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Hélène Angelou

French teachers on strike on January 13 over lack of Covid protections. Marching.

Massive Strike in France Against the Government’s Covid-19 Protocols for Schools

Tens of thousands of public education workers across France took to the streets on Thursday, January 13, in a nationwide strike against the government’s “chaotic” Covid-19 policies that are pushing responsibility for fighting the virus onto parents while keeping schools open as “daycare” for the country’s capitalists.

Fires in Greece and Turkey: Consequences of the Climate Crisis and Austerity Policies

In a summer marked by a succession of extreme weather events, Greece and Turkey have been experiencing heat waves and terrible fires in recent days, symptomatic of global warming but also resulting from catastrophic government management.