Global Left Midweek - June 17, 2020
- After Covid: Pamphlet Download
- Statements on the Upsurge
- From Pakistan: Anti-Imperialism and Internationalism
- Two Directions for Momentum UK
- Mexico’s AMLO, Pro and Con
- Victory in Russia
- Press Repression in Philippines
- Sexist Violence Targeted in Nigeria
- Uruguayan Workers vs Neoliberalism
After Covid: Pamphlet Download
Our goal in this text is to address the specific situation of the left amidst the crisis and to show how we can be proactive within it.
Statements on the Upsurge
Interview Arundhati Roy / Dalit Camera
Our Unconditional Solidarity Editors / Socialist Project (Toronto)
The Seed of a Radical Transformation PI Council members / Progressive International (Athens)
Minneapolis and Jerusalem Jonathan Cook / Middle East Eye (London)
Haqooq-e-Khalq Movement / Progressive International
To overthrow capitalism and to ensure a sustainable planet, we need to build an integrated strategy that overcomes the manufactured rivalries between popular classes from the global North and the global South.
Two Directions for Momentum UK
Elliot Chappell / LabourList (London)
Following the nomination stage, members of the Corbynite activist network are choosing between 57 candidates competing to sit on the National Coordinating Group. Campaign groups Forward Momentum and Momentum Renewal have each unveiled a slate of candidates.
Pro David Raby / Public Reading Rooms (London)
Con Yanis Iqbal / Eurasia Review (Albany OR)
Victory in Russia
Anton Kass / LeftEast (Bucharest)
The security forces in Izhevsk (the capital of the Udmurt Republic of the Russian Federation) has had second thoughts about launching a criminal case against the co-ordinator of the Russian Socialist Movement Dmitry Morozov.
Press Repression in Philippines
Jodesz Gavilan / Rappler (Manila)
Human rights groups slammed the guilty verdict on Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos over a cyber libel case that tested the Philippine Cybercrime law.
Sexist Violence Targeted in Nigeria
A series of mass protests have been organized in cities across Nigeria demanding that the government take immediate measures to curb sexual gender based violence.
Uruguayan Workers vs Neoliberalism
Uruguayan workers went on a 4-hour national strike and mobilized in the capital Montevideo. The action was taken to protest the Urgent Consideration Law (LUC), promoted by the ruling right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou.
Sarah Hegazi Egypt Today (Cairo)
Domingo Choc Che teleSUR (Caracas)