A popular uprising against the far-right Ivan Duque government began last year opposing the rise in assassinations of social leaders and the neoliberal economic measures
In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at these protests and strikes in Colombia and South Africa.
Thousands mobilized on Tuesday, January 21 across Colombia to mark a return to the mobilizations against the government of Iván Duque
In the first two weeks of 2020, 19 social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants have been assassinated even as the government has failed to take action
The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world
The tax reform, promoted by President Iván Duque, gives significant tax benefits to the wealthiest sectors which critics claim will deepen inequality
The people of Colombia have been mobilizing on the streets for the past three weeks against the government despite brutal state repression
Since November 21, hundreds of thousands have been mobilizing across Colombia to reject President Iván Duque’s anti-people and neoliberal policies
In this episode, we take a look into these issues that concern the working class of the world.