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Egypt 2016: Who was worse, Mubarak, Morsi or Sisi?
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Egypt 2016: Who was worse, Mubarak, Morsi or Sisi?

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By: Mamdouh Habashi / Source: MROnline.org / The Dawn News / March 1, 2017 2016 was a very difficult year for the Egyptians. Most—both the average man and the political caste—even say it was / is the worst year in the country’s history. Attacking the “revolution” or uprising of 2011, its […]

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Chile News

Half of Chilean Workers Earn Less than 540 Dollars a Month

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  Source: Radio Villa Francia / The Dawn News / August 16, 2017 According to a new research by Fundación Sol, led by economists Marco Kremerman and Gonzalo Durán, revealed that 50% of workers earns less than 350 thousand pesos a month (which is equal to 542 US dollars) and […]

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Morocco News

Morocco. Repressed Protests: Wounded and Detained in Al Hoceima

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In Ajdir, near to Al Hoceima, “clashes exploded between security forces and protesters who wanted to reach Al Hoceima”. Source: Insurgente.org / The Dawn News / June 27, 2017   A large concentration convoked by the protest movement of Morocco was programed for Monday, on the day of the Aid al Fitr, […]

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Colombia News

Colombia’s Choco Expands Civil Strike Protesting Govt Inaction

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Residents of Choco, the poorest region in Colombia, have slammed authorities for turning their backs on some of the country’s most vulnerable people. Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / May 15, 2017 Residents of Colombia’s Choco department, one of the areas of the country hardest hit by over half […]

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Argentina News

Noam Chomsky Danny Glover Sign Letter Against Argentina’s Macri

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Argentina’s poverty has become so evident under Macri that he was forced to admit last September that one in three Argentines lives in poverty. Source: TelesurTV / The Dawn News / March 20, 2017U.S. linguist Noam Chomsky and actor Danny Glover joined more than 100 academics, artists and activists to […]

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New Zealand

New Zealand’s Neoliberal Drift

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  In New Zealand, neoliberal reforms have widened inequality and undermined the country’s self-image as an egalitarian paradise.   By: Branko Marcetic / Source: Jacobin Mag / The Dawn News / A few years ago, when the 2008 global financial crisis was just one or two years old, a coworker […]

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