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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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