Neoliberalism
Kenyan Court postpones trial of Communist Party members for second time

The Party has condemned the delay in the proceedings in a statement and reported that defendants have still not been informed about the charges against them

IMF’s double standards on pandemic packages

While supporting fiscal stimulus by rich nations, the International Monetary Fund’s imposition of fiscal austerity on Third World may aggravate economic crisis and hit the poor most

Chilean Senate to vote on the postponement of upcoming elections

In a special session to be held on Easter Sunday, the Chilean Senate will decide whether or not to postpone the elections wherein over 15 million Chileans will elect 155 members of the Constitutional Convention

Farmers’ agitation: Nationwide shutdown in India

March 26 marked four months since the farmers’ protests began in India.

Public sector employees across India strike against govt’s privatization plans

Trade unions and farmers unions also protested in solidarity against the Modi-led govt’s plans of large scale disinvestment.

Haitians carry out another round of mobilizations against Jovenel Moïse’s dictatorship

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians took to the streets on February 28 to demand that Jovenel Moïse, whose term officially ended on February 7, respect the constitution and step down, and that the international community respect the self-determination and sovereignty of the Haitian people

Bolsonaro introduces Eletrobras bill: “Privatization agenda continues in full swing”

The measure took its first steps in congress and Arthur Lira promises to discuss matter “very quickly.” The debate begins next week

Fallout of snowstorm in US continues, death toll is estimated at 70

Initial estimates show 70 people died due to the storm while thousands were left without water and millions without electricity. Activists allege that the impact of the storm was exacerbated due to the mismanagement of power companies

Will Andrés Arauz be the next president of Ecuador?

Uncertainty looms over the electoral process in Ecuador as it has still not been made clear who will face off against front-runner Andrés Arauz in the second round and whether the process will go forward as planned

Chilean teachers reject plan to reopen schools in March

The national school teachers’ union in Chile stressed that only vaccinating teachers is not enough for a safe return to school, while government authorities have alleged the teachers have been on vacation and don’t want to work

Andrés Arauz and the progressive bloc are a threat to Ecuador’s right wing

David Adler of the Progressive International who was observing the Ecuadorian elections discusses the recent fraud accusations as well as the right-wing’s dirty campaign against Andrés Arauz

Haitians continue struggle against US-backed Moïse regime

A new wave of protests began in Haiti on January 10 against US backed president Jovenel Moïse and his attempt to extend his term in office till Feb 2022.

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