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Watch the roundtable presenting Passerelle Collection’s n°22

"Democracies Under Pressure. Authoritarianism, Repression, Struggles"

You can watch here the roundtable discussing the latest issue of Passerelle Collection Democracies Under Pressure. Authoritarianism, Repression, Struggles, which was held online on Wednesday, May 19th 2021 on ritimo’s PeerTube account.

, by MASSIAH Gustave

Getting out of neoliberalism

Neoliberalism is in crisis but still dominating. Position concerning neoliberalism plays a major political role. We could confirm it recently in all countries of Maghreb and Machrek. After 2011, the new cycle of struggles and revolutions has offered and is still offering great hopes. They (...)

Good catch, bad catch

Bonne pêche, mauvaise pêche

Les pêcheurs se sentent désormais dévalorisés dans leurs savoirs du fait de l’introduction des nouvelles techniques (chalut, sonar, GPS). Rares sont les pêcheurs qui encouragent leurs enfants à travailler dans la pêche. Quand leurs revenus s’améliorent, ils incitent leurs enfants à étudier. Le métier (...)

, by Frontline

Sri Lanka: Rising from the ruins

Le Sri Lanka se relève de ses ruines

Résumé en français : Trois ans après la fin de la guerre, la réconciliation demeure un rêve lointain alors que le gouvernement sri lankais et l’Alliance nationale tamoule campent respectivement sur leurs positions. Pendant ce temps, les habitants ordinaires de la minorité tamoule se battent pour (...)

, by SACSIS

South African Television’s Accumulation by Dispossession

By Jane Duncan

Last month, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) released draft Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) regulations for a second round of public consultations. The DTT transition provides South Africa with an opportunity to address the uneven development of television, (...)

, by Our Water Commons

Water Solutions

As we seek to better understand what circumstances local alternatives for democratic, equitable and sustainable control of water Commons are working best, water justice activists in the North and South continue to rediscover the wealth of alternatives in the indigenous societies that so-called (...)

, by LINKS

Quebec: Huge protest backs students

By Roger Annis

Quebec’s student movement, and the swelling ranks of its popular allies, staged a huge rally and march in Montreal on May 22. The march supported the students’ fight for free, quality public education and rejected government repression. Estimates by some mainstream news outlets and by many (...)

, by Seminar Magazine

Vaccination: Need for caution

By Indira Chakravarthi

FOR almost a century now vaccination has been promoted by governments across the world as an indispensable public health measure to reduce incidence and associated mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases. In fact, use of vaccines and ability to control infectious diseases are looked (...)

, by Global Forest Coalition

REDD Realities

How strategies to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation could impact on biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples in developing countries
Executive Summary
This publication includes independent monitoring reports on the development of national strategies to Reduce Emissions (...)

, by Himal Southasian

Tibet burning

By Topden Tsering

A close look at past and present shows the self-immolators and their struggle to be anything but apolitical.
The string of self-immolations inside Tibet – started in 2009 by a Kirti Monastery monk named Tapey and which most recently claimed two monks in Barkham County on 30 March – shows no sign (...)

, by Frontline

India’s Budget: Losing direction

By Jayati Ghosh

The Budget provides proof of the United Progressive Alliance government having forgotten the importance of its own “flagship schemes”.
BUDGET 2012-13 provides conclusive proof that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has lost its way. It has managed the remarkable feat of upsetting (...)

, by SACSIS

Cultural Villages: Defining Moments Or Problematic Perspectives?

By Charlene Houston

In a recent media article, the Mayor of Cape Town’s spokesperson stated that the City intends to establish a Khoisan village in Hout Bay’s Hangberg fishing village, as a way of building an inclusive city. In the past, similar announcements have been made in the context of boosting tourism in the (...)

, by Other News

Welcome to the Levant

By Manvendra Singh

Any attempts at playing Good Samaritan in Syria must be tempered by the fact that this is the Levant, where Asia touches the Mediterranean.
Ba’ath Party rule is as despicable a form of Government as is possible to find. Ruthless in their tyranny, Ba’athists employ every possible means of torture (...)

, by SACSIS

Talking about Race Without Ending Racism

By Anna Majavu

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has been campaigning furiously for the past two months against the assertion that Cape Town is racist, after this was again thrust into the public spotlight at the beginning of the year by acclaimed singer Simphiwe Dana’s tweet that “no matter how famous/ rich you (...)