Scores Wounded As Security Forces, Protesters Clash In Beirut

By Staff, Reuters.com -

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon’s security forces and protesters wounded scores of people on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut on Saturday. Riot police fired [...]

How India Became Fascist, And Why Pockets Of Resistance Matter

By Isaac K. Oommen, Towardfreedom.org -

A number of years ago, I was visiting my native Kerala to celebrate finishing my Master’s. My driver from the airport to my town was a family friend from the Nair caste. The Nairs were Kshatriya [...]

French Unions Battle Macron In Make-Or-Break Pension Protest

By Tangi Salaün and Caroline Pailliez, Uk.reuters.com -

Teargas swirled in Paris where riot police charged at demonstrators who hurled projectiles and lobbed insults in cat-and-mouse skirmishes as darkness fell. Some protesters dressed in black and [...]

Strategy, Tactics, And Organizing

By Glen Perusek, Stansburyforum.com -

My friend and comrade Glenn Perusek enlisted me in 2016 to co-teach courses in the Building Trade Academy (BTA). The BTA is housed at Michigan State University; it serves the affiliates of the [...]

Protest Has Helped Define The First Two Decades Of The 21st Century – Here’s What’s Next

By Feyzi Ismail, Theconversation.com -

The first two decades of the 21st century saw the return of mass movements to streets around the world. Partly a product of sinking confidence in mainstream politics, mass mobilisation has had a [...]

French Public On Our Side, Says Defiant Union Boss Four Weeks Into Strike

By Staff, France24.com -

The head of a hardline French trade union on Friday vowed to press on with a crippling strike that has dampened the festive season, with the stoppages becoming the longest-lasting such action [...]

Thousands Of Chileans Receive The New Year With Protests

By Staff, Wp.telesurtv.net -

On the day, protesters made an altar to honor Mauricio Fredes, who died Friday after falling into a water pit when he escaped the repression unleashed by police. Thousands of Chileans returned to [...]

French Strike: Electricity Workers Light Poor Homes On Christmas, Cut-Off Power To Police And Big Business

By Salvador Soler, Kaosenlared.net -

Since the beginning of the strike on December 5, electricians and energy workers maintain power outages against Macron's pension reform. A method of struggle that exposes the strength of the [...]

The Last Line Of Defense: 20 Activist Groups That Are Making A Big Difference

By Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterpunch.org -

Are you frustrated with The Resistance©, still fronting for the failures of Hillary Clinton while thousands of kids whose families fled the killing regimes in central America that she enabled are [...]

The Thick Blue Line: How The United States Became The World’s Police Force

By Patrick Blanchfield, Blackagendareport.com -

The first test call using America’s 911 emergency system was placed on February 16, 1968. To fanfare in the press, a state legislator sitting in the City Hall of the small Alabama town of [...]

France Strike Update: “Prepare The General Strike!”

By Staff, Socialistorganizer.org -

More than a daily newspaper, Le Monde is an institution of the Fifth Republic. In this capacity, the paper is always on the look-out for the slightest signal that indicates the re-establishing of [...]

France Records 391-Mile Traffic Jam As Public Transport Brought To Halt By Third Week Of Strikes Over Pension Changes

A traffic jam of 391 miles was recorded on the outskirts of Paris on Monday morning as fresh strikes over pension changes brought public transport to a standstill in France for a third week. [...]

A New President Elected In Algeria Amid Large-Scale Popular Boycott

By Staff, Peoplesdispatch.org -

On December 12, Algeria held the first presidential elections since the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April after massive protests were held demanding he step down. Following [...]

General Strike In Finland Saves Their Postal Service

By Brian Wakamo, Inequality.org -

Finland now has the youngest prime minister in the world, 34-year-old Sanna Marin. The Social Democrat was catapulted into power when her predecessor, Antti Rinne, was forced to resign after a [...]