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Pakistan IMF bailout As Pakistan moves towards another IMF bailout, more misery looms ahead for its people 

Islamabad is gearing up to implement tougher austerity measures in the hopes of accessing stalled IMF loan disbursements even as people in the country are facing food shortages and record levels of inflation 

British nurses are struggling to save NHS from privatization

Anthony Johnson of Nurses United UK explains how struggles by nurses are not just about pay but to defend the National Health Service which is at risk of being privatized

Tanzania farmers Tanzanian farmers mobilize for agroecology, food sovereignty and Pan-Africanism

On November 17-18, over 400 smallholder farmers gathered for the 27th annual meeting of MVIWATA or the National Network of Small-Scale Farmers Groups in Tanzania. Peoples Dispatch spoke to them about their struggle for dignity and justice

Madrid’s health workers and people unite in the struggle for primary health care

Following a massive protest coordinated by community groups mid-November, primary-level physicians in Madrid will embark on a strike against the deterioration of health care

Uruguayans mobilize against President Luis Lacalle Pou’s pension reform

The pension reform presented by the Lacalle Pou administration raises the retirement age and attacks early retirement benefits, among other modifications

IMF and World Bank austerity IMF and World Bank: no to austerity, yes to stronger health systems

International financial institutions have shaped health systems, especially in the Global South, through programs of structural adjustment and austerity policies. It is imperative that these are replaced by pathways for strengthening public health systems and the social determinants of health

Mapping Faultlines: The rise and (very rapid) fall of Liz Truss

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the resignation of Liz Truss, the crisis of capitalism in Europe, and how the Ukraine war is accelerating such trends

Indigenous organizations and government conclude negotiations in Ecuador

The leaders of the CONAIE, FENOCIN and FEINE celebrated the advances made in the dialogue process, but also expressed their discontent, pointing out that agreements on various crucial demands are still pending

UK’s Economic Collapse 2022

In this video, economic analyst Aunindyo Chakravarty explains the trajectory of the UK’s economic crisis and how Prime Minister Liz Truss has clearly not learned any lessons from history

South Africa’s escalating power crisis explained

Vashna Jagarnath of the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party talks about the escalating power crisis in South Africa and the impact it is having on the poor. She also analyzes the failure of the government to come up with solutions to the problem

Evangelicalism in Brazil “It is not a sin to vote for Lula”: The left and Evangelicalism in Brazil

Evangelicals are a crucial voting block in Brazil but they are in no way a homogeneous group. Progressive Evangelical groups and people’s movements are campaigning to dispel misconceptions and bridge the gap between the community and the left

When market fundamentalism overcomes common sense: Myth of electricity markets

The so-called electricity markets were created to help private capital, not people. It is time we wound up these bogus markets and returned public services to people, to be run cooperatively for their benefit