Neoliberal policies
Protests against policing bill and gender violence continue in UK and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill in the UK, strike against privatization by bank employees in India, a UN Report documenting a 65% increase in the demolitions of Palestinian homes by Israeli forces, and the continued protests in France as the Senate debates the Global Security Bill

Over a million strike in India against move to privatize banks

The strike was called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions. It was observed all across the country on March 15 and 16 and supported by all major left parties

Interview-Communist Party Finland ‘Finland must break away from the EU’s common security and defense policy’

J.P. Väisänen, chairman of the Communist Party of Finland (SKP), talks about the policies of the government of Sanna Marin at the time of the pandemic, as well as its foreign policies

COVID19 in Central Asia COVID-19 shows the need to rebuild public health systems in Central Asian countries

Most of the countries in central Asia have been reluctant to reimpose restrictions due to the economic fallout. This has led to a massive jump in the total number of new infections and deaths in late June and July

French activists protest against Macron’s research privatization bill

The research community in France led by Faculties and Labs in Struggle is protesting against the controversial LPPR (Pluriannual Research Programming Law) bill and the ‘Welcome to France’ program introduced by the government

French higher edu Protests French researchers intensify protests against neoliberal reforms in higher education

Researchers under the leadership of the Faculties and Labs in Struggle held protests against the LPPR Bill and the Welcome to France program which will promote greater contractualization and commercialization of education

All India protest by CPI-M Communist Party of India (Marxist) stages protest against government’s anti-people policies

The CPI(M) has demanded cash and grain transfers, 200 days of work under the rural employment scheme, an unemployment allowance and an end to the privatization of state enterprises

Uruguayan workers strike and mobilize against neoliberal legislation

The Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) is a package of neoliberal measures that will affect health, education, employment and security

Pandemic, science and technology: lagging behind and dependence in Latin America

Sociologist Javier Calderón Castillo writes about the impact of the neoliberal onslaught in Latin America on development of science and technology

Neoliberalism returns to Uruguay with the new right-wing president

New Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou, within 11 days of assuming office, has announced a hike in the rates of basic public services

Cracks in the neoliberal wall

2019 saw historic revolts against the neoliberal economic model that favors the elite and wealthy while making life precarious and miserable for the working-class

#FeesMustFall: No baton can beat down our struggle

Strengthening their resistance against feel hike and in support of affordable education for all, on December 9, students of Jawaharlal Nehru University marched to the residence of the President of India in New Delhi.

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