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Massive strike by GM workers in the US enters third day

More than 49,000 General Motors’ workers went on strike late on Sunday night under the leadership of United Autoworkers (UAW) due to the failure of contract negotiations with the company.

The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain

The Raise the Wage Act that mandates the gradual hike in minimum wage to $15 an hour was approved by the US House of Representatives but will face a tough challenge in the Senate and president Donald Trump

Amazon protests germany Amazon workers in Europe and North America strike on Prime Day

Thousands of workers protested across Europe and North America over unfair wage practices and working conditions on the occasion of the 48-hour Prime Day shopping festival

“My body, my choice”: hundreds march in Alabama against anti-abortion law

Protesters said the law would make abortion unsafe and disproportionately affect the State’s marginalized communities. There have been calls to boycott Alabama in the aftermath

Fight for $15 Maryland becomes sixth US State to implement minimum wage of 15 USD per hour

The new law schedules a pay rise which will ensure all workers receive 15 USD per hour by 2026

US senators try to push bill to punish boycott of Israel

Senators Ben Cardin (Democrat) Rob Portman (Republican) tried to include the bill that penalizes companies and organizations that boycott Israel in a larger omnibus spending bill to avert a government shutdown

Progressive International mulls ways to fight resurgence of the right

The inauguration of the Sanders Institute in Vermont saw left-leaning and progressive leaders, activists and authors discuss solutions for global problems, such as lack of accessible healthcare, homelessness and environmental degradation.

#WontBeErased #WontBeErased: U.S. Transgender community protests against government’s attempt to enforce stricter gender definitions

The Health and Human Services (HHS) department has drafted a memo to establish the legal definition of gender, with the proposal to recognise only either male or female sex.

US Midterm Elections 2018: A Possible Blue Wave With A Progressive Tilt

US progressives are hopeful that just two years after Donald Trump was elected president, the midterm elections will shift the balance in Washington DC and on a state level to the Democrats

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