Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo, talks about the neglect of the poor and working people that led to at least 77 deaths in a recent fire in Johannesburg. He also explains the rampant xenophobia in the aftermath of that horrific tragedy
Over a period of time, Chloraka has seen rising tensions between migrants, many of them from Syria, and far-right xenophobic sections within the local community. Progressive sections claim that the situation created in Chloraka is the result of a lack of a comprehensive migration policy
Since 2021, a ‘vigilante’ group called Operation Dudula has carried out actions targeting people perceived to be foreign nationals. A group of social movements, including the militant shack dwellers’ movement Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM), have gone to court against Operation Dudula and the alleged complicity of the South African state
A mounting cost-of-living crisis in Ireland has been used by far-right groups to fan the flames of xenophobia. Progressives have called out the government’s policies as the real reason
Last week, an armed racist opened fire at a Kurdish cultural center in Paris, killing three people, including a women’s group leader and a Kurdish singer, and wounding several others
Despite the postponement of a flight to deport refugees to Rwanda after an intervention by the European Court of Human Rights, the UK Home Office has reiterated its commitment to the policy
Today we look at the strike public school teachers in Australia, threats against Colombian presidential frontrunner Gustavo Petro, and more
Nearly four million Syrian refugees in Turkey are facing increased xenophobia with most of the opposition blaming them for the current economic problems and demanding their repatriation
The war in Ukraine has revealed the double standards in how the EU treats refugees. What are the roots of this hypocrisy, and why must we fight it?
On the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Turkey, Peoples Dispatch spoke to Ekin Sönmez, a member of the party’s Central Committee, about how the party is confronting the urgent challenges facing Turkey’s working class and is deepening the struggle for socialism
In the third part of our conversation with Charles Xu from the Qiao Collective, Xu talks about the rising Sinophobia in the US, particularly after the COVID-19 outbreak.
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced the move as several universities are planning to move classes online in the upcoming semester