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The ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work

With what author and activist Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., appears to be forging a political pathway for solving all of the ills of US society and the planet in one fell swoop. Her plan would give a select committee of the US House of…

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Act VIII: Yellow Vests Take Over Streets Across France

Yellow vest protesters, who are demanding social justice in France, came out on Saturday, January 5 for their 8th massive mobilisation. Dwindling numbers during the holidays generated fears that the movement had waned, but after dinners and family gatherings, the people of France have retaken the streets. At least 18 people have been arrested so…

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Massive Rallies, Angry Protests Mark Two-Day Countrywide Strike

Issuing a clarion call against the Modi government, an estimated 20 crore people from organised sector, both public and private, including workers working in multinational companies, scheme workers and the unorganised sector successfully carried out a two-day nationwide strike on January 8-9. They were protesting against the “anti-labour, anti-people and anti-national policies” of the BJP-led…

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Mahila Samvad Yatra: Sabarmati to Srinagar

Mahila Samvad Yatra: Sabarmati to Srinagar The world is celebrating Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. And this is not just because of the calendar, but because of his contributions to mankind. He gave an alternate perspective to human civilisation and a unique way to fight injustice. To the world, driven by the idea of might against…