The struggle for health in France

Interview by Martin Ralph - International Socialist League A French health worker answers questions about their struggle and in doing so shows the European struggle for public health is a central question for all countries in Europe, against health cuts, privatisation, and capitalism. We also take the opportunity to express our...

Demonstrations in France

A popular uprising started against the increase of the fuel and carburant, against the decrease of the living standards was realized yesterday. It begins slowly this morning. The movement of the large sectors of the masses occurred without any political or syndical or similar organization but only the link...

Against attacks on workers around the world, our answer must be unified

Second day of the Trade Union International Meeting  From Europe, Americas, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, one at a time, the approximately 250 trade unions delegates from 32 countries started to crowd the auditorium of the Bourse du Travail of Saint Denis, a municipal building that houses all the...

Uprising in all of France! Let us broaden and organize mobilization!

We publish the statement by Tendency Claire, of the French NPA, about the protests shaking Paris. Mobilization has overcome one step today. Despite repression and rain, the yellow vests have extended throughout France. Anger and rage are enormous. The government evidently lies about the number of protesters: 75,000 in...

French organizations launch “La Coupe Est Pleine!”

In France an unitary collective called La Coupe Est Pleine was formed, gathering trade unions, social and political organizations that support the Brazilian social movements, which face a strong repression because of the FIFA's World Cup. The Trade Unions Solidaires and the Federation of Trade Unions Sud-Rail take part...

Antoine Free!

 Antoine militant CGT Valenciennes is in custody since 17 May. He was arrested in Lille during a demonstration against the labor law. Three police officers then arrested by throwing himself violently on him and pinning.  A policeman accused Antoine of hitting him. Or the people who were with him and testified in...

Invitation to the International Trade Union Meeting.

This call has been issued by trade union organisations in Europe, Africa and America. Our international affiliations and non-affiliation are of the most diverse nature: members of the International Trade Union Confederation, members of the World Trade Union Federation, members of none of the above organisations, participating in...

A country on the verge of civic insurrection

Since the end of May, several massive demonstrations and protests took place in France against Hollande's reform of the Labour Code. Last demonstration was on Tuesday, June the 14th, and more than one million were on the streets confronting the Police and the government's policies, in defense of their rights. Whether...

Stop the imperialist offensive after the Paris attacks

After the terrible attacks on November 13 in Paris, the President François Hollande - trying to increase its hitherto battered popularity - took a defiant and openly bellicose posture: "France is at war", he announced to the Parliament.  The “Socialist" Hollande displayed a boundless hypocrisy and raised a global...

Chad: Political and social crisis and the responsibility of French imperialism

Yves Mwana Mayas Cesar Neto   On April 11, the presidential elections were held in Chad. Idriss Deby Itno, who has been in power for 30 years, was re-elected with 79% of the vote. Despite the victory, French imperialism was surprised by the death of Idriss in a military confrontation with the...

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