Forecast for 2019

Well, there has not been a year starting like this for a long time.  The US government is in disarray.  The President of the Unites States starts the second half of his four-year term having lost his majority in the lower house of Congress to the Democrats in a heavy...

Report on the General Strike

The All India General strike of the 20th and 21st was the third such strike in the last 3 years. The strike evoked a massive response much in the same manner as the last two strikes preceding it. In each instance over a 100 million workers affiliated to...

The Truth About the Pandemic Death Toll in India

A scandal emerged first when a local newspaper in Gujarat reported that the true death toll in the state was being hidden and that it was probably many times more than the official numbers. Many Indians had suspected that the true scale of the pandemic was being hidden from...

The Final Agreement at Ssangyong Motors

Written by Young-su Won, a member of Preparing Group for a Socialist Workers' Party in South Korea. For pictures and news in Korea, visit Media Chungchung: www.cmedia.or.k   Today, August 6th, after harsh and inhumane assault on striking workers of the last couple of days, the union and the management...

Appeal for solidarity with students of JNU

   We reproduce a request for solidarity of Jawaharlal Nehru University student's and teachers, currently on struggle, where there has been police repression and the arrest of eight students. We solidarize with the JNU students and teachers's struggle! Immediate freedom to the arrested students! No to Modi's repression! Stop persecution to...

The Garment Workers’ Struggle Continues

The garment workers of Bangladesh have been struggling for decent conditions of work and living wages since for nearly a decade. The movement has reached a pinnacle in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in November last year which took the lives of more than 1000...

25 years after the Tiannamen massacre

In the late 1980s China lived a sprint in the capitalist market reforms that the Stalinist party, led by Deng Xiaoping, carried forward from 1979 .  The right to strike had been removed; the power of the managers of state owned enterprises had been extraordinarily strengthened; the creation of...

The Politics of the Indian Bourgeoisie

This article was published in India by the Bolshevik-Leninist party of India, the Indian Section of the Fourth International as a pamphlet the title of which was Saboteur Strategy of the Constructive Program. It is a very fine analysis of the politics being pursued by Gandhi and the...

A Deepening Crisis of Indian Capitalism

Between 2010 and 2012, India experienced a heightened phase of class struggle. 2010 saw the largest working class mobilization till that point with the general strike called by trade unions. The same period saw intense struggles in Northern India around the automotive industrial belt around Gurgaon and Noida. Students...

May 1st: Pakistan and Kashmir

Demonstrations in Bagh Azad, Kashmir Demonstrations in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

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