17/12/2018 - The gilets jaunes (Yellow Vests) are breathing new life into an international scene brimming with “organic crises” but lacking hegemony. Similarities and differences are noted between Macri and Macron according to Argentine literary and cultural critic Beatriz Sarlo, and a comparison is made (...)
15/12/2018 - Earlier this week, yellow vests (#GilletsJaunes) blocked the entrance to three large factories and stores.
15/12/2018 - A pesar de una furiosa campaña anti sindical realizada por la gerencia; los trabajadores y trabajadoras votaron a favor de unirse a UNITE HERE.
14/12/2018 - On Friday, some 15,000 workers demonstrated throughout Paris. The trade unions called this a "Day of Action" – but they are refusing to organize a strike alongside the Yellow Vest movement.
14/12/2018 - On the eve of a demonstration planned by the CGT for Friday, December 14, activists called for the CGT leadership to actively support the “Yellow Vests” movement.
"We Need to Expand the Yellow Vest Movement to a General Strike": Interview with a French Railway Worker
14/12/2018 - We spoke with Anasse Souiri, a railway worker, trade union activist and a member of the CCR (in the NPA), about the #GiletsJaunes (#YellowVests) movement, the concessions announced by President Macron and the perspectives in (...)
14/12/2018 - Despite a rabid anti-union campaign by the management, Stamford Sheraton workers voted in favor of joining UNITE-HERE.
13/12/2018 - TA's at UNC Chapel Hill are refusing to turn in final grades to protest a plan to re-house the confederate monument to "Silent Sam", which was torn down last August.
13/12/2018 - On Friday, December 14, Benjamin Ruß is facing a German district court for sharing images on Facebook in solidarity with the Kurdish movement. We spoke to him about this drastic and absurd attack on the freedom of opinion and on the freedom of the press as well as about the criminalization of (...)
13/12/2018 - The NYPD arrested a dozen PSC-CUNY members who engaged in civil disobedience as part of the fight for a new contract that includes 7K per course for all adjuncts.
11/12/2018 - The swings in the stock markets in the United States, Europe and Japan this past week have reignited fears of a financial meltdown.
10/12/2018 - On Saturday, nurses voted overwhelmingly in favor of repealing Section 210 of the Taylor Law and fighting for public workers’ right to strike.
09/12/2018 - The government's rhetoric is meant to terrorize the movement – but it did not work.
08/12/2018 - The deportation of Víctor Mejía from Mexico, known as “assisted return,” is a result of the Mexican state’s policy of purging as many migrants as possible, with little regard for basic human rights. Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) has become the United States’ local immigration (...)
06/12/2018 - The following statement was written by Courant Communiste Révolutionnaire (CCR), a group within the NPA in France. It was published on December 5.
06/12/2018 - On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed he was canceling the planned increase in fuel taxes. Just a day earlier he had announced that the implementation would be delayed by six months. Will this be enough to pacify the "Gilets Jaunes" (Yellow Vests)? Further demonstrations are (...)
05/12/2018 - The spontaneous uprising has opened cracks at the top. France is facing a transitional situation with prerevolutionary characteristics.
04/12/2018 - U.S. politics are being continually redefined. What are the implications of a changing South for building the Left?
03/12/2018 - Who are the “yellow vest” protesters? What are their demands? What role should the workers’ movement and the far left play in their uprising?
01/12/2018 - The mass exodus of people to the United States—including the most recent Migrant Caravan—is the most abominable consequence of years of imperialist oppression of Central America. The migration cannot be understood without taking into account the region’s geostrategic importance for imperialist (...)
30/11/2018 - Filmmaker and visual artist RJ LaRussa sat down with Professor Stacy Maddern PhD to discuss his recent dissertation, the future of higher education under capitalism, and the prospects of social change within the current pedagogical (...)
30/11/2018 - Angela Nagle and other reformists are wrong. The “left case” against open borders ignores imperialism and functions on the false premise that capitalists want to open the borders.