Tag archive for ‘protests’
By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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The mass protests in Iraq and the US drive to recolonize the Middle East

Among the hundreds of thousands who filled the streets of Baghdad were workers and youth whose entire lives have been shaped by the crimes of US imperialism. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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Discussions on Clean Energy, Climate Protests Mark WEF-2020 In Davos

This year’s meeting of global elites, which was comprised mainly of politicians, bankers and celebrities, was marked and influenced by the climate change agenda. But for some reason, WEF-2020 was attended by less More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Smoke and violence in Beirut as Lebanese protests continue after new government formed (VIDEOS)

The streets of Beirut filled with smoke and echoed with shots, as demonstrators faced off against riot police in the Lebanese capital. The formation of a new government has failed to quell public anger. An agreement More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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The Australian Bushfire Crisis: Are Liberal Protests Undermining the Real Solution?

Over the past two months, the Australian subconscious has been subsumed by images from the Bureau of Meteorology: topographic maps depicting the spread of uncontrollable bushfires across residential areas, or the More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Protests continue in Beirut after Lebanon forms new Hezbollah-approved government

Even after the formation of a new government in Lebanon, heated demonstrations in the streets of Beirut show no signs of slowing down, with protesters continuing to trade blows with security forces in on-and-off More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Mass protests escalate in Iraq and Lebanon

Both countries saw violent clashes as discredited caretaker governments fail to meet any of the social and political demands made by hundreds of thousands who have taken to the streets. World Socialist Web Site More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Demonstrators against inequality march to the office of the president in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The march kicks off a week of planned global protests aimed at calling for an end to the “age of greed” and demanding fairer solutions

Demonstrators against inequality march to the office of the president in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Friday. The march kicks off a week of planned global protests aimed at calling for an end to the “age More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Iraq protests revive amid anger at slow pace of reform

Iraq protests revive amid anger at slow pace of reform Demonstrators demand early elections based on reformed voting law, new prime minister and that corrupt officials be held to account MEE More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Striking Paris Opera artists perform outdoor concert against pension reforms – while Macron flees theater amid protests (VIDEOS)

As France marked its 45th consecutive day of strikes on Saturday, hundreds of artists from the Paris Opera performed a stunning outdoor concert in front of the Palais Garnier to voice their opposition to pension More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Dozens injured as anti-bank protests rock Beirut for second night

Dozens injured as anti-bank protests rock Beirut for second night Hundreds of protesters gathered outside central bank before moving to a police station where others had been detained MEE and More...