Switzerland
Swiss feminist groups protest following revelations of sexual harassment at public broadcaster

The newspaper Le Temps revealed incidents of bullying and harassment at Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), over the course of many years. Amid protests by feminist groups, inquiries are being conducted

Swiss health workers organize week-long protest demanding pay rise and recruitment

Protests were organized across Switzerland by health workers with the support of trade unions and progressive political groups. The protesters demanded pay rise, bonus, safer working conditions and more recruitment

Swiss left groups intensify campaign for mandatory minimum wage in Geneva

The Geneva Trade Union Action Community and left parties launched a popular initiative earlier this year calling for a minimum wage of 23 Swiss francs (25.26 USD) an hour

Nestlé may sell its bottled water brands in the US and Canada – what is behind this maneuver?

Franklin Frederick inspects the motives behind Nestlés move to sell bottled water brands in North America and the company’s track record of environmental violations

Swiss Left petition for corona tax Swiss left groups intensify campaign to save jobs and public services amid pandemic

The Swiss Party of Labor (PST-POP) has initiated a campaign to institute a Corona Solidarity Tax to help people in distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while the Swiss Communist Party has sought a parliamentary initiative to legally prohibit layoffs during this period of crisis

Swiss FTA with Indonesia Swiss communists support “STOP Palm Oil” referendum against the FTA with Indonesia

The Swiss parliament ratified a Free Trade Agreement between the European Free Trade Association and Indonesia on December 20 last year, allegedly without addressing the environmental concerns regarding Indonesian palm oil production

WEF and the crumbling blocks of capitalism

The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) summit is a gathering of the world’s richest and most powerful elites at a Swiss alpine resort, with the aim to further the tentacles of global capital and protect the interests of the rich.

Swiss communists Swiss communist youth campaign for free public transport

The major objective of the campaign being run by the communist youth group, Jeunes PoP, is to tackle climate change by reducing emissions from private transport

Swiss Party of Labour-Interview “In Switzerland, class struggle is the way forward, not class collaboration”

Interview with Alexander Eniline, member of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Party of Labour and the Chairman of Geneva’s cantonal organisation.

Womens strike switzerland Swiss women demand equality and gender justice in massive national strike

The condition of women in Swiss workplaces is substandard compared to its neighboring European states as a wage gap of 8% persists between men and women with equal qualifications.

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