Europe
McDonald's Workers - Serbia Solidarity pours in for workers of McDonald’s in Serbia

Workers of international fast food chain McDonald’s in Serbia accuse the company’s management of exploitation due to low wages, poor working conditions, long shifts, arbitrary transfers, insults and abuses

Free Kononovichs - WFDY Anti-imperialist youth intensify campaign to free Kononovich brothers

Following the onset of the war, the Ukrainian government had arrested and imprisoned two communist youth leaders, Aleksander Kononovich and his brother Mikhail Kononovich, accusing them of having pro-Russian and pro-Belarusian political views

Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular

An event hosted at New York City’s People’s Forum featured seven activists who spoke out against US and NATO involvement in the war in Ukraine and called for negotiations and peace

Nurses Strike - Portugal Nurses in Portugal demand wages at par with employees in public administration 

The Portuguese Nurses’ Union (SEP) accused the Socialist Party (PS)-led government of discriminating against nurses by excluding them while revising salaries of civil servants

Madrid’s health workers and people unite in the struggle for primary health care

Following a massive protest coordinated by community groups mid-November, primary-level physicians in Madrid will embark on a strike against the deterioration of health care

Athens Polytechnic Uprising Massive anti-imperialist rallies in Greece commemorate Athens Polytechnic uprising of 1973

A students’ strike that started in Athens Polytechnic on November 14, 1973, escalated to an open revolt against the US-backed Greek military junta and ended in bloodshed in the early morning of November 17 following a series of events that started with a tank crashing through the gates of the Polytechnic building

Serbia healthcare From optimization to decentralization of healthcare

A new plan to reform health care in Serbia leaves doubts about how much optimization of rights and accessibility of care it will bring

Protest for Unity - Cyprus Anti-imperialists protest on 39th anniversary of proclamation of Turkish state in Northern Cyprus

Working class and anti-imperialist sections denounced the chauvinist maneuvers by imperialist and hyper-nationalist forces that led to the de-facto partition of Cyprus in 1983. They also called for the resumption of negotiations to facilitate a peaceful reunification

NHS Protest - UK UK’s NHS workers gear up for massive action demanding fair wages

The National Health Service (NHS) and its workers, already overworked due to the COVID-19 crisis, are up in arms against austerity amid the ongoing cost of living crisis 

UK forces in Afghanistan UK forces killed between 64 & 135 children in Afghanistan in eight years, says anti-war group 

During this period, the UK acknowledged the death of only 16 children. The report by Action on Armed Violence, an anti-war group, confirms the general trend of NATO countries underreporting the number of civilian casualties caused in their operations abroad

Greek Protests Greek workers protest government’s anti-labor policies and inaction on inflation

The Greek working class has been facing persecution by the employers amid an acute cost of living crisis, marked by soaring energy and food prices

Progressives in Cyprus denounce government funding for ‘Grivas Museum’

The center-right government in Cyprus has decided to allocate funds to build a museum to honor the notorious Greek-Cypriot paramilitary leader Georgios Grivas