Anti-Assange Court Continues Unfair Extradition Hearing To Railroad Assange To US

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

On October 21, 2019, Assange appeared in court for an extradition hearing. Assange is being held in a British jail pending the US extradition, having served his sentence for going to the [...]

Over 350 Faculty Members Have Declared That They Refuse To Be Intimidated By The Trump Administration Over Palestine

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

Over 350 faculty members have signed a petition supporting Palestinian rights and declaring that they won’t be intimidated by the Trump administration’s recent targeting of Middle East studies [...]

Chilean Military Deployed Against Protests For The First Time Since Pinochet

By Andrea Lobo, Wsws.org -

For the first time since the fascist military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, tanks rolled into downtown Santiago, Chile, this weekend, deployed against protesters demonstrating against a [...]

Extinction Rebellion Targets Arms Industry: Disarm To Decarbonise

By Julia, Rebellion.earth -

Militaries around the world are major polluters and are often exempt from international climate agreements on reducing carbon emissions. The US military by many measurements is the world’s [...]

Ministers Resign After Third Day Of Protests In Lebanon

By Al Jazeera. -

A Lebanese Christian party has announced it is quitting the government after a third day of protests across the country against tax increases and alleged official corruption. After tens of [...]

Tsunami Of Dissent Floods Streets Of Catalonia

By Bue Rübner Hansen, ROAR Magazine. -

On most days, Barcelona is noisy, its air toxic. But this Friday, most of the city was quiet and breathable, traffic arteries blocked, cruise ships rerouted and flights canceled. Briefly, and [...]

Chile And Its Night Of Witches

By Paul Walder, Internationalist 360. -

Perhaps October 18 will be recorded as a moment of popular uprising. Or perhaps it will be followed by other moments of greater intensity. But without a doubt, from this day on, something changed [...]

Uprising Spreads In Chile—Military Occupations And Curfews

By Pauline Lipstein and Rico Gutstein, Chitown and Chile Blog. -

Today, October 19, the crisis in Chile escalated with rebellions breaking out in Concepción, Punto Arenas in the South, Valparaíso, and elsewhere. Despite the state of emergency and military [...]

‘We Must Grow This Movement’: Youth Climate Activists Ramp Up the Pressure

By Kristoffer Tigue, Insideclimatenews.org -

A new wave of climate protests hit cities around the world this week—this time aimed at shocking people with civil disobedience, fake blood on the pavement and bodies lying in the streets under [...]

College Students From The Korea University Student Association Entered US Embassy Residence

By Staff,  Sovereignty Broadcast -

On October 18, university students staged a protest inside the residence of the U.S. ambassador to South Korea against defense cost-sharing. South Korea paid $920 million for 2018 (in addition to [...]

How To Resolve The Chicago Teachers Strike? Tax The Rich.

By Amisha Patel and Nathan Ryan, Inthesetimes.com -

The past year of bold worker action in Chicago—which included the nation’s first charter school strikes—is now headed towards a crescendo as teachers and support staff prepare to walk off the job [...]

Barcelona Rocked By Violence On Fifth Day Of Separatist Protests

By Isla Binnie, Marco Trujillo, and Guillermo Martinez, Reuters.com -

The violence followed a largely peaceful demonstration which drew more than half a million people onto the streets of the Catalan capital to denounce the lengthy jail terms that have sent a [...]

Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing As Strike Begins

More than 25,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and about 7,500 support staffers represented by Service Employees International Union Local 73 are walking out of schools in the [...]

What’s At Stake In Chicago Teachers’ Strike: Whether Unions Can Bargain For The Entire Working Class

By Rebecca Burns, Inthesetimes.com -

“Solving Chicago’s affordable housing crisis? What’s that got to do with a labor contract for educators?” That’s the question the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board asked last week as the city’s [...]

Berkeley Becomes Fourth U.S. City To Ban Face Recognition In Unanimous Vote

By Tom McKay, Gizmodo.com -

Berkeley, California became the fourth U.S. city to pass a ban on all government use of facial recognition technology on Tuesday night following a unanimous yes vote by the City Council. Two [...]