Today in 1775, 3,000 Liverpool sailors marched on Liverpool’s prison in defiance of the Riot Act demanding the release of fellow sailors who had been imprisoned for unrigging a ship that had short changed them over wages. When the sailors realised the last of their nine comrades was still detained, they marched back to the jail and secured his release too.
Phil Hearse explores the worldwide allegiances which bind rising fascist movements across the world into a coordinated force.
Edgardo Lander talks to Red Pepper about the mounting tensions in Venezuela
Olly Haynes reports on the violent crackdown on protesters on the streets of France
Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte explain why the political trials this week only reveal the tip of the iceberg.
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Liam Fox's Brexit plans are a continuation of Thatcher's plans to decimate industry and agriculture, writes Nick Dearden