Low wages
Strikes spread across Amazon UK warehouses as workers reject “pathetic” pay offer

Workers across at least 4 Amazon warehouses in the UK have staged walkouts to protest pay offers that would raise wages by only 0.35-0.50 per hour. This will amount to a real-terms pay cut as the UK’s inflation is on track to hit 13%.

Unhoused people face uncertainty as officials raze makeshift shelters and other stories

Today we look at the clearing of homeless encampments in New York City, US; the ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen; and more

2021 sees drastic rise in migrant deaths, detentions off Libyan coast and other stories

Today we look at migrant deaths and detentions in the Mediterranean Sea, repression of Palestinian prisoners protesting Israeli violence, and more

China, U.S. discuss cooperation and communication in virtual meet and other stories

Today we look at the virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, the condition of migrants at the Poland-Belarus border, and more

Thai court rules calls for reform as “attempts to overthrow the monarchy” and other stories

Today we look at a Thai court ruling declaring calls for reform “attempts to overthrow the monarchy”, a strike in Tunisia after the death of an anti-landfill protestor, and more

Thousands protest against right-wing coup attempts in Bolivia and other stories

Today we look at mobilizations in defense of the Indigenous Wiphala flag in Bolivia, protests for democracy and quality education across schools in Swaziland, and more

Wage theft from garment workers amounts to rights violation by global brands: Report

Workers in six Asian countries suffered 25% wage loss in 2020. A survey which interviewed more than 2000 workers found the wage loss was actually “wage theft” by the top global brands

Peru’s election jury proclaims socialist Pedro Castillo as president and other stories

Today we look at the official declaration of Pedro Castillo as Peru’s next president, a strike by workers at a Frito Lay plant in the US against brutal working conditions, and more

Workers strike Australia As workers’ strike completes third week, Australian union calls for boycott of General Mills products 

The boycott call by the United Workers Union comes as the indefinite strike by 90 workers of the General Mills factory in Rooty Hill, near Sydney, is completing three weeks