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...

Letter from Sebastián Romero

 My name is Sebastián Romero, and I am a victim of political persecution by Macri’s government. I am a worker as many others, but for over three months I have not seen my family, my coworkers at the factory or my neighbors. I am persecuted as if I was a...

West Virginia Workers Lead the Way for a #StrikeWave

After a 13-day coordinated strike involving all 55 counties of West Virginia and every school therein, the teachers and the school’s support staff (bus drivers, cooks, janitors, etc.)  proved to be victorious by winning a 5% raise for themselves and other public employees. Though impressive on its own, the...

March 8 marked by strikes and massive demonstrations

In over 170 countries, millions went onto the streets for the International Working Women’s Day. Despite the bourgeois propaganda, it was not a “celebration” day nor anything like that. It was a day of struggle, demonstrations and strikes. By Editorial Team.   There were strikes in several workplaces, responding to the international...

UCU strike for pensions on March 8

USS is the tip of the iceberg - Our pensions system is a hot mess This week, university staff have been on strike against devastating changes to their pensions, braving the freezing weather to stand on picket lines waving placards with brilliantly dweeby slogans (personal faves: “Geertz ya dirty hands...

March 8: Stop the factories, protest on the streets!

“International Working Women’s Day” is not any other date, as for a long time they tried to make us believe. Over the last decades, this day was distorted by bourgeois imperialist institutions and by reformism, which separated March 8 from its nature of struggle first –by commercializing the liberation...

Unions and students together defending pensions and public education

The International Socialist League warmly applauds UCU members, who took the unprecedented decision to call 14 days of strike action in pre-92 universities to defend their pensions and the FE members who voted to strike over pay.   The pension deficit and the pro-Tory university employers’ solution of removing defined benefits...

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