People’s Earthquake Relief Center established!

Let’s gather all power to support the affected friends! The National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba (Doro-Chiba) has decided on the executive committee on March 15th to establish People’s Earthquake Relief Center together with the National Coordinating Center of Labor Unions (NCCLU). Its headquarters is in the office...

Statement on the Kashmir struggle

Recent development in Kashmir, particularly in the past 4-5 years have brought back the Kashmir question to the fore and posed it sharper than ever. Beginning with the protests surrounding the Shopian Double Murder case and the landmark State Transport Corporations Strikes which garnered the support of hundreds...

The Indian Situation

We are publishing an article of Adhiraj Bose, from the group New WAVE. In the present world situation when India, one of the most populous countries is taking an increasing role in the world economy we think it is very important to our readers follow the situation 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...

Honda workers in China show the way

After two years of relative calm, the Chinese working class is reappearing in the news, with reports of strikes occurring on the Pearl River Delta, in southeast China. This region is home to one of the largest concentrations of manufacturing in the whole world.  The current Chinese economic growth...

Let’s stand up for a protest action against Honda headquarters

On July 7th, to express solidarity with the Chinese workers who are waging strike at Honda factory in China, we, Japanese fighting unions, workers and students, with Doro-Chiba (National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba) at the head, will rise up for a protest action against the headquarters...

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...

Recent Arrests in Haryana Expose the Pro-Rich Policy of the Government and Call into Question the Farce of Maoist Path

Several activists, allegedly linked to the Maoist party, CPI (Maoist), have been arrested by the police in Haryana, on the charges of inciting the villagers to boycott the polls in recent general elections and instigating them against the landlords and the government.  The arrestees, which include agricultural labourers belonging...

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...

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...

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