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eKhenana AbM South Africa An image of hope: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s fight for dignity and land, 17 years on

On November 17, a photo exhibition titled ‘Socialism or Death: Abahlali baseMjondolo on the Frontlines of Struggle’ opened at The Forge in Johannesburg. The work displayed chronicles the years-long struggle of South Africa’s shack dwellers movement to secure land and housing for the urban poor

“Fight poverty, not the poor!”: Thousands rally in Washington DC

Labor unions, civil society and religious groups joined the Poor People’s Campaign on June 18 to demand justice and redressal for the 140 million people in the US facing poverty and growing insecurity

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

Unhoused people face uncertainty as officials raze makeshift shelters and other stories

Today we look at the clearing of homeless encampments in New York City, US; the ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen; and more

Italian students protest education policy, Australia moves to ban Hamas and other stories

Today we look at student protests for safe and dignified education in Italy, Australia’s decision to outlaw Hamas, and more

Housing Rights - Netherlands Protests demanding affordable housing surge in the Netherlands

Various housing rights groups and progressive youth/students groups in major Dutch cities have formed coalitions and started mobilizations demanding affordable and dignified housing

South Korean workers strike for secure employment and public services and other stories

Today we look at the strike for secure work and public services in South Korea, the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and airstrikes by the government, and more

‘Residential Revolt’ for affordable, safe housing in the Netherlands and other stories

Today we look at protests in the Netherlands to demand affordable social housing, renewed protests against right-wing President Nayib Bukele in El Salvador, and more

Women hold up half the sky: how China eradicated extreme poverty

Artist and researcher Tings Chak writes for Capire on grassroots organizing and policies to fight poverty in China.

Protests and blockades across India as farmers’ struggle marks 10 months and other stories

Today we look at the countrywide shutdown in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ struggle, the release of Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar from prison, and more

US deportations of Haitian migrants could violate international law and other stories

Today we look at the conditions of migrants at the US-Mexico border, protests against Germany’s genocide reconciliation agreement in Namibia, and more

227 environmental defenders killed in record attacks in 2020 and other stories

Today we look at the Global Witness report on attacks on environmental defenders, the dropping of all charges against 3 Denver PSL organizers in the US, and more