Archive: December 2013


We are the 99% December 2013

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My Pussy. My Rules! (A discussion with a reader about FEMEN)

Rashedul Chronos Femen’s message is ridiculously dumb. I initially thought they were on to something but other than nudity they don’t have a message. I’m sorry I fail to see …

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Cambodian garment workers continue their strike!

Thousand of Cambodian garment workers continued their strike despite the increased monthly minimum wage rise of $15. The strike forced the garment exporters to close their factories and bring production …

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FEMEN foils Christmas mass in Kölner Dom of Cologne cathedral

FEMEN Sextremist of Germany, Josephine climbed on to the altar of the cathedral protesting against the Vatican criminalization of abortion. The catholic church is one of the most dominant institutions …

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Wages frozen as workers in Russia prepare for Winter Games

In Russia many are traveling south in seek of jobs as the pre-Olympics construction continues. Youth are especially in a rush to get jobs as they are hit the worst …

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Tarja Cronberg visits Iran wearing hijab

As the European parliament delegation visited Iran this week, the head of the delegation, Tarja Cronberg wears hijab. This meeting was  part of the continuing “relations building” with the Islamic …

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Two Pussy Riot members freed

The Pussy Riot group which was formed in 2011, become internationally known when its members performed a song in Moscow’s Cathedral church in 2012. The Punk Prayer was an attack …

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Anti-abortion law protest in Madrid

Activists took their fight to the Ministry of Justice building in Madrid to protest the approval of the law “the Reformed Abortion Act” by the Spanish Council of Ministers. The …

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The government of India takes gay rights back 153 years

The supreme court of India made the decision to reinstate a 153-year-old law that defines marriage as between a man and a women. Gay rights activists flooded the streets of …

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Islamic regime’s attack on Fernanda Lima: a failed representation of the Iranian people

Iranians around the world display their outrage and contempt against the actions of a selected few Islamic regime apologists that have attacked the social media pages of the Brazilian supermodel …

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Students protest tuition fee rises in London: uniting with all workers against corporations and privatization!

Students from universities across London came to the door steps of the University of London Union chanting against the privatization of universities. The students also chanted against police brutality on …

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Fresh protests in Italy: the “pitchfork” movement

A movement that was originally sparked and organized by farmers in Sicily has become the rallying call to all Italian workers including the unemployed, truckers, and students. These protests took …

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Protests in Ukraine: a boss fight with large participation

This month Ukraine has been the centre of anti-government protests as thousands of working people have come to the streets to protest against economic insecurity and government corruption. The people …

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Greek workers and Unionists protest outside Greek parliament

The Greek parliament debated the 2014 austerity-heavy budget that includes at least a 3.2 Billion Euros cuts in addition to one billion being cut from health services budget alone. Further …

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Thousands of fast food workers strike across the US: “Hey, hey, ho, ho, $7.40 has got to go!”

Fast food industry workers across the US come out in force to show their anger, frustration and to demonstrate their growing unity against the fast food corporate giants such as …

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