Stand in Solidarity with ASHA Workers!

Since the corona virus arrived in India the frontline of the fight against it has been held by India's beleaguered medical workers and doctors in the public sphere. Since February, when the first cases started to arrive, the crisis has ballooned to catastrophic proportions, india today has the third...

The Confederation of Trade Unions Myanmar (CTUM) Calls For Comprehensive Sanctions

We republish  the CTUM call for sanctions against the Coup in Myanmar for informational purposes as it shows the growing working class resistance to the military coup.   By CTUM - March 6, 2021   Kyae Zin (F), 19 years, Mandalay University, Mandalay Nyein Thu Aung (M), 19 years, Magwe Institute of...

A study on the Chinese working class

The main objective of this material is to analyze what happened with the great wave of strikes that swept through China between 2014 and 2016, the current situation of the class struggle in that country, and the course followed by activists and independent trade unions who drove that wave....

Rapes in India: Are the victims to be blamed?

Sexism has been growing worldwide at an alarming rate. But in India it has reached levels of barbarism. In 2011 alone there were more than 24,000 violations, but activists warn that the real figure is much higher. Raping women has become an epidemic in India, with three distinguishing characteristics:...

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...

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...

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...

Farewell Comrade: Remembering George Gomez

Comrade George Gomez passed away on 27th of August 2016. For 90 years he had tirelessly organized workers in their struggle against capitalism, inspiring youth towards Marxism. Born in 1926, in fishing hamlet of Punnaicoyal in Tuticorin District, he was born to a time of imperialism, anti-colonial struggles and...

The Struggle Gets Tougher in Hong Kong

            On July the 1st, hundreds of young people occupied for hours the Legislative Council (parliament) of Hong Kong, while thousands surrounded the building. After hours they were removed by the police, amidst harsh repression in the streets.   By Alejandro Iturbe             This new expression of the democratic struggle fought by...

Decreasing of China’s growth is followed by an increase in working class struggles

The expectations were high when the Chinese government announced on April 14 the 2015 first-quarter growth figures of the country. Governments and banks around the world wanted to know if the reduction in the growth of the Chinese economy, expressed by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would be...

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