Author: Dima Gonskiy

Wildcat Strike at Gorillas, a Grocery Delivery Startup in Berlin

Workers at the on-demand grocery delivery service Gorillas have gone on a wildcat strike. They have been blocking warehouses after one of their colleagues was fired. This is an intense, exemplary struggle that demands international attention.

CUNY Union Passes Resolution Demanding End to All U.S. Aid to Israel

Rank-and-file activists in CUNY’s faculty and staff union fought against bureaucratic machinations to pass a resolution calling for internal discussions of BDS and demanding that Joe Biden end all aid to Israel and other countries participating in human rights violations.

No, Germany Is Not Actually Recognizing the Genocide in Namibia

The German government has made international headlines with its public “gestures of reconciliation” for the genocide of tens of thousands of West Africans in the early 1900s. Representatives of the Herero and Nama peoples are rejecting the deal, saying it comes nowhere close to addressing the effects of Germany’s long history of colonial exploitation in the region.

Widespread Protests Rock Putin’s Regime in Russia

On Saturday, thousands of people protested in almost 200 cities throughout Russia in response to the arrest of populist anti-corruption figurehead, Alexei Navalny. Will this protest wave become a sustained movement?

Amid Corrupt Elections, Strikes and Protests Erupt in Belarus

Belarus’s authoritarian President, Alexander Lukashenko, has ruled the country since 1994. Yet Lukashenko’s regime is coming into question after a potentially rigged election unleashed unprecedented demonstrations that have been joined by a defiant labor movement.

The Coronavirus in Capitalist Russia

As the rest of the world continues to battle the coronavirus, the Russian government has not only failed to effectively battle the emergency but has attempted to actively ignore it and the plight of its citizens.