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.
Díaz-Canel at Havana Anti-Imperialist Conference
Miguel M. Díaz-Canel Bermúdez / Granma (Havana)
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
James Pomfret and Jessie Pang / Reuters (London)
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)
Chile: Social Movement and Party
Origins of Revolt Francisco Vergara-Perucich and Camillo Boano / Il Manifesto Global (Rome)
Frente Amplio Víctor Orellana / Jacobin (New York)
Euro Parliament’s Rewriting of WWII History
Luciana Castellina / transform! Europe (Vienna)
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
Harith Hasan / Middle East Eye (London)
The popular movement reflects a growing confrontation between the old language of 'sects' and a new language of citizenship and social justice.
Video: Kurdish YPJ Calls for Women’s Unity and Women’s Revolution
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.
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