Global Left Midweek - March 10, 2021
- International Women’s Day 2021
- Paris Commune at 150
- Rosa Luxemburg at 150
- Sudan’s Second Wave
- Kosovo: Big Win for the Left
- Violence in Senegal
- Lula Cleared and Ready to Run
- Tunisia’s Interrupted Revolution
- Ecuador Election Debate: Two Left Parties or One?
- India: Vijay Prashad on the Farmers’ Fight
International Women’s Day 2021
Photos / Reuters (London)
Alexandra Kollontai on IWD / Socialist Project (Toronto)
Movements to Watch Gabrielle Debinski and Alex Kliment / GZERO (New York)
Abortion Rights in Latin America Katy Watson / BBC (London)
Manifesto from Romania / LeftEast (Bucharest)
Video: Poland Włodek Ciejka / transform! Europe (Vienna)
South Africa Omogolo Taunyane / Al Jazeera (Doha)
Myanmar Macarena Aguilar and Maggi Quadrini / openDemocracy (London)
Paris Commune at 150
Why the Paris Commune was and remains important, for the construction of the French state as well as the legacy of the international Left.
Johanna Bussemer, Lea Ypi, Michael Brie, Joshua Wavrant / Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Berlin)
Sudan’s Second Wave
The Sudanese revolution has been unique in its depth and scope. Yet the path to progress remains fraught with obstacles.
Kosovo: Big Win for the Left
Serafina Bytyqi / LeftEast
Kosova’s general election on the 14 February ended with a ground-breaking victory for the left-wing party, Movement for Self-Determination (LVV). LVV won the elections by a massive landslide, capturing 48 % of the electorate.
Video Leanne de Bassompierre / Bloomberg News (New York)
Opposition in the Streets / Independent (London)
Lula Cleared and Ready to Run
A Brazilian Supreme Court ruling restores Lula’s political rights, allowing him to run in next year’s presidential election.
Tunisia’s Interrupted Revolution
Tharwa Boulifi / Newsweek (New York)
In February, demonstrators backed up by the General Tunisian Union of Work (UGTT), one of the most powerful political organizations in Tunisia, demanded the fall of the regime and an end to police brutality. Protesters reported being brutalized by the security forces.
Arauz and La Unión por la Esperanza Denis Rogatyuk / Jacobin
Pérez and Pachakutik Paul Amar et al. / New Politics (New York)
Vijay Prashad / Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)
With elections coming up in several Indian states, what impact will the farmers’ protest and the government’s response to them have on the correlation of forces?