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160,000 Metalworkers in South Africa are On Strike for Higher Wages

Union metalworkers in South Africa, organized in NUMSA, are on an unlimited strike for an 8-percent wage increase.

Ju Angio

October 10, 2021

Tunisia’s First Female Prime Minister, Najla Bouden, Represents More of the Same

The Tunisian president appointed the country’s first woman prime minister. It’s an obvious distraction from his authoritarian power grab.

Emma Lee

October 5, 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.

Freedom for All Palestinian Political Prisoners

The recapture of four of the six Palestinians who escaped from a high-security Israeli prison sheds light on the brutality of the country’s carceral system.

Luigi Morris

September 18, 2021

How France and Total Are Militarizing Mozambique

Will the militarization of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, where the French oil and gas giant Total has invested nearly 20 billion euros, overcome the Islamist insurgency? Is the country becoming the new Mali of southern Africa?

Philippe Alcoy

September 16, 2021

Black Friday: The Massacre That Ignited a Revolution in Iran

On September 8, 1978, the U.S.-backed Shah brutally massacred up to 3,000 Iranian protesters calling for the fall of his regime. This bloodbath came to be known as “Black Friday” and was a huge catalyst for the Iranian Revolution, a process which has had enormous consequences for U.S. imperialism and the region.

Santiago Montag

September 9, 2021

What the Israeli Prime Minister Took Away from Meeting with Biden

The meeting between Biden and Bennet, which took place a day late because of the attacks at the Kabul airport, has given a domestic boost to the Israeli leader. Biden clung to his promise that if diplomacy fails, he will use other means to prevent Iran’s nuclear rearmament. Current disagreements over Palestine were put aside.

Mirta Pacheco

August 28, 2021

While Global North Weighs Booster Shots against Covid-19, Fewer than 2% of Africans Are Vaccinated

Wealthy countries around the world are preparing to offer a third shot of Covid-19 vaccines to their populations. Meanwhile, vaccination remains out of reach for the vast majority of Africans.

Nina DeMeo

August 22, 2021

After Saying He’ll Recall Troops, Biden Continues to Bomb Afghanistan

Biden is publically posturing as if he’s ending war in Afghanistan, but the airstrikes continue. U.S. workers must denounce this and all future bombing campaigns.

Sam Carliner

August 9, 2021