At Brazil rallies, Bolsonaro deepens rift with Supreme Court

Tens of thousands of supporters of embattled right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro heeded his call and turned out at rallies Tuesday as he stepped up his attacks on Brazil’s Supreme Court and threatened to plunge the country into a constitutional crisis. Bolsonaro has been locked in a feud with the high court, in particular a justiceContinue reading “At Brazil rallies, Bolsonaro deepens rift with Supreme Court”

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza after border clashes

The violence is one of the worst since the 11-day Israel-Hamas conflict in May. A 13-year-old Palestinian boy and an Israeli Border Police solider were among those critically injured. Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas sites in Gaza late on Saturday following clashes between Palestinians and border troops that left dozens wounded. A 13-year-old Palestinian boy and an Israeli BorderContinue reading “Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza after border clashes”

Another weekend of protests against France’s ‘health pass’ restrictions

Thousands of people demonstrated in the streets of France again on Saturday against the government’s Covid-19 vaccination policies amid concern from rights groups about anti-Semitic sentiment in the protest movement. Saturday’s protests were called for the sixth weekend in a row to denounce a new “health pass” system announced by President Emmanuel Macron that they seeContinue reading “Another weekend of protests against France’s ‘health pass’ restrictions”

Covid: Australian police clash with anti-lockdown protesters

Police in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Sydney have clashed with thousands of people protesting against Covid lockdowns. In Melbourne, mounted officers used pepper spray when elements of a 4,000-strong rally broke through police lines. Police arrested 218 people, and at least seven officers were injured. In Sydney, where lockdown measures have been extendedContinue reading “Covid: Australian police clash with anti-lockdown protesters”

Punching Nazis, Exposing Fascists, and the Antifa Philosophy: Fringe Nation (VICE)

As riots and protests spread nationwide, some politicians and news media pointed to violence by Antifa as the culprit. Alzo Slade talks to someone from Antifa to hear their side.

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