Global Left Midweek - February 10, 2021
- Ecuador: A Hinge Election for Latin America
- Haiti: Uphill Fight for Democracy
- Myanmar Streets Filled With Anti-Coup Protesters
- Russia: State Repression, Popular Unrest, and No Good Guys
- A Deeper Look at Vietnam Party Congress
- Two EU Left Alliances Comment on the Capitol Putsch
- India: More Lessons From Historic Farmers’ Strike
- Google Workers’ Unions Unite
- Western Saharan Leader Takes Case to Nigeria
The Latest: Andrés Aráuz Leads, Faces Runoff / Al Jazeera (Doha)
A Hinge Election for Latin America Javier Tolcachier / Pressenza (Quito)
The Latest: Opposition Names Replacement for President Moise Andre Paultre / Reuters (London)
Uphill Fight for Democracy Mark Schuller / NACLA Report (New York)
Myanmar Streets Filled With Anti-Coup Protesters
Inflamed by Poverty and Coronavirus Rodion Ebbighausen / Deutsche Welle (Berlin)
Hari Kumar / The Left Berlin
The Putin class of ‘Siloviki’ (the so-called ‘strong-men’) oligarchs is pitted against Navalny, a flag bearer of Western capitalism. Sad to say, there are no simple heroes here. But Navalny has roused a large portion of people to see through Putinism.
Philip Degenhardt / Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Berlin)
Nguyen Phu Trong’s re-election as the party chief will ensure the continuation of the ongoing anti-corruption campaign, one aim of which is to reorganize the party through building a socialist state based on the rule of law, with top-to-bottom reforms.
The Left in the European Parliament (Brussels)
Party of the European Left (Brussels)
Vaibhav Walunj / Indie Journal (Pune)
The farmers’ protest has turned a new page in the history of people’s movements. The supporting and opposing arguments about the protest are pivotal for upcoming discourses, for and against the government.
Zoe Schiffer / The Verge (New York)
Owei Lakemfa / Vanguard (Lagos)
What does Morocco’s attack on Western Sahara mean for the future of the African Union? Can countries like Nigeria, Egypt and Algeria allow an African country to be colonised?