Posts Tagged ‘struggle’

Turkey in the Language Struggle with Russia in Central Asia

It is well known that language is one of the main internal determinants of a person’s self-consciousness. The perception is conditioned precisely by language, which sets the vision and perception of the world. Hence it is not surprising that one of the areas of active confrontation between the West and Russia in recent decades has […]

The Struggle for Influence in Southeast Asia Continues

In early August, the mutual maneuvering of the world’s leading powers in the Southeast Asian sub-region continues. Their main participants are the United States and China, who are increasingly drawn into a struggle for the minds and hearts of people living in Southeast Asia. For the dominant influence on individual countries and the regional Association […]

Chicago Area Mechanics Speak Out About Isolation Of Their Struggle

Above Photo: Chicago auto mechanics on strike. IAMAW Automobile Mechanics’/Twitter. After more than three weeks on strike, mechanics in the Chicago area, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 701, are being kept in the dark about negotiations and isolated from their brothers and sisters in the same local and […]

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Tops 2,100 As Survivors Struggle To Access Aid, Shelter

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Tensions have been growing over the slow pace of aid reaching victims of a powerful weekend earthquake that killed more than 2,100 people in Haiti and was trailed by a drenching tropical depression. At the small airport in the southwestern community of Les Cayes, throngs of people gathered outside the […]

Dying Patients With Rare Diseases Struggle to Get Experimental Therapies

Fear of FDA approval problems keeps drugmakers from letting patients try potential life-changing treatments At 15, Autumn Fuernisen is dying. She was diagnosed at age 11 with a rare degenerative brain disorder that has no known cure or way to slow it down: juvenile-onset Huntington’s disease. “There’s lots of things that she used to be […]

Jared Taylor Says Ashkenazi jews Are “Patriotic Men of the West” & “Allies” in White Struggle

Jared “jews look h’White to me” Taylor has been shilling for jews from the start, so this is really nothing new. Anyone who really thinks this guy is on our side is deluded. The people who are genociding us are really White allies? Share now! Source 00

Farmers’ Struggle Challenges Modi Government’s Neo-Fascist Tyranny

Most heartening that the momentum of democratic resistance continues to flourish at Tikri border in Delhi, to challenge the oppression of the Saffron rulers. In a range of spheres it most relentlessly challenged the nefarious economic policies of the BJP govt. and called on people to leave no stone unturned in toppling them. Every democrat […]

Defend The Cuba Revolution And Struggle For More Socialism

Millions have turned away from the illusions and corruption of capitalism toward the possibility of organizing a society informed by the values of cooperation, equality, community, peace, and life. “Capitalism transforms water into a commodity, food into a luxury, education into an impossibility and basic healthcare into a distant dream.’ Hundreds of thousands of unnecessary […]

Gaza’s next generation of physicians struggle to graduate

Why are you enrolling your daughter in a major that requires so much money?! If she was my daughter, I’d never let her enter medical school. This was typical of the comments received by Aseel Abu Nada’s mother after her daughter decided to pursue a medical degree. And she understands why. “My family went through […]

‘Beita is undefeatable’: Inside the struggle to save this Palestinian village from Israeli settlers

In early May, a group of Israeli settlers arrived with caravans and set up an illegal outpost on the top of Jabal Sabih on the outskirts of Beita, in the northern occupied West Bank.  Since then, every single day for more than two months, protests in the village have been nonstop, and the Israeli response […]

Israel Falsely Paints Palestinian Armed Struggle As Islamic Fundamentalism

As a means of narrative control, the Israeli government’s propaganda, and that of its allies, has desperately attempted to demonize and breed misconceptions about the nature of the Palestinian violent resistance to occupation. Western governments (and Israel) and their media apparatus have for years attempted to conflate the Palestinian armed struggle with the terrorism of […]

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 […]

The Struggle Continues in Colombia

Above Photo: AP Photo/Fernando Vergara Colombia’s wave of protests continues unabated. This is a first hand account from a comrade living in Colombia. Colombia’s wave of protests continues unabated. On May 12th, there were massive demonstrations throughout the country, indicating that the movement shows no immediate signs of waning. Between the last national mobilisation and […]

If I Fall In The Struggle, Take My Place

Above photo: Tiger Tateishi (Japan), Samurai, the Watcher (Koya no Yojinbo), 1965. Ugliness defines the mood of state violence from Cali (Colombia) to Durban (South Africa), each context different and the depth of the violence particular to the location. Images of security forces cracking down on people trying to express their political rights have become commonplace. […]

Women’s inexorable struggle, from the maven of Arabic short stories

This month we’re excited to share Mahmoud Shukair’s “Praise for the Women of the Family,” a delightful novel set in the tumultuous time after the Nakba (the Palestinian exodus from what is now Israel), portraying the rapid advance of modernity and the growing conflict in 1950s Palestine. Shukair is one of the most celebrated and […]

Jewish principals struggle to celebrate Lag Ba’omer amid Meron tragedy

After months of distanced learning, Sharon Levin was excited for her school to celebrate Lag b’Omer together on Friday with a day of outdoor activities. The spring holiday, which is popular among students at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy near Philadelphia, was to include a picnic, a bonfire and a mini-color war, or tournament where […]

Justice is embedded in our struggle

I’m Sam Bahour, a writer and entrepreneur from Palestine. I hope you’ll listen to my brief message encouraging you to join me in supporting Mondoweiss. Mondoweiss covers the movement for Palestinian rights in the context of what’s happening in the United States. Why is this important? Because today, the United States is the front line of this struggle. As […]

Nearly Half of Brits Say They Will Struggle to Revert Back to Normal Life After Lockdown

During a House subcommittee hearing Thursday, Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio demanded answers from White House medical advisor Anthony Fauci to basic questions about COVID restrictions, but was told he was ‘making the matter personal’, that he was ‘ranting’, and to ‘shut his mouth’. Jordan charged Fauci of flip flopping on restrictions such as masks […]

Support the Struggle of the Farmers. It Is Our Struggle Too! – Part 3

The Modi Government is worried that if it is forced to withdraw the farm bills under pressure of the farmers’ movement, it may inspire people’s struggles against other elements of neoliberalism imposed on India by the World Bank – such as cut in education and health subsidies. It is now 47 days since the farmers […]

The Struggle for Space: On the Significance of Religious Minorities

Are we losing the “in-built” measures of modernity in the religious minorities’ struggle for reclaiming equal and free space in India? The answer rests in the response of India’s religious minorities to the state of its shrinking democracy. Four Christian women including two nuns were travelling together in a group by Utkal Express from Delhi […]

Libya’s struggle over army chief post: Will Haftar take over or force the appointment of his men?

The task to unify the Libyan army and integrate all the battalions under one command has become the most serious and controversial issue for discussion in light of ongoing efforts to settle the Libyan crisis, amid attempts by the renegade General Khalifa Haftar to impose a loyal candidate. Haftar’s absence from the scene, under international […]

Tugs, Dredgers Still Struggle to Free Ship Blocking Suez Canal

Ever Given container ship is seen in Suez Canal in this satellite image taken by Satellogic?s NewSat-16 on March 25, 2021. Photo: Satellogic/Handout via REUTERS Suez Canal salvage teams were alternating between dredging and tugging on Sunday to dislodge a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway, while two sources said efforts had been complicated […]

Yemeni women struggle during time of war

Huda Al-Bakri lives in Seiyun in eastern Yemen. She is one of the few women who have delved into the world of politics, leading youth, peace and security issues advocacy campaigns in Yemen. Al-Bakri, 27, participated recently in TEDxWomen in Seiyun, which was held virtually after it previously was canceled due to social pressures holding […]

Biden Administration Cynically Manipulates LGBTQ Rights Struggle To Advance Empire

Above photo: Protester in U.S. ally Poland in 2018 opposing the government’s attacks on LGBTQ rights. Klarqa/Wikimedia Commons. Perhaps feeling wind in his sails after an executive order reversing Trump-era anti-LGBTQ policies, US President Joe Biden is now seeking to make defense of LGBTQ rights abroad a part of US imperialist foreign policy. The hypocrisy of his […]

Abortion Ban Repealed In New Mexico After Years Of Struggle

Radical and progressive activists recently led the way to an important victory for working-class women in New Mexico. For the past three years, several organizations in New Mexico, including the Party for Socialism and Liberation, have struggled to force the repeal of a 1969 New Mexico law which made it illegal for women to make […]

Palestinian-Americans struggle to get vaccinated, say U.S. government abandoned them

When Wafaa Jallaq and her group of friends went to the Qalandiya checkpoint between the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem on February 23rd, the group had high hopes that after nearly one year of the pandemic, they would finally be getting the COVID-19 vaccine.  Jallaq, a 26-year-old Palestinian-American from Ohio, arrived at […]

New Deal Electric Cooperatives Struggle To Democratize

Above photo: President Roosevelt delivers a speech at the dedication of the U.S. Rural Electrification Project. Getty Images. And Make a Green Transition. FDR program to electrify rural America is now beset by expensive coal plants and often-hidebound governing boards, as members clamor for transparency and renewables. What began three years ago as a campaign […]

Remembering British Citizens Who Helped Indian Struggle Against Colonial Rule

Colonial rule is generally a relentless long story of exploitation and injustice, and this is certain true of the nearly two centuries of British rule in India. Despite this reality, however, it is fascinating to know that there were several British citizens who went out of their way to help the struggles of India against […]

Tarnished by its Gaza rule, Hamas may struggle in Palestinian elections

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Viral Inequality and the Farmers’ Struggle in India  

According to a new report by Oxfam, ‘The Inequality Virus’, the wealth of the world’s billionaires increased by $3.9tn (trillion) between 18 March and 31 December 2020. Their total wealth now stands at $11.95tn. The world’s 10 richest billionaires have collectively seen their wealth increase by $540bn over this period. In September 2020, Jeff Bezos […]

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