Global Left Midweek - October 31, 2018
- A Letter to Brazil: Walden Bello
- India: Farmers Fight Back
- Cuba: Challenges for New Constitution
- Québec Solidaire: Electoral Breakthrough
- Mexico: Election Landslide Raises Hopes for Labor
- Scotland: Women Workers Bring Glasgow to a Standstill
Walden Bello / The Nation (New York)
Jayati Ghosh / DailyO (Noida, India)
Thomas Hansen / Autonomous University of Social Movements (Chicago)
Copies of the proposed constitution went on sale the first week of August for the equivalent of about US 4 cents, the cost of a local newspaper. Free copies are available on the internet. The comment period is from Aug 13 to Nov 15, after which a referendum is expected early next year.
Roger Rashi / Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung New York Office
QS has an excellent opportunity to take on the mantle of the real people’s opposition in parliament, further consolidate its links with the popular movements, and grow its influence across the province.
Jeffery Hermanson / Labor Notes (Detroit)
Conrad Landin / Morning Star (London)
Thousands of women members of Unison and GMB led a march from Glasgow Green to the City Chambers in George Square, chanting: “What do we want? Equal pay! When do we want it? Now!”