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Lithuania: scope and militancy of teachers’ strike shakes the ruling class

Scope and militancy of teachers’ strike shakes the ruling class

Lithuania is being shaken by an unprecedented teachers strike, which has now entered its fourth week and is causing severe anxiety, distress and panic among the ruling class and its political representatives. Already, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has been forced to sack not only the hated Education Minister, Petrauskienė, but also two other Ministers: for […]

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Eduardo Bolsonaro in Miami with Cuban-born terrorist Orlando Gutiérrez. Photo: Twitter

Bolsonaro against Cuba

Bolsonaro has his eyes on Washington and the Trump administration, which is looking to the Jair-Eduardo pair, father and son, to facilitate its attacks on Cuba and Venezuela.

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Every Woman Is a Working Woman Silvia Federici interviewed by Jill Richards

Every woman is a working woman

In 1972 feminists from Italy, England, and the United States convened in Padova, Italy, for a two-day conference. Associated with the extra-parliamentary left, anti-colonial struggles, and alternatives to the communist party, these activists composed a declaration for action, the “Statement of the International Feminist Collective.”

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Picture above was taken in Paris. The slogan on the wall is emblematic of the mood- we want cash while waiting for Communism.

We want cash while waiting for Communism

Susan Ram, who is writing a book on the French Left for LeftWord Books (New Delhi), has a crisp assessment of the yellow vest (gilets jaunes) movement and of its fifth week of demonstration–Act V Macron Démission (Macron Resign). It is anger and determination that defines the yellow vest protest.

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