General Strike
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.

Workers’ power brings Uruguay to a halt

The national trade union center called for a multisectorial general strike in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas and against the International Labor Organization’s decision on collective wage bargaining.

Thousands of Brazilians to go on strike against pension reforms on Friday

The countrywide general strike is against the proposed pension reforms that are likely to raise the average retirement age. A wide range of demands, including higher spending for education and a halt to privatization of refineries, are also being raised

Workers convention India Trade unions call for end to Modi government’s anti-workers policy

The working class population was forced to embark on more than 18 country-wide general and sectoral strikes since the Hindu conservative Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014.

Ep 04 Around the world on 8 minutes Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 04

In this episode, we take you India, where Delhi police have charged three communist students leaders with sedition. We also look into the Los Angeles teachers’ strike and Swaziland civil servants’ strike call.

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