General Strike
“It is the capitalist system that breeds no respect for workers’ rights”

The general strike called by the South African Federation of Trade Unions saw workers across the country stand up for their rights and demand an end to exploitation by the capitalist system

Massive general strike in South Africa highlights demand for radical policy changes

Millions of workers took part in the general strike on February 24, according to the South African Federation of Trade Unions which called for the labor action. Demonstrations were held in a number of cities

Hundreds of thousands of workers set to take part in general strike in South Africa on February 24

The South African Federation of Trade Unions, which has called for the strike, has put forward demands for a radical change in policy, including measures such as the nationalization of all strategic monopoly industries and a living minimum wage of at least R12,500 (USD $854)

Resistance in the face of repression: stories from protesting farmers at Delhi’s border

Hundreds of thousands of farmers have been protesting at the borders of Delhi for two weeks. On Sunday, we talked to some of them who described the mobilization leading up to this massive protest

South African workers strike against govt corruption, COVID-19 failures, job losses

A historic general strike was held in numerous cities and towns across South Africa on October 7 against corruption, job losses, govt failures during the pandemic, and its refusal to honor the wage agreement it had signed with public servants.

Historic general strike in South Africa sees workers raise issues of corruption, job loss

The strike was called by the Congress of South African Trade Unions and was joined by the South African Federation of Trade Unions and other organizations. It may set the stage for a new phase of working class unity

What does South Africa’s general strike mean for ANC-COSATU alliance?

COSATU, which has called for a national strike on October 7, is a traditional ally of the ruling African National Congress. The strike raises questions about the future of this alliance

Unemployment protests in Tunisia continue for the third day

Protests continue in Tunisia for a third day to demand better economic conditions and an end to police brutality against protesters

Tunisia Tataouine protests for jobs Protests in Tunisia to demand jobs and better economic opportunities

Local trade unions in the country’s southern province of Tataouine have called for a general strike on June 22, Monday, against state brutality and in support of their demands

“If the government tramples on our rights, we will bring down the government” #GeneralStrikeInIndia

Braving snow, rain and police repression, more than 250 million Indian workers went on a nationwide general strike on January 8 against the far-right Modi government’s neoliberal and fascist policies.

Trade unions in India give strike call on 8jan _Trade unions convention 30sept Trade unions in India call for general strike on January 20, 2020

Thousands of workers gather at New Delhi’s Parliament street on September 30 to join the trade unions’ convention against the attack on working class in India.

The Left Democratic Alliance protest the latest hike in gas price in front of National Press Club, Dhaka on Saturday. Focus Bangla Left Democratic Alliance calls strike against gas price hike in Bangladesh

The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.

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