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Protests Against Inflation and the IMF Return to Sri Lanka
Protesters, along with unions and political organizations took to the streets of Sri Lanka on Thursday, mobilizing against inflation, staggering food prices, and new IMF adjustment programs ushered in by the the illegitimate government of Wickremesinghe, which replaced Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government by mass demonstrations in July.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaNovember 4, 2022
Three Years After the Chilean Rebellion, President Boric Says It Was the Protestors Who Engaged in ‘Violent Behavior’
In a statement commemorating the three-year anniversary of the Chilean rebellion, Boric echoed the rhetoric used by the Right, criminalizing those who took part in the uprising. Meanwhile, his government has continued the persecution of political prisoners while protecting the police forces that carried out severe human rights violations.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 25, 2022
Mass Arrests in Russia during Nationwide Anti-War Mobilizations
Nationwide protests were called in Russia on Saturday against the war and against Putin’s recent announcement to mobilize reservists. Demonstrators were met with mass arrests.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 26, 2022
King Charles III Assumes the Throne by Firing over 100 Workers
King Charles III began his reign by announcing the firing of 100 workers from his previous residence. This comes amid complaints that people have been arrested for demonstrating against the monarchy.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 19, 2022
Strike at UK’s Largest Port for Higher Wages to Fight Inflation
On Sunday, August 21, dockworkers in Felixstowe — the largest container port in the United Kingdom — began eight days of strike action, demanding wage increases that truly fight inflation. They’re joining the wave of strikes in Britain during what has been called the “summer of discontent.”
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 23, 2022
British Postal Workers Reject Below-Inflation Contract Offer and Announce Upcoming Strike
The union representing postal workers in Britain has announced four days of strikes in the coming weeks — the first such labor action since 2009.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 11, 2022
U.K. Railway Workers Begin Largest Strike in 30 Years
Amid high inflation, tens of thousands of railway and subway workers across the United Kingdom have declared at least three days of work stoppages to demand wage increases and other protections. Transport across much of the region has ground to a halt.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJune 21, 2022
The Kids Are Alright: Meet the 17 Year Olds That Want to Unionize Starbucks
They haven't finished high school yet, but they are already fighting to organize the first union at Starbucks in the San Francisco Bay Area. Driven by the unionization wave sweeping the country, two 17-year-olds are organizing with their coworkers through a chat called "Union Babes" and fighting the company's union-busting campaigns.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMay 23, 2022
The ‘Insorgiamo!’ Movement in Italy: Take Back a Factory, Organize a City, Fight for Everything
On Sunday, May 15, a national public assembly organized by the “Insorgiamo!” — “We are Rising up!” — movement will be held in Florence, Italy. The movement began with the struggle against a factory closure and the workers’ efforts to reopen it, and from there has taken up other social demands.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMay 14, 2022
As Germany Increases Its Military Budget, Weapons Companies’ Stocks Rise by 85%
Imperialist powers are using Russia’s brutal aggression against Ukraine as part of a process of rearmament. The world’s large arms manufacturers are cheering around the world.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 1, 2022
Colombia Decriminalizes Abortion
Colombia’s Constitutional Court decriminalized abortion on Monday, February 21 — another step in the “Green Tide” that has been sweeping Latin America since the feminist movement in Argentina won the legalization of abortion.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 22, 2022
Israel Forces Palestinians to Demolish their Own Homes
Thirteen Palestinians, including five children, were left homeless in “self-demolitions” forced by the Israeli occupation. It is a particularly brutal method of Zionist oppression and displacement of the Palestinian people.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 1, 2022
Military Coup in Burkina Faso Is a Preemptive Strike Against Continuing Social Unrest
After a night of army mutiny in the west African country of Burkina Faso, soldiers on Monday, January 24, arrested the president and several government ministers in a coup d’état.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 26, 2022
“Black Monday”: World’s Stock Markets Fall in Reaction to the Fed and Ukraine
Global stock markets took a serious tumble on Monday as fears over inflation and the conflict in Ukraine affected trading. It has been a bad year so far in capitalism’s network of casinos.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 25, 2022
Kazakhstan Government Resigns amid Protests Over High Fuel Prices
The president accepted his government’s resignation and declared a state of emergency in two regions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 6, 2022
Sudan’s Prime Minister Resigns after New Mass Protests
Protests against the Sudanese military’s restoration to power of the very prime minister it overthrew in a coup have driven him from office again. Now protesters are aiming at taking down the military junta itself.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 4, 2022
Worker Protest at Foxconn iPhone Factory In India Forces the Bosses to Improve Labor Conditions
Thousands of women workers at an iPhone assembly factory in India said “enough” last week and protested their horrible working and living conditions. Their actions forced the company to close the plant and make improvements.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 2, 2022
Barbados Becomes a Republic
On Tuesday, Barbados dropped Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic. This was a result of the accelerated unrest after last year’s anti-racist and anti-colonial demonstrations around the world sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Another factor was the United Kingdom’s ongoing mistreatment of West Indian migrants.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 2, 2021
Israel Labels Six Leading Palestinian NGOs as Terrorist Groups
In an an attempt to silence organizations that denounce the brutality of its actions against Palestinians, Israel has designated six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist groups.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 24, 2021
Lester Calderón, the Chilean Worker Who Wants to Bring the Voice of the Workers to Congress
Lester Calderón is a union leader in an explosives factory in Antofagasta, Chile’s mining capital. He is a member of the Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR) who unexpectedly garnered 13 percent of the votes for governor in May. Now he’s running for Congress.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 9, 2021
330,000 Children Sexually Abused in the French Catholic Church Since 1950
Once again, the rampant abuse of children in the Catholic Church has been revealed — this time in France.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 6, 2021
Tunisia: Thousands Protest President Saied’s Power Grab
Protests in Tunis last Saturday mark the first major demonstration in Tunisia since President Kais Saied seized power and dismissed parliament in July.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 22, 2021
Alejandro Vilca, the Socialist Sanitation Worker in Argentina Fighting to Enter Congress
Socialist sanitation worker Alejandro Vilcas won 24 percent of the votes in the province of Jujuy, Argentina. He is fighting to enter Congress in November as national deputy.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 15, 2021
Environmental Activists Are Being Murdered in Record Numbers
As the climate crisis intensifies, hundreds of land defenders around the world are being murdered by corporations, land owners, and the states that defend them.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 15, 2021
Afghan Refugees Forced to Wait in Hellish Conditions in Qatar’s Refugee Camps
U.S. embassy employees at the U.S. air base in Doha, have denounced the unsanitary, overcrowded, and inhumane conditions in which Afghan refugees are being held. Such circumstances are the direct product of the destructive two-decades long U.S. occupation of Afghanistan.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 26, 2021
A Journey Through the Life of Leon Trotsky on the Anniversary of His Assassination
Yesterday was the anniversary of the murderous attack on Leon Trotsky by a Stalinist agent. He died on this day in 1940. Here is a glimpse into the life of the great Russian revolutionary.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 21, 2021
Spain: Mass Mobilizations against Homophobic Murder Met with Government Repression
After a homophobic hate crime, thousands take to the streets.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJuly 8, 2021
Working Class Tunisians Rise Up against Police Violence
Protests began in the working-class districts of Sidi Hassine and Séjoumi in Tunis, Tunisia, after a young man died in police custody and videos of police beating a minor went viral on social media. Police violence is endemic in Tunisia, and the masses suffer unemployment, poverty, and misery a decade after the fall of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali’s regime and the beginning of the Arab Spring.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJune 16, 2021