Ivan Matewan


General Strike Paralyzes French Guiana

April 01, 2017 | Guiana, the unofficial French colony in South America, has been paralyzed by strikes and mass protests since Monday, March 27th. The Guianan people are demanding an end to rising crime and (...)

Ivan Matewan


Hundreds Arrested During Nationwide Immigration Raids

February 15, 2017 | Since last week, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency has been carrying out nation-wide raids targeting undocumented workers. Hundreds of immigrants have been arrested and are (...)

Ivan Matewan


Police Rape Black Man in Paris, Sparking Protests

February 10, 2017 | Four policemen brutally raped a Black youth during an identity check in the northern Parisian suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois on Thursday, February 2. The 22-year-old victim was hospitalized for (...)

Ivan Matewan

Air France and the “Ripped Shirt Affair”

A Shift in the Wind for the French Working Class?

October 31, 2015 | The October 5th meeting of Air France’s executive committee, set to confirm the layoff of over 2,900 employees as part of the company’s new restructuring plan, was interrupted by employees who (...)

Ivan Matewan


Cleveland Debate Kicks Off Republican Primaries

August 07, 2015 | The top ten highest polling candidates from a pool of seventeen debated various subjects, including women's rights, immigration, foreign policy, government surveillance, and the future of Social (...)

Ivan Matewan