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Interview with Oakland Teacher on Future Strike

We interview Nick Palmquist, an Oakland teacher and longtime member of the union reform caucus, Classroom Struggle, who talks to us on how militant teachers took over their union and are now setting the ground for a strike this late February/March   LV: What is the history of Classroom Struggle, the...

Winds in Europe are blowing in the Right Direction

World economy shows no signs of recovery, and signs of a new recession already appear in the horizon. Governments seek to rescue an EU that founders. While they debate about the Brexit, the working class enters action in France against Macron, overgrowing labor and political bureaucracies By Corriente Roja To the...

Sudanese government rocked by country wide uprising

Demonstrations across the world against President Omar Al Bashir The regime must go – End the genocide Unions and social movements must support this struggle! Martin Ralph International Socialist League The Sudanese people are rising up Omar Al Bashir’s genocidist government across the whole of the country. Hundreds have been killed in over 150...

Editorial for February/March 2019 La Voz Magazine

During the first week of the new year, incoming US House Speaker Nancy “We’re Capitalists” Pelosi introduced a congressional rules package to the House floor that included a so-called pay-go clause. A relic of the 1980s Democratic Party neoliberal turn and a way of outflanking Reaganites barking about “tax...

Pension Reform: the government wants us to contribute for 40 years and pensions below the minimum wage for the elderly poor

The goal is to transform pensions into a "minimum income" even smaller than the minimum wage By PSTU-Brazil On the evening of Monday, February 4th, the Estadão newspaper revealed some points of the Pension Reform prepared by the government, which it will send to Congress this month through a Proposed Constitutional...

Balance of the February 5 demonstrations in France

Yellow vests and unions: after the February 5 demonstrations, a clear calling from the union leaderships to a general strike and the blockage of economy is necessary. By Gaston Lefranc (February 6, 2019) Source: https://tendanceclaire.org/article.php?id=1536 The February 5 demonstrations were summoned by the CGT and Solidaires, and timidly and locally by the FO and...

Bolsonaro’s decree about arms possession is a smoke-screen and does not solve violence

We defend the right to self-defense and to get armed for the working class and the poor people. But the decree signed by Bolsonaro does not guarantee such right for the poor. The opposite is true, it increases even more the weaponry of the rich to kill the poor. PSTU...

Struggle for free education in South Africa: student is killed

There is a long history of student activism in South Africa. Students were part of the fight against apartheid. For many years, students have protested against the university fees, which prevent students from working class families from attending university. For example, the fees for a year at the University...

Out with North Americans from Venezuela! Down with imperialist interference! Down with the lackey Latin American governments!

The workers must oust Maduro! Out with Maduro! North American imperialist pro-intervention policy, allied with right wing Latin American governments, has taken a leap regarding Venezuela. John Bolton’s reports where he shows the “5000 troops to Colombia” and the over flight of North American military aircrafts in Colombian territory show the diplomatic...

France: All support to the February 5th General Strike!

The CGT, Solidaires and CNT-SO unions are calling a strike in all France next Tuesday February 5. International Workers League- Fourth International (IWL-FI) Statement The “Assembly of Assemblies” of the yellow vests, gathered on Commercy on January 26-27, has adopted support to the strike. Not to an isolated mobilization day, but...

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