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Middle East-Africa

The Slave Labor World Cup

Qatar’s wealth and power are built on the labor power of migrant construction workers, who toil amid semislave conditions.

Santiago Montag

November 22, 2022

COP27: Climate Talks Underway in Egypt amidst Intense Political Repression

Why is the UN holding COP27 in Egypt, where the al-Sissi regime is at the forefront of the repression of political and environmental activists and mostly inactive in the fight against climate change?

Wolfgang Mandelbaum

November 15, 2022

In Ghana, an Important Movement Is Forming Against the IMF

As cost-of-living protests continue throughout the world, Ghana is becoming the site of one of the more dynamic struggles, due to its staunch opposition to the IMF.

Sam Carliner

November 11, 2022

Women, Life, Freedom: Strategic Perspectives on the Iranian Revolt

Over a month after a historic feminist revolt broke out in Iran, what is the significance of the these protests? What strategic lessons can we take from the experience of the Iranian Revolution to push this struggle toward a victory?

Maryam Alaniz

October 28, 2022

South African Logistics Workers Strike against Inflation

South African port and freight-rail workers are on strike, using their strategic power to fight the rising cost of living. This can offer important lessons for other logistics workers who are organizing strikes.

Sam Carliner

October 12, 2022

Seven-Year-Old Rayan Suleiman Latest Victim of Israeli Occupation

Rayan Suleiman's death reveals the fear and terror under which Palestinian Children live in the occupied territories.

Luigi Morris

September 30, 2022

Tunisians Protest IMF-Led Austerity

Tunisians took to the streets this week against food shortages and price hikes on fuel. This comes as resistance to austerity is growing internationally.

Sam Carliner

September 30, 2022

Support the Protests in Iran by Opposing Sanctions

Feminists in Iran are waging a powerful struggle against the Iranian regime. Leftists in the U.S. can support the protests by opposing sanctions, which disproportionately harm Iranian women and workers.

Sam Carliner

September 26, 2022

Say Her Name! Protests Erupt across Iran after Police Murder of Mahsa Amini

Iran has erupted over the death of a young woman in police custody for "improperly" wearing the hijab. In the context of a deep economic and political crisis, Iranians are also questioning their deeply unpopular regime and its brutal oppression of women.

Maryam Alaniz

September 20, 2022