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...

Call for International Solidarity to Bangladeshi Workers

Amirul Haque Amin – president of the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) of Bangladesh – in reply to a solidarity motion sent by CSP-Conlutas and other Brazilian unions, summarized the total death toll and injured workers at Rana Plaza tragedy and asked for an international solidarity campaign to...

Linked Arms, idle machines

Linked Arms, idle machines. This scenario seems to have returned with more force this year to China, where the reduction in economic growth is already evident. Two strikes drew the attention of the media around the world, deserving subjects featured in Bloomberg and Financial Times websites at least. Strike...

From Hosni Mubarak to Angela Merkel: The farce of the Nehru award

On the 9th of May it was announced that Angela Merkel the chancellor of Germany would be awarded with the prestigious Nehru award for international understanding for the year 2011. The reason stated being “or her enormous efforts toward sustainable and equitable development”.  With this the farce of the...

Resistance in Himalaya!

Himalaya is a region comprising jammu,Kashmir, Ladakh and Gilgit Baltistan.which had been resisted from several centuries for liberation from economical, political and cultural Slavery, therefore it is important to speak about  the freedom  for concerned units to build their relations under a planned economy in a federation at the...

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...

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...

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