Israeli democracy is in danger, demonstrations include very few Palestinians. It’s not a movement for equal rights. It’s a movement to preserve the political system that existed before the coalition took power - to save liberal democracy for Jews.
After a yearlong battle, Indian farmers have forced Narendra Modi to repeal his neoliberal farm laws. The movement that took on Modi and won is a powerful blow against India’s ruling Hindu nationalists.
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‘This Is About Making a Very Large Number of Indians Second-Class Citizens’ CounterSpin interview with Vijay Prashad about Indian demonstrations. This Citizenship Amendment Act is essentially the last straw, particularly for young people
The cases against Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald may be models for a crackdown. The Trump administration and the right-wing Brazilian government of President Jair Bolsonaro seem to have decided to experiment with such draconian anti-press tactics
Protests against the Citizenship Act are now ongoing in every part of India, with a cross-section of society outraged by the religious implications of this law. There are 200 million Muslim citizens of India — almost 15 percent of the population.
The prime minister’s action might adhere to the letter of the law but in spirit it is an act of wanton constitutional vandalism. Prorogation is a device to silence parliament. Trump has tweeted his support. Is this what Trump sees for our country.
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