Americas

Midterms Put Republican Efforts to Suppress Left-Leaning Voters Back in the Spotlight

With the midterm vote tallies so close in Georgia, Ohio, Texas, and Florida, Republican efforts to suppress and purge left-leaning voters are once again in the spotlight. “Voter suppression isn’t only about blocking the vote,” Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said. “It is also about creating an atmosphere of fear, making people worry that their votes won’t count.”

Americas

“Migrating is an Act of Resistance”: A Report from Mexico’s World Social Forum on Migrations

While US President Donald Trump and other like-minded political and economic leaders are building walls, migrant activists say they are building bridges. Some 2,000 activists and academics from over 60 countries gathered in Mexico City over the weekend for the 8th World Social Forum on Migrations. The gathering aimed to create a new vision of migration and bring the various movements and organizations together.