LABOUR AND DEMOCRACY IN THE AGE OF GEOPOLITICAL ANXIETY

BY GREGORY SCHWARTZ The year 2022 began with an outburst of protests in Zhanaozen, in the western Kazakh region of Mangistau known as the centre of the country’s lucrative oil extraction and processing industry. It was precisely here that a decade earlier, in December 2011, police opened fire, killing 17 and injuring more than 100 striking workers demanding … Continue reading LABOUR AND DEMOCRACY IN THE AGE OF GEOPOLITICAL ANXIETY