Neoliberal 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.

Pakistan health workers Health workers in Pakistan challenge government’s privatization drive

Pakistan’s healthcare system is suffering from chronic under investment, worsened by the current privatization drive imposed by the IMF and carried out by the government of Imran Khan

Indian street vendors mobilize to demand protections

Street hawkers marched in New Delhi on International Street Vendors’ day to denounce police harassment and to demand protections accorded to them by law.

Ravi Srivastava on history of labour rights in India

Ravi Srivastava introduces labour rights in India in order to understand the current conversation on the proposed changes to the existing labour laws.

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