Working class strike
The working class majority can never escape the shackles of inequality and poverty if we continue on this disastrous path, says Irvin Jim of NUMSA
King Mswati spent more than $74 million on his birthday while claiming that there are not sufficient funds to raise the salaries of public servants who have lost purchasing power by more than 14% in the last two years
Transport workers in Mumbai went on strike for nine days protesting low wages and attempts of privatization of the city’s buses
In order to reduce the fiscal deficit as demanded by the IMF, the administration of the ruling right-wing party Cambiemos announced new increases in the tariffs of public transport, electricity, water and residential gas.
The year witnessed struggles across the world, most often led by trade unions, against neoliberalism and the related rise of the right-wing