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Canada: Fighting Caste Discrimination in British Columbia

In December 2018, BC taxi driver Manoj Bhangu was physically assaulted at a workplace Christmas party by two of his co-workers when a business dispute got out of control. In the course of the assault, the two men attacked Bhangu

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International Womens Day. Fight the Right Wing Backlash with Socialist Feminism

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2023 approaches as the wave of women leading movements and struggle against oppression and capitalist exploitation continues to develop, often explosively. The dire consequences of war, mass hunger, climate destruction, political crisis and social breakdown falls

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US. Seattle’s Working People Won the Nation’s First Ban on Caste Discrimination

Originally published by The Nation. Standing in the Seattle City Council chambers on February 21, an Indian-American tech worker named Naresh recalled the caste discrimination he has faced beginning at age 5 in India. His voice quivered with anger as he thought about

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China’s mass revolt – where now?

Most significant protests since the 1989 Democracy Movement At the time of writing police are massing in Chinese cities in an effort to stamp out the recent protest wave. Protests continue at universities. The coming weekend could see new street

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WOMAN, LIFE, FREEDOM: Protest with ISA and Rosa on the 25th of November

“Woman, life, freedom” — This is the main slogan the masses in Iran have been shouting on the streets after the brutal killing of the 22 year old Jina (Mahsa) Amini. From Kurdistan to Azerbaijan, from Sistan & Baluchestan to

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Worst Floods in Pakistan’s History While Country is Virtually Bankrupt

Pakistan’s poverty-stricken masses face many problems. Incomes are not able to keep up with rising prices, there are persistent shortages and at the end of August, inflation stood at 45%. Public infrastructure and social protection are almost non-existent. The country

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Sri Lanka. Mass Storming of Presidential Palace Forces Gotabaya Rajapaksa out of Power

The revolution continues, the whole system has to go! Fast-paced events in crisis-ridden Sri Lanka have taken yet a new turn today, Saturday 9 July, as hundreds of thousands of people descended onto the capital Colombo in a day of

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Sri Lanka: Appointment of Ranil Wickremesinghe Will Not Fix Anything

After weeks of mass protests, strikes, and general strikes across Sri Lanka, which included earlier this week an elementary explosion of popular fury at the country’s ruling elite following a violent attack perpetrated by armed pro-regime thugs against the ‘GotaGoGama’

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Sri Lanka: PM Resigns After Counter-Revolutionary Assault Provokes Furious Response

Events have taken a frenetic pace in Sri Lanka over the last 72 hours. Nothing short of a revolutionary crisis has developed, one that is likely to be a forerunner of similar upheavals in other countries. On the morning of

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Historic “Hartal” Grinds Sri Lanka to a Halt

Responding to a joint appeal issued by over 2,000 trade unions, a countrywide ‘Hartal’ (total strike) brought Sri Lanka to a halt today, Friday 6th. The hartal, the largest in 69 years, was a resounding success. The Railway Joint Trade

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