When Spanish Miners and Agricultural Workers Staged the First Environmental Protest in History
Many historians trace the first environmental protest back to the late 19th century in Spain. It is a largely forgotten story, but one that resonates today.
Claudia FerriFebruary 20, 2022
Peruvian Fishermen Block Highway after Devastating Oil Spill
Hundreds of residents and fishermen living in the areas affected by the oil spill in Peru mobilized over the weekend demanding that the government immediately sanction Repsol, and require the company to compensate those affected by this ecocide.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 24, 2022
Mine Workers in Peru Protest Over Covid-19 Infections
Faced with the inaction of the Ministry of Labor, mine workers in Peru staged a massive protest on Tuesday demanding that Anglo American mining company cover quarantine expenses for those infected with Covid-19 caused in the mining camps.
La Izquierda Diario PéruJanuary 19, 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
#NoTrucksToColorado: Drivers Protest the Unjust Conviction of Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos
Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos was sentenced to 110 years in prison because of a vehicle accident in 2019, caused by the company not maintaining its equipment and the brakes failing. No one but the trucking company he is/was employed by should be held accountable for this accident.
Luigi MorrisDecember 19, 2021
Michigan Activists Shut Down Legislature to Read Statement on Abortion
As nine unelected Supreme Court judges prepare a likely ruling that will effectively overturn Roe v. Wade, Michigan activists are fighting to keep abortion legal in that state.
Jessica ProzinskiDecember 7, 2021
Repression in Sudan: 119 Arrested at Teachers Demonstration Against the Coup
On Sunday, 119 protesters were arrested by the military at a demonstration of thousands outside the Ministry of Education building in Khartoum. They were demanding the ouster of newly appointed education officials who are close to the former Sudanese dictator.
Romane SqumNovember 9, 2021
France Rises Up After Police Beat Black Man
In Paris and other cities in France, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday, November 28, to demonstrate against the government’s proposed law to restrict freedoms and protect the cops.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaNovember 29, 2020
Protests Against New Government Continue in Peru
Friday marked yet another day of demonstrations in Peru against the newly appointed government of Manuel Merino, which is beginning to lose much of the parliamentary support that put it in office after voting to oust Martin Vizcarra.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaNovember 14, 2020
“This is Not a Country, This is a Mass Grave With a National Anthem”: Anti-Police Protests Rock Colombia
Colombia has seen massive anti-police protests in several cities in recent days after the cops in Bogotá killed a father of two. The uprising continues the growing opposition to the neoliberal onslaught against the working class and poor people, but is also part of the global protests in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd.
Rudy Ralph MartinezSeptember 13, 2020