Alaa Salah leads a crowd of protesters in Sudan with chants of "Thawra!" - Revolution!
Africa & Middle East

A Mass People’s Revolution in Sudan

Sudan is in the midst of a truly amazing people’s revolution, in which women are playing a major role, alongside youth, trade unionists, and oppressed national minorities. Among the slogans were “Freedom, Peace and Justice” and “Just Fall”.

Articles

Long live May Day! Defend internationalism!

May Day has always been a focus for workers around the world and this year it is a contrasting picture all right. With a monstrous racist and misogynist in the White House, and an admirer of fascist junta, Jair Bolsonaro, in the presidential place in Brazil, there are plenty of shadows

Protesters calling for the remaining members of the Algerian regime to step down.
Africa & Middle East

Algerian President Toppled, but Military Regime Remains

On 2 April, six weeks of mass demonstrations, culminating in a general strike, finally forced the resignation of Algeria’s 82 year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The demands raised by the demonstrators have already moved on from the resignation of Bouteflika to the removal of the entire FLN regime.

Students in Beijing rallied during the May Fourth Movement.
Asia & Oceania

100 years of the Chinese revolution 

On 4 May 1919, in Beijing, some 3,000 students demonstrated outside the home of the Minister of Communications. After pelting its residents with eggs, they broke in, trashed the building and then torched it. This violent, but rather small scale, incident turned out to be one of the key turning points in 20th Century history, in many ways the real beginning of the Chinese Revolution.

David Kirkwood and Willie Gallacher being detained by police during the 1919 Battle of George Square on 31 January 1919.
History

Glasgow 1919

One hundred years ago, tanks rumbled on the streets of Glasgow, howitzers were positioned at strategic points of the city, army snipers aimed fire from the rooftop of the Post Office.

Labour Party

What is Jeremy Corbyn Playing at?

The reason for Corbyn and Abbott’s support for wanting to leave the EU is, however, more than a vote-catching calculus or just keeping the party together. They believe that it is a necessary pre-condition for a reforming Labour government.