Posts Tagged ‘movements’

Top commander: Iranian radar system detecting all enemy movements

TEHRAN- Commander of the Iranian Air Defense Force has emphasized the Islamic Republic’s great military might and deterrent capacity and asserted that the Air Defense Force can track even the smallest moves of adversaries within a range of 3,000 km. Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said the Air Defense Force is now outfitted with radars with […]

Top commander: Iranian radar system detecting all enemy movements

TEHRAN- Commander of the Iranian Air Defense Force has emphasized the Islamic Republic’s great military might and deterrent capacity and asserted that the Air Defense Force can track even the smallest moves of adversaries within a range of 3,000 km. Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said the Air Defense Force is now outfitted with radars with […]

Ecuador: Government And Indigenous Movements Very Far From Dialogue

On the 10th day of the national strike in Ecuador, the president of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), Leonidas Iza, presented four conditions to the government of Guillermo Lasso before entering negotiations. The most significant condition was the end of police repression and cancellation of the nationwide state of exception. The indigenous […]

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Health Authorities Tracked Movements of Canadians via Cellphones During Pandemic

Health authorities in Canada tracked people’s movements via their cellphones during the pandemic, with trips to pharmacies and liquor stores being logged, it has been revealed.

Movements Remember Victories That Helped The People Of Brazil

Above Photo: The solidarity of popular movements brought food to thousands of poor families in the country. Valmir Neves Fernandes / MST-PR and Giorgia Prates. Amidst The Chaos Of 2021. Suspension of evictions, a campaign against hunger, electricity for all, and vaccine access are among the achievements of movements in 2021. The year 2021 was […]

“Three Movements and The Dynamics of Indian Democracy” Political Scientist Zoya Hasan’s Analysis

Do social and political movements in India have a future despite the challenges posed by the regime in power?  This is a critical question often raised by scholars and political leaders amid concerns and anxieties over a range of issues—from authoritarianism to strategies of political exclusion and suppression of dissent/opposition. Yet, there really is a […]

Growing Need for Unity of Social Movements

            Two important aspects of present-day world are increasingly clear. Firstly, while the need for closer unity of sincere social movements has always been there, but in the middle of increasing and to some extent unprecedented difficulties, the need for such unity has certainly increased further in recent times. Secondly, ironically, while this need for […]

COP26: Governments Play Deaf To Social Movements

Above Photo: The climate summit COP26 was accompanied by protests by social movements, with demonstrators arriving in Glasgow from all over the world and expressing themselves in their own language or dressing up as dinosaurs to symbolize their criticism. Laura Quiñones / UN. Glasgow, Scotland – One element that runs through all social movement climate […]

Taliban Victory Potentially Strengthening Extremist Movements in the Region

September 11 marked exactly 20 years since the horrific terrorist attack that killed nearly 3,000 people in America. The US leaders of that time, in order to demonstrate to the world that they were the masters of the planet, decided to urgently strike in Afghanistan to show the world their power and might. A year […]

‘Cuba Is Not Alone,’ International Solidarity Movements Stress

‘Cuba Is Not Alone,’ International Solidarity Movements Stress Above Photo: TeleSUR. “How Could A Revolution That Has Given So Much To The Peoples Of The World Be Alone?” Said The Portuguese Council For Peace And Cooperation (CPPC). Progressive political organizations, social movements, intellectuals, and opinion leaders from around the world continue to affirm their support […]

Haitian Movements Caution Against Foreign Intervention

Above Photo: Haiti’s de-facto president, Jovenel Moïse, was assassinated in his house on July 7. Jovenel Moïse/Twitter. Civil society organizations and progressive sectors in Haiti and globally have warned that Jovenel Moïse’s assassination could be used as pretext to increase foreign interference and further deepen the socio-political crisis in the country. In the early hours […]

Social Movements And Protestors Intensify Struggle In Colombia

[embedded content] Today we look at the latest on the national strike in Colombia, a strike for better pay and staffing by health workers in New Zealand, and more In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the ongoing national strike in Colombia and the establishment of the National People’s Assembly by various […]

Brits Tracked by Phone After COVID Jab to See if Movements Changed

Via: The Sun: Health chiefs wanted the data to see if vaccinated people are moving about more after they have their inoculations. And Government scientists admitted in an official report that one in ten jabbed Brits were tracked via their phones in February without their knowledge, the Telegraph reports. The figures were then handed to researchers […]

Movements Not Saviors

Movements Not Saviors Lessons from Bobi Wine’s Tweet for Juan Guaido. Bobi Wine’s flirtation with US Venezuelan puppet Juan Guaido indicates that the Ugandan is also auditioning for the imperial puppet job. “A return to the oppressive conditions for the people will be inevitable if a dictator is removed but not the West’s ultimate control.” On […]

White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are a ‘transnational threat’ which grows more dangerous by the day, says UN chief

The United Nations has warned that white supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are an increasing threat to the world we live in, adding that people in positions of responsibility are encouraging them in a way previously unthinkable. “White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are more than domestic terror threats. They are becoming a transnational threat,” United Nations […]

The ECAJ and the ZFA lodge their submissions to the inquiry into extremist movements and radicalism in Australia.

Browse > Home / News / The ECAJ and the ZFA lodge their submissions to the inquiry into extremist movements and radicalism in Australia. February 17, 2021 by J-Wire News Service Read on for article On 23 November 2020, ECAJ co-CEO Peter Wertheim met online with Senator Kristina Keneally at her request to discuss burgeoning […]

AIJAC’s makes its submission to the inquiry into extremist movements and radicalism in Australia.

Browse > Home / News / AIJAC’s makes its submission to the inquiry into extremist movements and radicalism in Australia. February 17, 2021 by Sharyn Mittelman Read on for article The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS), addressing its Inquiry into extremist […]

Wider Meanings of Indian Farmers Movements to Reclaim the Republic and Beyond

In the darkness of nights, the Hindutva fascists and their trained henchmen are trying to attack farmer’s protests and provoke violence with the help of police. The objective of the BJP government is to discredit the peaceful and democratic movements of the Indian farmers. All slanderous campaign by the ruling classes against farmers movements have […]

The Debate Between Violence and Non-Violence in Social Movements

In history there has been a long debate between violence and non-violence in the context of social movements. Some very great persons who brought very beneficial and durable change chose the path of non-violence and peace. Some very courageous and capable leaders and their followers, on the other hand, had no hesitation in using violent […]

How Social Movements Can Make Durable, Wider and Definite Contribution to Creating a Better World

Social movements have a very important role in society, a role that has to assume  even more significance if our deeply troubled world has to find a way out of the survival crisis in which it is entangled very badly at the moment. Of course we are  here talking of only sincere movements, and not […]

Essential Concerns and Priorities of Social Movements

There are  many kinds of social movements and it is understandable that social movements are often preoccupied with their immediate demands which are likely to be of a very specific nature. At the same time  there are some very basic concerns and priorities which should be common to more or less all social movements on […]

Qatar confirms ‘there are some movements’ on resolving Gulf dispute after Kushner visit

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While Confronting New Challenges, Social Movements Must Also  Consolidate Old Commitments and Strengths

The world has been changing fast, and so must social movements, to keep up with the emerging challenges. The most significant aspect of the fast-changing world is the emergence of very serious threats to the basic life-nurturing conditions of earth, and in keeping with the recognition of this as the most important issue, social movements […]

Report: Government Spies Are Tracking Brits Movements To Check If They’re Complying With Lockdown, by Steve Watson

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC In Britain, if you express doubts about a potential Covid-19 vaccine, you may attract the notice of its intelligence agencies and find yourself labelled an “anti-vaccine” conspiracy theorist. From Steve Watson at summit.news: GCHQ spooks also tasked with waging war on ‘anti-vaccination conspiracy theories’ Barry Batchelor – PA Images/PA Images via Getty […]

Report: Government Spies Are Tracking Brits Movements To Check If They’re Complying With Lockdown

South Australia has revoked its draconian lockdown, which banned people from even walking their dogs, after it was revealed that just one person lied to contact tracers. The lockdown took effect yesterday and banned people from leaving their homes unless for emergency medical reasons or to buy food. Police even confirmed via Twitter that people […]

A Triumphant Return To Power For Bolivia’s Social Movements

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. November 11, 2020 | Strategize! Above photo: Bolivians celebrate the MAS-IPSP victory. EFE. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Bolivia on November 8 to celebrate the inauguration of President Luis Arce. They would celebrate again the next day, as former president Evo Morales re-entered the country […]

Challenges For Social Movements Now That Trump Has Been Defeated

Change doesn’t come from the top, especially within a manipulated ‘democracy’ as exists in the United States. When social transformation occurs, it follows years of educating, organizing and mobilizing at the grassroots. Elected leaders who represent that transformation ride on a wave created by social movements, not the other way around. As many people around […]

Social Movements Can Win Even With A Hostile Supreme Court

Above photo: A protestor holds up a sign during a protest calling for the Republican Senate to delay the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Nominee Amy Coney Barrett at the U.S. Capitol on October 22, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Care in Action. With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, how will […]

Popular Movements Can Overcome Authoritarian Policing

Popular Movements Can Overcome Authoritarian Policing Above photo: Portland protests say Go Home Feds as protests grow. By Noah Berger, AP. Today is the 60th day of protests since the murder of George Floyd. This weekend, people marched in cities across the country in solidarity with Portland and in opposition to the US becoming a police state. […]

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