The pictures were shocking: Over five thousand rightists move through the city centre of Chemnitz, in the eastern German federal state of Saxony, last Monday, 27th August. Some of the crowd beat migrants, threw bottles and stones at counter-demonstrators and attacked journalists. The police appeared unwilling or unable to stop the Nazi...

Australia saw yet another change of prime minister in late August. After a week of high drama, the Liberal Party booted put prime minister Malcolm Turnbull from office and installed Scott Morrison in a 'party room' vote.


The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions. HANNAH SELL and ROB WILLIAMS explain the background to the current situation in the September issue of Socialism Today.


■ Despite government-backed incitement, tens of thousands of Jews and Arabs march in the center of Tel Aviv to protest against the new law 
■ The accusation of a 'Palestinian flag scandal' is part of a hostile spin 
■ Continue to promote a broad struggle against the government 

• Rabin Square was filled again, this time as part of the 'Druze rally' against the Nationality Law

• This was another blow to the government, despite the fact that the organisers also promoted right-wing messages, weakening the struggle

• A broad front is needed

• Another demonstration against the Nationality...


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