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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 Ríos

November 25, 2015

Resuscitating the U.S. Labor Movement

A long-term left activist and scholar, Stanley Aronowitz has made outstanding contributions to the analysis of the American labor movement throughout his career.

Juan Cruz Ferre

October 13, 2015

Lessons from the Seattle Teacher’s Strike and the Need for a Class Struggle Union

On September 9, 2,000 Seattle educators voted to go on strike. There was not a single dissenting vote. On September 15, educators voted to pause the strike with only a portion of their demands met.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

October 1, 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 Voice

September 25, 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 Diário

September 14, 2015

Modi vs. Labor

Over 150 million workers went on strike Wednesday, September 2 in the largest stoppage since 1991. The action was called by 10 union federations to protest Modi’s pro-business labor reform.

Juan Cruz Ferre

September 8, 2015

Day of strikes and demonstrations in Greece, clashes with police in Syntagma Square

On Wednesday, the Greek civil servants union confederation ADEDY held a 24-hour strike against the agreement between the government and the creditors, at the same time Parliament took up a vote on the agreement. Police repressed demonstrators in Athens's Syntagma Square.

Jacobo García

July 16, 2015

Tsipras’ capitulation and the general strike against the agreement

Despite the resounding NO at the referendum last July 5, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the demands made by the Troika. A new austerity package is on the way. Syriza has ignored the people's mandate. The call for a general strike by the public workers federation will pose the first challenge to the government.

Celeste Murillo

July 14, 2015

London tube strike

The Tube strike is due to start today at 6.30pm and with four unions involved in the industrial action is set to be the most severe disruption to the tube network since 2002.

Alejandra Ríos

July 8, 2015