Call for 2nd meeting of International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggles

  Labor and people's organizations from more than 30 countries are invited for the 2nd International Meeting of the International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggles that will happen on June, 8th and 9th, in Campinas (SP), Brazil. This call is made by organizations in the Americas, Europe, Africa...

End repression and criminalization of social protest

Today, Wednesday 20, at 5 pm, there will be a Press Conference. The government violently repressed thousands of workers in the Congress Square in defense of his laws against the retirees and the people. There were dozens of detainees, people seriously wounded, and even an activist that lost his eye. Macri...

South Africa: the wheels are loosening

A few years ago, an important leader of the ANC (African National Congress) said, “I fear the wheels are coming off”, referring to the economic and political situation of South Africa. He was right, and the wheels continue to loosen. Throughout these years, in general terms, we may say...

International Calling to Mobilize before the G-20 and the IMF. For the political, environmental, cultural and economic sovereignty of our people and our bodies.

We are organizations, international processes and movements, national and regional, of the working people, peasants, natives, Afro-descendants, feminists, retired, immigrants, students, defenders of the people’s rights, defenders of the environment, common goods and climatic justice, and defenders of the rights of childhood and gender, among others, who fight the...

Workers at GM plant in Brazil go on strike

The autoworkers of General Motors went on strike Friday morning, against the plans of the company to dismiss 794 workers of Sao Jose dos Campos plant in Brazil. Soon after the assembly, the workers entered into the factory where they remain stopped. At a meeting held yesterday between the...

Donald Trump, Merkel and the G-20 arrive on November 30: an International Meeting prepares mobilizations against them

Last August 30 and September 1, in the School of Social Sciences, an International Meeting took place in rejection to the presidential Summit of the G 20 in Costa Salguero next November 30 and December 1. By PSTU-Argentina Different local organizations participated in the meeting, like CTA Autónoma, ATE, Barrios de...

“There is a huge space for a masses political action of the working class”

  My name is Erek Slater. I am a ten-year veteran Chicago public bus driver. My coworkers have elected me to be their union shop-steward and executive board member of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 241. International Courier has asked me to write some lines on the workers’ situation in...

International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggle Manifesto

The International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggle constituted March 2013 after our meeting in Saint-Denis (France) is the product of years of exchanges and common work between several of the founding organisations. In this way and on the basis of common trade union policies and practice, we have...

A country on the verge of civic insurrection

Since the end of May, several massive demonstrations and protests took place in France against Hollande's reform of the Labour Code. Last demonstration was on Tuesday, June the 14th, and more than one million were on the streets confronting the Police and the government's policies, in defense of their rights. Whether...

IGMetall Stalls the Struggle of German Steelworkers

After the German steelworkers carried out a strong wave of strikes, their national union, IG Metall, reached an agreement with the Südwestmetall employers’ federation, which may be considered a very partial advance. By Americo Gomes.   The strikes involved almost a million and a half workers from 97 companies, who carried...

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