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Colombia’s democratic facade is crumbling to pieces

Colombia. The state’s brutal response to a one-day general strike has sparked weeks of protests in Colombia, resulting in dozens of deaths. The time for dialogue is over.

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After #lockdown, anti-government protests resume in #Colombia

Colombia. After months of lockdown, during which the state continued to rape, murder and massacre, Colombians are out in the streets again to protest their criminal government.

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#GeorgeFloyd: one death too many in the “land of the free”

The murder of Floyd is not a once-off incident. Last year 1,099 people were killed by the US police, of which a sizeable proportion are black. 99% of these murders remain in absolute impunity –an alarming impunity rate only rivalled by the likes of Colombia in the continent, which goes to demonstrate how police violence, far from an anomaly, is condoned by the US establishment. By all of it, whether Republican or Democrat.

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Book Review: #Anarchism in #Korea (South & North)

Korea (South and North). Independence, transnationalism, and the question of national development 1919–1984. A book review: Dongyoun Hwang (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2016).

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#Colombia on strike: “This government has to fall”

Colombia’s national civic strike is paving the way for a rural-urban coalition of protesters and movements that together can take on President Duque’s right-wing government.

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