Greek journalist Giorgos Karaivaz was shot dead outside his home in Athens this Friday, April 9. Karaivaz is known for his work as a crime reporter, running the news blog bloko.gr and working with private TV station Star.
Buckingham Palace announced this afternoon (9 April 2021) that the Philip, so-called ‘Duke of Edinburgh’, had died. The BBC’s stations all took a moment of silence before a rendition of God Save the Queen was broadcast throughout the country. Flags will be flown at half mast, and testimonials will follow from across the political spectrum.
It has been the seventh night of unrest in Belfast after hundreds of Loyalist youth, beginning on 2 April 2021, held a protest on in South Belfast after it was advertised on Facebook. The protest quickly turned violent after clashes with the police with petrol bombs and bricks thrown.
‘Socialism with Chinese characteristics’ is not just a justification for market economics, but the recognition of the economic, social and cultural relativity that obviously exists in the world, but more importantly, between socialist nations.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has released a statement marking World Health Day highlighting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the struggle for proper healthcare for the youth and working people.
The 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, to be held 16 – 19 April 2021, will focus on core issues of the political, economic and social life of the country, as well as the role of the Party and steps taken to improve its work.
James McLelland calls for the Left to unite against the Tories and their new Police Bill.
The Communist Party is organising a one day Marxist feminist festival celebrating ‘Sisterhood, Socialism & Struggle’ in Britain and across the world on 8 May 2021. The event aims to put women’s liberation at the heart of class struggle and explore how we should respond to the intensification of women’s oppression under modern capitalism.
French police are investigating clandestine posh restaurants after a reporter from a French news outlet went to one undercover posing as a guest and exposed it in a video which went viral. The video showed guests breaking all kinds of Covid-19 restrictions including the wearing of masks and the guests even greeted each by kissing each other on the cheeks.
Last Monday saw voting end in an election to unionize Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama. As the vote count begins, many have their eyes set on what may be a major milestone for the U.S. labour movement.