Since the Hong Kong mass struggles in 2019, the situation has changed completely. The dictatorship of Xi Jinping and the misnamed Communist Party (CCP) has answered with massive and unprecedented repression of democratic rights aimed at destroying the movement and preventing any future mass struggles in Hong Kong and China.
March 8 is International Women’s Day, when across the world the struggle for women’s rights is stepped up. Further reports for 8M from different countries can be found on the ROSA site rosainternational.org
Support is growing for the ‘Civil Disobedience Campaign’ first launched by medical workers from over 80 hospitals in Myanmar. They have now been joined by civil servants from the Ministry of Energy and members of the police force are joining the struggle against the coup, openly demonstrating the three-finger salute — symbol of the protest.
Joe Biden has entered the White House. On top of the economic crisis is a terribly mishandled pandemic caused by environmental degradation that threatens our way of life. Biden’s first 100 days will be high stakes.