Hong Kong: An Undeterred Struggle For Democratic Rights!

            An important process of struggle has arisen in Hong Kong against the so-called “Extradition Law” proposed by the Beijing-dependent authorities. “The controversial bill will allow suspects of criminal offences, like murder and rape, to be extradited to continental China and other countries to be judged.“ The bill was...

On The Telengana Agitation

One of the most significant movements of recent times in the India has been the agitation for a separate state of Telengana. The movement that started out in the 1960s with a bloody uprising of students and peasants came to a conclusion some weeks ago with the cabinet...

Fumiaki Hoshino: The Unknown Revolutionary

This is a story that takes in the whole of Japan. Despite being one of the longest-serving political prisoners in the world, the protagonist is astoundingly little known in his own country. It begins on the northern island of Hokkaido and then moves to central Japan and Tokyo,...

Workers, unionists clash at Honda plant in Foshan

  Tempers at a key Honda component factory in Guangdong reached boiling point yesterday as workers and government-backed trade union staff clashed amid failure to persuade employees to return to work. Analysts said the incident showed that the lack of independent trade unions, which can truly represent workers' interests, could...

Telecom Workers On Strike In India

Last December 15th, 95% of BSNL employees went on a one-day national strike across India. The BSNL is a state-owned telecom which is under attack by the neoliberal administration of prime minister Manmohan Singh. The socialist organization New Wave made a statement supporting the strike. Statement in support of the BSNL...

Social Media Solidarity With Strikers Will Cost You Your Job, Honda Tells Workers

As strike enters day nine, one worker has already been suspended for ‘liking’ a Facebook post. Rising concerns over the growing support for the hunger strike led by workers of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) from Tapukara, Rajasthan, has led the management of the company to warn its current...

Trump-Kim Meeting: one more step toward the colonization of North Korea

Amid exchange of pleasant words, the US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un signed an evasive joint statement based on promises from both sides. On denuclearization, the agreement says that North Korea "reaffirms its firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula." The United States, in...

Hong Kong government demands the end of occupation and threatens with repression

Protests in Hong Kong must end by Monday morning, threatened the chief executive. The Hong Kong Chief Executive, Leung Chun-ying, who refused to resign after a demand made by the Federation of Students, made ​​a televised address on Saturday, 4/10, claiming to be urgent that all entrances to government...

Maruti Suziki strike hits the heart of Indian automobile industry

On the 4th of June, the workers at Maruti Suzuki India Limited plant at Manesar went on an indefinite strike. They demanded the recognition of the Maruti Suzuki Employees Union (MSEU) and the reinstatement of the 11 sacked workers who led this new union who had been dismissed two...

The Lockdown and the Brutal Face of Proletarianization in India

When the first shocking news of the sufferings of migrant workers came out, most of the country and the media was taken aback by the sheer misery of the workers. However, for an observant Marxist, this would have been no surprise. The migrant workers, particularly the overwhelming majority employed...

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