Stories from 30 June 2016
Here's What Macedonia's Colorful Revolutionaries, Armed With Paint, Have Achieved So Far
The Macedonian ruling political party canceled its plan to hold an election that only they were going to participate in, fulfilling one of the eight demands of the Colorful Revolution.
Even Assad Supporters Aren't Immune to Syria's Kings of Looting
Talks of “banal death”, “corruption”, “war profiteers” and “price peaks” are no longer confined to private spheres.
A Toxic Mix of Violent Activism and Police Repression Wreaks Havoc in Mexico's Oaxaca
In a complex and confusing confrontation, teachers disturb the peace in Oaxaca and the government reacts violently.
Can Japan’s Opposition Parties Compete?
This article is by Corey Wallace and was originally published in East Asia Forum. The article is republished on Global Voices under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license. On 10 July, Japan will hold its upper house elections with half of its seats to be contested. This will be the first time...
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
Taiwan's First Airline Strike Inspires Workers in Other Sectors to Reflect on Their Rights
"Today the CAL flight attendants wrote a new page in the history of strikes in Taiwan. I hope this success will not be limited to this class of workers..."