Solidarity with LoC protestors of Kashmir

Kashmir is a matter of dispute between three nuclear powers (Pakistan, India, and China). It has been a very delicate and sensitive problem, especially for India and Pakistan, for seventy years. Both states spend more than 60-70% of their budget on defense due to this conflict, while the masses...

No More Rapes in Delhi

On the 16th of December, a 23 years old girl was raped in Delhi. According to several Internet news sites, the victim and her friend had been to see a film when they boarded the bus in the Munirka area of Delhi, intending to travel to Dwarka in...

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...

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...

General strike challenges the BJP led governement

We express strong solidarity with Indian workers and youth who will march, protest and stop work in a nation-wide general strike on September 2, 2015. We publish the statement on the general strike by the organisation New Wave (B-L), with whom the IWL-FI has friendly relations. Background of current strike In May 2014, the general elections brought...

The West Bengal Elections

From the 27th of March, one of the most decisive regional elections in the recent history of India has begun and now continues. The Eastern State of West Bengal, one of the most populous states in the country, that accounts for around 9% of the seats in the parliament,...

The Workers of Bangladesh Need Our Solidarity!

On the 26th of April Bangladesh was shaken by the worst industrial disaster in the history of the country. The collapse of the Rana plaza structures have left up to 550 dead and nearly a thousand injured many of whom are still trapped in debris! This disaster and the...

The Maruti July struggle : Where Caste meets Class oppression

  Fact finding teams of New Wave New Delhi have confirmed that the 'murder' of the executive at Maruti is in fact a lie and in all likelihood he died in an accidental fire. The factory at Manesar is now under lockout and workers are under threat of layoffs...

On the Caste Question in India

An introduction to the caste system   One of the fundamental characteristics of Hindu society is the presence of castes. What the role of the caste is has been a question of much debate among scholars and activists alike. It is unquestionable, that this social system is at least several millennia-old...

An analysis of the Anti-Corruption movement

The anti-corruption movement in India in recent times, and the mobilizations which took place around the arrest of Anna Hazare, and subsequently gathered around his fast, have been one of the largest mass mobilizations in recent history in India.  Some sources cite numbers going up to hundreds of thousands,...

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