Anti-worker policies
Africa’s vaccination rate lags at 8% as booster doses deepen inequity and other stories

Today’s episode looks at the slow vaccination rate in Africa, the postponement of elections in Libya, and an end to the Kellogg’s strike

Tens of thousands mobilize in Greece against new labor law

The law was passed with 158 votes in support in the 300-seat parliament even while it garnered heavy criticism from the opposition on June 16.

The year that was….India’s people fight back a hostile government

The right-wing Narendra Modi government used the pandemic and the lockdown to foist more exploitative policies. But the sustained resistance by people has shaken its hubris

In India, Left leads fightback against govt.’s inhumane policies

Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Maxist), talks about the all-India protest day organized by the party on June 16

Chile is another example of the failure of neoliberalism to respond to coronavirus

Chile has already entered the Stage 4 coronavirus transmission scenario and the country’s Health Minister has ruled out imposing total quarantine to contain the spread of the virus

Ravi Srivastava on history of labour rights in India

Ravi Srivastava introduces labour rights in India in order to understand the current conversation on the proposed changes to the existing labour laws.

Trade unions in Greece mobilize against anti-labor policies

Trade unions denounced the anti-worker, anti-trade union reforms proposed in the New Development Bill proposed by the New Democracy (ND) government

Violent police repression during national protest in Chile

Protesters demonstrated demanding fundamental rights such as education, health, housing, employment and decent pensions.

Costa Rican teachers mobilize against regressive labor bills

The teachers and workers from across sectors are mobilizing against bills that threaten the right to strike, freedom of association and the survival of trade unions.

Negotiations begin between the Costa Rican teachers union and the education ministry

Costa Rican students and teachers are protesting against a series of regressive reforms in the education sector promoted by the government of President Carlos Alvarado.

Workers convention India Trade unions call for end to Modi government’s anti-workers policy

The working class population was forced to embark on more than 18 country-wide general and sectoral strikes since the Hindu conservative Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014.

Iran workers strike Iranian steel workers’ strike enters 38th day, 10 more arrested

President Rouhani is considered to be a staunch supporter of privatization and anti-trade union policies.