LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

Photo: Protesters assembled outside the Parliament building last Tuesday to reject the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hassan Diab By Miriam Cordova On February 11, over 400 protesters were injured in a riot outside the parliament building in Beirut as the Lebanese parliament held a vote of confidence on the newly appointed cabinet.  The vote was held as Lebanon faces a deepening financial crisis … Continue reading LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

CHILE: The Heroic People Set Fire to Fascist Torture Center

Photo: Smoke from fire set by protesters at Tejas Verdes School of Engineers in Chile. By Ed Dalton In the context of a general strike across Chile where more than two million people were mobilized, on November 12 the people set fire to the Tejas Verdes School of Engineers in San Antonio, the site of one of Pinochet’s former fascist torture centers. The fire set by … Continue reading CHILE: The Heroic People Set Fire to Fascist Torture Center