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.
Subjects Archives: Protest
The shack-dwellers’ movement– Abahlali baseMjondolo, or AbM— is among the organizations of the world’s poor and dispossessed fighting for land reform and dignity. Despite waves of repression by the state, AbM membership now numbers over 50,000 in settlements across the country since their founding in 2006. In an interview with Tricontinental Institute, Zikode talks about […]
Even if we cut emissions by 3.5 percent a year after 2020, we’ll hit 4 degrees Celsius warming by the end of this century. Just let that sink in for a minute. When babies born now are in their 80s, there could be no human civilization left to speak of.
Last weekend was surely the most complex in ages! Were the results favorable for “the good side”?
Eye-catching in Chemnitz were not just Hitler salutes under the statue of Karl Marx but the friendly cooperation between leaders of nasty PEGIDA anti-Islam movement, local pro-fascist thugs and a representative of the racist Alternative for Germany party (AfD).
Fifteen districts started the school year on strike in Washington state—the latest to ride the West Virginia wave.
September 10, 2018 Prison Radio broadcast from Mumia Abu-Jamal on the significance of a “lock down” that has been instituted for the entire state of Pennsylvania.
Massive Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally on September 5 to hit out at neoliberal economic policies, communal agenda, authoritarian attacks by the BJP government.
Organized in the face of a crackdown by authorities, the action seeks to strike at the root of the prison-industrial complex.
A labor historian traces the origins of the 2018 prison strike through a legacy of involuntary servitude.
The opposition will probably delay dismantling the roadblocks and continue their terror attacks to extort maximum concessions from the government.
Only days after passing a tax on Amazon and big business in Seattle, the corporate politicians in Seattle repeal the ordinance.
“The power to pardon is a beautiful thing,” said Trump.
TEACHERS in the U.S. have been branded “lazy” and accused of not caring about children in a series of online videos by the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Just fifty years ago on March 22nd we saw the beginning of the events in France which terrified the ruling class, led to one of the biggest general strikes ever, along with a wave of factory occupations, and could only be calmed by important concessions from the bosses (minimum wage raised by 35% and new […]