WWI – Part Thirteen: 1916–17 - the turning of the tide

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Written by Alan Woods Friday, 27 May 2016

german-revolution-ends-horror-of-war-2Dialectics explains how, sooner or later, things can change into their opposite. The First World War is a very good example of this. In the first period of the war reaction was firmly in the saddle.

 

Life as a Pakistani Worker in Denmark

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Written by Rasmus Jeppesen Friday, 27 May 2016

Immigrants, refugees and migrant workers are blamed in Danish politics for all kinds of misfortune. “The Danish Model” with its reasonable wages and working conditions, is often highlighted as something unique. But for a growing number of workers, reasonable wages and working conditions are a pipe dream. REVOLT has spoken with Imran, who is originally from Pakistan, about what it’s really like to be a foreign worker in Denmark.

 

Serbia: Election Fraud or Fraudulent Elections?

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Written by Filip Sacirovic Thursday, 26 May 2016

Aleksandar Vucic-zoran zesticDespite there being no genuine challenge from the all but broken opposition, the regime of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić decided to call early elections at state, provincial and municipal levels. His intention was, undoubtedly to try and top-up the majority he won in the previous elections and to garner a perception of there being an increased popular support for his policies.

   

Amílcar Cabral and the African Revolution - Part One

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Written by Arturo Rodríguez Wednesday, 25 May 2016

amilcar cabral-credit public domain casacomum dot orgThe winds of revolution are once again blowing over the African continent. From Burkina Faso to South Africa, from Burundi to Nigeria, we have seen a radicalisation of the workers and the youth and the rise of mass movements that have challenged corrupt capitalist regimes in one country after another.

 

Greece: The Troika commands and Tsipras obeys… again

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Written by Roberto Sarti Wednesday, 25 May 2016

latuff-greek-memorandumOn Sunday, May 22nd, the Greek Parliament voted in favour of a new austerity package. The austerity measures include a raise in taxes of 2.8 billion euros, the largest privatisation programme in the history of the country and the acceptance of an automatic mechanism that triggers generalised cuts in the event of excessive budget deficits in the future.

   

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