National strike in India
Millions strike in India against Modi government’s policies

The last two years have seen a further deterioration of the living standards of working people in India due to the pandemic and the lack of enough policy interventions by the Modi government.

‘This will be one of the biggest strikes in India since the country’s independence’

AR Sindhu, National Secretary of CITU (Centre of Indian Trade Unions), joins us to talk about the upcoming National Strike in India on March 28 and 29.

Paraguayans rise in rage against mishandling of COVID-19

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we take a look at protests in Paraguay against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive strike by bank employees in India and a protest by students in South Africa

The year the unions kept us strong

Amid the devastation and misery brought by the pandemic, the working class across the world was the core of the resistance, calling to account governments and standing in solidarity with the most oppressed

Workers across India strike in solidarity with farmers, against labor reforms

The left-wing trade union confederation, CITU, organized a strike in over 100,000 workplaces across India in support of the farmers’ agitation and also called for repeal of labor reform laws, among other demands

India strikes in solidarity with farmers

Farmers claim that the laws would enable the complete takeover of agriculture by corporate agribusinesses and big traders

250 million people participate in countrywide strike in India

Despite police repression and the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and farmers and their allies across India participated in the pan-India strike action against the recent neoliberal reforms pushed through by the Narendra Modi government

Millions strike in India

Workers and farmers demanded the withdrawal of recent laws that will destroy their livelihood

200 million Indian workers to strike on November 26

The call for this massive countrywide action has been given by 10 central trade unions and dozens of independent federations. Simultaneously, an umbrella platform of over 300 farmers’ organizations has called for a two-day protest

India resists anti-farmer laws

The farmers, under the banner of All India Kisan Coordination Committee, an organization of more than 250 farmers’ groups, said three new laws approved by the govt. would benefit corporates at the cost of their livelihood

Indian workers fight back: 250 million people go on strike

Millions of Indians hit the streets today in support of the general strike and as part of nationwide coalition-building efforts to resist the policies of the right-wing Modi government

For the workers, a world to win

The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world

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