Week-long Blockades on Over 75 Roads and Highways Across Bolivia

By Tomas Castanheira / World Socialist Web Site Since Monday, a movement of strikes and blockades of main roads by workers and peasants has been spreading in Bolivia. Protesters are opposing a decree that further postpones general elections, threatening to maintain the de facto government of Jeanine Áñez indefinitely in power. This week’s actions are […]

Germany: Activists Block Shell Refinery in Wesseling / Godorf

Press Release by “No (S)hell On Earth” (google translated by EF!J) Climate activists began blockading the central infrastructure of the Rhineland Shell refineries at 6 this morning. This action of several small groups is called “No (S)hell On Earth,” and takes place as part of the campaign days “Resistance With Distance” (#AufstandMitAbstand). 60 activists are […]

Chihuahua, MX: Revolt Demands Access to Water Allotted to US

by Difusión Comunista Anárquica / It’s Going Down English translation of a report from Difusión Comunista Anárquica about the recent uprising in defense of water in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Since Wednesday July 29, self-organized protests by campesinos and community members have kicked off in the municipality of Rosales in the Mexican state of […]

Multiple Construction Site Blockades and Lock Downs for the National Day of Direct Action Against the Baltic Pipeline Project in Denmark

Early on the morning of August 3, activists from across Denmark woke up early and locked down at multiple construction sites to stop construction of the Baltic Pipe, just one more of the idiotic fossil gas infrastructure projects currently being built in Europe. The Baltic pipe project wants to bring Norwegian fossil gas to Poland, […]

July 13: Remembering Willem Van Spronsen

It feels impossible that only one year has passed since Willem Van Spronsen’s action at the Tacoma ICE detention center, and at the same time we can’t believe it’s already July again. As we began working on our Fall issue last August, Willem’s final words and actions were fresh on our minds. It felt as […]

Mali Anti-Government Protest Escalates and Occupies National Broadcaster

from AMW English A large anti-government demonstration in Mali has turned into a total uprising against the state. Protesters tried to occupy the national assembly, two major bridges, and successfully shut down national broadcasting in the country. The protest against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keit is the third such demonstration in two months – significantly escalating […]