Leftists

Duterte’s Bloody War on Philippines’ Leftists

March 21, 2018

Increasingly authoritarian President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to classify hundreds of leftists as terrorists as he cracks down on the country’s powerful communist movement. We speak to Cristina Palabay, the secretary general of KARAPATAN, and Teddy Casinos, a former congressman and representative of the Bayan Muna party

Trump Blames Leftists For Unpopularity of Columbus Day

October 11, 2017

Donald Trump sent out an email to supporters on October 8, claiming liberals and leftists were erasing the history of Christopher Columbus

Racism in Israel

November 13, 2013
More than a year has passed since the last mass protest of Israel’s social justice movement. It began in 2011, shortly after the Arab Spring and became known as the Israeli Summer. But for most of the Ashkenazi (European) middle class who became politicized by it, the movement evolved into electoral politics. For others, like…

Gov’t Crackdown on Golden Dawn Won’t Defeat Greek Fascism

October 1, 2013

Costas Lapavitsas: The only way to defeat the Golden Dawn and Greek fascism is through popular mobilization that persuades Greek working people and the middle class that democracy and social change can create a just economy

From London to New York to Cyprus, Fraud and Financial “Insanity”

March 21, 2013

Bill Black: Standard Chartered admits to fraud, no one fired or prosecuted; Cypriot people force government to give up on taxing smaller depositors

Egypt

December 17, 2012
Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor

Jihan Hafiz Reporting from Cairo

December 17, 2012
Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor