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Around the World in 8 Minutes: Argentines honor martyrs of coup

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the National Day of Remembrance in Argentina which marks the anniversary of the US-backed coup in 1976. We also look at the latest in the legal proceedings against Algerian journalist Khalid Drareni and the persecution of anti-racism activists in the United States

Paraguayans rise in rage against mishandling of COVID-19

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we take a look at protests in Paraguay against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive strike by bank employees in India and a protest by students in South Africa

Women rise up against patriarchal oppression globally

In this episode, we look at global International Women’s Day celebrations as well as the recent ruling that overturned the convictions against former Brazilian president Lula da Silva.

Around the World in 8 minutes: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s struggle for justice and more

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we look at the struggle of Mumia Abu-Jamal for his rights and health, the development of various vaccine candidates in Cuba and the global mobilizations and preparations ahead of International Women’s Day

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Workers mobilize for rights in South Africa, the US and the UK

In this week’s episode, we will look at three strikes organized by essential workers in South Africa, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Peruvian healthcare workers strike for rights

This week’s episode looks at healthcare workers on strike in Peru, the farmers protest in India, and we have a special segment from Brazil on the vaccine

Justice for victim of police killing in Ireland

This episode looks at demands for justice over state killings in Sudan, Ireland and the Philippines.

Arrest of peasant leaders sparks outrage in Colombia

This week, we bring you news from movements on the ground in Colombia, India and Bolivia

Around the world in 8 minutes: Argentina’s moment of reckoning

After decades of struggle, Argentine feminists are on the brink of a historic victory and the abortion rights bill has passed the lower house of parliament and heads to the Senate next

Around the World in 8 minutes: Indian Farmers Continue Massive Protest

The farmers in India are demanding the withdrawal of three recently passed laws that will affect the prices they get for the produce and which they fear will lead to greater corporate entry into agriculture.

Around the World in 8 minutes: Victories for political prisoners in Colombia and Palestine

Two political prisoners from Colombia and Palestine were released this past week in a major victory for people’s movements

Around the World in 8 minutes: Strike in Colombia

Mobilizations will continue in Colombia over the next couple of days to demand an end to Ivan Duque’s anti-people policies and against the lack of political will to address the urgent and pressing issue of violence against communities.

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