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Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 27

Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the Argentinian feminist movement for legal abortion and the victory of Kurdish hunger strikers. Also, we report on the teachers’ strike in New Zealand.

New Zealand teachers' strike 50,000 teachers take part in New Zealand’s largest education strike

Unions say that low pay and lack of equity are significant contributors to the escalating teacher shortage and increasing class sizes.

New Zealand Attack In New Zealand and across the world, people rise against white supremacism and Islamophobia

Rallies in solidarity with victims and against hate-mongering and racism were held across New Zealand and other cities in the world in the aftermath of the Christchurch shooting, in which a white supremacist killer killed 50 people, most of whom were migrants and refugees

New Zealand doctors hit back at authorities’ attempts to by pass union

Nearly 3,300 doctors staged a two-day strike against attempts by the District Health Boards to bypass the unions while deciding the roster system. The role of the unions was established after major strikes in 2016 and 2017

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