Peoples Dispatch
Iraq protests The trajectory of popular protests in Iraq

The resignation of prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi after two months of popular protests in Iraq has provided an opportunity to overthrow the political system created under US occupation. However, significant roadblocks remain

Argentina grandmothers Mothers of Plaza de Mayo march against neoliberalism

They marched against neoliberalism and Mauricio Macri’s term as president and expressed solidarity with the ongoing struggles in Chile, Colombia, Haiti, etc.

Million voices challenge Macron’s French pension reforms

The workers were on the streets against French president Emmanuel Macron’s regressive pension reforms.

US china trade talks US bills step on China’s turf, disrupt trade negotiations

Two bills have been passed in the US, seeking a constant review of the internal political situation within China. US interference in Chinese domestic affairs is expected to derail trade negotiations between the two countries

Palestinians hunger strike 40 more Palestinian prisoners go on hunger strike

The inmates of Ashkelon jail went on hunger strike against the destruction of their property by prison authorities and the desecration of copies of the Quran

Palestinian prisoner For Sami Abu Diak’s family, death does not mark an end to Israeli oppression

The family of Sami Abu Diak who died of cancer in an Israeli jail last month is running from pillar to post to receive his body for burial. The family home was also raided by Israeli security forces on December 2

TIAR Venezuela Thousands of Venezuelans march in rejection of TIAR

Venezuelans carried out a massive mobilization against the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) meeting being held in Colombia with the intent of discussing sanctions against Venezuela

Ukraine newspaper Ban on Ukrainian newspaper is the latest attack on communism in eastern Europe

An appeals court in Ukraine upheld the ban on the Rabochaya Gazeta. The communist purge initiated by former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has continued in the country under Volodymyr Zelensky

Greece protests Massive protests across Greece in defense of social security

There is a strong demand for repealing the social security reforms proposed by the New Democracy (ND)-led government in the country. The reforms encourage privatization across sectors

Amazon protest US For Amazon workers, Cyber Monday is no cause for celebration

Workers at a number of Amazon’s facilities protested during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. According to Amazon’s own data, injuries at some of the company’s warehouses exceed those in “hazardous” occupations

Firefighters in France protest pension reforms

In an innovative form of protest, they took over the Place de la Republique in Paris and set up camps that will be stationed there for a week, beginning on December 2.

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