Global Left Midweek - December 19, 2018
- Hungarian Government Facing Warm Political Winter
- Realising Disability Rights 101
- Belgium: “For A Socialist Future”
- Uruguay: “The Dreams of an Old Man”
- The Dangers of NGO-isation of Women's Rights in Africa
- Québec Solidaire’s Path to Power
Matyas Benyik and György Droppa / transform! Europe (Vienna)
Chris Ford / Newsroom (Wellington)
Both in Aotearoa and globally, disabled people continue to face higher levels of harassment, discrimination and abuse than non-disabled people. The continuation of these injustices is what stops the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) from being fully realised.
Peter Martens Interviewed By David Broder / Jacobin (New York)
José (Pepe) Mujica Interviewed by Luca Celada / Il Manifesto Global (Rome)
We spoke with former Uruguayan President Pepe Mujica, subject of the new movie La Noche de 12 Años. ‘Life taught me that you can always do worse than fighting for democracy, despite all its flaws. You can’t be neutral, history teaches us.’
Hala Al-Karib / Al Jazeera (Doha, Qatar)
Richard Fidler and Pierre Beaudet / Life on the Left (Ottawa)
Québec solidaire will make climate change the party’s main political campaign issue in the coming year, both in and outside the National Assembly.