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Colombians resume protests against Duque’s far-right government

This Thursday, as a part of a new national strike, thousands of Colombians took to the streets across the country in rejection of a new tax reform bill promoted by the national government and in support of the ten bills presented by different sectors last month

National strike in Colombia completes two months

The national strike, which began in rejection of a tax reform bill, has transformed into a national struggle against the far-right government of President Ivan Duque and his neoliberal and oppressive policies

After six weeks, the mobilizations in Colombia continue

Fresh mobilizations have been called to demand that the national government sign the pre-agreement to guarantee the right to protest and advance in negotiating the demands raised by the mobilizing sectors

Tax reform bill temporarily defeated by national strike in Colombia, repression and militarization continue

In the past five days of national strike and nationwide mobilizations across Colombia, the national security forces have unleashed an unprecedented level of repression against peaceful protesters, killing at least 21 people, injuring around 100 and arresting over 650 protesters

National strike in Colombia continues for a second day

Thousands of Colombians, for a second consecutive day, mobilize in rejection of the far-right President Ivan Duque’s neoliberal tax reform, which seeks to make the working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Colombia strikes against neoliberal onslaught

Hundreds of thousands protested in rejection of the Sustainable Solidarity bill, a new tax reform bill presented to the Congress by the far-right government of president Iván Duque.

Colombia on strike against the far-right and neoliberalism

Organizations reject Duque’s neoliberal tax reform which seeks to make Colombia’s working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic

National protest in Colombia against Duque’s tax reform

The tax reform, promoted by President Iván Duque, gives significant tax benefits to the wealthiest sectors which critics claim will deepen inequality

Belgium workers strike Belgian workers hit the streets, demanding rise in minimum wages

The mobilization was called by the General Federation of Belgian Labor (ABVV/FGTB) as part of the national day of action for more purchasing power and against inequality.

In Costa Rica, indefinite strike by workers greets govt. proposal for financial ‘reform’

Trade unions and social movements across Costa Rica organized a grand national march on September 12, protesting tax hikes and spending cuts proposed by President Carlos Alvarado.

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