Latin America

Activist's death overshadows Argentina's elections

Analysts say the disappearance of the indigenous rights activist could sway Argentina's midterm elections on Sunday.

Russia

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail

Navalny was arrested last month as he prepared to travel to the city of Nizhny Novgorod to lead a rally.

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail

Far Right

US university braces for alt-right's Richard Spencer

State governor declares state of emergency before rally against white supremacist event at University of Florida.

Catalonia

Thousands demand release of jailed Catalan separatists

More than 200,000 march in Barcelona, calling for release two separatists leaders detained on sedition charges.

Thousands demand release of jailed Catalan separatists

Opinion

Charlottesville redux

On American history, the First Amendment, supremacist violence and the Antifa.

Stanley L Cohen

by Stanley L Cohen

Stanley L Cohen

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong protesters use China National Day to call for democracy

In Hong Kong, protest organisers say 40,000 people marched on Sunday through heavy rain to rally against Chinese National Day celebrations. Demonstrators defied the celebrations to call for more democracy and an end to political persecution.

US & Canada

US: Thousands rally for racial justice

Thousands of Americans have joined what has been called a “march for racial justice” in Washington, DC.

Opinion

A day of rage against President Duterte

Support for the Philippines' populist president starts to dwindle as his brutal war on drugs continue to take lives.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Opinion

Take a knee for justice: Protest white power!

When you mix US sports, capitalism, white supremacy and black protest together, you are headed for nuclear social reset.

John Sims

by John Sims

John Sims

Haiti

Strike over new transport taxes brings Haiti to a halt

Protesters, unhappy with a new budget approved earlier this month, take to the streets for a second week.

Strike over new transport taxes brings Haiti to a halt

US & Canada

UC Berkeley students protest right-wing speaker in US

University management defends Shapiro's visit to campus, as several arrests are made during protests against him.

UC Berkeley students protest Ben Shapiro speaking event

Opinion

Car-ramming: The signature move of the American fascist

This week's car-ramming attempt in Vancouver, WA is not the first and will not be the last. So who is responsible?

Kim Kelly

by Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly

Africa

'Hundreds of thousands' protest across Togo

Protesters brandished placards denouncing President Faure Gnassingbe, whose family has been in power for 50 years.

Europe

Spain unites for 500,000-strong Barcelona march

Differences put aside as half-a-million people join major rally against violence following deadly attacks last week.

US & Canada

'Victory': Thousands protest far right in San Francisco

Anti-racist demonstrators take to the streets despite rally cancellation by the right-wing Patriot Prayer group.

'Victory': Thousands protest far right in San Francisco