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, by Collectif Délinquants solidaires

Délit de solidarité : le guide

Le collectif Délinquants solidaires a publié un nouvel outil intitulé « Délit de solidarité : le guide ». Il s’adresse à tout·es celles et ceux qui se mobilisent en solidarité avec les personnes exilées, migrantes, sans papiers en France.

, 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 (...)

The People’s Social Forum: Coming in 2014

Le Forum Social des Peuples (Canada, 2014)

Résumé en français : Retour sur l’énorme succès du premier rassemblement pour l’organisation du Forum social des Peuples du Canada qui aura lieu en 2014. Ce weekend préparatoire s’est tenu les 26 et 27 janvier à l’Université d’Ottawa et réunissait des représentants de la société civile québécoise, (...)

Filipino Supreme Court suspends cybercrime law

La Cour suprême philippine suspend la loi sur le "cybercrime"

Des milliers de citoyens et journalistes à travers le monde se sont mobilisés contre la nouvelle loi votée aux Philippines sur le "cybercrime" qu’ils considèrent comme une porte ouverte au "cyber-autoritarisme". Ils craignent que cette loi qui légalise la surveillance des posts sur facebook, des (...)

, by Frontline , GHOSH Jayati

The new reality: migration in India

Migration en Inde : une nouvelle réalité

En Inde, de plus en plus de conflits sociaux, politiques ou économiques sont centrés autour des questions de migration. Les tensions sociales et l’instabilité en Assam, liées aux perceptions des différences générées par les migrations passées, ont trouvé un écho inquiétant dans la circulation rapide de (...)

, by MASSIAH Gustave

Reflections on the European Social Movement

For several years we have been faced with the need to build a European Social Movement, with all its challenges. The European Social Forums were, for a while, an expression of this dynamic. But we must admit that this dynamic is now faltering, due to the changing situation of Europe and in (...)

, by Infochange

Profiting from the needy

By Samir Nazareth

Samir Nazareth questions cause-related marketing which extends a corporation’s markets – for water purification sachets or sanitary napkins — in the guise of providing essential services to the poor.
In Bhopal, Unilever and Population Services International (PSI) are sensitising citizens to the (...)

, by LINKS

The Syrian revolt enters a new phase

By Richard Seymour

As Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad flees the capital, the armed segments of the revolution appear to be inflicting blows on sections of the security apparatus and taking over major cities: the revolution is turning a corner. Robert Fisk reports that a crucial dynamic now is the fracturing of an (...)

, by Frontline

Rohingyas’ flight

By Haroon Habib

Bangladesh is facing another influx of Rohingyas following sectarian violence in the Rakhine state in western Myanmar.
The spillover of the sectarian violence that began in early June in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, located south of Bangladesh, has once again started affecting the border regions of (...)

, by Himal Southasian

Lady liberty and the ethnic cauldron

By Kanak Mani Dixit

As the applause for her singular democratic struggle subsides, Aung San Suu Kyi will have to tackle the challenge of defining a viable nation-state while responding to the multiple assertions of identity and autonomy within Burma.
As Aung San Suu Kyi returns to Burma from her two-week tour of (...)

, by SACSIS

Youth Unemployment: A Global Challenge

By Glenn Ashton

All over the world the youngest, historically most employable sector of society is struggling to find secure employment. In China an estimated one third of college graduates are unable to get work. In Spain and Greece unemployment amongst the youth has risen above 50%. In South Africa it is (...)

, by CHOMSKY Noam

Destroying the Commons: On Shredding the Magna Carta

Down the road only a few generations, the millennium of Magna Carta, one of the great events in the establishment of civil and human rights, will arrive. Whether it will be celebrated, mourned, or ignored is not at all clear.
That should be a matter of serious immediate concern. What we do (...)

, 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 Pambazuka

Egypt’s working class and the question of organisation

By Hossam El-Hamalawy

The nascent trade union movement in Egypt will need to develop political structures for the voices of the working class to be heard in electoral processes.
‘Who is the labour candidate in this presidential election?’ This is a question I have been asked frequently in the past few days. My answer (...)

, 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 (...)