Argentina Anti-Austerity Strike Brings Country To Standstill

By Staff, Bbc.com -

Argentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike, called by trade unions in protest against a $50bn International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan. The General Confederation of Workers is also [...]

Argentina’s Government Tries To Suppress Anti-Austerity Protests

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Argentina’s main worker unions, social movements and human rights groups have planned a massive protest in Buenos Aires to oppose President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies, layoffs, the [...]

Anti-Government Popular Uprising Continues to Grow in Haiti

By Kim Ives, haitiliberte.com -

By Kim Ives for Haiti Liberty. Massive, raucous demonstrations, sometime several times a week, have rocked Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and other provincial cities over the past two months [...]

Brazil Paralyzed By Nationwide Strike Against Corruption & Impunity

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for the Intercept. It’s almost impossible to imagine a presidency imploding more completely and rapidly than the unelected one imposed by elites on the Brazilian population in [...]

Spain: Podemos At The Crossroads

By Denis Rogatyuk, www.greenleft.org.au -

By Denis Rogatyuk for Green Left - The left-wing anti-austerity party Podemos is planning to hold its second country-wide citizens’ assembly (Vistalegre II) on February 11th-12th to decide the [...]

‘Blockupy’ Protesters Descend On Berlin

By Staff, www.dw.com -

By Staff for DW. "Blockupy" is back, demonstrating against austerity, consumerism, and the plight of refugees in Germany. Supporters could be seen all over Berlin demanding a more egalitarian [...]

Anti-Austerity Leftist Announces Challenge To French President

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Seeking to replace France's increasingly unpopular President François Hollande, former industry minister and "left-wing firebrand" Arnaud Montebourg [...]

Newsletter: Brexit Backlash Against EU, Revolt Against Elites

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The globalized economy is not working for most people of the world. International trade agreements and new government structures like [...]

Left-Wing Party In Spain Borrows Ikea Style To Promote Anti-Austerity Manifesto

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - The Spanish anti-austerity political party Podemos has an interesting idea to make its new platform the "most-read manifesto ever produced": put it in the form [...]

Yanis Varoufakis, Welcome To The Democracy Movement

By John Malamatinas, www.roarmag.org -

By John Malamatinas for ROAR Magazine - A couple of weeks ago, you issued an invitation for the founding of a Pan-European movement against austerity. This is to start in Berlin on February 9 [...]

Anti-Austerity Protests In Greece Draw Thousands, Police Conflicts

By Jess McHugh, www.ibtimes.com -

By Jess McHugh for Greek for International Business Times - Greek protests turned violent in Athens Thursday while international leaders discussed the latest round of budget and pension reforms [...]

Portugal’s government ousted by anti-austerity alliance

By Staff, www.aljazeera.com -

By Staff of Aljazeera - Portugal's centre-right government has been forced to resign after an alliance of leftist politicians rejected its policy proposals, paving the way for a socialist-led [...]

Anti-Austerity Protesters March In Manchester

By Helen Pidd, www.theguardian.com -

By Helen Pidd for The Guardian - Tens of thousands of people have joined an anti-austerity protest in Manchester on the opening day of the Conservative party conference, voicing opposition to [...]

Italy: Thousands Of Students Protest Education Reforms

By Staff, www.hispantv.com -

In Italy, thousands of students took to the streets Thursday in Milan, the second most populous city in the country, to protest against education reforms. "This is another attack on public [...]

Thousands Rally In Spanish Anti-Austerity Protest

By Al Jazeera, www.aljazeera.com -

Thousands of people have marched in the Spanish capital denouncing the government and calling for an end to harsh austerity measures that have deepened poverty among the worst-off. Gathering [...]