Privatization
Protest for health-Spain Progressives mobilize across Spain to protest privatization of healthcare

The protesters demanded strengthening of the public health sector through increased investments and the repeal of laws allowing privatization of health care 

Bolsonaro introduces Eletrobras bill: “Privatization agenda continues in full swing”

The measure took its first steps in congress and Arthur Lira promises to discuss matter “very quickly.” The debate begins next week

Hundreds of thousands of workers set to take part in general strike in South Africa on February 24

The South African Federation of Trade Unions, which has called for the strike, has put forward demands for a radical change in policy, including measures such as the nationalization of all strategic monopoly industries and a living minimum wage of at least R12,500 (USD $854)

India faces grim jobs crisis: 17 million jobs lost in past year

In the three months from September 2020 alone, 9 million people lost their jobs. A breakdown of job losses shows that younger people and women have borne the brunt

2020 Nobel for Economics: A prize for privatization

Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Economics for their work in auction theory. However, the development of this theory is inextricably linked to the project of neoliberalism and privatization

BPCL workers strike India Thousands of state-owned refinery workers demand pay settlement in India

Employees of state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) are fighting against a wage settlement meant to fast-track its privatization and are demanding benefits at par with other public sector oil companies

Kerala rejects handing over of airport to Adani Group

August 23 marked the launch of a fresh campaign against the leasing of the Thiruvananthapuram airport in India to the controversial Adani Group for 50 years

India’s Independence Day 2020 – distressed people, indifferent rulers

Never before has India been so besieged by crises – the pandemic, devastated economy, an eroded constitutional system. But the resistance is swelling up

“We paint because we believe in the people”

Collective review of the Anti-Imperialist Poster Exhibition II: Neoliberalism

COVID19 in Central Asia COVID-19 shows the need to rebuild public health systems in Central Asian countries

Most of the countries in central Asia have been reluctant to reimpose restrictions due to the economic fallout. This has led to a massive jump in the total number of new infections and deaths in late June and July

Comair workers in South Africa yet to receive pay while business rescue plan becomes more costly

Serious questions of conflict of interest have been raised as the business rescue practitioners ask the ailing airline to pay R250,000 per month to Redford Capital – a consultancy firm of which they themselves are the directors.

Unions hold coutrywide wide demonstrations against anti-people policies in India

Ten of thousands workers from different trade unions staged a countrywide protest on July 3, which also involved public sector employees, industrial workers, scheme workers and agricultural workers

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