Global Left Midweek - May 12, 2021
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  1. Palestine
  2. Asia
  3. Africa
  4. Focus on UK
  5. Europe
  6. Latin America
  7. Debate: Universal Basic Income
  8. The Return of Austro-Marxism


Defiance Brings Hope  Ziad al-Qattan / The Guardian (London)

Memory, Resistance, and Nakba Day 2021  Benay Blend / Palestine Chronicle (Mountlake Terrace WA)

The Women of Sheikh Jarrah  Aseel Jundi / Middle East Eye (London)


India’s Left: Federal Front?  / The Asian Age (New Delhi)

Japan: Youth Rediscover Marxism  / Kyodo News (Tokyo)

Myanmar: Rohingya and the Resistance  Myo Min / Tea Circle (Toronto)


Solidarity with Mqapheli Bonono and Siniko Miya  / Abahlali baseMjondolo (Durban)

Climate Justice Movements  Roland Ngam and Franza Drechsel / Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Berlin)

New Struggle Against Apartheid  Imani Countess and William Minter / Africa is a Country (New York)

Focus on UK

Confronting Police Power  Annie Levin / Jacobin (New York)

Sinn Fein/Scotland: Spectre of Independence  Padraic Halpin / Reuters (London)

Wales: Why Labour Won  Mick Antoniw / Tribune (London)


Spain: Podemos Quits Government  Eoghan Gilmartin and Tommy Greene / Jacobin

Russia: Feminist Projects  Maria Koltsova / openDemocracy (London)

Germany: Die Linke’s New Leaders  Loren Balhorn / Jacobin

Portugal: Celebrate the 1974 Carnation Revolution David Broder and Raquel Varela / Jacobin

Latin America

Colombia Fires Keep Burning  Christina Noriega / The Nation (New York)

Chile: CP’s Daniel Jadue  W.T. Whitney / CounterPunch (Petrolia CA)

Debate: Universal Basic Income

Pro  Leah Gazan / Canadian Dimension (Winnipeg)

Con  John Clarke / Canadian Dimension

The Return of Austro-Marxism

Webinar May 20-30  / transform! Europe (Vienna)

Otto Bauer and Democratic Socialism  Walter Baier / transform! Europe

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