Global Left Midweek - February 17, 2021
- Headwind in Haiti
- A Manifesto for International Women’s Day 2021
- Ecuador Votes: A Choice of Lefts?
- News From UK
- Latin America: New Pink Tide
- Generation Gap in the Russian Communist Party
- Popular Feminist Movements in the Americas
- India: Police Beat Student Leader to Death
- Catalan Candidate: Let the People Decide
- Leaders Who Brought Us Here
Headwind in Haiti
Jacqueline Charles / Miami Herald
Several thousand people demonstrated on February 14 to denounce a new dictatorship in Haiti and the international community’s support for President Jovenel Moise. The protesters were accusing Moise of illegally extending his term.
Essential Autonomous Struggles Transnational / Transnational Social Strike Platform
On the 8th of March we strike against the exploitation of our productive and reproductive labor. Our strike strives to disrupt the current conditions of our oppression and claim us a voice in the conditions of the reconstruction.
Ecuador Votes: A Choice of Lefts?
Roberta Rice / NACLA Report (New York)
Indigenous environmentalist Yaku Pérez and conservative Guillermo Lasso are locked in a vote re-count to determine who will face Andrés Arauz in the second round in April, posing a challenge to correísmo.
News From UK
Radical Federalism? Kevin Morgan / Red Pepper (London)
Fash-Baiting the Left Owen Jones / The Guardian (London)
MPs Take On Anti-Black Racism in Labour Sienna Rodgers / LabourList (London)
Founding Conference Report / Anti*Capitalist Resistance
Latin America: New Pink Tide
The continued push for socialist governance across Latin America and the Caribbean represents a great opportunity for the new regionalism of which Chávez spoke.
Navalny’s jailing is upsetting the balance between the party’s pro-Kremlin leadership and radical grassroots membership.
Popular Feminist Movements in the Americas
Nazaret Castro / Equal Times (Brussels)
India: Police Beat Student Leader to Death
Suhrid Sankar Chattopadhyay / Frontline (Mumbai)
Maidul Islam Midya, a Left activist, died on February 15 of injuries sustained in the clash with the police during the Nabanna Abhijan (March to Nabanna, the State secretariat) organised by the Left student and youth organisations on February 11.
Catalan Candidate: Let the People Decide
Àngel Ferrero interviews Dolors Sabater / Jacobin (New York)
Leaders Who Brought Us Here
Cabral, Lumumba, Luxemburg and Silá / Review of African Political Economy (London)
Sankara is Not Dead Benjamin Talton / Africa is a Country (New York)
Enter the Comintern John Riddell / Links (Sydney)
Engels Fights On Corinna Lotz / Towards a Real Democracy Movement