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Miners’ Strike in the Midst of the Chilean Rebellion

In the midst of the popular rebellion that crosses the country, Miners of La Escondida are going to strike. Let’s go for the General Strike! We copy here the statement of the Union Nº1 of Miners from La Escondida:  Comrades, Today the country is going through harsh, critical times. A legitimate social...

Some Lessons on the Elections After 4 Years of Geringonça Administration

The 6th October Portuguese elections had a special meaning, because they happened after four years of the Geringonça government which was claimed as the government of stability after austerity measures, not only by the international bourgeoisie (IMF, ECB, EU) but also by various sectors of the left around the...

Against the IMF, the Only Option Is To Vote FITU!

We are a few days away from the presidential elections. However, the result is already known because of the impact of the PASO1, and so there is no electoral effervescence in the streets. The transition from one government to the other already began, up to the point that the...

Daniel Ruiz: “Macri Leaves Under People’s Repudiation While I Have Fellow Workers’ Solidarity”

After two personal interviews in the Marcos Paz prison, for my third interview with Daniel Ruiz, this time on the phone, he is back in his native Comodoro Rivadavia. Already free, Daniel tells us about the conditions of his release, his bonds with other inmates in prison, the struggles...

Down with the State of Siege! No to the Fare’s Rise!

Piñera’s government declared State of Emergency for the entire Metropolitan Region of Santiago . This is the only response that this corrupt, pro-businessmen government can give to the growing outrage that exploded in the last days, especially yesterday, October 18, in which Santiago lived a true popular uprise. By MIT-Chile   The...

Long Live Ecuadorian People’s Victory!

The heroic uprising of the Ecuadorian people led by the Indigenous Movement had its outcome on Sunday October 14 with the repeal of decree 883, with which the government had eliminated the gasoline and diesel subsidy as part of a series of IMF requirements to extend a loan. By...

Bourgeois Justice Has No “Heroes”

A testimony and a spreadsheet apprehended by the Federal Police, according to the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo, show that the Bolsonaro campaign received money from the “orange-tree”2 of the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antonio.   By Mariúcha Fontana.   Before the denounce, the Minister of Justice, Sérgio Moro, defended the chief,...

Ecuadorian Uprising Defeats Austerity Package

The uprising started on October 3, 2019 after president Lenin Moreno announced IMF-backed decree 833. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup That decree had five major attacks against people’s budget. First: it doubles diesel prices and increases gasoline from US$ 1.85 to US$ 2.40 / gallon; Second: it eliminates taxation on imports threating national economy...

South Africa: The Economic Crisis is Back, and Xenophobia is too.

There is a great coincidence between xenophobic attacks in South Africa. In 2008, at the height of the global economic crisis, a wave of xenophobia killed 42 people, injured hundreds and 25,000 people had to leave their homes. By Cesar Neto In 2019, when a new cycle of world economic crisis is...

Trump’s  Impeachment

Legislators of the Democratic Party, majority in the U.S. House of Representatives , initiated an impeachment process against President Donald Trump. In case of advancing in this chamber and then in the Senate, this could lead to Trump's destitution . What does this all mean ? By: Alejandro Iturbe   - ...

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