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20/10/20
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Unist'ot'en Solidarity Brigade       
Photo of RCMP violently arresting Sepwecemc land defender blocakding Trans Mountain Drilling under the Thompson River Friday
From coast to coast right now Indigenous people are being attacked by state and settler forces for defending their inherent rights. 
20/10/20
Author: 
Alex Nguyen
Climate Strike Vancouver - photo: Christopher Porter

Oct. 19, 2020

Harrison Johnston remembers standing in a little coffee shop last September, watching in awe as a massive crowd marched from Vancouver City Hall to the Central Library downtown.

Then a lead organizer with Sustainabiliteens, a youth-led climate movement in Metro Vancouver that coordinated the Sept. 27, 2019, climate strike, he said he had only expected up to 20,000 people. Instead, the protest became the largest in the city’s history, with over 100,000 people filling the streets.

19/10/20
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Tom Phillips and Dan Collyns in La Paz
Luis Arce, centre, celebrates with his running mate, David Choquehuanca, right, on Monday. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

19 Oct 2020 

Exit polls for presidential election project win for Luis Arce as rival concedes defeat

Evo Morales’s leftwing party is celebrating a stunning political comeback after its candidate appeared to trounce rivals in Bolivia’s presidential election.

18/10/20
Author: 
Alan Macleod, Mintpress News
Design using photo: A demonstrator holds a banner against International Monetary Fund during a protest in Quito, Ecuador, May 18, 2020. Dolores Ochoa. Editing by MintPress News.

October 16, 2020

[Editor: Looks like Naomi Klein's 'Shock Doctrine' at work.]

76 Of The 91 Loans The IMF Has Negotiated Since The Beginning Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Come Attached With Demands For Deep Cuts To Public Services And Policies That Benefit Corporations Over People.

The enormous economic dislocation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic offers a unique opportunity to fundamentally alter the structure of society, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) i[s] using the crisis to implement near-permanent austerity measures across the world.

18/10/20
Author: 
Allison Kite and Robert A. Cronkleton, The Kansas City Star
Protesters with KC Tenants came armed with signs outside the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City on Thursday. Shelly Yang SYANG@KCSTAR.COM

October 16, 2020

18/10/20
Author: 
​Chelsea Nash
Image: Tess Siksay
October 9, 2020

On November 3, Canadians will no doubt be transfixed by the historical American presidential election, but gig workers in Canada and those working to organize them will also be paying attention to a voter referendum taking place in California.

18/10/20
Author: 
Paris Marx
California Wildfire

A new report shows that the world's top 1% is responsible for double the emissions of the entire bottom half of the planet. The conclusion is clear – to fight climate change, we have to fight the ruling class.

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