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
Worker Protest at Foxconn iPhone Factory In India Forces the Bosses to Improve Labor Conditions
Thousands of women workers at an iPhone assembly factory in India said “enough” last week and protested their horrible working and living conditions. Their actions forced the company to close the plant and make improvements.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 2, 2022
In Victory for Year-Long Farmers’ Protests, Modi Announces Repeal of Agricultural Laws
In a victory for the protests that have raged for over a year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the government will repeal the three farm laws. The fight to protect farmers’ and workers’ rights needs to continue, striking at the heart of capitalist production.
Sou MiNovember 19, 2021
Air India Falls Victim to Modi’s Privatization Spree
The sale of Air India to Tata Group sets the stage for the Modi government to privatize further public assets and infrastructure, and is yet another attack on the Indian working class.
Otto ForsOctober 10, 2021
Biden Chooses Monopoly Profits Over Lives in India
The Biden administration claims it is concerned about the massive spread of Covid-19 in India. But if that were really true, the United States would share the vaccines being hoarded and release vaccines from patent protection.
Sam CarlinerMay 1, 2021
Over 17 Million Cases: The Coronavirus Crisis Deepens in India
India has had the world’s highest numbers of new daily and currently active Covid-19 cases for several days, bringing the total number of cases to over 17 million and the death toll to over 195,000. Patent abolition, nationalizing health-related industries under worker control, and democratic vaccine distribution would be instrumental in resolving the crisis.
K.S. MehtaApril 27, 2021
200,000+ Protesters Demand Repeal of BJP-Sponsored Anti-Farmer Laws
On January 26 in New Delhi, thousands of farmers disrupted Modi’s Republic Day military parade and occupied the Red Fort to protest three laws that would hurt farmers and increase privatization and capitalist profits.
K.S. MehtaFebruary 5, 2021
Indian Workers Ambush iPhone Sweatshop to Protest Unpaid Wages
Workers in the southern city of Bangalore stormed an iPhone manufacturing plant on Saturday, breaking windows and turning over vehicles. They demand their unpaid wages, as well as better wages and working conditions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 16, 2020
Indian Farmers on Strike. They Should Continue — Indefinitely
Farmers in India led a nationwide strike yesterday, December 8, to mount the pressure on Delhi to repeal the three new agricultural laws passed by the Modi government. To win their demands, they, along with the hundreds of millions of workers in the country’s most strategic sectors, need to continue down the path opened by the strike.
Sou MiDecember 9, 2020