Economic crisis
Zimbabwe crisis Zimbabwe’s left and progressive forces face a quandary

The government in Zimbabwe is relying on large scale deployment of security forces to quell the protests sweeping the country, which may turn into a mass uprising. Left forces have however warned that the protests could be hijacked  

Governments need to boost economies with large fiscal stimulus

This is not the time for fiscal conservatism. To get out of economic crisis, governments must undertake fiscal boosts which increase purchasing power of the poor

Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean will deepen in coming months, experts claim

Several reports by international and regional organizations on the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean indicate that the economic, health and social crisis is going to aggravate in the region in the coming months

Protests in southern Tunisia Protests against economic mismanagement engulf southern Tunisia

Protesters have demanded that the Tunisian president, Kais Saied, visit the southern region and address the hardships faced by the local population, as well as respond to the police killing of a youth in the town of Remada on July 7 

Xenophobia in South Africa fractures international working-class solidarity

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted migrants in South Africa who have been facing increasingly violent attacks and marginalization over the past decade, reinforced by xenophobic rhetoric on a state-level

18 year after assassination of Maxi and Darío in Argentina, the struggle intensifies!

In 2002, Darío Santillán and Maximiliano Kosteki were assassinated in the entrance to the Avellaneda station following brutal repression by the Buenos Aires province police to a mobilization demanding salary increases, subsidies for unemployed and food for community kitchens.

Taxing large fortunes in Argentina: Who will be affected?

The bill that seeks to charge an extraordinary tax on the richest people in Argentina advances in the Chamber of Deputies. Only a very small percentage of Argentine society will have to pay it.

Poster exhibition shows glimpses of dying capitalist system and flickers of a new world

Anti-imperialist organizations launch an online poster exhibition around the concept of capitalism

Taxing large fortunes, a tool of social justice

Many countries who have seen their economies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are considering levying a tax on large fortunes to help their struggling economies

Are we ready to start lifting COVID-19 restrictions?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha takes stock of the current COVID-19 numbers. He discusses the global plans to lift lockdowns and restrictions and talks about how ready we are for such a step.

Across US, the people demand “Cancel the Rents”

According to reports, around 31 percent of the workers were unable to pay their rent on April 1.

Covid-19: What Is To Be Done?

According to Prof Jayati Ghosh, this is the greatest crisis experienced by the capitalist system; she lays out the direction of policy responses commensurate to what is needed.

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