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Global Left Midweek - September 9, 2020

Portside
Three from Vijay Prashad, international labor challenges G20, mutual aid in Puerto Rico, and more news and analysis from the international left

Living and Working in the Time of the Pandemic in Pakistan

Maria Arshad Praxis Center
People in Pakistan desperately hope and long for a return to normality, but as the writer Arundhati Roy already noted: nothing could be worse than a return to the normality because that normality was unjust to its core.

Global Left Midweek - December 4, 2019

Portside
On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of proletarian internationalist Fred Hampton, a new radical student movement in Pakistan takes inspiration. News and analysis in the spirit of Chairman Fred: "I am a revolutionary."

Israeli Spyware Targeted Americans

Asa Winstanley The Electronic Intifada
An Israeli company enabled the hacking of American citizens’ phones – possibly including some belonging to government officials.

Kashmir on the Edge of the Abyss

Tariq Ali The New York Review of Books
Modi has said that what he is doing is the only rational “Kashmir solution.” For him, it is the final political solution, and if the Muslims of Kashmir object, they will simply be crushed.

The Rise of Global Authoritarianism

Mario Candeias Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
Democracy is in crisis around the world, while authoritarianism is on the rise in a growing number of countries. Existing democratic institutions are hollowed out and increasingly unable to respond to the authoritarian wave.
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