Civil war erupts in Spanish Socialist Party

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Written by Jorge Martín Friday, 30 September 2016

PSOE crisis - anticapitalistes.netTwo consecutive Spanish elections have culminated in a deadlocked political situation in which no party has enough seats in parliament to form a majority government on its own. The enormous pressure that this has created has now exploded in an internal coup in the Socialist Party, PSOE, with an attempt to remove its leader, Pedro Sanchez. This could even lead to a split, a possibility that reveals the enormous political, economic, and social instability rooted in the acute crisis of Spanish capitalism.

 

Deutsche Bank crisis highlights impasse of world capitalism

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Written by Josh Holroyd Thursday, 29 September 2016

Deutche  -- Lehman stock - Zerohedge.com The spectre of Lehman Brothers is haunting Europe.

 

South Africa: Rising anger as mass student protests return

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Written by Ben Morken Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Feesmustfall - StudentSpaza www.facebook.com--StudentSpazaOn Tuesday, 20 September, mass student protests erupted across the country after Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande announced that universities can raise tuition fees by up to 8% next year.

   

Helsinki rose as one against racism and fascism

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Written by Heikki Moisio Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Peli poikki_Suurkirkko_-_Juha_TapioAt least 15 000 people gathered on the Senate Square in Helsinki, Finland on saturday, September 24th to demonstrate their utter disgust at the nazis of the so called Finnish Resistance Movement who had the same month assaulted and beaten to death 28-year old Jimi Karttunen. Karttunen had courageously objected to the propaganda in the leaflets handed out during a street activity by the group, but his protests were met with the use of deadly force.

 

The Trump-Clinton TV debate: Bread and circuses

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Written by Alan Woods Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Trump and Clinton - Gage Skidmore CC BY-SA 4.0 In ancient Rome the ruling class maintained its hold on power by offering the people bread and circuses. Yesterday millions of people watched the first US presidential debate, held at Hofstra University, New York. This was the modern equivalent of the kind of circus that served as a spectacle to divert the attention of the masses from their miserable conditions of existence.

   

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