May Day
May Day: Worker’s struggle celebration is well-deserved after a momentous year

After a year of ongoing crisis, Peoples Dispatch looks back on some of the most important labor struggles of this past year.

Myanmar trade union calls for comprehensive economic sanctions against the military regime

CTUM, the largest labor group in Myanmar, is demanding that the international community extend support to starve and drive out the regime through comprehensive economic sanctions

Colombia’s President withdraws tax proposal following mass protests and other stories

Today we look at the violence against protesters in Colombia, protests demanding the release of detained activists in Thailand, and more

Nowhere but in the struggle: Solidarity with India’s agricultural women workers

In the tradition of proletarian internationalism, working women and farmers from Tanzania express their solidarity with the women farmers of India who have been engaged in struggle for the last several months against pre-corporate farming bills from the Modi-led government

Working class across the globe celebrates May Day

On International Workers’ Day, we take a look at the glorious history of labor struggles and key mobilizations across the world over the year as the working class has fought the rampaging virus and predatory capitalism

Informal workers bear the brunt of COVID-19 economic slowdown

Across the world, COVID-19 has affected workers as they struggle against layoffs, delayed payment of wages and attacks on their rights to mobilize.

On May Day, the working class in Europe resolved to defeat both COVID-19 and capitalism

Major trade unions and workers’ parties across Europe organized May Day events in public and online platforms adhering to safety protocols due to lockdown.

Delivery workers strike on May Day in the US

Workers of major corporations such as Amazon, FedEx, Walmart, Instacart and Target stayed off work demanding personal protective equipment, safe and sanitary work environments, extra paid leaves and time-offs

In India, lockdown is being used to attack workers’ rights

On the occasion of International Workers’ Day, president of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions K. Hemalatha talks about the conditions of Indian workers who are bearing the brunt of the lockdown

Our health over their profits: France’s CGT in the thick of struggle

Patrick Correa of the CGT Metalworkers’ union of France talks to Peoples Dispatch on the impact of COVID-19 on the workers of the country.

It’s going to be Amazon vs the People: Chris Smalls

Chris Smalls was fired from his job at Amazon’s Staten Island facility in the US shortly after he raised issues regarding the lack of safety measures for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

[Photoessay] Glimpses of an Indian May Day

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.

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