Moves to end the lockdown in France are releasing suppressed bitterness and anger against president Emmanuel Macron
Germany—hailed as one of the “success stories” in controlling coronavirus—was one of many European countries to ease its lockdown restrictions last week.
The French government tried to reopen schools on Monday in the teeth of opposition from parents, students, teachers and scientists.
Nigeria in west Africa is emerging from lockdown in a climate of authoritarian state rule and continuing fears about coronavirus.
French teachers could walk out
Protests have exploded back onto the streets of Lebanon, as people battled cops and soldiers and set fire to banks over poverty and hardship.
Covid-19 has laid bare the US’s massive housing crisis—but it’s also highlighted inspiring grassroots campaigns
Hospitality workers in Greece stopped work and protested on Tuesday demanding bosses protect their lives—and their jobs—from the coronavirus outbreak.
Teachers and high school students in Greece protested in public last Friday against attacks on education
Activists in Australia are resisting attacks on their right to protest
Five people died after contact with French police imposing lockdown restrictions.
Donald Trump is pushing for the US to get back to work as soon as possible
Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished
After more than a year of political deadlock, Israel is set for a new government committed to annexing huge chunks of the Palestinian West Bank.
US president Donald Trump is ramping up attempts to force people back to work even as coronavirus sweeps the country and deaths mount.
Italy has quarantined refugees on a boat, police sparked a food riot in Nairobi and the bloody war in Yemen is paused
US president Donald Trump last week said that he wants to kickstart the economy with a “big bang”.
Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces
Fresh walkouts launched across the US as Trump says that hundreds of thousands should die for profit