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Belgium’s Workers Party pushes for a minimum pension law through Citizens’ Initiative Belgium’s Workers Party pushes for a minimum pension law through Citizens’ Initiative

As per the proposal, the minimum pension in Belgium will be EUR 1,500. This may be the first law to be brought about through a citizens’ initiative which allows the formation of a citizens’ committee and collection of signatures in support of legislative proposals

A racist party and the sway of king Leopold’s ghost

A recent ‘African-themed party’ in Brussels shows that many Belgians have not reflected on or learnt from the lessons of their horrific past as a colonial power which was one of the most brutal eras in Africa history

CISP Belgium protests Workers at Wallonian job training centers protest minister’s threat to cut funds

The Wallonian employment minister had threatened to stop subsidizing the training centers in the region unless they cooperated with Forem, the government vocational training agency, Forem’s skill development programs cannot be accessed by the unemployed

BELGIUM ELECTIONS Belgian elections: advantage the left, the right and the Greens

The center-right coalition government suffered reverses even as the left-wing Workers’ Party of Belgium and the Flemish-nationalist right-wing party, Vlaams Belang, made significant gains

Belgium workers strike Belgian workers hit the streets, demanding rise in minimum wages

The mobilization was called by the General Federation of Belgian Labor (ABVV/FGTB) as part of the national day of action for more purchasing power and against inequality.

Climate march in Belgium [Video] Thousands of students march in Brussels for action against climate change

This protest is a part of the series of demonstrations that have been taking place in Belgium and across Europe demanding action on climate change.

Around the world in 8 mins ep 11 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 11

In this episode, we report about the protests in Belgium and Haiti, and termination of thousands of Bangladeshi workers

Belgian workers take to the streets demanding rise in minimum wage

Three major trade unions representing around 4 million workers staged a strike on February 13. The workers alleged that the government had put a cap on wage hikes, leading to them losing out on benefits

Students march for climate justice Thousands of students protest in Brussels seeking concrete action on climate change

The call for the protest was given by two students who were inspired by 15-year-old climate activist Greta Turnberg from Sweden, who addressed the climate summit in Katowice in Poland.

Workers strike in Belgium Workers in Belgium strike against the anti-worker policies of the centre-right government

In many places, the protesters marched wearing yellow vests in solidarity with the French protesters (of the Gilet Jaunes or the Yellow Vests movement).

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