Hundreds of people took to the streets of New Delhi on International Workers’ Day honouring the Chicago martyrs and commemorating the struggles of the past.
In its May Day rally, the Hungarian Workers’ Party also denounced the United States’ coup attempt in Venezuela and extended solidarity to president Nicolas Maduro
Chicago Teachers Union leadership said that the recent surge in teachers’ strikes is driven by resistance to more than a decade of austerity and the dire consequences of the push to privatize public education.
A.R. Sindhu of the All India federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers talks about the joint struggles of Indian trade unions and the fight against the far-right wing government of Narendra Modi.
Peoples Dispatch speaks to Phakamile Hlubi Majola, spokesperson of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ( NUMSA), on the union’s militant struggle over the years and the challenges ahead.
The Connolly Youth Movement interrupted an event attended by the prime minister, claiming that the policies of Fine Gael government, especially in the housing sector, have been destroying the country.
The workers also protested against the death of 15 women farm workers in an accident in the city of Sidi Bouzid condemning the government’s failure to regulate the work and transport conditions of the agricultural laborers.
International Workers’ Day honors the struggles and sacrifices of the generations of workers whose actions made the world better.
In an interview with Peoples Dispatch, Njabulo Dlamini recalls the Swaziland teachers union’s recent struggles and the challenges they are confronting under the monarchy
‘Thousands of workers dismissed earlier haven’t been re-appointed yet and in most cases, workers didn’t even receive their legal compensation,’ says workers’ organizer