Russian Truck Drivers on Strike
They are fighting against a new tax that charges truckers for each kilometer they drive. In a sector where 80% are private trucks or tiny owners that hold two trucks at most, this new tax is perceived as a threat to living standards or even to their only means of survival.
Philippe AlcoyDecember 17, 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
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 CozzarelliOctober 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 VoiceSeptember 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 DiárioSeptember 14, 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 GarcíaJuly 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 MurilloJuly 14, 2015