French legislative vote
Jean-Luc Mélenchon and his party France Insoumise (France unbowed (to the neoliberal turn)), the socialists, communists, and others have pulled off the electoral stunner of...
In the 14th district of Marseille, former McDonalds’ employees have led an ongoing occupation of an abandoned franchise by turning it into a food distribution centre.
Macron and Le Pen face off in the 2022 French presidential election
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will once again face off in the second round of the French presidential election in a repeat of the...
Generals threaten civil war in open letter to French government
In France a group of military personnel, both active and retired, have penned an open letter to President Emmanuel Macron warning him of what they see as the perils facing the country.
May Day – Millions march around the world
People squeezed by inflation and demanding economic justice took to streets across Asia, Europe, and the Americas to mark May Day, in an outpouring of...
KENYA: Police have been ordered not to report deaths amid protests against the rising cost of living. While police in Kenya have long been accused...
Far-right surges as French elections draw near
With the French presidential elections little over two months away, the first round scheduled for the 10th April, polls show a surging far right and...
The Kerguelen Islands sale to China
On 15th July 2023 France offered to sell the Kerguelen Islands to China for 60 billion Euros. The sale would make China Australia’s newest neighbour....
Macron beats Le Pen but growth of French fascism continues
French President Emmanuel Macron has won re-election against far-right rival Marine Le Pen. The first French president to be re-elected in twenty years, Macron’s margin...
France goes on general strike
Emmanuel Macron’s government has once again put forward the policy of raising the retirement age of French from 62 to 64, and on 19th January,...
France: Biggest show of force yet
France came to a standstill on Tuesday 8th March when protesters marched nationwide during the latest round of strikes against a planned rise in the...
HONDURAS: The President of Honduras has announced that the country will seek to establish diplomatic relations with mainland China instead of Taiwan. The Foreign Minister...
RUSSIA: The Kremlin last week rejected allegations that it was behind a plane crash that is presumed to have killed mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin. Kremlin...
Amid attempts to drag Australia into the nuclear cycle, news from France casts yet another pall over the non-future of nuclear fission. France gets about...
Last week, “Dingo” reported on Solomon Islands PM Manasseh Sogavare’s address to the UN General Assembly, a voice of the Pacific Islands People in the...
SUDAN: Doctors Central Committee has reported that the number of people killed in clashes between the armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) rose...
NO TO NATO
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese attended the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Vilnius, Lithuania on 11 - 12 July. Albanese was present as part...