Comrade George Gomes: To Socialism!

It was in 2012 that I first met Comrade George Gomes. Around that time, we had published the New Wave's naval mutiny special edition which also featured our stand on the Kashmir question where we also stated our attitude to self-determination. By Adhiraj Bose - New Wave, India. Our first contact...

All our support to the contract workers’ struggle!

Contract workers in BSNL are said to number around at least 1 lakh . This huge force of workers are among the most exploited segment of the company’s workforce.  These workers, some of whom have worked for over ten years, remain deliberately exempted from benefits which are guaranteed by...

Interview with Dilip Pawar of the VKKS

On the 13th of May, comrade Adhiraj Bose had conducted an interview with Dilip Pawar of the VKKS (Vishwa Kalyan Kamgar Sangathana) which led the previous 50 day work stoppage at Bajaj and is leading the present work stoppage for an indefinite period to pressurize the management of...

Ten Thousand-Strong March Under Repression In Hong Kong

Ten thousand Chinese took part in the traditional New Year's march in Hong Kong, in defense of autonomy and democratic freedoms which are both under constant threat from the Beijing authorities. By Wilson Ribeiro – São Paulo, Brazil.   This year the main demand is against the permanent allocation of officers from...

Workers Roar in India, Tremors Felt in US and Canada

Rico Workers’ Strike in India, Forces Canadian and US Auto Manufacturers to Down Their Shutters!  The ongoing talks for reconciliation between employers and workers of Rico Auto Industries at Manesar, Gurgaon, broke down today as workers refused to relent till their demands were met by the employers, which include a...

An Open Letter to Tariq Ali on the facts in Nadigram

Introduction   In early November, armed militants of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leading the Popular Front in the province of Western Bengal (India) attacked the inhabitants of Nandigram (about 100 km off Calcutta). They used previously captures inhabitants of the region as shields so as to prevent responses....

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...

Capitalist super-exploitation: The ‘secret’ of the Chinese success

The recent workers’ conflicts at Honda and Foxconn show the secret of the “Chinese miracle”. The result of the return of capitalism in China is that, behind the country’s economic growth rates, there is a huge degradation of working conditions. Most Chinese workers survive with low wages and without basic rights. There...

Certainties and questions raised by China’s economic crisis – Part 1

"China’s economy is going through hard times. The most important expression of it has been the recent successive drops in the country's main stock markets (Shanghai and Shenzhen). It had previously manifested itself as a Real Estate crisis (with several unfinished projects and other finished ones that couldn't find...

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...

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