Economic crisis
Xenophobia in South Africa fractures international working-class solidarity

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted migrants in South Africa who have been facing increasingly violent attacks and marginalization over the past decade, reinforced by xenophobic rhetoric on a state-level

18 year after assassination of Maxi and Darío in Argentina, the struggle intensifies!

In 2002, Darío Santillán and Maximiliano Kosteki were assassinated in the entrance to the Avellaneda station following brutal repression by the Buenos Aires province police to a mobilization demanding salary increases, subsidies for unemployed and food for community kitchens.

Taxing large fortunes in Argentina: Who will be affected?

The bill that seeks to charge an extraordinary tax on the richest people in Argentina advances in the Chamber of Deputies. Only a very small percentage of Argentine society will have to pay it.

Poster exhibition shows glimpses of dying capitalist system and flickers of a new world

Anti-imperialist organizations launch an online poster exhibition around the concept of capitalism

Taxing large fortunes, a tool of social justice

Many countries who have seen their economies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are considering levying a tax on large fortunes to help their struggling economies

Are we ready to start lifting COVID-19 restrictions?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha takes stock of the current COVID-19 numbers. He discusses the global plans to lift lockdowns and restrictions and talks about how ready we are for such a step.

Across US, the people demand “Cancel the Rents”

According to reports, around 31 percent of the workers were unable to pay their rent on April 1.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Workers fight COVID-19, Capitalist oppression

Employers have bee firing workers, cutting salaries and exploiting them citing the COVID-19 crisis. In response, workers globally are waging a determined resistance.

With no rights, informal workers are more exposed to coronavirus and the crisis

More than 38 million people – 41% of the labor force – are unable to follow guidelines with no safety nets

Unions take action against South African Telekom’s retrenchment plan

The unions argued in court that proper consultations were not held with them before deciding on retrenchment packages

Argentine Senate approves law to renegotiate external debt

The law authorizes the Minister of Economy to renegotiate the conditions of the payment of the foreign debt taken during the administration of former president Mauricio Macri

Oil workers go on indefinite strike against mass layoffs and dismantling of Petrobras

The state-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors

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