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India marks day of resistance as farmers’ struggle continues and other stories

Today we look at the day of resistance observed by farmers and workers in India, the crackdown on protestors in Iraq, and more

Protests against policing bill and gender violence continue in UK and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill in the UK, strike against privatization by bank employees in India, a UN Report documenting a 65% increase in the demolitions of Palestinian homes by Israeli forces, and the continued protests in France as the Senate debates the Global Security Bill

Massive protests against Global Security Bill rock France

As the French Senate prepares to vote on the controversial Global Security Bill, protests took place across the country against the law which will strengthen the power of the police

French journalists in forefront of upsurge against Global Security Bill

Pablo Aiquel of the French journalists’ union SNJ-CGT talks about the massive upsurge against the government’s Global Security Bill which gives greater powers to the police

1.5 million French workers take to the streets against Macron’s pension reforms

Demonstrations were held in around 250 places across the country against French president Emmanuel Macro’s pension reforms that seek to replace 42 systems with one scheme that will extend the working age

French unions, Yellow Vests join hands, seeking higher wages, social justice

Around 300,000 people took part in rallies and marches in 200 cities across the France. Around the same time, the French parliament passed an anti-hooliganism law that bars protesters from hiding their faces and gives local authorities the power to ban individual protesters

Cacaolat workers' strike Workers in chocolate milk factory in Spain suspend strike after company agrees to demands

The workers launched an indefinite strike after the company insisted on retaining an extra work shift for the 2019 calendar

France protest Working class protests continue in France against pro-rich policies of Macron

Organized working class movements are aiming to channelize the anger of the Yellow Vests agitation against the government in a coordinated way to obtain real social progress

The Yellow Vest movement triumphs for now but questions remain

The French government has withdrawn the hike on fuel price taxes but the movement continues to grow. The direction this movement will take could have a vital influence on the future on France

Amazon workers strike to expose the horror behind ‘Black Friday’ sales

The workers in Amazon warehouses in Europe sought to highlight atrocious working conditions, including Injuries from accidents, overworked employees collapsing unconscious on the floor, constant robotic surveillance and workers having to skip toilet breaks to avoid missing the targets

Workers in Argentina mobilize against Macri government’s neoliberal policies

A number of trade unions called for 36-hour strikes to denounce the IMF agreement and the anti-worker and anti-people policies of the government

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