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Handing over mineral resources to foreign firms is treason: Zimbabwe Communist Party

The ZANU(PF)-led government of Zimbabwe recently announced that the indigenization rule, which prohibits foreign mining companies from owning 50% or more of the shares,would be scrapped to allow 100% private ownership of platinum mines. The decision was soon extended to diamond mines too

Argentine general strike Thousands of Argentines once again mobilize against Macri’s neoliberal measures

The mobilizations were called by a number of social movements and trade unions to demand the withdrawal of increases in the tariffs of public services and the implementation of a national parity

How the U.S. is strangling Haiti as it attempts regime change in Venezuela

Last week, the people of Haiti erupted in protests over fuel price hikes. Behind the protests lie a story of corruption by the elite, blatantly insensitive IMF policies, predatory pricing by US oil firms and the fallout of the economic war on Venezuela

Ecuadoreans protest Lenin Moreno’s economic measures and deal with IMF

The national strike and protest was against the privatization of public companies and a forthcoming deal with the International Monetary Fund. The protesters also rejected the massive layoffs, as well as the increase in fuel prices

Over 200,000 Argentines take to the streets against Macri’s hike in costs of services

The demonstrations were called for by the Workers’ Confederation of the Popular Economy, the Corriente Clasista y Combativa, Barrios de Pie, the Darío Santillán Popular Front and the Front of Organizations in Struggle

Tunisian government accepts union demands, hikes wages of employees

The wage hike of around $55 comes after months of rallies, protests and a one-day general strike last month which brought air transport, bus services and railways to a halt. The government, following an agreement with the IMF, had frozen the salary of public servants

Argentines protest for fourth straight week against hike in rates of services

The marches against the austerity policies of the Mauricio Macri began on January 10 under the banner of the Trade Union Front for the National Model. Water, electricity and gas rates are in the process of being massively hiked in order to meet IMF requirements on deficit

People's Movements in 2018 A glimpse of people’s movements in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, at People’s Dispatch, we take a look into various people’s movements and resistances across the globe.

Leftist and progressive leaders address crisis of neoliberalism in Buenos Aires

Left-wing academics and politicians from across the world spoke at the forum, which served as the official opening to the 8th edition of the Latin American and Caribbean Conference of Social Sciences (CLACSO)

Interrogating Argentina’s crisis and resistance

The return of IMF ‘oversight’ over Argentina’s economy means sharp cuts in social security, wage stagnation, crackdowns on protesters and left-wing politicians, and huge profits for finance capital. A new dossier by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research looks at the crisis and the possibilities of resistance

The IMF, the G20 and an Argentine disaster foretold

As Argentina prepares to host the G20 heads of state summit, it stares at a long period of social and economic crises that are likely to be the byproducts of IMF-dictated austerity policies implemented by president Mauricio Macri

Protest against IMF WB People’s movements demand an end to neoliberal policies at IMF-WB meeting in Bali

The World Bank, in it’s report, wants the countries to move towards deregulation of labour laws as a solution to accommodate this changing nature of work, and financing of social security measures through levying taxes such as VAT (value added tax) and cutting subsidies.

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