Global Left Midweek - July 29, 2020
- Euro Climate Statement
- Workers Reject Delay of Bolivian Election
- UK: Beyond Labour?
- Nicaragua Debated
- Street Action in Bulgaria
- Protest Music Changes the World
- The Global Left and the Kurdish Fight
Euro Climate Statement
Luisa Neubauer, Greta Thunberg, Anuna de Wever van der Heyden and Adélaïde Charlier / Face the Climate Emergency
Climate and environmental justice can not be achieved as long as we continue to ignore and look away from the social and racial injustices and oppression that have laid the foundations of our modern world.
Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)
Unions and indigenous, peasant, rural and women organizations have organized massive demonstrations in the capital city La Paz as well as in El Alto, Potosi, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, among others cities, under the banner of “For Democracy, Health and Life”.
UK: Beyond Labour?
Sabrina Huck / Red Pepper (London)
Working politically from within institutions should mean pushing boundaries through agitation not negotiation, whilst simultaneously creating a counter-public sphere. If the strategy is successful, the existing institutions should be dissolved.
Support the FSLN Government John Perry / Labour Hub
Bulgaria: Defining and Fighting Corruption
Vladimir Mitev / openDemocracy (London)
Protest Music Changes the World
Revolution in Latin Music José Fajardo / Equal Times (Brussels)
Philippines Pop Resistance Ian Urrutia / CNN Philippines (Mandaluyong City)
The Global Left and the Kurdish Fight
Thomas Jeffrey Miley / Middle East Report (Tacoma)
Rojava may be distant from Europe and North America, but it is also organically linked to the international left through networks of solidarity forged over a generation by activists from the Kurdish diaspora.