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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Anti-imperialist organizations launch an online poster exhibition around the concept of capitalism
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
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.
According to reports, around 31 percent of the workers were unable to pay their rent on April 1.