Muhammed Shabeer
As public hospitals crumble, French health workers call for immediate action

Health workers and those in associated sectors held a national day of action demanding pay hikes, more staff, improved and safe working conditions, job security, and sufficient funds and resources for hospitals

Ahead of Italy’s crucial election, the left stands up for the poor and marginalized

Left-wing groups in Italy have launched the People’s Union (UP) to contest the upcoming general elections. Its promises include taxing the rich, improving public services and transforming the transport system for an ecological transformation

Surveillance Scam - Greece Opposition in Greece demands in-depth investigation into government surveillance

Revelations on targeted surveillance through the Predator spyware on opposition politician Nikos Androulakis, as well as certain investigative journalists, has led to shock and outrage in Greece

Wildfires - Europe Protests swell as heat wave and wildfires rage across Europe

While the climate crisis wreaks havoc in the form of heatwaves, forest fires, floods and other extreme events, neoliberal governments continue to put profits before the people and climate

Bid to ‘normalize’ relations with Bulgaria sparks protest in North Macedonia

Lured by the prospective EU membership, the North Macedonian government continues to negotiate unpopular agreements with neighboring countries

Ukrainian court upholds ban on Communist Party

The Communist Party of Ukraine has been targeted by successive governments through decommunization laws, smear campaigns, and repression

Pride March - Europe 1 Pride for people, not for profit

Working class sections and youth groups in Europe have resolved to fight both LGBTQ+phobia and rainbow capitalism in order to advance the rights of LGBTQ+ people worldwide

Lockdown parties, tax dodging and war mongering: Tory blitz on British working class continues

People in the UK are facing a severe cost of living crisis marked by skyrocketing energy and food prices, along with a crisis of governance marked by cronyism, incompetence and duplicity

Arrest of communist leaders -Ukraine Ukrainian security services arrest young communist leaders 

The arrest of Aleksandr Kononovich and Mikhail Kononovich, leaders of the Leninist Communist Youth Union of Ukraine, has been condemned by the World Federation of Democratic Youth and other progressive organizations

Bloody Sunday - Northern Ireland Irish people mark 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday massacre

On January 30, 1972, 14 civilians were shot dead and several others injured by the British army during a civil rights march on the streets of Derry in Northern Ireland

Strident opposition builds up to Tory government’s Health and Care Bill

The Conservative government’ Health and Care Bill 2021-22 is currently undergoing deliberations at the committee stage in the House of Lords. Critics say it will lead to greater private control over the National Health Service

“Occupation brings no progress for any country except destruction, bloodshed and looting”

Abdul Qadir Fazli speaks with Peoples Dispatch about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and how US imperialism has weakened and destabilized the country over the past several decades