Subways and Factories Closed in Brazilian General Strike
In Sao Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city, airline, subway and heavy industry workers engage in the general strike, bringing the city to a standstill.
Brazilian General Strike Begins With Roadblocks and Police Repression
There are pickets and roadblocks in cities around the country. In places like Sao Paulo and Rio, there has been repression. The Brazilian working class is fighting back against austerity and Temer’s coup government.
General Strike: How the Working Class Takes Control
Since the Women’s March brought millions into the streets the Saturday after inauguration, there has been a rising clamor on social media for a ‘general strike’ against the Trump administration.
Jack RuskFebruary 9, 2017
From Mexico to Italy, in Defense of Public Education
In Italy, thousands have taken the streets in a general strike against the education reforms of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.Those of us in the ‘Nuestra Clase’ grouping in Mexico sympathize with their fight. We repudiate the repression of our working-class brothers and sisters.
Tania VonkiDecember 2, 2015
Greece Strikes Again
On Thursday, November 12, Greece was paralyzed as public and private sector workers went on strike to protest harsh austerity measures imposed by Alexis Tsipras' "leftist" government and the third bailout. This was the first general strike to take place during the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government, was was re-elected in September.
Alejandra RíosNovember 25, 2015
The Political Significance of the All India Strike and the Revolutionary Movement in India
Published on Sunday, August 30 - 2015 Written by Radical Socialist
Left VoiceSeptember 25, 2015