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Rwanda’s military is the French proxy on African soil

Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history

Protests break out in Lebanon over reduction in fuel subsidy and hike in prices

The end of fuel subsidies in Lebanon is expected to have a catastrophic impact. People already suffering from rising poverty and prices of essential commodities see it as yet another assault on their living conditions

Biden’s corporate tax rate plan signals return to social democratic agenda

The final outcome of the post-COVID massive wealth redistributive program remains to be seen, but what is clearly being seen is the end of the neoliberal phase of world capitalism

Court hearing of Communist Party of Kenya members postponed to Monday

The court hearing of 12 members of the Communist Party of Kenya who were detained on Wednesday has been postponed. The police action against them came as the party was organizing a movement against the skewed COVID-19 strategy of the government

COVID19 ILO report 34 million workers lost jobs in Latin America and Caribbean region due to pandemic: report

The International Labour Organization study based on nine major economies in Latin America and the Caribbean says there was a 21% contraction in working hours in the first three quarters of 2020

Argentina_People reject IMF Thousands protest against IMF in Argentina

The protest was organized ahead of a visit by an IMF delegation on February 12 to renegotiate Argentina’s USD 44 billion IMF debt.

Researchers and activists from five countries will debate about imperialism, economic and political crisis, solidarity, and integration. (Photo: Handout) “Peoples’ BRICS” to be held concurrently with BRICS Summit

People’s movements, unions, and parties will debate common issues between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa

Lebanon protests Mass protests in Lebanon enter second week

A general strike called for by trade unions in the country entered its fourth day on October 24. All the major financial, commercial and educational institutions have been closed

Thomas Sankara assassination When the people stand up, imperialism trembles: Thomas Sankara

On October 15, 1987, Burkinabé revolutionary; Thomas Sankara was brutally assassinated by in Ouagadougou, at the age of 37.

Pakistan WAPDA Privatization of state water and power authority triggers protests in Pakistan

Unions are opposing the federal government’s decision to privatize the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan, claiming that it will result in an increase in power tariffs

Protest in Ecuador against neoliberal onslaught

In the afternoon, in response to the mass protests, Moreno declared a “state of emergency”, allowing the executive greater powers like ability to mobilize funds, censure media, deploy police and military, and shut transportation hubs.

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