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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.

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 Mi

November 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 Fors

October 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 Carliner

May 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. Mehta

April 27, 2021

The Communist Movement in India

The subcontinent is home to myriad communist parties — most of which practice class collaboration.

Sou Mi

February 7, 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. Mehta

February 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.

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 Mi

December 9, 2020