Richard Abernethy

Richard Abernethy is an active member of Unite the Union in England and has written on international issues and other topics for News & Letters (1978-2008), The Hobgoblin (1999-2011) and The International Marxist-Humanist (since 2009).

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Richard Abernethy

Sri Lanka: Popular Upsurge against Economic Collapse and Political Repression

An authoritarian president has been driven out, but Sri Lanka is still gripped by economic crisis and political repression. Can the mass movement bring radical change? — Editors

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Richard Abernethy

Britain’s Summer of Strikes

Summary: A three-day strike on the railways – and more strikes to come – in defense of living standards. – Editors

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Richard Abernethy

On the Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Our Response

Summary: A talk given at a public meeting sponsored by the International Marxist-Humanist Organization, On the Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Our Response, 27 March 2022.

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Richard Abernethy

Stop Russia’s Imperialist War on Ukraine! Solidarity with the Ukrainian People’s Resistance!

Summary: IMHO Statement on Ukraine – Editors. Hindi translation

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Richard Abernethy

Tommie Smith Interview Recalls 1968 Olympic Protest

Summary: In a recent interview, Tommie Smith spoke of his early life, his historic protest with John Carlos at the Mexico City Olympic Games in 1968, and its consequences. Here, a link to the article,…

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Colombia: Revolt in the Time of Coronavirus

Summary: In a land of staggering inequality, mass protests by grassroots organisations stay strong in the face of violent repression.

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Richard Abernethy

Burma/Myanmar 2021: a new phase in a long struggle for freedom

Summary: Long struggle for freedom and against military dictatorship enters a new phase, as mass protests sweep the country — Editors

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