Socialist Party MP Ronald van Raak put forth an initiative to stop the rising unnecessary expenditure on external hirings in government offices in the Netherlands. The party also joined a petition by the European left to ensure free availability of a future COVID-19 vaccine
Major trade unions and workers’ parties across Europe organized May Day events in public and online platforms adhering to safety protocols due to lockdown.
Protests in Colombia against the negligence of the government were repressed by security personnel. The protesters who are victims of internal displacement demanded that the state deliver on its promises.
Progressive student and youth organizations across Europe have initiated several campaigns to raise the concerns of students during lockdown.
Leftist organizations and trade unions have been calling for greater protections for the most vulnerable in the face of COVID-19 pandemic