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Global Left Midweek - August 26, 2020

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Argentinians across political lines issue anti-IMF manifesto, and reports from Canada, Germany, Greece, India, Philippines, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, and Zambia

This Op-Ed Can Get Us Arrested in the Philippines

Menchie Caliboso and Vanessa Acosta FORTHE
police shooting at Filipino demonstrators What if state officials targeted people who shared an Instagram post criticizing the government for criminalizing the poor and not providing mass testing or economic relief?

Global Left Midweek - July 29, 2020

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EU confronted on climate justice! Two takes on the Nicaraguan government! Bolivia! Bulgaria! The power of protest music... and more

Maria Ressa’s Libel Conviction Is a Blow to Press Freedom

James Risen The Intercept
Ressa and Rappler have so angered Duterte with their unstinting coverage of his brutal drug war, which has left thousands dead, that since 2017, Duterte has used one trumped-up legal charge after another to try to silence them.
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