Jana Nakhal from the Lebanese Communist Party analyses the current stage of the movement, the response of the state and police, and the path ahead for the thousands on the street.
The Yellow Vests movement, which started in France on November 17, 2018, is set to observe its first anniversary. Since its inception, the movement has conducted weekly protests on Saturday
Jana Nakhal of the Lebanese Communist Party speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the anti-government, anti-austerity protests in the country.
The protests that began as an outburst against taxes, including on VOIP calls, have grown into an expression of anger against corruption and the government’s handling of the economy
Protesters alleged that the Tory government has destroyed public services through austerity measures and that the Boris Johnson government had no mandate
Thousands took part in the weekly protests in cities across France. While these agitations have channelized popular anger against president Emmanuel Macron, they have not been able to develop a political project
Prime minister Saad al-Hariri’s coalition government is seeking to frame a budget that will reduce the deficit by cutting wages and benefits of public sector employees