Apparel Suppliers in India Pay Less than Minimum Wage While Reaping Billions in Profits
More than 400,000 workers in Karnataka, India, one of the world’s largest clothing production centers, are paid less than US$5.00 a month by suppliers to major clothing sellers, including Nike, Zara, and C&A.
Esquerda DiárioJanuary 5, 2022
Over 1,000 Fires in Minas Gerais, Brazil Over Four Days — Is Agribusiness Responsible?
Over 1,000 fires have broken out in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais over four days. Agribusiness in the area may be the culprit.
Esquerda DiárioSeptember 26, 2021
Thousands in Brazil Take the Streets Against Bolsonaro
A day of marches against Bolsonaro, led primarily by youth, was held in various cities throughout Brazil on Saturday.
Esquerda DiárioMay 30, 2021
Europe Cries Crocodile Tears as Refugee Deaths Skyrocket in the Mediterranean
More than 100 refugees died in the Central Mediterranean Sea in three shipwrecks over less than three days in mid-November. Six rescue ships were blocked in port by Italian and European authorities.
Esquerda DiárioNovember 25, 2020
Black Man Murdered by Cops at Grocery Store in Brazil
On Thursday, a security guard and a member of Brazil’s military police brutally murdered a 40-year-old Black man. It has sparked demonstrations across the country.
Esquerda DiárioNovember 21, 2020
More Healthcare Workers Have Died of Covid-19 in Brazil than Anywhere Else in the World
Hundreds of nurses have died in Brazil as a result of the coronavirus.
Esquerda DiárioAugust 12, 2020
Call for International Unity with Latin American Delivery Workers’ Walk-Out
Workers from delivery companies in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala and Ecuador, are organizing for an international strike on July 1.
Esquerda DiárioJuly 1, 2020
Brazilian Workers Strike Against Bolsonaro’s Pension Cuts
Work stoppages took place in 111 cities and towns, mainly in public transit. Demonstrations were held in 181 cities.
Esquerda DiárioJune 17, 2019
Over a Million Brazilians Strike, Protest Against Bolsonaro’s Cuts to Education
Over a million people took the streets against Bolsonaro and his proposed cuts to education.
Esquerda DiárioMay 16, 2019
One Year Later: Who Ordered Marielle Franco’s Assassination?
It has been one year and still, there is no clear answer to who ordered Marielle Franco killed?
Esquerda DiárioMarch 14, 2019
Neo-Fascist Bolsonaro Followers Attack People Throughout Brazil
Bolsonaro’s ultra-right rhetoric has led to political assassinations and violence perpetrated by his followers.
Esquerda DiárioOctober 18, 2018
Quilombo Vermelho: Black Revolutionary Marxist Group in Brazil
Over 400 Brazilians came together to create "Quilombo Vermelho"-- a Black Revolutionary Marxist group.
Esquerda DiárioDecember 27, 2017
New Revolutionary and Anticapitalist Youth Movement Formed
We have had enough of Capitalism! New anti-capitalist and revolutionary youth movement created in Brazil.
Esquerda DiárioApril 16, 2016
2022 World Cup Qatar: workplace deaths, profits for FIFA
Billion-dollar stadiums and miserable wages for workers. According to a report by the ITUC, thousands will die so that a few can enjoy the World Cup in the stadiums in Qatar.
Esquerda DiárioFebruary 23, 2016
Brazilian Postal Workers on Strike
Brazilian postal service workers (also known as ‘Ecetistas’) approved an indefinite strike in at least 20 state and local unions, stopping postal service in major cities and states such as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais. We at Esquerda Diario must support this strike. Follow more stories at Esquerda Diário and actively support this cause.
Esquerda DiárioSeptember 24, 2015
Ford Workers from Brazil on Strike Against Mass Layoffs
Ford Workers in Brazil go on strike against mass layoffs amidst Brazil's economic crisis. The government-led union accepts that workers pay for the crisis, negotiating only how much the workers will be forced to pay.
Esquerda DiárioSeptember 14, 2015
Brazil: MRT Congress approves proposal of entrance into PSOL
Press Release by the MRT, Originally published in Portuguese on Esquerda Diario In light of the crisis of the PT (Worker’s Party, which currently holds the Presidency) and in order for the current economic and political crisis not to be capitalized on by the right-wing, it is necessary to fight for a class-based, revolutionary way […]
Esquerda DiárioJuly 30, 2015