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AMLO Sworn in as Mexico's President, An Assassination in Oaxaca, Mass Protests in Serbia, The Vests Persist, Cuba's New Constitution, Migrant Workers in Korea, Unrest in Iran, Global Year

 



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AMLO Sworn in as Mexico's President, An Assassination in Oaxaca, Mass Protests in Serbia, The Vests Persist, Cuba's New Constitution, Migrant Workers in Korea, Unrest in Iran, Global Year

"You're through!" An anti-government protest in Belgrade, Serbia on Saturday, Photograph: Srdjan Suki/EPA

 

  1. AMLO’s Inauguration and the Future of Mexico
  2. Oaxaca Mayor Shot Dead After Inauguration
  3. Serbia: Thousands Protest President
  4. Seasons Greetings from France’s Yellow Vests: “We Are Not Tired”
  5. Cuba's New Constitution Takes Shape
  6. South Korea: ‘Migrant Workers are Not Consumables, We are Humans!’
  7. Iran: New Wave of Strikes / Protests Need Solidarity
  8. The Battle Continues Against Neoliberalism and the Global Right

 

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AMLO’s Inauguration and the Future of Mexico

Laura Carlsen / NACLA Report (New York)

Andrés Manuel López Obrador was inaugurated December 1, in a ceremony unlike any other seen in Mexico. What’s next for the new president?

 

Mexico: Oaxaca's New Mayor Murdered After Inauguration

teleSUR (Caracas)

At least six authorities elected in the July 1 general elections were killed before taking office. Four of them belonged to Morena, one to the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) and one to the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico (PVEM).

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Serbia: Thousands Protest President

Daniel McLaughlin / The Irish Times (Dublin)

President Aleksandar Vucic accused of undermining democracy and rule of law.

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Seasons Greetings from France’s Yellow Vests: “We Are Not Tired”

Richard Greeman / ZNet (Woods Hole MA)

The Yellow Vest rebellion, now in its seventh week, is not “petering out,” despite the near-unanimous pronouncement of the mainstream media.

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Cuba's New Constitution Takes Shape

Roberto Livi / Il Manifesto Global (Rome)

An explicit reference to Communism has been added—not present in the initial text: “The human being reaches their full dignity only in Socialism and Communism.“

 

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South Korea: ‘Migrant Workers Are Not Consumables, We Are Humans!’

Jo He-rim / The Korea Herald (Seoul)

Marking International Migrants Day, labor unions and human rights groups took to the streets to demand the Korean government revise the labor policy to a “Work Permit System” to protect the labor rights of foreign workers.

 

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New Wave of Strikes / Protests in Iran Need Solidarity

Frieda Afary / Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists

Ongoing protests and strikes in Iran have gained a new intensity. The oil-producing and industrial province of Khuzestan in southern Iran continues to be the most active site of labor, environmental and human rights struggles.

 

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The Battle Continues Against Neoliberalism and the Global Right

Anish R and Muhammed Shabeer / Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)

The year witnessed struggles across the world, most often led by trade unions, against neoliberalism and the related rise of the right-wing.

 

 
 

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