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Social movements and protestors intensify struggle in Colombia and other stories

Today we look at the latest on the national strike in Colombia, a strike for better pay and staffing by health workers in New Zealand, and more

Gaza death toll crosses 100, extremist mobs attack Palestinians and other stories

Today we look at the attacks by extremist mobs on Palestinians, demands for fair wages and safety by nursing home workers in the US, and more

Irish Nurses Campaign Irish nursing union demands end to exploitation of student nurses and midwives

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has demanded that the country’s health minister ensure sufficient remuneration and safety for student nurses and midwives, who are in the front line of the fight against COVID-19

Kenya health workers strike Health workers in Kenya set to embark on strike on December 7

Doctors, nurses, and clinical officers in Kenya are all set to down tools on December 7 on a range of demands from the government, including provision of health insurance, quality PPEs, isolation and treatment centers for health workers

COVID-19 in Portugal Portuguese communists call to strengthen National Health Service to fight fresh spike in COVID-19

The Portuguese government has announced new lockdown restrictions in 121 municipalities across the country in the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases. A record number of 4,656 COVID-19 cases were reported on October 30

Why are care workers across India protesting?

A.R. Sindhu, General Secretary of All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, talks about the issues faced by care workers and why they have launched a fresh wave of struggles

COVID-19 in Pakistan Pakistan’s COVID-19 response is eroding trust of people in institutions, says report

The Imran Khan-led government’s overall response to the COVID-19 crisis has been marred by inconsistency, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), which claims that the ongoing pandemic has increased the trust-deficit 

French Health workers protest French health workers stage another protest demanding resources to save hospitals

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 

COVID-19 crisis has reminded society of the importance of public services

On Public Service Day, we spoke to Jammu Anand of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation Employees Union in India. He spoke about the different crises being faced by the public sector right now.

Health workers across Belgium demand structural refinancing of healthcare

Health workers organized mobilizations in major cities across the country on June 16, demanding structural refinancing of healthcare, increased staff, employment guarantees and better wages

France health workers Protests French health workers hit the streets, demand that government save public health system

Successive governments in France have weakened the public health care system through systematic underfunding and neglect

Bangladesh interview Manisha Chakraborty Health workers left in the lurch as pandemic spreads in Bangladesh

The International Secretary of the Socialist Student Front in Bangladesh, Manisha Chakraborty, talks about how Bangladesh is coping with the COVID-19 pandemic

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