Workers in Fayetteville, North Carolina, have walked off the job for a $15 minimum living wage in the state, and to raise awareness for the election and turn out the vote to ensure the defeat of Trump on November 3rd.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Medellín for a 4th consecutive day, as part of a general strike in Colombia opposing new tax hikes on basic goods and services as well as the privatization of healthcare. Police attacked the demonstrations, which occurred citywide, with tear gas and live rounds.
Dozens of protesters returned to the streets of Kenosha after it was decided that the police who shot Jacob Blake would not be charged with any crime, prompting hundreds of members of the National Guard to arrive on the scene. The march stayed peaceful the entire time, with Blake’s father, Justin, leading it for the majority of the protest.
Artisanal fishers across Chile took to the streets to demand state aid and subsidization for their sector of work, made up of mostly indigenous families whose minimum wage stands at around $389 USD. Demonstrators burned tires and blocked roads, causing as much disruption as possible to force a concession of their demands.
Thousands of protesters in Barcelona took to the streets for a 2nd day to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper facing charges for insulting the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators clashed with police, throwing rocks and burning barricades after the arrival of law enforcement to supposedly calm the crowd.