Tag Archives: social movements

India | TNUEF’s Walk from Salem to Chennai demands law against ‘honour’ killings

For a State with relatively appreciable socio-economic indicators and a legacy of many social reform movements, Tamil Nadu has struggled to effectively deal with caste-based discrimination and violence. One of the more horrific forms this violence takes has been the so-called ‘honour’ killings, where young men and women, more often the latter, are brutally murdered by their own relatives for the crime of falling in love with someone from another caste. Just 20 days ago, the police in Thoothukudi district cracked a two-year-old case and recovered the body parts of a 17-year-old girl, who had been killed by her uncles for being in a relationship with a Dalit man.

Altun: Socialism cannot be built with the tools of capitalism

Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Executive Council member Rıza Altun spoke to ANF English service about the delusions with regards to having a true stance against the system, imperialism and capitalism, PKK’s approach to real socialism and socialism, change of paradigm after the capture of Abdullah Öcalan.

USA | Angela Davis: An Interview on the Futures of Black Radicalism

 “The concept associated with Black Marxism that I find most productive and most potentially transformative is the concept of racial capitalism…. Global capitalism cannot be adequately comprehended if the racial dimension of capitalism is ignored.”

India | Over 40.000 inhabitants of Narmada Valley in India are evicted after blocking the river with a dam

The concerned citizens and civil society groups across India, declare their support and solidarity with the struggle of the people of Narmada Valley and challenge the unlawful and unjust decision of the Government of India to close the Sardar Sarovar Dam gates and evict 40,000 families by force.

France | Just one day after Emmanuel Macron’s election and Paris holds its first protest

Less than 24 hours after being elected the new president of France Emmanuel Macron faced his first street protests organised by trade unions.

The protest was organised under the name of the “Social Front” which had already staged protests before the second round to show their anger over the choice of candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron.