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
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
Detroiters Say ‘Hell No!’ to DTE’s Proposed Electricity Rate Hike
Detroiters are confronting regulators who are deciding whether private utilities can extract more profits from the working class during energy, inflation, housing, and climate crises.
Lee PalmerSeptember 20, 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 AlanizSeptember 20, 2022
Protests throughout Global South Signal International Opposition to Austerity
Across the world, people are fighting back against the rising cost of living and austerity imposed by central banks and imperialist-led organizations like the IMF. For these struggles to win their demands, working-class leadership and organization, along with international class solidarity, are essential.
Sam CarlinerSeptember 11, 2022
“LUMA Out!”: Puerto Ricans Demand the Cancellation of Private Energy Company Contract
Protesters in Puerto Rico are demanding the cancellation of the contract with LUMA Energy amid seven consecutive electricity price rises and increasing blackouts.
Raura DoresteJuly 27, 2022
Sri Lankan Masses Remain in the Streets, despite New President and Military Raids
The mass movement in Sri Lanka has rejected a new prime minister and president, and the state’s response is to raid protest camps and arrest movement leaders. Workers around the world must continue to show solidarity with Sri Lankans and their uprising against austerity.
Sam CarlinerJuly 22, 2022
Sri Lanka: Protesters Storm Presidential Palace, Forcing the President and Prime Minister to Resign
Amid fuel shortages, rising inflation, militarization, and further austerity measures, new protests broke out Saturday in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. The working class should not pay a single cent for the mounting social and economic crises.
Luigi MorrisJuly 9, 2022
Tens of Thousands Take the Streets in Defiance of Overturn of Roe v. Wade
Following the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in outrage and to demand that abortion remain legal across the country.
Left VoiceJune 27, 2022