Despite police repression and the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and farmers and their allies across India participated in the pan-India strike action against the recent neoliberal reforms pushed through by the Narendra Modi government
Workers and farmers demanded the withdrawal of recent laws that will destroy their livelihood
The call for this massive countrywide action has been given by 10 central trade unions and dozens of independent federations. Simultaneously, an umbrella platform of over 300 farmers’ organizations has called for a two-day protest
Organizers of the historic general strike said the arrest of 31 leaders of trade unions and farmers’ movements in the State of Haryana would not dampen the protests. Over 200 million workers and hundreds of thousands of farmers will take part in the protest
On August 9, trade unions and farmers’ organizations across India will conduct a protest against the Narendra Modi government’s anti-worker policies which have intensified during the lockdown
Workers across India are going on strike on January 8, in what is perhaps the biggest such protest in history. We look at the key demands of the workers, as well as the policies of the far-right wing Narendra Modi government which have led to the workers coming to the streets.
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At a national convention on September 30, 10 central trade unions called for a countrywide strike on January 8 against the anti-worker labor reforms that are being introduced by the Narendra Modi government
In today’s episode, we bring you on ground report from joint trade union protest in New Delhi against increasing factory fire incidents. We will also take a look at the massive agitations in Puerto Rico demanding resignation of governor Ricardo Rosselló.