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Italian Workers On Strike Against Profit Over People

Workers in the Lombardy region and also across all of Italy are going on strike against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s orders to keep the country “open.” By Workers' Voice / La Voz / IWL-FI in the U.S. This is despite the devastating effects of the deadliest coronavirus outbreak in the world...
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Stop capitalism to stop the virus

Full pay and full sick pay for all – take all workers in-house! NHS take over all private health provision! ISL Statement The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus emerged in China as a consequence of the huge and lucrative wildlife market, which continued to grow despite evidence of its link to the...

Workers on Strike Across the Country! Communist Alternative Stands For Them!

The new decree issued by the chairman, dating from March 11, even more so than the last one, is explicit in its class character. While drastic measures are announced to combat the Coronavirus emergency and the closing of small commercial activities and restaurants is imposed, they are leaving factories...

Won’t the Government Close the Plants? Workers’ Strikes Will Do It!

They will not stop us! On the night of March 11th, immediately after Prime Minister Conte’s announcement about the government’s decision to close only small stores, bars and restaurants, leaving open the factories, megastores, offices, banks and several means of transportation functioning, we launch a demand to labor unions to...

Unexpected surge in votes for Sinn Féin!

Irish voters have shown their anger with social inequality, the healthcare crisis, the deep housing crisis with soaring house prices and rents and increasing homelessness (almost 10,000 at the end of 2019 including rising numbers of families), precarious work conditions and low pay. By Margaret McAdam - International Socialist League They...

The European Union Crisis

THE European Union (EU) has suffered the worst crisis since its foundation. Far from being temporary, it is its foundations that tremble. By Felipe Alegría – International Courier 22 (special edition on Europe) A mid the depressive wave that began in 2007/08 that is intertwined with the climate emergency, the EU...

Once Again, Bastion of Reaction

Marx sometimes referred to nineteenth-century tsarist Russia as the bastion of reaction in Europe. Keeping the proper proportions, Russia under Putin again plays this pitiful role. By POI (Russia)   The situation in Russia deserves the attention of any activist in the world, as its significance goes far beyond the country's national...

The Institutional Crisis

Italian journalists have defined it as the “craziest government crisis in the world” and in fact, what happened in Italy during summer vacation – in Europe, during the month of august, which is the hottest of the year, when schools and the main factories close to vacation – has...

The Struggles and Labor Reorganization

THE ECONOMIC CRISIS OF 2008 and the brutal austerity over the workers that followed, opened a deep process of political and union reorganization in Portugal. By Maria Silva (Em Luta) – International Courier 22 (Special Edition on Europe)   The rise to power of the PS government, supported by the PCP and...

Rebellion in Catalonia

For amnesty, against repression and for the right to decide! Do not stop the fight! Corriente Roja Statement After a week of struggle that we will never forget, the repression has not set us back. Not only did we resist the savage joint repression of the Mossos d'Esquadra and the...

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