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.
What has happened in the week of protests in Ecuador against the neoliberal economic policies of Lenín Moreno? Why are people on the streets?
We also report on the issue of wage hike raised by South African security guard unions.
In this episode, we take a look into the anti-US military base protests in Ecuador, police repression on South African shack-dwellers’ movement and Palestinian campaign against PUMA for Israeli sponsorship.
Feminists across the continent have been mobilizing to change the draconian and repressive laws that inhibit access to legal, safe and free abortion
New restrictions have been imposed on Assange who is living under asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, barring visitors and phone calls