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Ivan Matewan

General Strike Paralyzes French Guiana

Guiana, the unofficial French colony in South America, has been paralyzed by strikes and mass protests since Monday, March 27th. The Guianan people are demanding an end to rising crime and copious unemployment.

Hundreds Arrested During Nationwide Immigration Raids

Since last week, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency has been carrying out nation-wide raids targeting undocumented workers. Hundreds of immigrants have been arrested and are currently being held in detention centers across the country.

Police Rape Black Man in Paris, Sparking Protests

Four policemen brutally raped a Black youth during an identity check in the northern Parisian suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois on Thursday, February 2. The 22-year-old victim was hospitalized for severe injuries. While the Internal Affairs Bureau deems the incident a mere accident, this new act of police brutality has sparked outrage both locally and nationally.

A Shift in the Wind for the French Working Class?

The October 5th meeting of Air France’s executive committee, set to confirm the layoff of over 2,900 employees as part of the company’s new restructuring plan, was interrupted by employees who demanded an explanation from company executives.

Cleveland Debate Kicks Off Republican Primaries

Photo: cleveland.com Candidates for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination faced off at the first debate of the primary season this Thursday evening at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The top ten highest polling candidates from a pool of seventeen debated various subjects, including women’s rights, immigration, foreign policy, government surveillance, and the future […]