Daily Archives: March 17, 2018

Tunisia: protesting austerity, demanding sovereignty

by Hamza Hamouchene

The recent protests show that Tunisia is still a cauldron of popular resistance against neoliberal and neo-colonial attacks on the country’s sovereignty.

Around 800 people were arrested, dozens were injured and at least one person was killed in a violent police crackdown on the protests that rocked Tunisia for over two weeks in January. The protesters, who stemmed from a wide variety of social and economic backgrounds, took to the streets in response to the government’s announcement of its 2018 budget. A new round of harsh austerity measures are predicted to inflate prices of basic foods, fuel and energy and to further undermine crucial public services such as health care and education.

Turkish army attacks civilian convoy in Afrin: Dozens killed

The invading Turkish army continues its attacks against civilians in Afrin Canton of Northern Syria.

According to reports, Turkish army targeted a tractor and another vehicle at the exit point of the city on the 57th day of invasion attacks against Afrin.Dozens of civilians including children have been killed in the attack.

FROM A SUGAR FACTORY TO A BITCOIN MINE – NO COUNTRY FOR A WORKER

This is the tragedy of our economic development in Georgia. Through free trade agreements, FDI, and idiotic like embracement of every new technological innovation by the government, the actual people in Georgia are unemployed or working poor, in debt and trying to leave the country as soon as they can. In Agara, the employees are staying to fight for a chance to work.