Dozens of antifascists gathered in Salem to respond to a caravan organized by right-wingers to “Stop the Steal”, fighting with several people in cars, one of whom at one point pulled out and cocked a gun to intimidate protesters.
Tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated across Guatemala against government corruption and a budget plan that took away from the poorest and gave to the richest of the country. Over 40 arrests occurred nationally, with hundreds more injured. Demonstrations took place in Guatemala City, Quetzaltenango, and Huehuetenango.
The graduate students of the University of Chicago enacted a strike about a week ago, to switch back to an online curriculum and stop placing the lives of the professors at risk. The University of Chicago has insofar contacted courts to complain about the strike and a lack of ‘education for undergraduates’, but the strike continues at the moment.
Dozens of protesters gathered at the Cerro Chena mountain in opposition to a proposed sports city at the site near the capital city of Santiago. Torture and disappearances had been known to occur on the mountain under the previous neoliberal dictatorship of Pinochet, and demonstrators demand that all human remains be removed before the sports city begins construction.