chilly reception from Washington’s NATO allies.
By Mike Head, 20 February 2021
If the prime minister is found to have lied to parliament, he could be forced to resign.
By Alex Lantier, 18 February 2021
The state has ordered the National Center for Scientific Research to ideologically evaluate all university research in France for Islamist influence.
15 February 2021
By Marianne Arens, 13 February 2021
In a few days, many schools and day-care centres in Germany will reopen despite the fact that new, highly contagious virus variants are spreading.
By Mike Head, 13 February 2021
In essence, the presentation was a bid for the return of another Labor government to police the intensified corporate refashioning of workplace relations.
By Alex Lantier, 13 February 2021
In the debate, Interior Minister Darmanin attacked Le Pen from the right, for not supporting his fascistic “anti-separatist” law and being “soft” on Islam.
By Johannes Stern, 13 February 2021
A Defence Ministry position paper reveals that, behind the backs of the population, the German ruling class is preparing the biggest arms offensive since Hitler’s build-up of the Wehrmacht in the 1930s.
By Alice Summers, 11 February 2021
In leaked WhatsApp chats and videos, neo-fascists discussed plans to kill and maim migrant workers interned on Spain’s Canary Islands.
11 February 2021
By Roger Jordan, 11 February 2021
Despite Hurren having threatened Trudeau and having been discovered armed to the teeth on the grounds of his temporary residence, the prosecution chose to exclude from the trial any consideration of the army reservist’s plans to kill, harm or even “arrest” the Prime Minister.
By Mike Head, 11 February 2021
Biden’s catch-cry—“America is back”—has the same belligerent content as Trump’s “America First.”
By Dan Conway, 8 February 2021
The Los Angeles school reopening drive is part of a full-court press by Governor Gavin Newsom and the Biden administration to reopen schools regardless of any exponential increase in community deaths and suffering.
By John Braddock, 8 February 2021
The fragile political arrangements between the pro-and anti-independence factions in the French Pacific territory have shattered amid a deepening economic crisis and rising anger in the working class.
By Andrea Lobo, 6 February 2021
President Nayib Bukele, who has constantly encouraged violence against his political opponents, has defended the attackers, which included one police officer.
By Tomas Castanheira, 6 February 2021
Eduardo’s arrival in the US on January 4 was reported as a “surprise visit” to the White House at the invitation of Ivanka Trump, daughter of the former US president.
Life instead of profits! Socialism instead of capitalist barbarism!
By Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei, 6 February 2021
Workers in every country around the world confront the same problems and can only oppose exploitation, militarism and fascism by uniting. This is why the SGP’s election campaign is not restricted to Germany, but addresses itself to workers throughout Europe!
By Andre Damon, 6 February 2021
As Biden devoted his first foreign policy speech to invocations of “democracy” and “human rights,” the head of US nuclear forces declared nuclear war “a very real possibility.”
Australian Labor Party and unions pretend to oppose corporate offensive on workers’ jobs, pay and conditions
By Mike Head, 5 February 2021
After propping up the Morrison government for more than a year, the Labor and union leaders are attempting to distance themselves from it.
Amid mounting social discontent, Pakistan’s opposition parties to step up campaign for new elections
By Sampath Perera, 5 February 2021
Seeking to exploit popular anger over rising prices and joblessness and IMF-dictated pro-market measures, a ten-party alliance of opposition parties is demanding Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Islamic populist PTI resign.
By Markus Salzmann, 5 February 2021
The brutal deportation of three Austrian-born minors last week clearly shows that the Austrian coalition government, and above all the Green Party, has fully adopted the policies of the far-right Freedom Party.
By Peter Schwarz, 4 February 2021
As the former president of the European Central Bank, a man who embodies European finance capital like no other is taking the reins of Italian politics.
By Alice Summers, 4 February 2021
Despite the mounting toll from the coronavirus pandemic, the Morenoites are bitterly hostile to lock-down measures needed to halt the pandemic.
By Bill Van Auken, 4 February 2021
The forced resignations of members of all 42 Pentagon advisory boards is aimed at blocking last-minute appointments made by Trump as he prepared a coup to overturn the election.
By Kevin Martinez, 4 February 2021
Deportations of immigrants and refugees have continued under the new Democratic administration despite cosmetic changes to Trump era policies.
By Jerry White, 3 February 2021
In a statement by its editorial board Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal angrily criticized President Biden for being too soft on Chicago teachers, who are defying Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s order to resume in-person classes as the pandemic continues to spread in the city.
By Patrick Martin, 31 January 2021
The ex-president reportedly wanted his lawyers to defend his conduct before the January 6 mob attack on Congress by raising his claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen by the Democrats.
By Mike Head, 30 January 2021
The moves against Albanese reveal concerns in ruling circles that Labor has failed to recover any ground since its May 2019 federal election debacle.
By Oscar Grenfell, 30 January 2021
Fascist networks are increasingly emboldened amid a deepening social and economic crisis and the promotion of far-right forces by sections of the political establishment.
By Samuel Tissot and Will Morrow, 30 January 2021
As 100,000 die every three weeks across the continent, the EU and UK are escalating conflict over supply of the life-saving AstraZeneca vaccine.
Brazilian Workers Party, pseudo-lefts use COVID-19 vaccination disputes to cover up herd immunity policy
By Miguel Andrade, 30 January 2021
Brazil’s vaccination debacle has fueled ruling class divisions regarding the attitude towards US imperialism and China as all factions rally behind a herd immunity policy.
How Jacobin and the Democratic Socialists of America aided the Teamsters’ betrayal of the Hunts Point market strike
By Clara Weiss, 30 January 2021
As millions of workers have been radicalized by the pandemic, the DSA assumes the critical role of providing the efforts of the Democrats and the trade unions to suppress the class struggle—if necessary by brute force—with a “left” cover.
By Wasantha Rupasinghe and Keith Jones, 30 January 2021
India’s BJP government has seized upon the “violence” and “anarchy” that erupted in Delhi during last Tuesday’s protest against its pro-agri-business laws to launch a long-prepared campaign to suppress the farmers’ agitation through state intimidation and violence.
By Alejandro López, 30 January 2021
The Constitutional Court ruling is a warning: If the crimes of Fascism are being rehabilitated, it is because sections of the ruling class are plotting a pre-emptive counter-revolution.
By John Braddock, 29 January 2021
The diplomatic maneuvering around Fiji’s appointment underscores the tensions produced by the escalating US-led offensive against China, which is set to deepen under the Biden administration.
By Andrea Lobo, 28 January 2021
The promises of US President Joseph Biden to pull away from Trump’s fascistic migration policies have quickly become exposed, as the Democratic Party administration doubles down on the war on immigrants and asylum seekers.
By Patrick Martin, 28 January 2021
The Vermont senator and self-styled “socialist” voted to confirm Biden’s choices to head the Pentagon, State Department and US intelligence apparatus.
By Genevieve Leigh, 28 January 2021
Jacobin presents the Democratic Party and its political operatives as if they are naive and cowardly figures who wish to do the right thing, if only they had the brains and courage.
Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Committee calls for congressional investigation into Trump's coup attempt
The Faurecia Gladstone Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 25 January 2021
“We demand a full public congressional investigation, as well as the arrest and prosecution of all those responsible for planning, carrying out and providing political cover for the attempt to overthrow the Constitution! We must prepare for political general strike action against these fatal threats to our democratic rights!”
By Roger Jordan, 25 January 2021
Readouts of Biden’s conversation with Trudeau, the first he had with a foreign leader as president, and a flurry of press commentary make clear Ottawa and Washington plan to expand their strategic partnership to more aggressively challenge their great-power rivals, above all Russia and China.
By Benjamin Mateus, 25 January 2021
President Biden says there is nothing to be done to change the pandemic’s trajectory. However, material published in the New York Times repudiates this assertion.
25 January 2021
By Jacob Crosse, 25 January 2021
Far-right politicians who supported Trump’s efforts to overturn the election received millions in donations from the billionaire-backed organization.
By Alejandro López and Alex Lantier, 23 January 2021
The ruling class orders workers and youth back to work and school, knowing thousands will get sick and die, knowing they can illegally obtain the vaccine for themselves.
By Statement of the Socialist Equality Party, 23 January 2021
The threats to assassinate Socialist Alternative leader and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant came from a city government email address. The city must take all necessary measures to protect Sawant, her family and her aides.
By Frédéric Charlebois, 23 January 2021
So as to ensure Canada’s ruling elite continues to accumulate obscene wealth, the federal Liberal and provincial governments have sabotaged implementation of the measures urgently needed to halt the spread of COVID-19.
By Tomas Castanheira, 23 January 2021
“We the military are the last obstacle to socialism. Who decides whether a people will live in democracy or dictatorship is their Armed Forces,” declared fascistic President Bolsonaro.
By Oscar Grenfell, 22 January 2021
Albanese’s line was that a Labor government would be best placed to deepen the US-Australia alliance under the new Democratic Party administration, as it prepares for war with China.
By Nick Beams, 21 January 2021
Yellen’s nomination seems assured, as she enjoys support from both the Republicans and Wall Street.
By Dominic Gustavo, 21 January 2021
The Oregon Cares Fund revived criteria similar to the racist “one drop” rule to determine eligibility to receive financial aid.
By Peter Schwarz, 21 January 2021
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte survived confidence votes in both chambers of the Italian parliament and now heads a minority government.
By Paul Bond, 21 January 2021
Sharp’s appointment demonstrates that the BBC’s long and carefully constructed fiction of impartiality is now increasingly rejected by the ruling class, who want more open support for their anti-democratic and repressive measures, and less airing of dissent and criticism.
By Bryan Dyne, 18 January 2021
Jones is being prosecuted by the state of Florida for exposing its effort to cover up cases of COVID-19 and opposing the state’s policy of prematurely reopening schools.
18 January 2021
By John Braddock, 16 January 2021
Labour Party Prime Minister Ardern has deliberately evaded criticising President Trump’s role in the attempted fascist coup in the US.
By Alex Lantier, 15 January 2021
The Italian government faces collapse amid mounting social anger at “herd immunity” policies and political uncertainty after the January 6 fascist coup in Washington.
By Andre Damon, 15 January 2021
To implement its homicidal policy of herd immunity, the ruling class is resorting to ever more violent and dictatorial forms of rule.
By Chris Marsden, 14 January 2021
Callinicos and the Socialist Workers Party have spent months minimising the threat from Trump, despite mounting evidence that he was planning a coup.
By Johannes Stern, 14 January 2021
While the ruling class in Germany reacts with a mixture of shock, nervousness and aggression to the fascist coup attempt in the US, all the establishment parties are intensifying their great power offensive.
India’s Supreme Court feigns concern for farmers, while laying groundwork for illegalizing seven-week mass protest
By Wasantha Rupasinghe and Keith Jones, 14 January 2021
The Supreme Court ruling is aimed at ensnaring the farmers’ in a phony mediation process that is rigged against them, while laying the ground for outlawing their struggle if it is not shifted to an alternate site or sites.
By Laurent Lafrance and Roger Jordan, 14 January 2021
Tensions between Canada and China are growing sharper as Ottawa swings ever more openly behind US imperialism’s aggressive diplomatic, economic and military-strategic offensive against Beijing.
11 January 2021
By Eric London, 11 January 2021
Trump’s January 6 fascistic insurrection had high level support from within the Republican Party and critical sections of the police and military-intelligence apparatus.
By Miguel Andrade, 11 January 2021
It is no secret that the fascistic Bolsonaro sees in the January 6 putsch a blueprint for his own takeover in 2022.
By Tom Peters, 11 January 2021
The royal commission accepted all the claims by Australian and New Zealand agencies that they could not have prevented the Christchurch terror attack, and dismissed evidence to the contrary.
By Roger Jordan and Keith Jones, 9 January 2021
Canada’s political leaders all blurred over the most salient fact: that the coup attempt was organized by Trump with the complicity of the Republican Party leadership and sections of the security apparatus.
By Oscar Grenfell, 9 January 2021
The Australian ruling class is fearful of the domestic and international implications of intense political instability and upheaval in the US, the centre of world capitalism and Australia’s chief strategic ally since World War II.
By Jacob Crosse, 9 January 2021
Freezing out Bernie Sanders and Sanders’ fellow “progressives,” President-elect Joe Biden rounded out his right-wing cabinet by selecting Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as secretary of commerce and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretary.
9 January 2021
By Saman Gunadasa, 8 January 2021
Workers and the poor continue to be the primary victims of the pandemic, while India’s media focuses on vaccinations.
“It’s going to take the working class to stop them”
By our reporters, 8 January 2021
Autoworkers, teachers, retirees and other sections of the working class reacted with outrage as fascist supporters of President Trump stormed the US Capitol Wednesday afternoon, forcibly disrupting the certification of Biden’s presidential victory.
By Ben McGrath, 8 January 2021
Beijing’s primary fear is that the working class will start to fight for its own class interests in Hong Kong and opposition will spread throughout the rest of China.
By Peter Schwarz, 8 January 2021
The central concern within ruling circles is that the advanced decomposition of American democracy could strengthen opposition to similar developments in Europe.
By Our reporter, 7 January 2021
Democratic state senators, after scattered protests, allowed the anti-democratic farce to proceed.
By Jean Shaoul, 7 January 2021
While the UK’s Ministry of Defence has listed a staggering 516 potential International Humanitarian Law violations by the coalition of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the real number is far higher.
By Patrick Martin, 4 January 2021
The US president demanded Georgia state officials “find” the votes required to overturn the result of the November 3 election, threatening retaliation if they refused.
4 January 2021