In his weekly newsletter for the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, Vijay Prashad discusses the 10 year anniversary of the beginning of the “Arab Spring”
María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”
The Mapuche political prisoners, who have been on a hunger strike for months, were violently beaten, forced to end the strike and transferred to a hospital by the Chilean Gendarmerie officials
Social movements are demanding that urgent actions be taken against the Carabineros and that the interior ministers be removed from his position for their complicity in the violence against the Mapuche Indigenous community
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) criticizes relaxing social isolation measures in the region
The Mapuche community demands protection for political prisoners in the prisons of the Araucanía region of Chile after being exposed to the risk of COVID-19 due to lack of necessary care
This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality
We take a look at the struggles for free and quality education in Pakistan, the US, India, Colombia, France, Brazil, Chile and more in the past year
Without a mass movement continually pushing and prodding for real change and holding politicians accountable—for their policies as well as their words—our neoliberal rulers assume that they can safely ignore the concerns and interests of ordinary people.
We also look at the people’s rebellion in Honduras against the government of Juan Orlando Hernandez, and the strike by workers of the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
The US-backed coup d’état against Salvador Allende was carried out on September 11, 1973
Mapuche Nation condemned the states of Argentina and Chile before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the genocide of the Indigenous people of the community