Class and social conflict are wrapping around each other in an era of increased sustained protest across the globe.
The Global Comment editors discuss what they’re reading this week, from a lawsuit over nuclear fallout to labour abuses in the modeling industry.
I’ve marched in protests up and down the East Coast, and this is the most remarkable and inclusive uprising I’ve ever seen unfold in person. Pay attention, folks. Moral Monday isn’t going anywhere.
On Sunday, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan climbed onto a bus in Ankara, Turkey in front of a crowd of raging protesters and warned that his patience with the protests—that are now in their tenth day—was quickly running out. “Those who do not respect this nation’s party in power will pay a price,” he …
“This is the second time I have fought for my country,” a marine declared. “But it’s the first time I’ve known my enemy.”
In Canada, cars turned over in the street and public violence are a sign of a Stanley Cup loss, not a part of social commentary.