Happy Birthday, Gilets Jaunes

Today marks one year since yellow-vested protesters first occupied roundabouts and intersections across France. The movement has given a voice to parts of society that usually go ignored — and the newfound spirit of revolt is continuing to shake Emmanuel Macron’s government.

Saving Europe’s Bankers, Not Its Workers

When European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi left office last month, he was widely praised for “saving the euro.” But he did this at the expense of working people — exploiting the crisis to impose an ever more unbreakable austerity regime.

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  • Issue No. 34 out now!
  • Summer 2019

War Is a Racket

Shut Down the School of the Americas/ WHINSEC

The School of the Americas/WHINSEC in Fort Benning, Georgia, has become notorious for training and enabling torturers, dictators, and massacres throughout the Western Hemisphere. But the SOA’s crimes aren’t a thing of the past — the school is still training the human rights abusers of today, especially through ICE and the Border Patrol.

McStrike Comes to 10 Downing Street

Earlier this week, striking McDonald’s workers in the UK went to 10 Downing Street to disrupt business as usual. Their demands: a living wage, union recognition, and an end to sexual harassment on the job.

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