Global Left Midweek - November 28, 2018
- Marching to End Violence Against Women
- The G20 and Argentina’s Moment of Reckoning
- Thailand’s New Left-Wing Political Parties: Rivals or Allies?
- Natives and Migrants, Locked In a Common Struggle Against Imperialism
- Catalonia: The Struggle Over Strategy in the Independence Movement
- Syrian Town Mourns a Visionary Leader
- UK: Momentum is Giving People of Colour a Chance to Shape Labour
Raphael Minder, Yonette Joseph and Iliana Magra / New York Times
Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)
Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn / New Mandala (Canberra)
Two new parties appear to represent the coming of hope, even for the impatient and the disillusioned—the Future Forward Party and the Commoners’ Party. Both cater to distinctive constituencies. Together, they present a sort of contradictory complementarity much needed in Thai politics.
Guido Viale / Il Manifesto Global (Rome)
A social conflict—or, if you will, a “class struggle”—has flared up on a planetary scale between those seeking to enter the citadels of prosperity (one which is largely behind us) and the powers-that-be that are trying to reject them—a conflict destined to dominate the course of this century.
Dick Nichols / Links (Sydney)
While the stability of the Catalan government has so far not been affected, the always conflictive relationship between pro-independence forces has reached a new low. How did matters go downhill so fast?
Harun al-Aswad / Middle East Eye (London)
Natasha Josette / The Guardian (London)
Ethnic minorities have suffered under this government, but now we have the opportunity to transform politics.