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Global Left Midweek - September 11, 2019

Portside
Fury Over Bolsonaro and 9/11/73 * Training for Climate Strike * Algeria * Honduras * Sudan * Palestine * South Africa * France * Mugabe's Legacy

Global Left Midweek - September 4, 2019

Portside
Three Reports From UK * La Via Campesina on the Amazon Fire * Solidarity with Kurds in Turkey * German Unions and Climate Action * West Bengal Postmortem * Opposing Xenophobia in South Africa * Immanuel Wallerstein 1930-2019

books

Six Centuries of Secularism

William Eamon Aeon
The road to secularism began with how-to books, claims William Eamon, who takes us on a tour of how this happened. Among the most famous how-to books is the first modern political instruction manual.

After the Charlie Hebdo's Massacre - Support Those who Fight the Religious-right; "There is no way they will make us put down our pens."

Secularism is a Women's Issue; Karima Bennoune
The tragic massacre in Paris will undoubtedly give fuel to the traditional xenophobic far-Right and the danger is an increase in racism, marginalization and exclusion of people of Muslim descent in Europe and further. We do not want to witness "anti-Muslim witch hunts". One way to commemorate this terrible event and memorialize its victims is to unequivocally defend universal human rights, including the right to freedom of expression, and they apply to all.
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