CGT has also condemned the latest reforms in unemployment insurance at a time when unemployment is at the highest in 37 years.
Lebanon has a new prime minister in Mustapha Adib but to many, he is part of the same corrupt and inefficient old leadership that created the crisis in the country
Mustapha Adib, Lebanon’s ambassador to Germany, has won the support of the major political blocs but is part of an establishment whose credibility is at a historic low following the Beirut blasts
The explosion in Beirut on 4 August was not an accident. The authorities were aware of the possibility of an explosion. They did nothing.
Decades of neoliberal policies have made Lebanon among the most unequal societies in the world, and social and economic discontent is expected to grow following the blasts
A bioethics bill with provisions for extension of Medically Assisted Procreation services to single women and lesbian couples was approved by the French national assembly. However, it was not extended to the transgender community
The research community in France led by Faculties and Labs in Struggle is protesting against the controversial LPPR (Pluriannual Research Programming Law) bill and the ‘Welcome to France’ program introduced by the government
Researchers under the leadership of the Faculties and Labs in Struggle held protests against the LPPR Bill and the Welcome to France program which will promote greater contractualization and commercialization of education
The call for the mobilization was given by major trade unions, including the General Confederation of Labor (CGT)and health workers collectives like L’Inter-Urgences and Collectif Inter-Hôpitaux also joined the protests.
This was the second round of nationwide protests organized by health workers in the country since the start of a two-month consultation process initiated by the government on its proposed health sector reforms
As per the results declared so far, the Europe Ecology-The Greens (EELV) party already has claimed victory in eight major cities, including Lyon, Strasburg and Bordeaux. Local body elections were held in over 4,827 cities and towns across France on Sunday
Successive governments in France have weakened the public health care system through systematic underfunding and neglect