Working Class Struggles

Debate with the MRT on the Teamsters’ strike in Brazil

The conflict that confronts the truck owners (truckers/teamsters) with the Temer government (with strike and blockades against the rise of the fuel price) became the core of the situation in the country. Brazil moves towards a growing paralyzation and the Teamsters already forced the government to step back (at...

No to military intervention! Stop repressing the Teamsters! General Strike now!

The Teamsters’ strike needs to be surrounded with solidarity! By PSTU-Brazil.   The Teamsters’ strike reached its 8th day on Monday , stopping the country and counting with wide support by the population. The mobilization put the Temer government against the wall and confronts the military intervention decreed by the government. The...

Oil workers paralyze in support to the Teamsters and against the privatization of Petrobras

On Sunday, the 27, oil workers from different bases and refineries from Petrobras stopped in support to the strike and mobilization of Teamsters and against the privatization of Petrobras, responsible for the major rise of fuel prices in the last period. By PSTU-Brazil.   “The rise in fuel prices happens due to...

Ze Maria: Why it is Necessary to support the Teamsters’ Strike

As we write this article, the Teamsters continue to mobilize throughout the country with the populations’ support. The Teamsters’ strike changed the situation and placed the government against the wall. Due to the enthusiastic support of the entire population, it posed a General Strike in the agenda, to unite...

CSP-Conlutas approves the call to a General Strike

The National Coordination of the Unions and Popular Federation CSP-Conlutas, main instance of decision, met on May 25, 2018, before the current strikes in the country and specifically the great truckers’ strike. We make a statement to the working class, other Federation and the society as a whole: the...

Full support to the truckers’ strike! Let’s unify the struggles!

While we were closing this issue , the truckers’ strike reached its third day, showing amazing strength. It was highly supported, for confronting the rise of the fuel price and the Temer government, the most unpopular government in the history of the country. Stopping the circulation of goods has...

It’s time of a General Strike and taking the streets!

The national truckers’ strike is stopping the country against the high price of fuel. In only four days, it put the Temer government and Congress against the wall, gaining popular support and solidarity by a high number of industries, currently stopping in support to the transportation workers’ strike, like...

General Strike in South Africa

Several cities in Sout Africa participate of the General Strike called by the South-African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA,) both independent from the government of the CNA. The strike was strongly supported by popular organizations like Abahlali baseMjondolo. By Americo...

May 1st: For a Labor Day of Struggle!

132 years ago, the US bourgeoisie sentenced to death workers that were struggling to reduce their work-shift. The workers’ movement made a reference out of May 1st: an international day of struggle against the bourgeoisie. IWL-FI Statement.   The labor-union bureaucracies and reformist parties seek to turn this day into its opposite,...

Solidarity with the French working class!

Solidarity with the striking railway workers and all those striking to defend public services and jobs From 3 April for three months strikes, rallies and demonstrations are and will take place in France including: railway stations, hospitals, post offices, employment centers, schools, etc. By Martin Ralph The Solidaires union federation, that is...

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