How US influence contributed to a modern Haitian uprising

February 2021 saw a fresh political crisis for the nation of Haiti as local strongman Jovenel Moïse arrested a fresh batch of opposition figures, claiming they were undertaking a coup against his administration. What followed after was to be the usual for the Haitian masses as they gathered once more to oppose the hegemonic rule of Moïse. To Sam Glasper, the shooting of two journalists on February 9th in addition to the continuing battles between the masses and the armed might of the intuitions reflect not only the frustration at the rule of the corrupt Moïse but also the American influence within the country.

In The Shadow, A Dream: How 250 Million Workers Came To Strike In India

Whilst farmers fight cops in Delhi, tit-for-tat killings between the right and the left escalate in Kerala and Maoists stage an insurgency in Chhattisgarh. Sam Glasper suggests an intensified prolonged class struggle looks likely to grip India as millions go out on strike against the pro-corporate polices of the government. “A long history of class struggle encapsulates the Indian workers movement and its momentum is sure to become a problem for BJP Prime Minister, Narendra Modi”.