NicaNotes: “Live From Nicaragua : Uprising Or Coup?”

By Staff, -

As we stand here today on the brink of the one year anniversary of the spasm of violence and confusion that engulfed Nicaragua last year, it is time to tell the truth and correct the historical [...]

Algeria In Revolt: “We Woke Up And You Will Pay!”

By Hamza Hamouchene, -

The abdication of President Bouteflika is a historic victory for the Algerian people — but the struggle for a true democratic transition is far from over. What is happening in Algeria is truly [...]

Gaza, Stonewall: Izzy Mustafa On Why People Rise Up

By Susie Day, -

Every Friday since March 30, 2018, in what’s known as the Great March of Return, Palestinians in Gaza come to the Israeli border fence to protest nearly twelve years of a blockade that has made [...]

Momentum For A Europe Of The Many

By Mario Candeias & Johanna Bussemer, -

Since the beginning of the great crisis ten years ago the political landscape is been revolved. Due to the given new authoritarianism of the ruling classes it is not that much surprising that [...]

Why Has Haiti Risen Up Once Again?

By Ashley Smith, -

The Haitian masses have mobilized a new wave of protest against the corrupt government of President Jovenel Moïse. It began with demonstrations last summer in July and August, re-emerged in [...]

Haitian Authorities Arrest Americans Transporting Cache Of Weapons Amid Uprising

By Alexander Rubinstein, -

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Even as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to inspire a military coup against the elected president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, evidence is mounting that the U.S. [...]

The Sudan Uprising: “This Is A People’s Revolution”

By Mohammed Elnaiem, -

If a hospital is not a sanctuary for an injured person, what is? And what level of hatred, what kind of viciousness can be satisfied by the attempt to ensure that a protester die twice? On [...]

A Spark Of Hope: Lessons From The Zapatistas On The 25th Anniversary Of Their Uprising

By Hilary Klein, -

January 1, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico. For those of us who remember that day well, it’s hard to believe it was a quarter century ago. It’s been [...]

Distorting Past And Present: Reuters On Nicaragua’s Armed Uprising

By Joe Emersberger, -

From April 18 until late July 2018, an armed insurrection in Nicaragua left hundreds of people dead. The uprising, backed enthusiastically by private media outlets in Nicaragua (in particular one [...]

Examined: Indigenous Resistance To Major Oil Pipelines

By Staff, -

Two years ago, major media outlets started to pay attention to a group of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members demonstrating along the Cannonball River located in North Dakota. They were [...]

Protests And Politics 50 Years On From Student Uprising

By Ricardo Abdahllah,  -

Fifty years since the May 1968 student uprising, Al Jazeera explores the movement's legacy for protesters today. French police cracked down on violent protests in Paris, echoing scenes that [...]

Second Wave Of Arab Revolutions ‘Inevitable’, Experts Say

By Ali Younes, -

Doha, Qatar - Eight years after the so-called Arab Spring, the region is facing the prospect of another phase of revolts due to pressing financial, urbanisation and unemployment challenges, [...]

How Privatization Sparked The Massive Oklahoma Teacher Uprising

By Valerie Vande Panne, -

OKLAHOMA—On April 2, an estimated 30,000 Oklahoma teachers walked out of schools across the state, some traveling hundreds of miles to the capital to protest. This momentum has not stopped: At [...]

How India’s Neoliberal Policies Killed 250,000, Birthed Modern Farmers’ Uprising

By Manmeet Sahni, -

In March, for weeks, tens of thousands of Indian farmers rallied, under the red flag, meeting in several cities to list their agenda and demands for the government to implement peasant-friendly [...]

Uganda Rises Up In Unprecedented Opposition To 31-Year Dictator

By Patience Nitumwesiga, -

By Patience Nitumwesiga for Waging Nonviolence - During the early morning hours of September 21, nine young activists — all in their twenties — hauled a coffin toward a police station in the [...]

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