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Around the World in 8 Minutes: Black August

Black August honors the martyrs and leaders of the Black Liberation Movement, demands the release of political prisoners languishing in US prisons, as well as calls for a stronger struggle for Black Liberation.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Swaziland rises in rage against absolute monarch

The Political Parties Assembly (PPA), a coalition of five political parties, last week announced that it had documented the names and addresses of at least 43 protesters killed in the crackdown on the pro-democracy protests

Around the World in 8 Minutes: COPINH demands conviction of David Castillo

As the trial of David Castillo inches towards the end, COPINH and the family of Berta Cáceres have called for an end to impunity for those involved in planning her assassination

Around the World in 8 Minutes: People’s movements to mobilize against upcoming NATO Summit

In this episode we look at why people’s movements are organizing against the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels

Around the World in 8 Minutes: The Nakba never ended

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we look at the continuation of the Nakba but also the heroic and persistent resistance of Palestinians and anti-imperialists globally to over 7 decades of Zionist colonial violence.

Colombia’s long struggle: the 1977 National Strike and today

This episode looks at Colombia’s National Civic Strike in 1977 which made history for bringing the masses to the street and for the intense state repression, similar dynamics that are being observed during the strike today

Working class across the globe celebrates May Day

On International Workers’ Day, we take a look at the glorious history of labor struggles and key mobilizations across the world over the year as the working class has fought the rampaging virus and predatory capitalism

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Global outcry for patent waiver on COVID vaccines

In this episode, we take you to Geneva where the member states of the World Trade Organization met to discuss a proposal to waive certain intellectual property on COVID-19 vaccine production during the pandemic. We also look at Bolivia where dozens of intellectuals, experts and political leaders from across the world participated in the “Re-encounter with Pachamama” on April 22, Earth Day.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Protests erupt demanding justice for Daunte Wright in the US

In this episode, we take you the United States where massive protests have been taking place following the brutal police murder of Daunte Wright, increasing violence on Palestinians by extremist Israeli settlers as well as the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba.

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.

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