Global Left Midweek - 1968 in 2019
- 1968 in 2019
- Díaz-Canel at Havana Anti-Imperialist Conference
- Hong Kong: View from the Streets
- More Election Summaries: Bolivia, Canada, Germany
- Chile: Social Movement and Party
- Luciana Castellina on the EP’s Rewriting of WWII History
- Iraq IS a Hard Place
- Video: Kurdish Women's Defense Units Spokeswoman
1968 in 2019
Jack Shenker / The Guardian (London)
We are witnessing the biggest surge in global protest activity since the early 2010s, when a “movement of the squares” saw mass rallies in capital cities across the Arab world, followed by Occupy demonstrations in the global north.
Speech by the Cuban President at the closing of the Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Conference, For Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, at Havana’s Convention Center, November 3, 2019.
Hong Kong: View from the Streets
The concrete towers of Wong Tai Sin are home to tens of thousands of working-class families whose struggles are woven into the fabric and lore of Hong Kong’s global rise.
More Election Summaries
Bolivia Zoe PC / Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)
Canada Andrea Levy / Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung New York Office
Germany Victor Grossman / MR Online (New York)
Origins of Revolt Francisco Vergara-Perucich and Camillo Boano / Il Manifesto Global (Rome)
Frente Amplio Víctor Orellana / Jacobin (New York)
The "Remembrance" resolution (see The End of Anti-Fascism from Jacobin) and the non-response of left parties infuriates a leading left activist.
Iraq IS a Hard Place
The popular movement reflects a growing confrontation between the old language of 'sects' and a new language of citizenship and social justice.
Nesrin Abdullah / ANF News
The Women's Defense Units (YPJ) are defending the women and people in North and East Syria, protecting their self-governance from the occupying Turkish attacks.