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Renewed protests mark anniversary of Chile’s 2019 ‘Estallido Social’ and other stories

Today we look at protests in Chile marking 2 years since the 2019 Social Outburst, the mercenaries identified in an assassination plot against Bolivian president Luis Arce, and more

AUKUS, Quad and India’s losing the plot internationally

Australia has joined the US and UK’s plans to contain China, leaving India unsure in the Quad and isolated in Asia. Tied to a waning imperial power, the US, India is gradually losing strategic autonomy

RCEP signed despite opposition from social movements

Once in full effect, the agreement will cover close to 30% of the global population and GDP. However, trade unions and people’s movements have been opposing the deal for years

Indian people's movements formulate strategies to resist free trade agreement Indian people’s movements formulate strategies to resist free trade agreement

In light of the secretiveness that has marked negotiations around the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, trade justice activists and people’s movements are planning a campaign against the free trade agreement

RCEP: People’s movements resist free trade agreement

Organizations across the Asia Pacific region have condemned the secrecy surrounding the negotiations and pointed out that the deal will have an impact on poor and developing countries

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