Global Left Midweek - Think Pieces and Hot News
- Think Pieces: Löwy, Solty, Colectiva Sembrar
- Good Night Golden Dawn
- Southern Africa: Labor Unrest
- Insurgencies in Two Places You Never Heard Of
- Nigeria: #ENDSARS Takes on Police Brutality
- Indonesia: Thousands in the Streets
- UK: New Fights for Tenants’ Rights
- Video: Aijaz Ahmad and Vijay Prashad Talk Che
- German Amazon Workers Greet “Prime Day”
Think Pieces: Löwy, Solty, Colectiva Sembrar
The Future of Pandemic Solidarity Colectiva Sembrar / Red Pepper (London)
Eco-socialism and/or De-growth Michael Löwy / Rupture (Dublin)
Rethinking German Reunification Ingar Solty / Jacobin (New York)
Good Night Golden Dawn
Panos Petrou / Red Flag (Melbourne)
Greeks have fought Golden Dawn since the early 1990s; subsequent generations of activists chose not to tolerate fascism and stood against it in the streets, in their schools, in their neighbourhoods, in their workplaces.
Southern Africa: Labor Unrest
COSATU: Trouble With ANC Bheki C. Simelane / Daily Maverick (Johannesburg)
Fighting For a Living Wage in Zimbabwe Tafadzwa Choto / Review of African Political Economy (London)
Bougainville Vikki John / Green Left (Sydney)
Balochistan Balochistan Marxist Review / Links (Sydney)
Al Jazeera (Doha)
Thousands of people across Nigeria have taken to the streets for a sixth straight day, keeping up the pressure in a campaign that forced the government to announce the dissolution of a notorious police unit.
Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)
New development: Reuters reports organized workers have been joined by students and conservative Muslim groups in mass demonstrations to protest a repressive Omnibus labor law.
Benjamin James Davies / openDemocracy (London)
As the right seeks to wage a culture war, the left are at the vanguard of the tenants’ rights movement, directly resisting evictions and shifting the tenor of public debate around housing more generally.
Ahmad reflects on Che’s idea of what a revolution does, and his pursuit of a society which overcomes the distortions capitalism introduces to human nature.
Sam Shead / CNBC (Englewood Cliffs NJ)
On the megacorp’s big sale day, workers in six cities stage a two-day job action.