Colombia Wracked by Massive Anti-Government Protests
Protests broke out across Colombia this week, including a general strike that brought thousands of workers into the streets of cities all across the country. These protests are the latest wave in an upsurge of class struggle that began in November 2019.
Milton D'LeónMay 1, 2021
The Communist Movement in India
The subcontinent is home to myriad communist parties — most of which practice class collaboration.
Sou MiFebruary 7, 2021
Farmers Unions in India Call for National General Strike Dec. 8
Tomorrow, December 8, farmers unions across India have called for a strike to deepen their ongoing protests against three new laws passed by Modi’s BJP-controlled government that will give corporations immense bargaining power over farmers and effective control of the agricultural sector.
M.K. KumarDecember 7, 2020
The Biggest General Strike in the World: Over 200 Million Workers and Farmers Paralyze India
On Thursday over 200 million workers held a one day general strike in India. They were joined by farmers in mass actions across the country against the right-wing government of Narendra Modi.
Maria AurelioNovember 27, 2020
Unsafe in any State: Reopening U.S. Schools Will be a Catastrophe
As schools across the country rush to reopen, many parents and education workers are being forced to make an impossible choice between their health and their economic wellbeing.
James Dennis HoffAugust 21, 2020
#GeneralStrike: After a Summer in the Streets, Americans are Ready for Something More
The U.S. Senate has taken a recess until September without passing any stimulus package to aid the working people of the nation. Abandoned and enraged, U.S. workers are showing increasing interest in a general strike, as evidenced by the trending hashtag yesterday.
Olivia WoodAugust 14, 2020
Massive Assembly in Bolivia Calls for General Strike Against Election Postponement by Coup Government
A march of thousands of people to Ceja de El Alto in Bolivia culminated in a massive assembly to demand that the general election take place September 6 as originally planned. A large coalition of working class sectors resolved to go on an indefinite general strike until the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) lifts the coup's government's new postponement of the elections.
Juana RunaJuly 30, 2020
Labor Unions Demand Justice For George Floyd
Labor Unions across the country have issued statements condemning the killing of George Floyd, but statements are not enough. To defeat racist police violence, we need a fighting labor movement willing to strike for justice.
James Dennis HoffMay 30, 2020
Italy: Going Out on Strike Against Dying
More than 7,500 people are dead in Italy as of March 25 — but workers are told they must continue to work, even in jobs that are absolutely not essential to the fight against COVID-19. Amid great social anger and the maneuvers of trade union leaders, Italy’s workers went out on strike March 25 to say that their health and the fight against the coronavirus come before profits.
Jimena VergaraMarch 26, 2020
Italy Calls General Strike: “Our Lives Are Worth More Than Your Profits”
Although Italy is on lockdown, many non-essential sectors are still going to work. Today a general strike is being called to protest the government's insistence on maintaining "business as usual" in the face of a devastating pandemic.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 25, 2020