Global Left Midweek - September 26, 2018
- Brazilian Women Mobilise Against 'Misogynist' Far-Right Candidate
- UK: Corbyn, Labour and Antisemitism
- Cuba: Racism and the New Constitution
- Québec Solidaire's Breakout Moment
- India: Lessons from Recent Student Elections
- The Left Will Decide Poland’s Future
- South Africa: White Workers and Racial Redress
Brazilian Women Mobilise Against 'Misogynist' Far-Right Candidate
Tom Phillips / The Guardian (London)
Huge numbers of Brazilian women are now mobilizing to derail the presidential bid of Jair Bolsonaro, who is leading polls with about 26% of intended votes.
UK: Corbyn, Labour and Antisemitism
Conn Hallinan / Foreign Policy in Focus (Washington)
Jeremy Corbyn's right-wing critics are painting the lifelong anti-racist's criticism of Israel as anti-Semitic.
Cuba: Racism and the New Constitution
Julio César Guanche / NACLA (New York)
Cuba’s new constitution should do more than merely ban discrimination; it should establish more proactive measures to recognize diversity and advance equality.
Québec Solidaire's Breakout Moment
Jonathan Montpetit / CBC
The leftist party is relying on decidedly old-school tactics in its effort make gains in areas once beyond its reach.
India: Lessons from Recent Student Elections
Sidharth Bhatia / The Wire (New Delhi)
At the Jawaharlal Nehru University, the ‘Left Unity’, a grouping of Left parties, won all four key posts to the Students’ Union.
The Left Will Decide Poland’s Future
South Africa: White Workers and Racial Redress
Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni / The Citizen (Johannesburg)
Workers at petroleum giant Sasol are divided over a new share scheme that the mostly white union Solidarity considers racist and unfair.
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