Pension reforms in France
Trade unions and communists condemn French state’s persecution of energy workers’ leader Sébastien Menesplier

Sébastien Menesplier, the leader of the National Federation of Mines and Energy, was summoned by the police for his role in organizing a strike against the unpopular pension reforms. Unions and the French left have termed it an unprecedented escalation of attacks on labor organizing

In Europe, working-class resilience on full display during May Day

On International Workers’ Day, trade unions and working class parties across Europe reiterated their resolve to defend workers against capitalism, imperialism, and fascism

French workers take to the streets as Macron’s pension reform becomes law

Protests broke out in France after the country’s Constitutional Council ratified the key provisions of the controversial pension reforms. President Emmanuel Macron signed the bill into law early on Saturday

21-03 French Protests Protests rage across France as government narrowly survives no-confidence vote

The French government had a narrow escape on Monday as the no-confidence motion filed by the opposition fell short of just nine votes in the National Assembly. Trade unions and leftist parties are gearing up for more protests against the unpopular pension reforms

Daily Round-Up | Protests across France as Macron bypass parliament for pension reforms, and other stories

In this episode, we take a look at the latest round of protests in France, a raid in Jenin by Israeli occupation forces, a strike by New Zealand’s teachers, and an impeachment motion against Guillermo Lasso

Daily Round Up – Protests continue in France over pension reforms & other stories

In today’s episode, we look at protests continuing in France over pension reforms, Israeli airstrikes hit quake-hit Syria, 23 Cop City protesters charged with domestic terrorism in the US and Palestinian prisoners complete 20 days of civil disobedience.

23-02 Youth Protest Europe Image 1 Youth on the frontlines of struggle in Europe

Leftist youth groups raise the flag of resistance, resilience, and solidarity across crises-ridden Europe

Daily round-up | Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike in Israel and more stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests by Palestinian prisoners, the acquittal of Ola Bini, the struggle of trade unions in France, and Egypt’s IMF bail out deal

Daily Round-up | French workers take to the streets against pension reforms & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests in France and Peru, a study on food insecurity in Lebanon, and the criticism leveled by the Venezuelan government against the opposition and the US

Daily Round-up | Assassination Bid against Colombian Vice-President Francia Márquez & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the assassination attempt against Colombian Vice-President Francia Márquez, the impact of British and US weapons in Yemen, a protest by Sudanese teachers, and the condemnation of French pension reforms

Workers in France protest for health democracy

In recent protests against the health pass and mandatory vaccination rules, trade union activists have been pointing out the failures of the Emmanuel Macron-led government in controlling the pandemic while highlighting the need for proper public health measures

French unions hit the streets against anti-worker policies

CGT has also condemned the latest reforms in unemployment insurance at a time when unemployment is at the highest in 37 years.