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Global Left Midweek - August 22, 2018

Israel Protest, Call for New Anti-Fascist Campaign in UK, Samir Amin Remembered, Indian Student Leader Shot, Abortion Rights in Argentina, SYRIZA MP Reports

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Tens of thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel and their supporters protest in Rabin Square against the Jewish Nation-State Law, August 12, 2018. , Oren Ziv/Activestills.org
  1. Israel Protest
  2. Call for New Anti-Fascist Campaign in UK
  3. Samir Amin Remembered
  4. Indian Student Leader Shot
  5. Abortion Rights in Argentina
  6. SYRIZA MP Reports

 

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Israel: Tens of Thousands of Palestinians and Jews Protest Nation-State Law

Haggai Matar / +972 (Tel Aviv)

Palestinian citizens of Israel, joined by their Jewish Israeli supporters, demonstrated against the Jewish Nation-State Law in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square.

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UK: Anti-Nazi League Founders Call for New National Campaign

Dan Sabbagh / The Guardian (London)

Group says political movement needed to combat challenge from ‘racist and fascist right’.

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In Memoriam: Samir Amin

Prabhat Patnaik and Jayati Ghosh / IDEAs (New Delhi)

Two remembrances of the revolutionary African intellectual.

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After Attempted Killing of Indian Leftist Student Leader, Activists Accuse Gov., Media of Incitement

Ben Norton / The Real News Network (Baltimore)

Umar Khalid was shot at by a right-wing Hindutva extremist near India’s parliament. The event he was speaking at was held by the group United Against Hate.

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The People Versus the Parliament in Argentina

Amy Arreaga / Socialist Worker (Chicago)

The massive “green tide” movement is part of a growing international struggle for women’s rights that won’t be silenced.

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Greece, August 2018: A Mid-Term Report From a Syriza MP

Costas Douzinas / openDemocracy (London)

Greece is entering a new political era as it will regain its ability to plan and deliver on the government’s economic and social agenda.